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Requisition Number: 8991
Position Title: Assistant Program Manager
Division: Mental Health Services
Program Name: Lyon Street
Location: Dorchester
Hours: 40 hours per week
Schedule: Tuesday - Saturday 3pm - 11pm
Date Posted: 04/09/2019
Responsibilities: Assists the Program Manager in creating a diverse and inclusive program culture by demonstrating positive leadership skills by knowledgeably incorporating the practices and philosophies of evidence based practices such as Stages of Change, Motivational Interviewing, Harm Reduction, Seeking Safety, Trauma Recovery and Empowerment Model (TREM) into program culture. Utilizes recovery-oriented language and principles in all communication and interactions with Persons, colleagues, and collaterals Participate in the Engagement Team of assigned persons as directed by the ACCS Clinical Supervisor Collaborate with Care Coordination Entities and other providers to ensure access to appropriate medical, clinical, self-help, and peer modalities during times of crisis, care transitions, other life transitions and changes in health status. Provides skilled shift coverage and supervision of staff, including weekends and awake overnights, as scheduled by the supervisor. Contribute to the overall functioning of the Integrated Team by sharing in the administrative responsibilities as assigned. Oversees staff scheduling in the absence of the Program Manager. Including coordinating relief coverage for the program. Maintains of a pool of qualified relief staff. Orients and trains relief staff. Provides oversight for all financial and budgetary procedures including petty cash, client finances, and payroll in the absence of the Program Manager. Serves as the medication officer for the program, providing oversight of the Medication Administration Program (MAP) and periodic medication administration. Maintains accurate programmatic documentation such as fire drills, emergency reports, transportation sheets, daily logs, progress notes, teaching programs, and any other documentation as assigned by the Program Manager. Performs other household maintenance and cleaning tasks which have been designated as shift responsibilities and as assigned by the Program manager. Collaborates with Program Manager to identify staff performance issues, formulate corrective action plans, train/coach staff, and regularly reassess staff performance. Has the ability to communicate with both staff and clients in a respectable manner. Fluent in English, Vietnamese or Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin) preferred but not required.
Qualifications: ***Bilingual Candidates strongly encouraged to apply as there is a pay differential offered for candidates with fluency in certain essential languages*** A Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, or a related area preferred; High School diploma or GED required. At least one year of experience working with individuals diagnosed with severe mental health issues required. Strong commitment to the right of each Person with mental health challenges to live in community residences, to work in market jobs, and to have access to helpful, adequate, competent, and continuous supports and services of their own choosing. Professional writing and verbal communications skills in English and other Asian Languages such as but not limited to Vietnamese or Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin). High degree of personal organization, attention to detail, and time management skills. Proficiency in word processing and other computer functions using Windows, Word, and Google Email and Apps. Department of Public Health certification in medication administration required within 3 months of hire. CPR and First Aid certification required within 3 months of hire. Ability to go up and down stairs to monitor clients on multiple floors and physical capacity to assist people with mobility impairments as needed. Use of personal cellular telephone for work communication. Valid driver's license
Driver's License Required? No

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