Community Healthlink

Program Director - Program for Assertive Community Treatment

US-MA-Worcester
PCN#
3447
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
5
Category
Management

Overview

CHL's PACT (Program for Assertive Community Treatment) Program is a DMH closed referral program that provides intensive treatment and support services for adults who have been diagnosed with persistent chronic mental illnesses. The program utilizes a multidisciplinary team that includes a psychiatrist, registered nurses, social workers and vocational specialists whose goals are to support clients to reduce hospitalizations and to restore and enhance the emotional well-being and level of social functioning of clients.  The program also works closely with clients to find housing and to provide vocational training and employment opportunities.  The PACT program works with individuals residing in Worcester.

Responsibilities

 

This individual will Manage the PACT team, supervise the clinical staff and provide direct clinical services in a manner that is consistent with the administrative, programmatic and clinical policies of the agency. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and ensure that quality services are provided within the PACT team with cooperation with the Division Director.
  • Manage the program budget with support from the division director.
  • Oversee and participate in clinical activities.
  • Manage the referral process.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with the community including the Department of Mental Health, managed care companies, local landlords and any other appropriate community members.
  • Recruit, train and evaluate program staff.
  • Participate in management team meetings and other agency activities as appropriate.

Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and manage fiscal aspects of the program.
  • Ability to supervise and evaluate program staff as well as assign daily work.
  • Ability to effectively communicate and develop positive professional relationships with clients, staff and co-workers and outside professionals.
  • Master’s degree in social services or similar field. A minimum of 3-4 years working in field, including supervisory experience and be licensed or license eligible.
  • Must have a current valid US issued drivers license and the ability to provide a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes, including transporting clients in your own vehicle.
  • Must be able to pass a CORI background check
 

Community Healthlink is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate in employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.  Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.

If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a).  These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.  These regulations require affirmative action by Community Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

 

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