To apply, send resume to the following address or email address:
1222 10th St, Suite 201 N
Woodward, OK 73801
(580)571-3230 Fax (580)254-2985
This position is located at the Northwest Center for Behavioral Health at our Inpatient Services in Fort Supply, Oklahoma. This position requires the possession of a valid US drivers license at the time of appointment. Applicant must be willing to fulfill any job related to travel normally associated with this position.
DIRECTOR, INPATIENT AND RESIDENTIAL SERVICES
Under direction of the Executive Director, plans, organizes, directs and administers the inpatient services of the co-occuring unit for The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to include nursing, clinical support, clerical support and the admissions office. Assumes responsibility for the effective utilization of inpatient resources to accomplish the stated goals and objectives of a comprehensive in-patient facility.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
Plans, coordinates and directs the work of all inpatient staff; which ensures that personnel management requirements are met; i.e. counsel staff; progressive corrective discipline, performance evaluations are complete, signed time cards, approve leave, compensatory and overtime requests, interview job applicants and recommend employment.
Plans, coordinates and directs through the work of psychiatric nursing staff for in-patient services to ensure professional quality of performance and the best treatment for all consumers.
Plans, coordinates and directs the work of clinical support staff for inpatient services; which include psychology, social work, and occupational therapy to ensure professional quality of performance and the best treatment for all consumers, occasionally providing direct care services in their absence.
Establish staff productivity/performance standards for each in-patient clinical staff and monitors to ensure that standards are met.
Plans, coordinates and directs through the work of clerical support staff for in-patient services; which include the admissions office, processing of court papers, and the typing of medical records to ensure quality consumer service and records.
Coordinates and plans with Executive Director, clinical services, and all medical staff for proper admitting, discharge, treatment planning and course of treatment for all in-patient consumers.
Establishes policies and procedures for in-patient services, and conducts staff meeting on a regular basis.
Maintains compliance with appropriate policies, procedures, rules, regulations and statutes as required by accrediting, reimbursement and auditing agencies.
Develops and monitors performance improvement activities to ensure quality and effectiveness of inpatient services. Conducts audits of clinical staff records, which includes; assessments, treatment plans, updates, progress notes, aftercare and discharge plans to assure standards are met.
Conducts evaluations and provides consultation on court ordered evaluations and Emergency Detention evaluations. Provides court testimony on the evaluation as requested by the courts.
Complies with ethics, rules and regulations and any statues regarding confidentiality, and helps to enforce them among other members of the inpatient staff.
Assists in the recruitment of professional staff, conducts training for new professional staff members; assists in the preparation of necessary budgets and program reports.
Serves on Executive Management Team, Performance Improvement Board, Utilization Management and other facility committees. Works in cooperation with members of the Executive Management Team to coordinate effective development of facility resources and develop and implement in-patient services designed to reach the facility’s goals.
May represent the facility at agency, community or other meetings.
Performs Administrator on Call duties and performs related work as required and assigned by the Executive Director. Maintains a valid driver license and performs all job related travel associated with this position.
Performs other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Skill in planning, coordinating and evaluating programs both for overall quality and effectiveness and accreditation purposes.
Knowledge of Federal and State laws and regulations related to Mental Health, JCAHO, HCFA, HCA, and OFMQ requirements; of laws and standards related to confidentiality, medical records, Inpatient services.
Skill in organizing, directing and supervising the work of others; in expressing complex procedures clearly and concisely both orally and in writing; ability to make a variety of administrative and clinical decisions; and in establishing and maintaining professional working relationships.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Completion of the curriculum requirements for a Master Degree in psychology, sociology, and social work or closely related field, and five (5) years of experience in care and treatment of persons afflicted with mental illness or substance abuse; including three (3) years of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity, and Possession of a valid Oklahoma license to practice clinical services that meets the definition of a “Licensed Mental Health Professional” as defined by Title 43A O.S. Section 5-206 (1). Examples: Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Social Worker, or Licensed Martial and Family Therapist.
No substitution will be allowed for the Masters Degree requirement, required years of experience in care and treatment, or administrative and supervisory experience.
Applicants, who show valid proof of licensure eligibility and can obtain the Oklahoma License within the first 6 months of employment, may also be considered.