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Director of Outpatient Services

Job Description
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

FRN is currently seeking a Director of Outpatient Service to oversee and provide managerial oversight, leadership and clinical program support to both the Santa Monica and Encino Outpatient facilities. Additionally, this role serves as the key leader for all administrative and business activities. If you have the desire to inspire our client’s confidence in both our staff and the FRN Model of Treatment, then read on. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with patients with co-occurring disorders and chemical dependence and the desire to serve as a Brand Ambassador to FRN. This position will be located at Foundations Recovery Network’s, Intensive Outpatient Treatment Facility located in Santa Monica, CA.

The successful candidate must have the minimum of a Master’s degree in psychology or social work or a directly related field but a PhD is highly desired. If this sounds like you, you will also possess a CA State license as a LCSW, LMFT, LPC or equivalent. If you have a minimum of 5 years working in substance abuse, developing clinical programs and outreach, then read on.

As the Director of Outpatient Services, how would you feel about the experience and reward you feel when your facility contributes to the overall profitability of the Company? How about working for an organization that is completely committed to integrating mental health and addictions? We do “life-changing work here at Foundations Recovery Network…….how would you like to be a hero in recovery?

Other Information/Requirements: 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Coordinates with other FRN program services to ensure current, relevant evidence-based practice techniques (DBT, trauma treatment, etc.). Assists, coaches and supports the clinical staff in using evidence-based treatment models.
• Engages in the development of goals and strategies to effectively meet our operational and budgetary needs.
• Develops, strategizes and coordinates all marketing events, marketing collateral and marketing presence with corporate marketing team and facility staff.
• Provides supervision over clinical/ program activities; develops and implements plans for enhancing productivity, compliance and profitability.
• Supervises clinical/program staff, including facilitating treatment team meetings, conducting staff meetings and ensuring provision of individual supervision. Includes scheduling of staff to balance both quality and efficiency of coverage.
• Oversees program schedule to meet the unique needs of patient population and any unique service groups, based on level of care, balancing both quality and efficiency.
• Oversees all departments associated with the Outpatient Facility (e.g., intake, utilization review, medical records, etc.)
• Analyzes information from utilization: to review outpatient benefits availability; and to identify patients suitable to the intensive outpatient and outpatient levels of care based on benefit availability.
• Ensures clinical documentation meets both qualitative and quantitative standards set by the company, Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for the State of California and CARF.
• Establishes systems for both quantitative auditing and qualitative peer review that ensures that standards are maintained over time.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Ensures clinical documentation meets both qualitative and quantitative standards set by the company, Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs for the State of California and CARF.
• Establishes systems for both quantitative auditing and qualitative peer review that ensures that standards are maintained over time.
• Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills.
• Proven ability to handle multiple projects under pressure.
• Must have high level of interpersonal skills. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, professionalism, tact and diplomacy.
• Must have strong knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
• Understanding of diverse cultures and gender specific issues and the ability to incorporate needs of gender and culturally diverse groups into the organization.
• Exhibits excellent customer relation skills as evidenced by supportive and constructive communication with all contacts including coworkers, patients, residents, visitors, families and referral sources.
• Understands need for and maintains appropriate confidentiality at all times when interacting with patients, residents, families, visitors, referral sources and all other contacts.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE
• Master’s degree in psychology, social work, or related field required but PhD highly desired.
• Must be licensed in the State of CA or be able to become licensed within a short period of time.
• ASAM Drug and alcohol certification highly desired.
• Clinical Supervision Experience Preferred
• Minimum 5 years experience in mental health or substance abuse field required.
• Minimum 5 years managerial experience is required.

If you meet the above requirements and are looking for a rewarding career, please take a moment to share you background and experience with us by applying online. FRN offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience and benefits programs including medical, dental, life insurance and 401K.

FRN is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. Please, no phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at FRN via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of FRN. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by FRN as a result of the referral or through other means.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

How to Apply: 

Submit resume to: Deborah.provencher@frnmail.com

Contact Information
Organization Name: 
The Addictions Division of UHS, Inc.
City: 
Santa Monica
State List: 
California
Zip/Postal Code: 
90025
Internal Info
Business Phone: 
6153728915