Job Description

Job Title: Program Director, Child and Adolescent Services
Job ID: 731465
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Mon Yough
Department: MH ChildAdolescent OP
Location: 500 Walnut Street, Mckeesport PA 15132


Are you a leader that wants to take their career to the next level? Do you have a passion for child and adolescent services? If so, the Program Director opening at Mon Yough Community Services has just the challenge for you!

The Program Director is responsible for overseeing and directing all child services in the department. Responsibilities include planning, development and evaluation of a program or programs in the child service line. The Program Director will work to provide clinical and administrative leadership for child and adolescent programs.


• Assess, evaluate, and identify program strength and opportunities for improvement through PDSA process.
• Assists Clinical Administrator in annual strategic goals which coincide with the mission of the service line.
• Assists in preparing for and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.
• Attends and participates in all relevant WPIC/provider/ and stakeholder meetings or committees to ensure positive working relationships and increase knowledge of systems.
• Conducts individual evaluations of staff performance within the set time period.
• Coordinate, consult and collaborate with inpatient, ambulatory, and research programs.
• Coordinates staff development within the program to meet program needs, including annual review of position specific competencies.
• Demonstrate the ability to effectively respond to emergent situations, including appropriate notifications.
• Develop, implement, and ensure compliance of all program and institute policies and procedures.
• Develop, monitor and maintain program within the proposed budget, including monitoring and maintaining productivity standards.
• Ensures all new staff are oriented and trained appropriately. Provides/coordinates effective training and individual supervision for all program staff.
• Implements new developments or program expansion representing current behavioral health trends.
• Maintains established Department procedures and objectives of quality assurance, safety, infection control and regulatory agencies.
• Oversees recruitment, retention and employee relations and/or corrective action in coordination with the Clinical Administrator and Human Resources.
• Serves as a resource/consultant for consumers, clinicians, nursing, and all staff


• Masters Degree in a human services field required
• Certifications/professional licensure required by licensing agency (if applicable)
• Five years of leadership experience in program administration required
• Proven leadership skills required and an ability to work with consumers and their families and to work collaboratively with other staff members specifically demonstrating communication, coordination and organizational skills.
• Knowledge of community and outpatient programs to provide continuing behavioral treatment to the patient and family.
• Must be able to work independently, set priorities and meet deadlines.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
• Act 31 Clearance
• Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
• Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
• Act 73 FBI Clearance
• Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation
• Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $0 / hour

Union Position: No

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