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Program Director - specialized residential program & interdisciplinary clinical team

La Puente, CA, USA | Liberty Healthcare

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
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    General Management
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Liberty Healthcare has opened a specialized residential program designed to provide intensive residential treatment services to adult clients who may present with behavioral health disorders, autism, intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavior challenges.


This program utilizes intensive interdisciplinary clinical services, employ competent and well-trained direct care staff, utilize best practices in person-centered care, and be set in a modern four-bed residential home in the community.


Liberty Healthcare currently seeks an experienced leader who will be responsible for the continuous management of this specialized home and program.


The incumbent will enjoy a wide array of responsibilities, including:


Developing, implementing and managing a multidisciplinary treatment program which will meet the needs of program clients and also prepare them for long-term success in the community

Establishing and maintaining a treatment milieu which is conducive to person-centered care, positive behavioral interventions, trauma-informed care and best practices

Leading the program’s interdisciplinary team

Assuring compliance with all applicable Federal, State of California, and Liberty Healthcare standards, statutes, regulations and contractual obligations

Assisting in the development and management of the program budget

Ensuring the physical plant is safe, sanitary and conducive to healthy living 

Liaising with a wide array of stakeholders - including public human service officials, Liberty Healthcare corporate representatives, law enforcement officers, community interest groups, and guardians and families

Being available on-call on a rotational basis to respond to client crisis and urgent needs


Program Directors will need to be certified as an Adult Residential Facility (ARF) Administrator or willing to become ARF certified upon hire. Qualified applicants will concurrently hold one of the following credentials: Qualified Behavior Modification Professional (Behavior Analyst, Assistant Behavior Analyst, LCSW or LMFT with at least two years experience designing, supervising and implementing behavior plans), Registered Behavioral Technician (RBT) or Psychiatric Technician (LPT). Individuals who are not certified as an ARF or RBT are encouraged to apply - but must be willing to become certified.


Applicants must have previously served in a leadership role in behavioral health, forensic mental health and intellectual/developmental disabilities. Ideally you will also possess a Bachelor’s degree. 


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