Mental Health Systems, Inc. (MHS) was founded in 1978 to provide mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation services in an innovative and cost-effective manner. We continue to ensure that the delivery of these services conforms to the MHS core values. Our goal is to improve lives and instill hope by using new and creative treatment strategies while respecting time-proven methods of intervention.
Teen Recovery Center (TRC) provides outpatient substance abuse services to adolescents (ages 12-17). Services are appropriate to the level of care necessary for our young clients to successfully address their issues. Our program partners with local school districts, juvenile court and the community to provide an integrated substance use treatment program.
MHS is a Drug-Free workplace therefore all staff must comply with Drug-Free Workplace requirements regarding alcohol and drug use. MHS performs post-offer substance abuse testing on all employees. MHS provides a full range of benefits to regular employees. These benefits include paid vacation, sick time, and holidays, partially paid employee health insurance, flexible spending account, paid employee long-term disability insurance, an MHS funded profit sharing plan, and an individual employee-funded 403(b) plan. Eligibility for benefits is contingent upon employment status; see MHS Employee Handbook for full details. Eligible part-time employees will receive benefits on a prorated basis. Eligibility for employment with MHS requires satisfactory criminal background clearance including conviction records.
The Program Manager is responsible for the overall operation of the program including ensuring quality of services, staff management, leadership and supervision, financial matters, administrative activities, record keeping, safety, and compliance with the County of San Diego contract requirements and the Mental Health Systems, Inc. Personnel Policies and Program Manager’s responsibilities.
Assures thorough and concise discussion of each client attending to treatment goals, measuring behavior and progress in overall treatment.
Consults with Program Division Vice President on a regular basis in order to ensure program development. Participates in self- evaluation process.
Completes all assigned duties within the time frame and according to the standards as established by the Division Vice President.
Complies with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures.
Develops and implements quality assurance activities including peer review and monitoring of all client charts.
Oversees weekly treatment team and staff meetings.
Follows administrative chain of command.
Must complete all MHS required trainings annually.
Participates in public relations activities, and works to increase awareness and involvement of the program to the general public.
Participates in regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Participates in the Injury and Illness Prevention Program and follows guidelines that promote workplace safety.
Provides weekly clinical supervision to direct service staff and/or delegates this to senior staff persons.
Provides Reviews documentation on each client including records client’s behavior and relationship to treatment objectives.
Provides input towards policy and procedure design, revision, and deletion.
Is on-site at least 80% of the time the program is operating.
Other relevant duties as assigned.