Job Description

Job Title: Program Director
Job ID: 60965560
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Western Psychiatric Institute
Department: RESPOND Mobile Treatment
Location: 1011 Bingham Street, Pittsburgh PA 15203

Description

The Program Director will provide clinical and administrative leadership for the Community Services within Western Behavioral Child Services.  A strong foundation of knowledge related to serving children and adults with Autism and IDD within the Pennsylvania DHS continuum is required.  UPMC has a multitude of initiatives and services related to the special populations of people with Autism and IDD. This involves clinical treatment, training, advocacy and research.  The Program Director will take the lead role to create an Autism and IDD central hub for collaboration of our expert leaders with the intent to achieve an integration of services.


Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Develop, monitor and maintain program within the proposed budget, including monitoring and maintaining productivity standards.
  • Oversees recruitment, retention and employee relations and/or corrective action in coordination with the Clinical Administrator and Human Resources.
  • Assists in preparing for and maintaining compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Implements new developments or program expansion representing current behavioral health trends.
  • Ensures all new staff are oriented and trained appropriately. Provides/coordinates effective training and individual supervision for all program staff.
  • Coordinate, consult and collaborate with inpatient, ambulatory, and research programs.
  • Assists Clinical Administrator in annual strategic goals which coincide with the mission of the service line.
  • Maintains established Department procedures and objectives of quality assurance, safety, infection control and regulatory agencies.
  • Develop, implement, and ensure compliance of all program and institute policies and procedures.
  • Assess, evaluate, and identify program strength and opportunities for improvement through PDSA process.
  • Serves as a resource/consultant for consumers, clinicians, nursing, and all staff

Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in a human services field.
  • Certifications/professional licensure required by licensing agency (if applicable)
  • Five years demonstrated competence 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:
CCM training is required within 30 days of hire and annually thereafter

  • Comprehensive Crisis Management (CCMC)
  • Act 31 Child Abuse Reporting
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

    Salary Range: $0 / hour

    Union Position: No

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