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Poughkeepsie, New York

Program Director

Full Time 40 hours week, excellent benefits package.

Annual Salary  $66,400


Job Description: The Program Director is a member of the leadership team responsible for the administration of care in an OASAS certified residential treatment facility. The Program Director will provide clinical and administrative supervision to a multi-disciplinary team in coordination with other administrative staff.

 Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all program operations including staff scheduling, ordering & purchasing of supplies, and facility maintenance.
  • Recruit and screen applicants for admission.
  • Monitor residents’ compliance with the program rules and regulations.
  • Review and approve candidates considered for discharge.
  • Provide orientation and training to new staff.
  • Provide on-call support to evening and overnight staff, as needed.
  • Perform quality assurance auditing and QHP review of case record documentation.
  • Monitor quality assurance of case record documentation and monthly data reporting to OASAS.


Qualifications and Credentials:

  • Valid NYS driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
  • CASAC-Advanced, CASAC-Master, or other NYS certified or licensed professions that meet the OASAS definition of Qualified Health Professional (QHP).
  • Successful completion of an OASAS approved 30 Hour Clinical Supervision Foundations I & II training programs within three (3) months of employment.
  • Working knowledge of community resources, mental health, social services, and self-help programs.
  • Proficient with electronic health record systems (EHR).
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