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Job: Associate Director of Substance Use Program

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Title Associate Director of Substance Use Program
Categories Northern California
Position Type PERMANENT
Salary $110k – $115k
Location San Jose, CA
Job Information

The Associate Administrator manages all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the Program, which involves ensuring regulatory compliance and actively overseeing quality assurance performance improvements. Additionally, the Associate Administrator collaborates with all corporate departments and outside consultants and representative of the program to State/County agencies, community partners, and consumer groups.

As the Associate Administrator/Program Director, you will manage the day to day operations of the facility including:

  • Establishing, supporting, interpreting, directing and coordinating implementation of facility philosophy, organizational objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Providing communication linkage between corporate management and facility departments, and the establishment and maintenance of a clear reporting structure detailing the relationships and responsibilities of all facility departments and positions
  • Assure compliance with appropriate regulations. In addition, you will oversee and assure that there are comprehensive quality Assurance and Utilization Review programs in place.
  • Responsible for fiscal management of facility including: responsibility for implementing, maintaining, and evaluating budgets in all operational departments, and analyzing budget variances with departments, and develop explanation and /or correction action plans required; responsibility to establish and monitor internal controls to safeguard physical, financial, and human resources.
  • Prepares administrative records, reports, and analyses; manages facility information systems
  • Utilize knowledge of and assurance of compliance with regulatory bodies, including Department of Mental Health and County Mental Health.
  • Identifies management learning needs of department heads and provides opportunities to meet those needs.



– FourĀ  years of experience in an administrative management position in a health care setting
– Two years of responsibility for supervision of professional staff, budgeting, program planning, and licensing
– Understanding of community mental health services, psychiatric rehabilitation concepts, and the recovery philosophy
– A successful track record working with, and sensitivity to, multi-cultural populations and issues in urban settings are highly desirable



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