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453 South Lime Street
Lancaster, Pa 17602
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Position posted October 25, 2021. 

The mission of the Spanish American Civic Association is to foster and perpetuate the cultural, social and economic well–being of the Latinos residing in the City and County of Lancaster, and thereby contribute to the general well-being of the community at large. 

  • Employment Type:             Full-time   
  • FLSA:                                 Exempt
  • Rate of Pay:                       Competitive

PRIMARY FUNCTION

The SUD Facility Manager is responsible for the overall management of the facility and staff. If the facility does not have a clinical supervisor on staff, clinical responsibilities shall be addressed with a director who has direct responsibility for clinical services

KEY RESULTS AREAS

Knowledge of:

  • Maintain an administrative process that allows for the smooth operation of the facility and create an environment that allows for consistent delivery of services to clients.
  • Establish and maintain the client treatment activities to meet state requirements.
  • Oversee all aspects of the physical plant to insure safe and adequate quarters for staff and clients.
  • Ensure that state regulations are met with 80% compliance or higher
  • Oversight of clinical record keeping.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and evidence-based treatment regimen and curricula for residential treatment program(s) to comply with all laws, regulations of the Department of Health, Department of Social and Health Services, accrediting bodies, and organizational policy

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Ensure that an efficient program of record keeping, and documentation is always maintained.
  • Manage the processing of data to continue to document the impact of the program.
  • Maintaining referral sources to ensure census capacity is met.
  • Supervision of clinical and support staff to monitor clinical programming and needs of support staff and ensure clinical guidance and consultation to night and weekend support staff as needed.
  • Compliance with state and federal guidelines.
  • Knowledge of ASAM placement criteria and DSM diagnostic criteria as it relates to chemical dependency.
  • Reliable work attendance and ability to respond to after-hours emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated knowledge in treating chemically dependent persons and their families and maintenance of comprehensive client records.
  • Demonstrated skill in clinical supervision, coaching, and appropriate disciplinary documentation.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and carry out responsibilities with minimal direction.
  • Work cooperatively with other agency staff and community and state agency representatives.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel and comfortable in a Windows/Microsoft Office environment.
  • Maintain CPR and First aid certifications.

QUALITY ASSURANCE:

  • Review a sampling of individual patient records (at least 10% monthly) to assure that staff are promptly, accurately, and completely posting progress notes documenting patient progress.
  • May on occasion need to fill in for an absent staff person.
  • Develop performance goals for program staff and monitor measurable outcomes against those goals, with regular written reports to senior management.
  • Assure accurate and timely completion of all required patient notes and forms, progress reports, incident reports, or related documents required by agency policy, regulation, or contract

POSITION SPECIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education, Training or Certification:

The facility director shall meet the qualifications in at least one of the following paragraphs:

(1) A Master’s Degree or above from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 2 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service and program planning.

(2) A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 3 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service, and program planning.

(3) An Associate Degree from an accredited college with a major in chemical dependency, psychology, social work, counseling, human services, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 4 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, and direct service.

Experience:

Two to four years depending on related experience and /or training.

Language Skills:

Ability to read, and interpret general business reports, procedures, and governmental regulations. Ability to develop reports, write business correspondence, and interpret procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, customers, and the public.

Mathematical Skills:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as percentages, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic math.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving variables and the need to deal with exceptions and changes in a variety of situations.

Certificates, licenses, registrations:

Commitment to complete CADC if not in possession at the time of hire.

Other skills and abilities, including computers, tools, equipment, technical knowledge:

Computer literacy; including excel reports and spreadsheets. Cooperative with other departments. Prepare reports for the Executive Director on progress of scheduling and appointment status. Ability to work in the state WITS program.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; talk or hear; move up to 25 pounds. The employee must occasionally stand, walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

M/F/D/V EEOC

Interested candidates are requested to submit a resume via one of the following:

Postal mail:
Spanish American Civic Association
c/o Human Resources
453 South Lime Street
Lancaster, PA  17602