Chief Program Officer
|Employment Type:||Full Time|
|Description:||On a daily basis, Liberation Program demonstrates that substance use disorders can be treated successfully using targeted treatment solutions to help people pave their way to self-sufficiency and sustained recovery. We are seeking a CPO to lead our clinical programs that serve the communities of Lower Fairfield County.
The successful candidate will lead our programs in a manner that reflects our treatment philosophy, builds trusting relationships with our recoverees, delivers clinical and financial results, and fosters innovation and organizational growth. As a member of the senior management team, s/he will help set the direction and strategy for Liberation Programs and translate those strategies into successful daily operations.
|Duties:||• Leads all clinical programs in a manner that enables individuals to enter into and sustain recovery throughout their lives.
• Strengthens the level of cohesion and integration among the programs and ensures that operations embody Liberation Programs’ treatment philosophy.
• Achieves programs’ clinical and financial outcomes.
• Develops and implements program and treatment innovations.
• Creates a healthy and engaging working environment for staff and volunteers.
• Provides leadership for program staff and volunteers, including hiring and development.
• Ensures programmatic compliance with all applicable third party requirements, such as the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
• Proven success record of leading all aspects of a clinical behavioral health program with at least seven years of progressive management experience.
• Demonstrated alignment with Liberation Programs’ treatment philosophy.
• Strong communication skills -- effectively builds rapport with people from different walks of life, writes well and easily, and speaks effectively in a variety of settings.
• Strong clinical understanding of addiction and mental health theory, practice and systems, evidenced in part by relevant education, certifications and licensures, e.g., LCSW, LPC, LADC, or equivalent; master’s degree required.
• Demonstrated experience effectively using metrics, budgets, and technology to manage programs.
• Demonstrated success in developing effective teams, building programs and systems, and delivering results.
• Excellent innovator and problem-solver who can conceive, develop, and implement programs to foster Liberation Programs’ growth.
• Familiarity with Connecticut’s mental health and addiction services community (e.g., policymakers, funders, regulators, providers).
• Experience successfully leading and innovating an addiction treatment program.
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