Manages the daily operational activities of Counseling and Therapy Services in alignment with the mission, values, and objectives of Unity Center for Behavioral Health. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Completes recruitment, interviewing, selection training and orientation of new staff. Completes comprehensive staffing of all units, assigns workloads and monitors quantity and quality of work. Responsible for budgeting including but not limited to monitoring operating budget, approve expenditures, purchases and other all actions to ensure the department is aligned with Legacy budget guidelines. Assists department leadership in planning and administering program, systems and policies relating to behavioral health care of patients. Provides therapy services to patients, depending on certification/licensure.
1) Supervision of Counseling and Therapy program/staff
2) Supervision of Unity volunteers
3) Peer services
4) Supervision of Unity gardens
5) Program Development
Master’s degree required, preferably in behavioral health or health care management.
Four years’ experience in adult or adolescent behavioral health facility. Experience in program organization, operations, and administration. Two years supervisory experience in multi-disciplinary clinical therapy services preferred.
Strong communication and leadership skills, and a willingness to lead by example.
Program planning and development skills.
Communication skills including public speaking.
Demonstrated leadership and judgment skills.
Keyboard skills and ability to navigate electronic systems applicable to job functions.
LEADING AT LEGACY
Demonstrates the ability to act consistently with Legacy’s Values in Action, exemplifies our core organizational values, and exhibits the leadership competencies outlined in Leading at Legacy.