Assistant Program Director - Manzanita Salinas

Salinas, CA

JOB DESCRIPTION

The ideal candidate will be responsible for supervising staff to include facilitation of staff meetings and participation in steering committee meetings and NMC Inpatient Unit when required. In addition, provide crisis intervention and crisis management services including sharing on-call responsibility (on-call with agency cellphone, as assigned). The incumbent will perform general programmatic administrative duties.  Examples include, but are not limited to, compile, file mail and maintain administrative and statistical data; including, episode opening/closing forms, petty cash, units of service, grocery receipts, van mileage log, business receipts, program fee billing and collection as assigned.

WHO WE ARE

Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.

WHAT WE OFFER

An exceptional benefit package including; Medical/Dental/Vision/403(b) retirement plan and Life Insurance. Offers competitive vacation and sick time.

HOW TO APPLY

To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.

COMPENSATION

$27.05 - $37.88; based on experience and education. Nonexempt; 40 hours/week; Eligible for overtime. 

REPORTS TO

Program Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required: Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field. Minimum of two years of experience in related field; examples of acceptable experience include, but are not limited to work with adults with psychiatric disabilities and/or substance abuse disorder using a social rehabilitation model or working in a residential or inpatient treatment program or providing counseling or support services to this population or working with emotional disturbed adolescents or other disabled population.  Up to two years of graduate school may be substituted for the experience.  Good written and oral English communication skills, ability to work as a member of a team, to maintain appropriate boundaries while working in close inter-personal relationships.  Possess strong crisis intervention skills.  Ability to learn and apply principles of social rehabilitation. 

Preferred: Knowledge of community resources.  Ability to organize, be flexible, be empathic and able to relate effectively with clients, other staff, professionals and members of the community.

Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Assistant Program Director will assist with the following duties:

  • Provide 24/7 on call services to program staff at both Manzanita locations.
  • Supervise program in absence of Program Director including facilitation of staff meetings and participation in steering committee meetings and NMC Inpatient Unit when required.
  • Responsible for supervision and evaluation of Counselor IB, Counselor IC, and Relief Counselors.
  • Participate in selection and orientation/training of new staff members and provide on-going support to staff.
  • Provides crisis intervention and crisis management services including sharing on-call responsibility (on-call with agency cellphone, as assigned).
  • Monitor Medi-Cal documentation requirements.  (Service Plans, Weekly Summaries, Progress Notes, etc.)  Inform the Program Director in a timely manner when charting or treatment planning is not being appropriately performed.
  • Monitor medication logs with the Program Director to ensure accuracy, conformity with medication policies and needs for refills of medications.
  • Attend to maintenance and safety of facility.
  • Ensure program/relief coverage for staff due to illness and vacation.
  • Perform general programmatic administrative duties.  Examples include, but are not limited to, compile, file mail and maintain administrative and statistical data; including, episode opening/closing forms, petty cash, units of service, grocery receipts, van mileage log, business receipts, program fee billing and collection as assigned.
  • Ensure compliance with licensing regulations, i.e., first aid kit, medical records, kitchen safety, fire regulations, etc. as mandated.
  • Maintain awareness of resident and program issues and assist in the determination of prospective residents.
  • Perform, as is necessary, all duties of the Counselor II position.
  • Serve as a role model for positive employee relations, professional functioning, and for adherence to the principles of social rehabilitation.
  • Oversee the Day Treatment Program.
  • Other duties as assigned by Program Director.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs.

Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.


This job description is intended to have an accurate reflection of the qualifications and job duties; current management reserves the right to revise the job at any given time when circumstances change. This job description replaces all previous description for this position.

Interim, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Interim Inc. is guided by the precept that in no aspect of its programs, services or employment practices shall discrimination be permitted because of race, color, national origin, gender, age, creed, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, citizen status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law.  To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, reasonable accommodations are made for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability, unless hardship, direct threat to health or safety, or other job-related consideration exists.  Individual who feel that they have been unlawfully discriminated against because of membership in one of the protected classes should contact the following:  Director of Human Resources, Interim, Inc., PO Box 3222, Salinas, CA   93942. (831) 649-4522.


JOB CODE: 1.12.2021