Case Management/Social Services, Education/Teaching/Training
Job Title: Substance Abuse Manager
Department/Program: Substance Use Disorders Services
Reports To: Director of Substance Use Disorders Services
FLSA Status: Exempt
1401 S. California
Chicago, IL 60608
Position Summary: Oversee all aspects of the intensive and outpatient programs. Assist and supervise in the development and implementation of client treatment plans and appropriate services. Assume direct service responsibilities when program coverage makes it necessary.
Recommend hiring and termination of staff and consultants.
Provide orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation of staff, interns and consultants.
Schedule staff to insure program coverage.
Coordinate client selection, admission and discharge.
Coordinate, monitor and evaluate the delivery of client services.
Assign program responsibilities among staff.
Assign caseloads to staff and schedule/chair staffing.
Monitor service documentation and record keeping.
Assist with development/implementation of new services as needed.
Function as a liaison to other programs.
Conduct and document regular supervisory sessions, staff meetings and clinical meetings.
Ensure that staff evaluations are completed in a timely manner.
Ensure adherence by program staff to procedures and policies established by CARF, DHS, DASA, Medicaid and all other licensing regulatory entities.
Ensure adherence to Anixter policies and procedures.
Ensure compliance with utilization review recommendations and implementation of quality improvement requirements.
Ensure that all reports/billings are completed fully and submitted in a timely fashion.
Maintain Petty Cash and ensure that all required documentation/receipts are submitted as requested by accounting.
Maximize/maintain census and utilization at a minimum of 80%.
Maximize program efficiency and operate within the program budget.
Provide outreach/marketing presentations to referral sources as needed.
Maintain a safe work environment, train staff and clients regarding safety policies/procedures, correct all safety deficiencies as needed and maintain Safety Log.
Develop, update and maintain records, policies and procedures for the operation of the program.
Attend professional training and obtain professional re-certification as needed.
Coordinate and assist with marketing/outreach efforts.
Attend all required meetings.
Complete all other related duties as directed by supervisor.
Essential Skills and Experience:
MA. in social service related field with two years of supervisory experience in substance abuse treatment.
Must hold clinical certification as a Certified Alcohol and Other Drug Counselor (CADC) from the Illinois Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association (IAODAPCA); or be a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC); or be a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC); or be a Licensed Social Worker (LSW); or be a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); or be a licensed Psychologist pursuant to the Clinical Psychology Practice Act.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and have access to an automobile to access other locations when required.
Leadership: a demonstrated ability to lead people and get results through others
Planning: an ability to think ahead and plan over a one-to two-year time span
Management: the ability to organize and manage multiple priorities
Problem analysis and problem resolution at both a strategic and a functional level
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
High performance teams and a strong team player
Commitment to company values
Nonessential Skills and Experience:
Previous non-profit experience a plus
Reporting to this Position: Substance Abuse Counselors
Physical Demands and Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
About Anixter Center
ABOUT ANIXTER CENTER:
Anixter Center is one of the largest nonprofit organizations in the Chicago area serving people of all ages with disabilities and related challenges. Each year Anixter Center and its three divisions - CALOR, Chicago Hearing Society (CHS) and Lekotek - help more than 7,300 children, teens and adults by providing residential, educational, employment, socialization and health services.
What makes us truly unique are the array of services we offer plus our ability to help people at every stage of life—children, teens, young adults and older adults.
As the parent organization, Anixter Center itself provides a broad range of programs for those who have physical, developmental, cognitive, psychiatric or sensory disabilities. These Anixter Center programs include: a literacy program for adults with disabilities; 24-hour supervised residential homes; substance use disorder programs for those who are deaf; and employment programs to help people with disabilities find jobs.