The Director of Camino a Casa is responsible for successfully operating the program to include clinical programing. program staff selection and supervision and managing all resources to ensure solid financial and clinical performance. The Director is a member of the Campus Leadership Team and works closely with other campus leaders to ensure the agency achieves its mission.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (illustrated by typical activities):
Develop, establish, implement, and monitor the program to ensure effectiveness and growth.
Supervises and oversees day-to-day program operations to include marketing, admissions, utilization review, programming and discharge planning.
Ensures clinical effectiveness and the utilization of evidence-based treatment.
Provides effective financial leadership and management, including budget development and oversight, revenue development, and expense stewardship.
Ensures proper record/documentation maintenance and conformance with all commercial insurance contractual demands.
Ensures that program philosophy and service delivery align with the program and agency vision, mission and values.
Advocates for system change in relationship to agency service delivery philosophy.
Establishes and advances agency and program goals: create plans, organizes resources, manages projects, makes plan adjustments, and monitors progress.
Leads program development and improvement, including implementation of new services and service modalities and growth of existing programs. Establishes program systems, structures, policies and procedures, focusing on maintaining and improving efficiency, effectiveness and quality of services.
Analyzes and integrates the use of outcome data to improve clinical service delivery within assigned team.
Ensures the educational needs of youth are met consistent with contractual requirements. This includes working closely with education specialist to ensure youth have access to appropriate coursework.
Collaborates and communicates with internal and external stakeholders, customers, and constituencies in a manner that promotes agency mission, vision, and values; agency, region, and area goals; and customer satisfaction.
Ensures full compliance with Community Care Licensing (CCL), Medi-Cal, Department of Education, and other regulatory bodies.
Ensures staff billable productivity and other revenue related activities meet or exceed revenue forecasts.
Ensures clinical documentation and quality assurance meets both agency and payor standards, ensuring audit ready charts and continuous quality improvement.
Ensure that all staff behavior and area activity is in full compliance with agency, local, state, and federal standards and requirements.
Works with Development team. Assists with newsletters, grants and other special projects related to promoting CaC in the community.
Represent the agency and area in the community, providing exemplary leadership and professionalism that advance the region, agency, and behavioral health industry.
Masters or Doctorate degree in related field
Ph.D., Psy.D., LCSW, LMFT preferred
Minimum 5-7 years related experience and/or experience working with severely emotionally disturbed children/ adolescents and their parents.
Minimum 3 years of progressive leadership experience preferably with private insurance funded programs.
Ability to exercise independent judgement and leadership, analyze situations accurately and take effective action.
Ability to use effective leadership skills in daily interactions, planning and delegation of duties
Model appropriate therapeutic and professional behavior, lead a group of diverse personalities
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Ability to use various computer software. Knowledge of Title 22, Division 6 licensing requirements. Strong organizational, communication and leadership skills. Strong human relations skills and excellent interpersonal skills.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Analytical and Critical Thinking
Ethics and Integrity
Managing and Developing Employees
Planning and Organization Skills
Teamwork and Relationships
Technical Ability and Skills
About Casa Pacifica
Casa Pacifica offers adolescent and family services designed to treat victims of abuse and neglect, substance abuse, homelessness, and other behavioral and mental health issues. Our Camarillo, Santa Barbara, and Santa Maria offices work with more than 2,100 of the most vulnerable children and their families annually.
We meet youth and families at the most challenging times of their lives and help them overcome some of life’s most difficult circumstances – abuse and neglect, complex emotional and behavioral issues, and family crisis. We restore hope, help children find joy in daily living, and improve families’ opportunities to build a better life for themselves and find a place in the community where they can be successful. Casa Pacifica is committed to children and their families unconditionally over time and through all of life’s ups and downs.
Headquartered on a rural 24-acre campus just five miles from the Pacific Ocean, Casa Pacifica’s main Camarillo campus provides the perfect setting for children and adolescents to heal and find new hope for a better future. Our primary service area includes: San Diego, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Kern County (Bakersfield), San Luis Obi...spo County (SLO), Ventura County, Santa Barbara County and the Southern California/Central Coast region.
Camino a Casa
Residential Treatment Center
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
Therapeutic Behavioral Services
Mobile Crisis Response
Transitional Youth Services
Casa Pacifica provides a comprehensive array of state of the art services to meet the varied and complex needs of children, youth, and emerging adults in our care.
Offices in Santa Maria, Santa Barbara, and Camarillo house our community-based staff, who deliver services in homes, schools, and the community.