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Director - Residential Treatment Services

Company: Friends of Youth
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

PurposeThe Director of Residential Treatment Services develop, implement, and oversee the appropriate delivery of appropriate therapeutic services to clients in the licensed Residential Treatment Services Division. They ensure contract, licensing, and accreditation requirements are met in accordance with State and Federal law and are fiscally sound. The Director of Residential Treatment Services serves as the agency's liaison for the designated contracted services. Essential Duties Management Tasks:

  • Serve on the Senior Leadership Team and Lead Team and uphold the standards, policies, and strategic priorities of the agency.
  • Maintain positive working relationships with funding, referring and partner agencies.
  • Develop and monitor annual division work plans that meet the budget goals and strategic initiatives of the agency.
  • Ensure work plans are implemented in a cross-collaborative multi-department manner, meet the health, safety, and fiscal standards of the agency, and create opportunities for innovation.
  • Prepare, develop, and manage budgets of the various services.
  • Maintain and nurture positive working relationships with funders, referring and partner agencies.
  • Ensure ongoing and accurate data collection and reporting on services in compliance with funding and/or referring agencies requirements and agency standards.
  • Alert Supervisor of any areas in which the services are out of compliance with contract requirements and work quickly to successfully resolve the issues.
  • Ensure the physical property of the agency remains in serviceable and attractive condition.
  • Proactively consult with School District Administrations (where applicable) and delegate liaison responsibilities to Managers as appropriate.
  • Ensure the agency is represented with a strong voice on Regional and State level service provider networks.
  • Ensure timely completion of forms and reports as required by the agency.
  • Coordinate with collaborative agencies, clinical consultants, and trainers. Service Design and Delivery Tasks:
    • Develop written guidelines, including comprehensive program goals and objectives, program methodology and evaluation criteria.
    • Minimize vacancies by timely placement of appropriately screened youth.
    • Direct the formulation of intake policies and procedures
    • Oversee the resident service planning process, including assessment, goals, and objectives, planned interventions, monitoring of progress and after-care plans.
    • Ensure appropriate community resources are utilized to support the needs and service plan of each resident.
    • Attend agency or professional group seminars and conferences to increase professional knowledge.
    • Ensure clinical work is appropriately supervised and documented to Council on Accreditation (COA) standards. Personnel Tasks:
      • Oversee hiring, orientation, training, and supervision of all employees
      • Ensure annual performance evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
      • Ensure weekly and as needed supervision with Managers, and other related division employees.
      • Monitor employee performance and accomplishments of agency goals and objectives.
      • Ensure all disciplinary action directed toward employees conform with agency policies and procedures.
      • Collaborate with Human Resources for any employee disciplinary action needed.
      • Collaborate with the Director of Learning and Development to create orientation and learning opportunities for employees, including an annual learning calendar.
      • In collaboration with the Manager of Volunteers and In-Kind, participate in the selection, utilization and supervision of student interns and volunteers who perform service-related activities.
      • Ensure employees understand their job descriptions and are familiar with overall agency policies and procedures. Other Duties Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. job requirements. We require:
        • Master's degree in a human services field.
        • State of Washington Licensed Mental Health Provider, Licensed Social Worker, or eligible for attaining licensure.
        • Five years of working experience in child and adolescent mental health services
        • Minimum of 5 years supervisory and/or management experience.
        • Experience in Sex Offender Treatment, a plus
        • Ability to pass a criminal background check
        • WA Driver's license with a safe driving record
        • Proof of COVID vaccination and negative TB testWe offer:
          • Generous time off including 15 vacation days per year, paid sick leave, 11 paid holidays, 2 social justice leave days per year for full-time employees.
          • Health insurance package including medical, dental, vision, 24/7 access to telehealth, long term disability and life insurance.
          • Transgender Health Benefits.
          • Retirement plan with match.Friends of Youth is committed to equity and creating a diverse and inclusive work environment as an equal opportunity employer. We welcome, honor, and celebrate our clients, colleagues, and communities' diverse identities and cultures. For more information, email . PI200521893

Keywords: Friends of Youth, Kirkland , Director - Residential Treatment Services, Executive , Kirkland, Washington

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