ASST FACILITY DIRECTOR in Marienville, Pennsylvania at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Job Description

Facility: ABRAXAS I

Compensation Base: 

Compensation Bonus (if applicable): 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Abraxas Youth and Family Services is a national leader in the operation of residential treatment facilities and community-based programs for troubled youth and their families. We offer a wide array of services to include life skills, mental health services, cognitive behavioral therapy, family counseling, drug and alcohol treatment, case management services, recreational activities as well as vocational and educational services. Abraxas is a great place to start your career whether you have a high school diploma or GED, military experience, some college, or a bachelor or advanced degree.  If you are interested in counseling, juvenile justice, psychology, social work, teaching or just want to make a difference, we have a career path for you. Help change lives at Abraxas Youth and Family Services.

Summary:

This position is responsible for managing the day to day operations of both the clinical and residential services in order to ensure a safe and secure environment and delivery of high quality services.

Essential Functions:

  • Assures quality and continuity of clinical services and curriculum within established parameters.
  • Develops and executes departmental policies in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Assures compliance with applicable licensing and regulatory agencies.
  • Updates and amends policy and procedures manual for accuracy and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitors and manages day to day operations to ensure policy compliance, effective supervision of clients, delivery of quality services, and the facilitation of program/facility schedule.
  • Plans, evaluates, and supervises supervisory, clerical, and maintenance staff members.
  • Supervises, assists with hiring, and evaluates staff performance, develops measurable objectives for necessary improvements and implements appropriate corrective action to staff adhering to human resources policies and utilizing Human Resources when necessary.
  • Confers with local agencies such as social service, community relations, and criminal justice to interpret the institutional programmatic activities and objectives as well as developing cooperative working relationships.
  • Assumes overall direction of the program including communication with internal management and external agencies in the absence of the program/facility director.
  • Evaluates training needs of the facility/program for staff members and coordinates training activities and programs.
  • Communicates regularly and thoroughly with appropriate supervisory staff member on matters such as operational, administrative, and personnel issues within the program/facility.
  • Supports the Abraxas philosophy and mission and promotes the Seven Key Principles of care.
  • Demonstrates appropriate use of Safe Crisis Management techniques and skills.

 

Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

The following educational requirements are acceptable for this classification including:

  • Full certification as an addictions counselor by a statewide certification body which is a member of a National certification body or certification by another state government’s substance abuse counseling certification board, and minimum ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in residential and non-residential program/facility of which five (5) years must be in a supervisory or managerial level; OR
  • Associate’s degree in behavioral or social science field and minimum seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in residential and non-residential program/facility of which four (4) years must be in a supervisory or managerial level; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral or social science field and minimum five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in residential and non-residential program/facility of which three (3) years must be in a supervisory or managerial level; OR
  • Master’s degree in behavioral or social science field and minimum three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in residential and non-residential program/facility of which one (1) year experience must be in a supervisory or managerial level.

Other Qualifications:

  • At least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • Criminal clearances (Act 33 and 34, specific State & child clearances and, if necessary, FBI).
  • Non-communicable diseases physical exam.
  • Valid driver's license from employee’s state of residence.
  • Valid registered vehicle insurance.
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department.

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