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Director of Adult Services

Greater Nashua Mental Health

Established in 1920, Greater Nashua Mental Health has as its mission: empowering individuals to lead full and satisfying lives through treatment and support. Our agency provides comprehensive, evidence-based behavioral health services for individuals with mental health and/or substance misuse disorders. We offer a wide array of services in office and community settings, serving adults and children.  As the State-designated Community Mental Health Center for Southern Hillsborough County, we serve everyone who walks in our doors, and no one is ever turned away due to the inability to pay for services.  Without our agency, many of the most vulnerable members of our community would not have access to critically needed behavioral health care.   We believe that by respecting people as they are, we can help them to become all that they wish to be.


Job Summary:

Greater Nashua Mental Health is looking for a full-time Director of Adult Services to join our team! The Director of Adult Services is a member of the management team responsible for the oversight and coordination of the organization’s Adult Services department. 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises staff, ensuring that work is in accordance with the Agency's professional standards, the Program's Plan for Services, and the Agency's Policies and Procedures. 
  • Monitors that clients are receiving the appropriate level of care within the department based upon their clinical presentation and functioning needs.
  • Ensures adequate coverage for services during clinic working hours.
  • Communicates, collaborates, and consults with clients, staff, and other agencies to ensure effective and efficient operations of the program.
  • Ensures that established treatment plans are carried out and that clients are treated in accordance with Agency client rights policies and procedures.  Ensures quality and appropriateness of critical aspects of care through ongoing monitoring of the established individuals and the appropriate development and implementation of corrective action as indicated.
  • Monitors the distribution of caseload based on the assessed needs of clients, as well as existing caseloads and expertise of staff members.
  • Supervises the screening of potential program staff and makes recommendations as to hiring so that departmental objectives can be met.
  • Serves as a liaison between CSS and other staff members and departments serving the population's needs, informing them of Agency plans, changes, goals, and policies and procedures.
  • Represents the program outside the Agency, serving as a representative on various committees in the community and other mental health agencies within the State, as appropriate to the benefit of the program and the population served.
  • Ensures continued educational needs of staff are met within the limits of Agency resources. 
  • Maintains client records in accordance with GNMH standards.
  • Provides treatment/counseling to adults and families based on the established treatment plan using the approved modalities of the Agency.
  • Develops and updates program plans, ensures monitoring of implementation, and establishes and executes corrective actions as indicated in conjunction with Management and Professional Staff. 
  • Ensures regional planning is executed.  
  • Develops and oversees the department budget.
  • Completes other required administrative, statistical, scheduling, supervision, data processing, quality assurance, financial management, safety, and building related tasks as assigned.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as required or assigned.  

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Psychology, Clinical Mental Health or Social Work.
  • NH Licensed mental health provider (LCMHC or LICSW).
  • Ability to build rapport and interact with broad range of clients, including severe and chronic populations.
  • Leadership ability in work setting.  Flexible, willing to learn, and anticipates the clinician and administrative needs of self and staff.
  • Strong collaborating skills, and an ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with frequent deadlines; high energy, self-motivated and proactive.
  • Ability to multitask, and be flexible with regard to workload and assignments.
  • Ability to exercise judgment.  Ability to problem solve and exercise judgment.

Why Join Us:

We are looking for collaborative, curious for knowledge people with a “can do” mentality to join our team of compassionate employees! We provide a stimulating work environment and offer competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits including:

  • Choice of 2 health insurance plans
  • Health Reimbursement Arrangement
  • Health Plan Opt Out Benefit
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Group Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurances
  • 403b Retirement Plan with Agency Match
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Paid Extended Sick Time
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Supervision towards Clinical Licensure
  • Qualifying Employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program and NH State Loan Repayment Program
How to Apply:

Apply online by visiting: https://gnmhc.org/careers/

Job Location:

Nashua

Date Added: December 22, 2021

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