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Company: Elwyn
Location: Media, PA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education


POSITION SUMMARY: The Behavioral Health Unit Manager will be responsible for all aspects of daily operations for the designated Residential Treatment Facility for Adults(RTF-A) unit including development of all clinical programming, hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions of staff, and interfacing with outside agencies and funding sources


  • Manage all aspects of the daily operation of the unit
  • Assist in development and implementation of the program model
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of all treatment plans and behavioral programming
  • Ensure all safety codes are followed and enforced
  • Conducts evaluations of incidents and fact finds as required
  • Provide program services in response to and respecting individual rights
  • Advocate for maximum social, academic, emotional, and vocational opportunities for residents
  • Evaluate services to determine their fit to needs of individuals served
  • Ensure appropriate personal and physical care of residents
  • Ensure proper management of securing financial entitlements for residents and Elwyn
  • Implement all procedures regarding record keeping for residents
  • Develop and nurture relationships with resident families
  • Develop and nurture relationships with outside social service agencies and funding sources
  • Ensure adherence to Department of Human Services (DHS) regulations
  • Participate in the developing plans of correction regarding licensure, certification, and other approvals
  • Monitor methods of ongoing quality assurance regarding compliance with all licensure, certification and other standards
  • Work closely with Director responding to program concerns
  • Actively participate in teams, committees, or special projects as directed by Director
  • Supervise work of program specialists and ensure appropriate inservice and training to all staff
  • Oversee all employee payroll data collection and submission
  • Oversee all employee scheduling
  • Assist with key personnel functions involving recruitment, hiring, discipline, and discharge practices and functions
  • Maintain program staff files regarding required training, disciplinary actions, commendations, evaluations, and any other pertinent information as required by regulation
  • Provide on-call services as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Director of Natale Civil Unit

DIRECT REPORTS: Behavioral Health Program Specialists II, Certified Peer Specialists and ABS Specialists

CONTACTS: Residents, staff, funding sources, Department of Human Services (DHS), Social Security, social service agencies, Base Service Units, families, county representatives, and advocacy groups, legal system, courts, probation and parole


  • Bachelor's degree in human service field including but not limited to psychology, sociology, nursing, human services; Master's preferred
  • Five years' experience with in the mental health field.
  • Two years supervisory experience preferred
  • Certified Co-occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) or Certified Addictions Counselor (CAC) eligible status including two years' drug and alcohol counseling experience and/or forensic experience preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in clinical program design including individual and group therapy, vocational assessment, and the development and implementation of behavioral strategies.
  • Working knowledge of fiscal management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of applicable DHS & HHS regulations
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Must be able to perform CPR and crisis intervention techniques using agency-trained protocols
  • Must possess excellent customer interaction, collaboration, presentation, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated intermediate experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Must have current, valid driver's license in state of residence, 3 years driving experience, and acceptable driving record

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL PROFILE: See Physical Demands Checklist below which represents the general physical demands and environment conditions to which the employee holding this position must meet, in addition to the duties and responsibilities listed above, to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Elwyn will engage otherwise qualified candidates for this position whose disabilities may require reasonable accommodations to enable an individual to perform the essential functions.

Elwyn reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as needed. This job description is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of duties and responsibilities of the job nor does it constitute a written or implied contract.

Elwyn is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and identity, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, genetic information, disability status, military or veteran status, marital or family status, political activities or affiliations, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, and federal law. #ca #mon

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