Elk River Treatment Program, situated on 120 acres in North
Alabama, is seeking a Program Director for its 60-bed residential treatment
program for adolescents. The ideal candidate will have experience in best
practices for mental health treatment, behavior management systems,
experiential programming, Joint Commission Accreditation, staff development/training,
and overall program logistics.
As Program Director, you are responsible for the execution and oversight of the day-to-day operations of the treatment program. The Program Director is responsible for leading and managing regulatory compliance, risk management, staff development, and milieu treatment which is in alignment with the clinical model and strategic plan of the organization. You are expected to maintain a climate that attracts, maintains, and motivates a diverse group of highly qualified staff. The Program Director carries out all job responsibilities with fidelity and accountability to the Program’s Mission, Vision, Values, Guiding Principles, and Strategic Plan.