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Assistant Director - ACCS - Centralized Expense - Sign On Bonus

Assistant Director - ACCS - Centralized Expense - Sign On Bonus

Boston, MA, USA
Req #1072

Thursday, April 21, 2022

Bay Cove Human Services has been recognized by theBostonGlobeas one of theTopPlaces to Work in 2021. This is the sixth year that Bay Cove has been acknowledged for this distinction.

Sign on Bonus:
After the first 6 months, receive a bonus of $2,500
After the first 12 months, receive a bonus of $2,500

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

Job Summary:

The ACCS Assistant Director participates in the development, implementation, operation, and ongoing quality improvement of ACCS service delivery; promoting innovation and operational excellence, driving clinical and financial performance, and developing relationships and resources which support effective and efficient services via direct oversight of designated ACCS teams. The ACCS Assistant Director contributes to Bay Cove's Mission by ensuring that the services provided by ACCS are clinically-robust, recovery-oriented, and empower Persons to achieve wellness in all its dimensions. This is an exempt position.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Integrated Team Directors as assigned

Clinical Program Manager Intensive Behavioral Group Living Environment (IBGLE), as assigned

Administrative supervision of Peer Coordinator

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Assist the ACCS Director in the implementation of the clinical, financial, and administrative operations of ACCS via direct oversight of the Integrated Teams and IBGLEs, ensuring that the work environment and services provided are respectful, trauma-informed, clinically-robust, and recovery-oriented.
  • Collaborate with the ACCS Recruitment and Retention and Staff Development Specialists to ensure that teams and residences are fully staffed with a diverse pool of competent staff who are ready and able to partner with Persons to achieve their goals.
  • Collaborate with the Peer Coordinator to ensure clinical and recovery-oriented principles are fully integrated within the provision of ACCS.
  • Provide leadership and supervision to Integrated Team Directors (ITDs), Peer Coordinators, and IBGLE Clinical Program Managers (CPMs) by establishing performance expectations; coaching, developing, and evaluating performance to enable supervisees to be successful in contributing to the achievement of individual, ACCS, and agency objectives, and by taking disciplinary actions when needed.
  • Provide clinical consultation to teams in regards to treatment and intervention recommendations as needed based on heightened acuity, high risk, or complex service needs.
  • Monitor that teams are consistently meeting contractual expectations and when not in compliance, assist ITDs/CPMs to identify and implement corrective action plans, and monitor team progress toward compliance, in the following areas:
  • Documentation of clinical and risk assessments, development of appropriate safety, clinical risk response and treatment plans
  • Selection and implementation of clinical interventions designed to assist Persons to maintain community tenancy and move toward greater independence.
  • Responsive adjustment of the frequency, duration, and types of supports to suit Persons' changing needs, interests, and preferences.
  • Collaboration with the Persons' extended treatment team, identified and authorized natural supports, and Care Coordination Entities in order to best support Persons.
  • Operation of sites in compliance with all state, federal, DMH, and Bay Cove regulations and requirements and that agency and regulatory standards are met and maintained, including inter-agency QA audits, CARF, DMH licensing, and MAP reviews.
  • Provision of accurate programmatic documentation such as time sheets, fire drills, incident reports, transportation logs, daily logs, service notes, safety plans, and any other documentation assigned.
  • Provide on-call coverage for clinical or administrative emergencies on a rotational basis.
  • 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 Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts required and at least five years post-licensure experience working in mental health services required.
  • At least 10 years of progressive clinical experience in a range of residential, therapeutic & experiential learning and community-based treatment environments required.
  • Experience working in, or managing, residential treatment settings preferred.
  • At least 5 years experience providing clinical and administrative supervision to direct care staff and clinicians required.
  • Solid understanding of clinical and recovery principles.
  • Strong commitment to the right of each Person with mental health challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing.
  • Professional writing and oral communications skills.
  • High degree of personal organization, attention to detail, and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps.
  • Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication.
  • Ability to go up and down stairs to monitor clients on multiple floors and physical capacity to assist people with mobility impairments as needed.
  • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply, pay differential offered for candidates with fluency in certain essential languages.
  • A COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement of the position. One COVID-19 shot is acceptable, contingent on the individual receiving the second shot within the allotted time frame.

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.

Schedule: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-5:00PM

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    Supervising Professional II

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