Community Healthlink

Assistant Program Director of Emergency Services

# Positions
Experience (Years)


Emergency Services: The Emergency Service unit is available 7 days per week, 24 hours per day to provide on-site or mobile assessments to any individual experiencing a mental health or substance abuse problem, or both. The ESP services the north central region of Massachusetts including, but not limited to, the communities of Leominster, Fitchburg, Ayer, Clinton and Gardner.   Services are provided to children, adolescents, and adults in various community settings and at emergency rooms within the catchment.  Clinicians thoroughly assess issues of suicide, homicide, inability to care for self and impairment in judgment."



  • In coordination with the Emergency Services Director, oversees day to day operations of the program including ensuring 24/7 staff coverage, proper deployment, clinical consultation, client and family contact as needed, development of resources, communication with facilities and insurance companies 
  • Works with the ES Director in the recruitment and hiring of staff, orientation, training, supervision, and annual performance evaluation of ESP staff. 
  • Works with program management as well as agency management to develop and implement program goals and objectives.
  • Participates in scheduled agency accreditation process.
  •  Attends treatment and administrative meetings to support good working relationships with community agencies and consumers. 
  • Ensures program is held to agency's compliance standards as well as the standards outlined in the ESP's program specifications. 
  • Provides clinical and administrative consultation to staff in the field. 
  • Perform other related job duties as assigned by ESP Director.


  • Master's Degree in a human services field and independent licensure as an LICSW, LMHC, PhD, or PsyD
  • 5 years management or supervisory experience required 
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Experience with collaboration with community agencies/resources
  • Current valid US-issued drivers license and a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including travel between work sites
  • 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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