Assistant Program Coordinator-Crisis Stabilization Unit
Company: Community Healthlink
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Come join a
friendly and diverse clinical team that provides quality care!
Community Healthlink (CHL) is looking for a full-time
(37.5 hrs/wk) Assistant Program
Coordinator in Northern
North County Crisis Stabilization Unit
(CSU) serves clients who are admitted due to struggle
with a mental health crisis often additionally struggling with
substance abuse. Our clients enter the program with an evaluation
and client history completed by a qualified clinician prior to
admission. The CSU may be used as a diversion to
prevent a hospitalization or as a
step-down immediately following a psychiatric
hospital discharge to assist the client in transitioning back into
the community. The unit receives admissions 24 hours/day, 365
days/year depending on bed availability (13 beds) for clients who
do not need hospital level of care and meet the unit’s admission
criteria. Although a voluntary program, individuals must remain on
the unit for the duration of their stay for safety and treatment
purposes. Clients meet with a multi-disciplinary team to aid with
following their individualized treatment plan and meet their
treatment goals as well as a psychiatric workup and medication
The population includes both males and females that
are at least 18 years of age.
Compensation based on education and related work experience,
licensure and other qualifications
Health and Dental insurance (available upon starting)
Generous paid sick, personal, holiday, and vacation time
Life and Disability insurance
401k with agency contribution
Wellness activity discounts
Work related travel reimbursement
Management: Provide managerial duties for the Crisis Stabilization
Unit program; oversight of clients, staff, and facility. Perform
all duties using recovery oriented principles. Act as the Program
Director in his/her absence.
Ensure accuracy and timeliness of client documentation, admission
and discharge forms, special billing and other necessary
documentation. Facilitate the transition for referrals, admissions,
and discharges. Strive to maintain maximum bed capacity. Complete
documentation and necessary program reporting.
- Supplies: Order
and obtain supplies for the program, including but not limited to
grocericies, client medications, office and medical supplies. Code
receipts and invoices for the unit.
Management: Plan, implement and continuously evaluate
rehabilitative and support services through assessments, treatment
planning to meet individualized needs, and development of peer
support groups. Schedule with peers individual times to meet with
consumers. Facilitate staff meetings and trainings.
Oversee and enforce MAP policies and procedures. Audit medication
transcription sheets and narcotic books. Quality control check
medication documentation, destruction logs, and records of
medictions entering and exiting the program. Review incident
reports and follow through with required trainings.
Training, Supervision: Provide ongoing supervision to program
staff. Manage staff schedule, timekeeping and timecard approval for
all staff. Fill in for residential counselors as needed. Assist
Program Director in hiring, training, and disciplinary
Identify problem areas and coordinate work for upkeep of site.
Insure day-to-day upkeep of residence and workplace. Work with
consumers and staff to maintain the residence on a daily basis
including chores, bedroom upkeep, yard and other housekeeping
- Liaison: Serve
as a liaison among other departments and with other agencies in
order to facilitate a continuum of care. Contact client collaterals
including but not limited to psychiatrists, therapists, and
Approve intakes for the unit requiring supervisory approval and/or
additional support. Facilitate the transition for referrals and
admissions for clients entering the program as a step-down level of
care from an inpatient hospital setting.
- Other Duties:
Perform other related professional duties required in order to
provide quality clinical programming. Operate program in an
efficient and effective manner ensuring compliance with CHL
policies and procedures, DPH and MAP regulatory
- Encourages and
supports diverse views and approaches, demonstrates Standards of
Respect, and contributes to creating and maintaining an environment
of professionalism, respect, tolerance, civility and acceptance
toward all employees, patients and visitors.
degree in Social Work or related human services field plus 2 years
- Requirement of
MAP certification or required within 6 months of hire
- Must be able to
pass a CORI background check
- Current valid
US-issued drivers license and ability to provide registered and
insured automobile for work related purposes including occasionally
Community Healthlink is an Affirmative
Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate in
employment and personnel practices on the basis of race, sex,
gender identity, age, ancestry, disability, religion, national
origin, marital status, sexual preference, political affiliation or
any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring
and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above
If applicable, Community Healthlink shall also abide by the
requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). These
regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified protected
veterans and qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
These regulations require affirmative action by Community
Healthlink to employ and advance in employment qualified protected
veterans and individuals with disabilities.
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