The Segue Program is a partnership with Springfield State Hospital Center that assists patients as they transition back to the community. The 16-bed program is located in Sykesville, MD.
This is a management position offered by Sheppard Pratt (formerly known as Way Station). requiring knowledge of community-based programming for adults with serious mental illness and specific knowledge and skill in rehabilitation and crisis intervention. Primary responsibility is to assist the Manager of Segue and the Deputy Chief for Organizational Systems Integration in managing the delivery of services to individuals served at Segue. The job involves the development, coordination, integration, supervision, administration and evaluation of both Segue and Segue II which are specialized residential crisis/transition programs. The Assistant Manager of Segue Services is expected through training and experience to exercise independent judgment with the supervision of the Manager of Segue Services. This is a salaried position.
Position Requirements: Education and Experience
- Possession of a Bachelor's Degree in related field or an Associate's Degree and work experience which uniquely qualifies the individual for the job.
- Two years positively referenced relevant work experience.
- Valid driver's license or alternative transportation plan.
- Must be covered under an active auto insurance policy and a valid copy of auto insurance is required prior to hire.
Position Requirements: Knowledge, Abilities and Skill
- Knowledge of best practices in the areas of psychiatric treatment, and rehabilitation and crisis intervention.
- Knowledge and experience in the areas of clinical assessment, treatment planning, and interventions for persons with serious mental illness to include co-occurring disorders.
- Knowledge of Forensic System as it pertains to individuals on Conditional Releases, probation and involved with mental health courts.
- Understanding of and experience in the use of basic principles of program development, administration and evaluation.
- Knowledge of current regulations.
- Knowledge of and ability to implement evidence based practices.
- Ability to communicate Way Stations mission to the community.
- Knowledge of and ability to implement current effective approaches to assist persons with mental illness and co-occurring disorders transition from long term hospital stays back into the community.
- Ability to establish and maintain empowering, trust relationships with individuals served and their support systems.
- Ability to supervise, train and consult with staff in both formal and informal settings.
- Ability to provide supervision in both group and individuals settings.
- Ability to provide leadership as well as develop leadership skills in others.
- Ability to conduct group meetings with members to facilitate problem solving.
- Ability to communicate in a clear and effective manner, orally and in writing.
- Ability to perform individual assessment, planning and implementation in both structured and unstructured settings.
- Ability to work as part of an integrated interdisciplinary team.
- Skill in time management and organization of job activities.
- Ability to consistently assess members and adjust interventions as needed.
- Ability to assess residential environments for health, safety, and security.
- Willingness and ability to examine one's own behavior, feelings, and attitudes to facilitate a productive relationship with members, families and staff.