EMMA L. BOWEN COMMUNITY SERVICE CENTER
Also known as
UPPER MANHATTAN MENTAL HEALTH CENTER, INC.
The Emma L. Bowen Community Service Center is seeking an Associate Director, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic to join our team. This position is a terrific opportunity for someone to gain additional experience and make a difference in the lives of our clients.
For over 45 forty-five years, our organization has provided mental health and holistic services in northern Manhattan for families, children, adolescents, and other adults including the elderly in a supportive and caring environment. We also have an out-patient and residential substance abuse program as well as a Therapeutic Preschool for 3-5 year olds. For additional information about our organization and programs, please visit us on our website at www.bowencsc.org.
Title of Position: Associate Director, Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic
Employed by: Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center
Description of Duties and Responsibilities: Upper Manhattan Mental Health Center (UMMHC), a comprehensive community-based behavioral health clinic that has served Harlem and Washington Heights for over 30 years, is seeking an Associate Director (AD) for our newly funded Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) program. CCBHC is a transformative initiative, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), this is designed to integrate health care services within our agency.
We are seeking an AD to help build and manage our new CCBHC program as well as oversee and manage a multidisciplinary treatment team. The AD supervises the provision of comprehensive clinical and social services to clients, assessment and treatment as well as education and training to the team and collaborates with outside providers on a regular basis. The appropriate candidate has experience treating severe and persistent mental illness. The candidate can work remotely or in our 145th Street, Amsterdam Avenue office in Manhattan.
Specifically, the AD will be responsible for:
• Hiring clinical and administrative staff in coordination with the Program Director
• Providing weekly clinical supervision to social workers, CASACs, care managers and Peer educators
• Leading daily multidisciplinary team meetings to ensure the coordination of proper client care
• Maintaining responsibility for monitoring client treatment and staff delivery of clinical services
• Meeting regularly with Program Director to provide meaningful input into program design, workflows and policies
• Ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies and funder (SAMHSA)
• Reporting to the Incident Review Committee (IRC) on incidents and ensures team adheres to recommendations of the committee
• On call responsibilities
• Other responsibilities as determined by the program director
Qualifications for Position:
• LCSW, Psy.D or PhD in clinical psychology required
• Bilingual Spanish preferred
• Minimum of three years supervisory experience required
• Experience working with people with serious mental illness and co-occurring substance abuse and primary health care challenges
• Must be comfortable utilizing telemedicine platforms and video conferencing systems
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
Personal Qualities: This is an ideal position for someone who wants to build a new program model. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines.
Job Type: Full-time, Monday -Friday, option to work remotely.
Salary: $80k-$90k depending on experience