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FACILITY DIRECTOR,IN-PRISON Lawtey CI at Geo Reentry Services, LLC.

Posted in Health Care 30+ days ago.

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Location: Port Charlotte, Florida

Job Description:

Equal Opportunity Employer.

Summary

  • This position is responsible for the facility programs and the counseling areas, supervision of all counseling staff including staff scheduling, training coordination, annual performance and file compliance. This position has the necessary knowledge and familiarity with ACA, DOC, and DDAP regulations to assure facility compliance with the regulatory standards. Finally, this position responsible to ensure smooth operation and coordination of program services including Inpatient D & A, Work Release and Outpatient Programming.

This role works on site at Lawtey Correctional Institution leading the team of counselors.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversees facility programs and counseling areas.
  • Provides direct supervision including staffing, schedules, re-entrant affairs and file compliance. Ensures all counseling staff is aware of their areas of responsibility. Evaluates Counselors’ performance of their duties including observation of re-entrant sessions and random file reviews.
  • Ensures that Counselors and programming complies with requirements of all referral sources and jurisdictions.
  • Organizes, implements and supervises the Correctional Recovery program as defined by the Program Manual.
  • Work closely with referral sources to ensure smooth operation and coordination of all program services.
  • Provides staff training and implementation of program design.
  • Provides and documents individual/group staff supervision.
  • Provides direct services including facilitation of classes/group sessions, individual counseling, treatment planning, assessment; document progress and reviews.
  • Leads the Classification Committee and ensures that intakes are conducted properly.
  • Completes training plans and records; ensures counseling staff participate in required training.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge of and familiarity with ACA, DOC, and DDAP Accreditation and ensures program compliance.
  • Writes social histories, clinical assessments, and develop treatment plans.
  • Monitors re-entrant progress toward goals and objectives as stated in the treatment plan and update the treatment as required.
  • Ensures re-entrant progress toward goals and objectives as stated in the Program Plan and update the Program Plan as required.
  • Prepares parole summaries, Extraordinary Occurrence reports, and Employee Report of Incidents.
  • Completes weekly and monthly reports as required for referring agencies.
  • Obtains funding for residents.
  • Assists clients with medical and mental health appointments, housing options, and other needs as they arise.
  • Develops a strong rapport with referring agencies and community agencies.
  • Submits required paperwork and documentation in a timely manner.
  • Supervises a caseload of up to eight inpatient re-entrants.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.



JOB QUALIFICATIONS

• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office required, including Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office

• Shall meet the standards of a “Qualified Professional”, in accordance with Chapter 397, FS. In addition, Program Directors in (Long-term Residential TC), must have two (2) years’ experience in a therapeutic community (TC) setting; or two (2) years of management experience as a Program Director/ Clinical Supervisor and successfully complete a TC experimental training prior to assuming the position as Program Director.

• Other qualifications which GEO shall require of Program Directors:

• The Program Director must meet the security requirements for admission to the institution.

• Knowledge of and compliance with applicable ethical and professional standards of conduct.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, OR FORMAL TRAINING

• The Program Director must meet one of the following combinations of education and work experience:

o A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, or related fields, and a minimum of five years professional experience working in a counseling or chemical addiction field, preferably within a therapeutic community chemical dependency treatment or correctional setting; or

o A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an unrelated area of study. A minimum of eight years professional experience working in a counseling or chemical addiction field, preferably within a therapeutic community chemical dependency treatment or correctional setting; or

o A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in any of the Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, or related fields. A minimum of one (1) year of professional experience working in a counseling or chemical addiction field, preferably within a therapeutic community chemical dependency treatment or correctional setting; or

o A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university in an unrelated area of study. A minimum of two years professional experience working in a counseling or chemical addiction field, preferably within a therapeutic community chemical dependency treatment or correctional setting; or

o A Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in mental health counseling and/or chemical addiction counseling; or

o A Ph.D. from an accredited college or university in any unrelated area of study and at least one year of mental health counseling and/or chemical addiction counseling

• Meet the standards of a “Qualified Professional”, in accordance with Chapter 397, FS.

• Licensed Mental Health Counselor, or; Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or; Certified Addictions Professional, or; Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional.