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Program Director - Residential Services

The Bridge


The Bridge, an innovative and well respected mental health agency serving adults with serious mental illness, substance abuse, co-occurring mental health and substance abuse disorders, and co-morbid medical conditions is seeking a Program Director to join its Residential Services Department.

Essential Responsibilities:
Directly supervise Assistant Program Director/Case Managers/ Vocational Counselor/Residence Counselors. Supervise delivery of services to clients, including admission to and discharge from the program. Ensure that the program is prepared for successful NYC DOHMH and LIHTC audits and reviews. Complete monthly data collection to monitor services and trends in census, attendance, incidents, and funder outcomes. Available on call for 24-hour crisis intervention. Willing to work nights and or weekends as needed.
Manage personnel activities, including hiring, shift scheduling, developing policies and procedures, staff meetings, case conferences, staff training, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions and labor/management issues. Perform all required administrative duties, including reviewing the accuracy of data entry in electronic health records, oversight of petty cash, and monitoring staff attendance.
Ongoing assessment of building maintenance requirements, and serve as liaison with maintenance staff regarding repair needs. Attend internal and external meetings, supervision and training as required.
Any other duties as may be assigned



MSW or Masters in a related field; experience working in mental health settings, crisis intervention and managing trauma triggered behavior. Experience supervising clinical and operational staff; strong interpersonal communication and organizational skills. Excellent time management skills; stress resistant, flexible; team player; open to feedback; creative; excellent organizational skills; willingness to perform CPR/First Aid/AED/CPI/NaloxonePreferred knowledge of AWARDS. Spanish speaking a plus.




Please submit resume and cover letter to:

Sara Forst, Vice President of Residential Services


Posted on 11/30/17; CVMHA ID #11618