Program Manager (#504) Huntsville

Announcement #0504

Aletheia House is looking for an individual to manage substance use disorder treatment services in Huntsville.   The area served is Madison County.

Position Summary:

The program manager is responsible for managing the treatment services and providing counseling to clients.  This individual works closely with, and is supervised by the North Alabama Treatment Services Coordinator. Approximately 50% of this individual’s duties are managerial and 50% are direct service.

 

Duties Include:
-Managing the substance use disorder treatment services provided in Huntsville
-Supervising the program staff

-Providing counseling services to clients and their family members (50%)
-Serve as the liaison between the North Alabama Treatment Services Coordinator and program staff
-Work with the North Alabama Treatment Services Coordinator to provide appropriate resolution for patient issues and concerns

-Facilitate team meetings, training and other activities with program staff designed to improve the quality and cultural competence of services

-Oversee the timely, complete, and accurate completion of documentation by program staff as required by the Aletheia House and other regulatory agencies

-Work to ensure behavioral health services comply with relevant requirements from regulatory and funding organizations such as the Alabama Department of Mental Health

-Perform other duties as assigned by the North Alabama Treatment Services Coordinator

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
-Knowledge and experience related to the treatment of substance use disorders and co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, including the use of medication
-Ability to manage a team with diverse members and work collaboratively with other program staff

-Ability to work collaboratively with supervisor to achieve the goals of the organization
-Cultural competency in meeting the needs of low-income patients, including those experiencing homelessness

 

Qualifications:
-Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in behavioral health with a clinical practicum required

-Certification as a substance abuse professional or the ability to achieve certification within 30 months required

-At least five years experience providing counseling required.  Experience providing substance abuse treatment services preferred

-Must be eligible to provide Medicaid services
-Motor Vehicle Report required

 

Job Salary:

$44,000 – $48,000

 

Hours:

Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. or as required

Full-Time 40 Hours – exempt

 

Benefits:

Benefits are excellent including health insurance with dental, retirement, paid vacations and paid sick leave. We also provide educational opportunities that prepare counselors to become certified as Addiction Professionals.

To Apply:

Individuals who are interested should send an email with one attachment including cover letter and resume to jobs@specialkindofcaring.org, apply at:  www.specialkindofcaring.org, or fax cover letter and resume to (205) 203-4843, Please insert in the subject line (PM-0504).

* Please include both documents (cover letter and resume) in one attachment to be considered for candidacy.

 

Closing Date:

Open until filled

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