IBAGLE Assistant Residential Program Director - ACCS - Subcontracted - Staniford Street

Boston, MA, USA Req #1980
Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Schedule: Tues-Sat 3p-11p

Position Title: Assistant Clinical Program Director

Department: Adult Community Clinical Services

Reports To: Clinical Program Director

Mission Statement: Bay Cove Human Services partners with people to overcome challenges and realize personal potential.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Residential Program Director provides clinical assessment, safety and treatment planning, individual and group treatment, to Persons residing in an Intensive Behavioral Assessment Group Living Environment (IBAGLE) as well as providing clinical training and supervision of direct care staff regarding the proper implementation of clinical interventions and assisting the Residential Program Director in the day to day operations of an Intensive Behavioral Assessment Group Living Environment (IBAGLE). The Assistant Residential Program Director contributes to Bay Cove’s mission by ensuring an atmosphere in which Persons can build trusting relationships and engage meaningfully towards greater independence. This is an exempt position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

As designated by the Residential Program Director (RPD).

Essential Functions of the Position:

Engage, build relationships, and empower Persons residing in the IBAGLE to actively engage in services by identifying personal goals, determining motivators, and supporting individuals to improve health and wellness, strengthen self-management of symptoms, and pursue their personal goals.

Conduct and document clinical assessment, safety and treatment planning, and implementation of interventions designed to assist Persons residing at the IBAGLE to assist them in build skills, achieve their goals, and move towards greater independence.

Responsively adjust the frequency, duration, and types of supports in to suit Persons’ changing needs, interests, and preferences.

Provide clinical oversight of the IBAGLE’s treatment and support services in conjunction with the RPD including oversight of direct care staff during the scheduled evening shifts and morning shifts in the absence of the RPD.

Conduct interventions with Persons residing at the IBAGLE to assist with skills training and support in all areas of functioning including: symptom management, coping skills, substance abuse, vocational and educational, housing, activities of daily living, benefits counseling, money management, public transportation, appointment attendance, social and recreational, etc.

Train and supervise IBAGLE direct care staff regarding on therapeutic skills and interventions, as well as clinical documentation skills, via individual and group training as needed.

Collaborate closely with MIPSB providers including providing regular updates regarding observed changes to assessed risk factors, incorporating feedback and recommendations into treatment planning.

Supervise the IBAGLE’s assigned Medication Officers to ensure competent management of the Medication Administration Program, including: 1) ensuring that there are doctor’s orders for all medications; 2) ensuring that all medications are properly entered into BayCis; 3) preparing the monthly med sheets; 4) counting the medication at least weekly and ordering needed medications and supplies; 5) obtaining new prescriptions; 6) ensuring all medications are logged in and out of the medication tracking binder; 7) ensuring that all medications are stored under proper conditions; 8) ensuring proper communication among staff in order to coordinate follow up tasks around medication; 9) completing and submitting medication error reports; and 10) assisting in coordinating medical, dental and psychiatric appointments for clients.

Oversee the scheduling, supervision, evaluation, and progressive disciplinary action process of assigned individuals and of all staff in the absence of the RPD.

Maintain a pool of qualified relief staff by orienting, training, and coordinating relief staff coverage.

Carry out the RPD’s responsibilities in the absence of the RPD, including problem solving, facilitating meetings, facilitating financial and budgetary procedures (such as petty cash, client finances, and payroll), staff scheduling, and proper implementation of clinical protocols.

Maintain accurate programmatic documentation such as time sheets, fire drills, incident reports, transportation logs, daily logs, service notes, safety plans, and any other documentation assigned.

Assist the RPD in ensuring that agency and regulatory standards are met and maintained, including inter-agency QA audits, CARF, DMH licensing, and MAP reviews and in ensuring the proper maintenance of the physical site in compliance with all state, federal, DMH, North Suffolk, and Bay Cove regulations and requirements.

Provide crisis assessment, prevention, and needed intervention during the work day and while on-call on nights and weekends as scheduled.

Utilize recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals.

Requirements for the Position:

LICSW, LCSW, LMHC, or other behavioral health category which qualifies as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts required.

At least two years of related experience.

Experience working with Persons who have mental health issues and who engage in problematic sexual behavior required.

At least one year of supervisory and management experience preferred.

Demonstrated professional communication and organizational skills.

Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps.

Department of Public Health certification in medication administration required within 3 months of hire.

Flexibility to work evenings and weekends on an as needed basis.

Ability to climb stairs and carry up to 40 pounds, as well as the physical capacity to assist people with mobility impairments as needed.

Valid driver's license.

Use of personal cell phone for work purposes.

Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.

Mission Traits:

Utilizes a flexible and responsible work style that meets evolving needs of the agency.

Works with integrity and respects the dignity and value of all individuals.

Exhibits mission through job knowledge, pride in work role, and advocacy.

Promotes diversity and inclusion of all individuals.

Works in a collaborative, compassionate manner with stakeholder/ partners

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Hiring Rate $28.84
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