Assistant Director - Inpatient Program

Organization: 
Firetree, Ltd.
Location: 
Pottsville

The primary purpose of this position is to directly support the Facility Director with assisting in all facets of facility operations. This position assumes the Facility Director role in the absence of the Facility Director.
All activities must support the Firetree, Ltd. mission, strategic goals, and objectives.

Deadline: 
7/26/20
Responsibilities: 

The position duties and responsibilities listed below describe the general nature and scope of work. Other responsibilities, duties and skills may be required and assigned, as needed.

 Assists in compliance with all referral contracts.
 Monitors daily operations of the facility, or areas as designated.
 Provides oversight of assigned staff.
 Assists in personnel management in conjunction with the corporate human resources.
 Assists, in conjunction with training coordinator, in the development of staff training programs.
 Assists in the review/approve referrals.
 Develops lines of communication with staff as well as current and potential referral sources.
 Reviews the Policy and Procedure Manual on a quarterly basis and recommend changes if applicable.
 Tours the facility on a daily basis and monitor safety, sanitation, and maintenance for mandatory compliance.
 Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

This position requires the incumbent to exhibit the following behavioral skills:

Leadership: Provides direction by clearly and effectively setting course of action for department and subordinates; and manages performance by providing regular feedback and reinforcement to subordinates

Job Knowledge: Exhibits requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the position effectively. Demonstrates knowledge of policies, procedures, goals, objectives, operational entities, requirements and activities as they apply to the assigned organizational entity of Firetree; uses appropriate judgment & decision making in accordance with level of responsibility

Commitment: Sets high standards of performance; pursues aggressive goals and works hard/smart to achieve them; strives for results and success; conveys a sense of urgency and brings issues to closure; and persists despite obstacles and opposition

Customer Service: Meets/exceeds the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; identifies, understands monitors and measures the needs of both internal and external customers; talks and acts with customers in mind; and recognizes working colleagues as customers

Effective Communication: Ensures important information is passed to those who need to know; conveys necessary information clearly and effectively orally or in writing; demonstrates attention to, and conveys understanding of, the comments and questions of others; and listens effectively

Responsiveness and Accountability: Demonstrates a high level of conscientiousness; holds oneself personally responsible for one's own work; and does fair share of work

Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; supports everyone's efforts to succeed

Education and/or Experience

A Master's Degree from an accredited college with a major in medicine, chemical dependency, psychology, nursing (with a specialty in nursing/health administration, nursing/counseling, education or a clinical specialty in the human services), public administration, business management or other related field and 2 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service and program planning; or a bachelor's degree – (same degrees as the Master’s degree above) and 3 years’ experience (same as above); or an Associate’s Degree – (same degrees as the bachelor’s above) and 4 years of experience in a human service agency, preferably in a drug and alcohol setting, which includes supervision of others, direct service and program planning.

Technical Skills

To perform this job successfully, the employee should have strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, and Outlook). Must have the ability to learn other computer software programs as required by assigned tasks.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To perform this job successfully, the employee is frequently required to remain in a stationary position. Daily movements include sitting; standing; operating computers and other office equipment; moving about the office; and attending onsite and offsite meetings. The employee must be able to communicate via email and verbally via telephone. The employee must occasionally transport up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Contact Info: 

If interested please send cover letter and resume to:

Scott R. Snyder, Director of Administration
Firetree, Ltd.
800 West Fourth Street
Wiliamsport, PA 17701
Ph – (570) 601-0877 Ext. 2003
Fax – (570) 326-1050
ssnyder@firetree.com

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