UC LTFC Program Director

    • Job Tracking ID: 512690-708772
    • Job Location: Bronx, NY
    • Job Level: Any
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: October 25, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

Our Culture: Is based on these competencies. Cayuga Centers is not a traditional organization. We strive to be silo less and think "out of the box." We ask people to stretch so we can better serve our consumers/customers.

JOB OBJECTIVES:The Program Director executes the approved program to assist youth, host families and birth families in identifying and/or acquiring the skills and self-esteem needed to establish and achieve personal goals. Maintains professionalism in all areas, including confidentiality.

HOURS PER WEEK: Exempt

  • Regular hours entail 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday. Must be flexible to meet program needs.

FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversees recruitment and training of and support services to UC parents
  • Conducts evaluations of UC parents
  • Coordinates contacts with county case worker, schools, ORR/Federal departments, mental health agencies, and other relevant community entities
  • Oversees each placement, finalizes individual treatment plans for program youth upon discussion with program staff and host parents, monitors progress on each case, and amends treatment plans as needed
  • Oversees and provides supervision for individual and family therapy
  • Works collaboratively with home finder/recruiter
  • Leads weekly clinical team meetings and weekly UC parent support meetings
  • Supporting birth families, scheduling home visits, following up upon return from home visits
  • Provides/arranges for 24 hour on-call availability for participating parents and program youth
  • Supervises clinical program staff assigned to their branch.
  • Compiles program evaluation data
  • Ensures adherence to all applicable county, state, and other regulations
  • Participates in community liaison activities
  • Provides/oversees proper record keeping and documentation for all clinical and supervisory activities
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Attends required trainings
  • Reads required books
  • Responsible for complying with rules and regulations governing access to Protected Health Information under HIPAA. Access to Protected Health Information is limited to the extent required to perform responsibilities effectively and efficiently. No access will be permitted unnecessarily. The essential job functions as described, herein, dictate the level of access, use, and disclosure of confidential information.
  • Performs other related duties as requested by immediate supervisor or the Chief Executive Officer

Experience and Skills:

SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in social work or related field required
  • Supervisory experience required
  • Experience with a behavioral approach to treating troubled youth
  • Familiarity with/understanding of and enthusiasm for the ORR/UC model
  • Experience with intensive in-home service model
  • Experience assessing and treating families, children and adolescents
  • Experience managing the administrative components of treatment (case documentation, coordination with other community agencies, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills—verbal and written
  • Demonstrated coordination and organizational skills
  • Must meet any required state certification or licensing criteria
  • Ability to travel to other agency locations as required
  • Bi-lingual - English-Spanish required. All agency documents and records are in English, so English writing proficiency required. Position itself requires Spanish speaking, writing, and reading proficiency
  • Strong skills in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook applications
  • Ability to work well with people from many cultures including recent immigrants, non-English speakers, and LGBTQ children

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Word processing: Including responding to e-mails, composing letters, completing computerized documentation, transcribing minutes for meetings, etc.: This involves sitting at a computer for several hours a day.
  • Completing paperwork -Such as copying, stapling as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Sit in and/or drive a vehicle up to several hours as needed for transportation.
  • Sit/ride in vehicles, busses, subways, trains - public transportation for lengthy periods of time.
  • Walk up/down stairs as needed.
  • Walk to enter/exit subway and other public transportation as needed.
  • Walk several blocks to get to required location.

Benefits

As a full time benefits position, staff is eligible to enroll in medical, dental, vision, FSA, supplemental life insurance, critical illness, enhanced short-term disability, and 401(k) benefits.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment drug testing.