Community Healthlink

  • Vice President of Acute Substance Abuse Services

    Location US-MA-Worcester
    PCN#
    4001
    # Positions
    1
    Experience (Years)
    6
    Category
    Management
  • Overview

    Community Healthlink, Inc. is a multi-service, private, non-profit organization committed to promoting, maintaining and restoring the dignity, well-being and mental health of individuals and families in Central Massachusetts.

    Responsibilities

    Community Healthlink has been a leader in the treatment of mental health, substance use illness and homelessness across a wide spectrum of ages and treatment modalities.  We continue to grow and develop and we are looking for a leader who can take us to the next level.  This new position will be responsible for all 24 hour addictions treatment programs including, but not limited to

    • Maintaining the quality of treatment
    • Assuring compliance with programmatic regulatory and licensing requirements
    • Maintaining staffing and productivity levels, and meeting financial and clinical requirements of the Agency.
    • Importantly, this individual must be capable of high-level performance in a multi-task environment with daily deadlines.
    • This position also requires ability to work in a team environment with proven experience mediating issues between different parties through the use of effective listening and communication skills
    • Must possess proven leadership skills, supervisory experience, and the ability to adapt to fast-paced dynamic environments.
    • This position requires some evening and occasional weekend work.

    Qualifications

    • Master's degree with independent license
    • 4 years of more related experience in management
    • Background in substance use treatment programs.
    • Familiarity with CARF requirements/procedures.
    • Familiarity with BSAS/DPH, DMH and other regulatory policies/procedures.
    • Must demonstrate an ability to relate to substance abuse and mental health treatment population in a sensitive manner
    • An interest and willingness to work in a multi-cultural setting, and a customer service orientation.
    • Must be able to pass a CORI background check
    • Current valid US-issued drivers license and ability to provide a registered, inspected and insured automobile for work related purposes including travel between work sites

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Demonstrates strong written and oral communications skills.
    • Is able to meet deadlines while managing multiple projects
    • Possesses good presentations kills.
    • Demonstrates commitment to accountability, outcomes measurement, process improvement, and a results-oriented culture.
    • Demonstrates ability to work independently and assume responsibility for the design and implementation of projects and strategic initiatives
    • Able to define strategic vision and goals and establish structure and process to realize them
    • Possesses strong analytical skills with the ability to recognize and understand complex issues while being able to circumvent and resolve those issues professionally; demonstrates flexibility and adaption when complex issues arise.
    • Ability to interact and provide effective leadership in a team setting with administrative and direct service staff.
    • Able to build relationships and collaborate with clients, funders, community partners, policymakers, donors, board members, and others.
    • Demonstrates knowledge of state licensure and other regulatory standards.
    • Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of therapeutic programs and services, as related to substance abuse disorders, mental illness treatment and prevention services for adults.
    • Demonstrates cultural competency by communicating and working effectively with those from diverse backgrounds and creating and sustaining an environment in which people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives can succeed
    • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports, and legal documents
    • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  

    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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