MGR, SUBSTANCE ABUSE (CoC) in Milton, FL at The Geo Group

Date Posted: 4/27/2018

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    Milton, FL
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Job Description


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Equal Opportunity Employer.


This position integrates the Substance Abuse Program’s mission, goals, and treatment philosophy with clinical theory and evidenced based practices.  This position also ensures the quality of inmate care, continued staff professional development, support administration, and ensures that all services meet contractual obligations.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the staff and function of providing substance abuse counseling to the inmates of the facility.
  • Manages and monitors the quality of clinical services.
  • Manages the multiple roles as mentor, trainer, team member, evaluator, and administer for the program.
  • Understands, monitors, and ensures compliance with State and Federal regulations and accrediting body standards for the delivery of substance use disorder treatment.
  • Implements effective disciplinary and administrative management techniques that enhance clinical supervision and accomplishment of the organization’s mission.
  • Conducts chemical dependency program orientation
  • Provides timely and specific feedback to staff during case conferences. Feedback includes critiquing the staff’s conceptualization of inmate needs, attitudes toward inmates, clinical skills, and overall performance of assigned responsibilities.
  • Ensures that professional codes of ethics, client’s rights documentation, and laws and regulations that govern both counseling and clinical supervision practices are used at the facility.
  • Complies with all monitoring, documenting, and reporting requirements.
  • Coordinates counseling efforts with mental health professionals or other health professionals such as doctors, nurses, or social
  • Interviews inmates, reviews records, and confers with other professionals to evaluate individuals' mental and physical condition and to determine their suitability for participation in a specific
  • Manages the coordination of activities with courts, probation officers, community services, or other post- treatment
  • Builds and maintains relationships with referral sources and other community programs to expand, enhance, and expedite service delivery.
  • Be a role model by taking full responsibility for one’s decisions, supervisory practices, and personal wellness.
  • Engages in professional develop and attend training sessions to increase knowledge and skills.
  • May perform the duties of a Substance Abuse Counselor as needed.
  • Performs other duties as


Job Requirements

Minimum Requirements

  • Certification as a Certified Addiction Professional (CAP) as defined by the State’s Certification
  • Two (2) years of experience in a Substance Abuse
  • Possess a thorough understanding of the Principles of Effective Intervention that empirical evidence has proven to successfully reduce recidivism. 
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a substance abuse
  • Previous supervisory
  • Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the


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