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Job: Recovery Services Administrator I (Full Time) Indio, CA

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Jobing Description

Essential Job Functions

  1. Responsible for developing and maintaining quality educational and support services.
    • Develops adequate procedure for the referral, the admission and the discharge process.
    • Coordinates the clinical activities of the program’s multi-disciplinary team, facilitating communication between disciplines and assuring high quality care.
    • Assures the quality of documentation in the clinical record in compliance with agency medical record policies.
  2. Develops and supports the program management team, analyzing problems, identifying areas of unmet needs, and seeking solutions.
  3. Assures adequate and competent:
    • Evaluations of staffing needs, establishes, and monitors work schedules to provide adequate coverage consistent with the overall objective of the program.
    • Assures agency and program policies and procedures are followed.
    • Coordinates with Human Resources with the recruiting and interviewing of personnel.
    • Works with administration and the Medical Director to assure the physician and other independent licensed practitioners are properly credentialed.
    • Assures adequate orientation and training for all personnel.
    • Assures adequate evaluation of the performance of personnel in accordance with agency’s policies.
  4. Develops and manages methods to monitor and evaluate the program’s effectiveness including outcome studies, customer satisfaction and contract reporting requirements.
    • Coordinates the program’s service within eternal customers
    • Develops and maintains relationships with participating providers.
    • Develops and maintains working relationships with police, fire, hospital emergency departments, Value Options and Case Management, and other treatment and referral sources.
    • Establishes an alliance with peer support groups in the community.
    • Promotes the growth of series and education and advocacy in the community.
  5. Develops procedures to comply with the agency’s safety policies. Oversees the physical plant, environment and equipment, assuring availability of equipment and supplies and compliance with the line safety standards, building, and fire and sanitation codes.
    • Coordinates the hiring process to include interviewing applicants and making hiring recommendations.
    • Provides orientation and ongoing training to staff and/or students.
    • Supervises activities of staff and/or students including assignments of duties.
    • Monitors the performance and evaluates on staff and/or students.
    • Initiates disciplinary actions and recommends improvement plan or corrective action.
    • Assists and monitors staff in maintaining employment related credentials and/or requirements.
    • Providers continual support and coaching to employees
    • Participates as an active member of the Program’s Management Team.

 Education, Licenses and Experience

  1. Master’s degree with an emphasis in a behavioral health field or equivalent work experience.
  2. Five (5) years of behavioral health experience and three (3) years of management experience.
  3. Minimum of one (1) year of full-time experience, or its part-time equivalent, working in a program serving people with mental disabilities.
  4. Licensed or Certified with the BBS as a Psychologist, Independent Social Worker, Professional counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor, or other equivalent national certification preferred.

 Additional Requirements, Certifications and Qualifications

  1. Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI) Training within thirty (30) days of hire;
  2. Successful completion of Peer Employment training, provided by Recovery Innovations dba RI International, within ninety (90) days from date of hire;
  3. Successful completion of Kern County fingerprint process;
  4. Successful completion of Multi-State criminal background check;
  5. Will be required to pass a pre-placement physical;
  6. Will be required to have TB test clearance;
  7. Computer literate. Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Products;
  8. CPR/First Aid

Driving Requirement(s) (applicable to driving positions)

  1.  Must be twenty-one (21) years of age to drive for company business
  2. Must possess an active and valid California Driver’s license;
  3. Have a clean Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) as determined by the Start Department of Motor Vehicles for the preceding give (5) years; and
  4. Proof of valid insurance and coverage of 100,000.00 if using personal vehicle for agency business.

Working Conditions 

Works in a standard office environment, community, and behavioral health clinical areas with some exposure to hazardous situations. Physical demands may include work close to the eyes and substantial motions of the wrist, hands and/or fingers. Occasional sitting, standing, walking, handling, finger dexterity; eye-hand-foot coordination, use of corrected vision. May be required to lift up to twenty (20) pounds.

Physical Requirements    

Works in general office environment, community, and behavioral health clinical areas. Some risk involved in the event of person being serviced having challenges with control which is mitigated by team training in verbal de-escalation skills. Must possess visual and audio skills to complete job duties. Schedule may include long hours and travel through geographic region.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified, to perform the primary function.

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