Assistant Director of Clinical Services Napa/ Sonoma

Job Type

Full Time


Details: DOE/DOQ- Excelent Beneifts with a 4% Company IRA match




United States


Position Title: Assistant Clinical Director Napa-Sonoma (ACDNS)

@ Progress Foundation -- North Bay Location

Progress Foundation is a non-profit mental health provider that contracts with the City and County of San Francisco, Napa County, and the Sonoma County's to provide residential treatment and supported housing alternatives to psychiatric institutionalization. The agency provides services through twelve licensed treatment settings and an Urgent Care Clinic, along with supported housing services in apartments and federally funded HUD buildings throughout San Francisco. Progress also operates two licensed treatment settings in Napa, along with supported housing services in apartments and a HUD building, and two-licensed treatment setting in Santa Rosa.

Progress Foundation offers a flexible work environment and a competitive compensation and benefit package.

Under the supervision and direction of the Director of Clinical Services (DCS), the Assistant Director of Clinical Services (ADCS) has responsibility for the administrative, clinical, and programmatic operations of the agency’s treatment programs. The ADCS is responsible for ensuring that all North Bay programs are in compliance with the policies and procedures of Progress Foundation, Napa & Sonoma Counties behavioral health systems; and with the regulations of the State Department of Mental Health and the State Department of Social Services. The incumbent will be representing the agency in high level meetings with Napa & Sonoma County representatives.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

A. As a member of the Progress Foundation senior management team, participate in the development and implementation, of policies and procedures affecting the operation and direction of the agency; write agency policy statements and procedures as necessary. Make appropriate recommendation for improvement on existing clinical practices, policies and procedures.

B. Plan and oversee clinical program initiatives and in collaboration with the Director of Clinical Services participate in program development and administration part of ensuring integrity and success of clinical programs and services. Develop, implement, and coordinate quality management and utilization reviews.

C. In discussions with the DCS, and at the senior management team level, initiate discussion regarding, and propose specific action to improve, the quality of program services, the relevance of services to emerging client needs, and the strength of agency administrative practices. Oversee quality improvement activities including preparing and analysis of reports and program data.

F. Provide consult to the Director of Clinical Services around effective staffing; make decisions regarding candidate selection and employee retention.

G. Develop, under the supervision of the DCS in consultation with the Chief Operating Officer, a long-range plan for the ongoing improvement of the environments of agency facilities and for the replacement of vehicles and equipment. This includes identifying and advocating for maintenance and repairs, furnishings, and the overall appearance of agency facilities

H. Perform other related duties, as assigned by the Director of Clinical Services or the Executive Director, to expand and improve services to the agency client population and the general community, to improve agency operations and to assure that services are provided in attractive and comfortable environments.

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  • Licensed LCSW or MFT; Master’s degree in a mental health related field.
  • 5 plus years of experience in a community mental health program with a minimum of three years of supervisory experience.
  • Specific experience in residential treatment services, alternatives to institutional care, and/or social rehabilitation programs is required.
  • Excellent communication and writing skills with strong attention to details.
  • Ability to work independently and to exercise sound clinical and administrative judgment, with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated experience with, and sensitivity to, the needs and circumstances of persons with severe and persistent mental illness. This should include direct service experience with a culturally diverse client population.
  • Demonstrated skill in administrative performance including documentation requirements and service coordination.
  • Must consistently demonstrate and acceptable level of maturity, good judgment and emotional stability.
  • Must maintain criminal record clearance with Community Care Licensing.
  • Must have own transportation and maintain insurability under the prevailingProgress Foundation auto insurance policy.
  • Must maintain training certification and demonstrated capacity to perform basic First Aid and CPR.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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