Licensed Clinician-Residential Program Director

Job Type

Full Time




United States


  • The Residential Program Director provides direct oversight of the day to day administration operations, program development, and clinical treatment services of an Intensive Behavioral Group Living Environment (IBGLE).
  • The Residential Program Director will engage, build relationships, and empower Persons residing in the IBGLE to actively engage in services by identifying personal goals, determining motivators, and supporting individuals to improve health and wellness, strengthen self-management of symptoms, and pursue their personal goals.
  • Conduct and document clinical assessment, safety and treatment planning, and implementation of interventions designed to assist Persons residing at the IBGLE to assist them in build skills, achieve their goals, and move towards greater independence.
  • Responsively adjust the frequency, duration, and types of supports in to suit Persons’ changing needs, interests, and preferences.
  • Actively collaborate with the IBGLE team and externally with the Persons’ extended treatment team, identified and authorized natural supports, and Care Coordination Entities in order to best support the Person.
  • Oversee the hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, of all program staff including training staff regarding the effective implementation of clinical interventions.
  • Facilitate financial and budgetary procedures.
  • Maintain accurate programmatic documentation.
  • Ensure proper maintenance of the physical site in compliance with all state, federal, DMH, North Suffolk, and Bay Cove regulations and requirements.
  • Provide crisis assessment, prevention, and needed intervention during the work day and while on-call on nights and weekends as scheduled.
  • Utilize recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals.


  • LICSW, LCSW, LMHC, or other behavioral health category which qualifies as a Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts required.
  • At least three years of related experience.
  • Training and experience in the provision of substance abuse treatment preferred.
  • At least one year of supervisory and management experience.
  • Demonstrated professional communication and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and writing assessments and treatment plans.
  • Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps.
  • Department of Public Health certification in medication administration required within 3 months of hire.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to climb stairs and carry up to 40 pounds, as well as the physical capacity to assist people with mobility impairments as needed.
  • Use of personal cell phone for work purposes.
  • Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply.
  • Driving License Required

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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