||Please note that this position will be located in Bangor, Maine.Job Summary:The Program Director is responsible for managing the daily operations of a comprehensive program for women with or without children in early recovery. The incumbent ensures optimal resident referrals and ensures that an appropriate application process and orientation prepare women for a residential experience that promotes building on their strengths and motivating them toward self-sufficiency. The incumbent guides the residents in establishing and carrying out their individual goal setting plans with appropriate accountability and tracking of progress. The incumbent ensures basic financial literacy and budgeting, and links residents to agencies or providers to access necessary resources related to all types of healthcare, education, career, employment, volunteering, financial management, legal advice, housing, healthy lifestyle and parenting/childcare needs. The Program Director facilitates resident meetings on a weekly basis, oversees contracted staff from partner organizations, manages the relationship with the property management company, and monitors and evaluates program outcomes. The incumbent effectively interacts with residents, resident children, family members, therapists, McAuley Residence and Mercy staff, agency providers, volunteers, mentors and donors.The incumbent performs duties in accordance with performance standards. The incumbent may have access to highly confidential patient, employee, and Mercy proprietary information, and must handle and protect the information in accordance with hospital and system policies, HIPAA requirements, and the highest level of ethical standards. The incumbent is responsible for reporting all security events, potential events, and other security risks to the organization. The incumbent is accountable for employee safety and will attend safety and loss-control training, engage in injury prevention, perform accident and injury investigations including conducting root cause analysis, and assist in returning employees to regular duty. The incumbent is responsible for participating in and completing all patient safety initiatives appropriate to the position, and conducts all job responsibilities according to the Mission and Values of Mercy Hospital.Requirements:Licensed in the state of Maine as a LCSW or LMSW preferred. Bachelor's degree in Administration, Social Work, or related field. Master's degree preferred. Three (3) to five (5) years of experience in administration and/or supervision. Three (3) to (5) years of experience in direct service in social work with women. Excellent interpersonal skills are required as incumbent deals with the residents, the public, members of Mercy community, external social service and health care providers. Has access to highly confidential information.
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