DIR - OUTPATIENT SERVICES
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Anchor Hospital is seeking a Dynamic and Talented Director for our
PHP Outpatient Services
Established in 1986, Anchor Hospital specializes in the treatment
of behavioral health and addictive disease disorders for teens,
adults and seniors. Our mental health facility in Atlanta, Georgia
is located on a secluded, 55-acre campus, less than three miles
from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and is accredited by
the Joint Commission. Our continuum of services includes a 24/7
free, confidential psychiatric assessment by Georgia behavioral
health professionals. Anchor Hospital is a proud supporter of the
National Action Alliance on Suicide Prevention. We provide Georgia
behavioral health education and resources to help improve the
communities we serve.
For more information, please visit our website:
The Director of Outpatient Services oversees the Partial Hospital
Program (PHP) services. They will increase physician and staff
awareness of PHP appropriateness for patients discharging from
in-patient level of care, and responsible for the development and
implementation of clinically sound programs. The Director of
Outpatient Services will educate prospective clients/families on
program goals and benefits, as well as ensure facility compliance
with all state and county regulations, Joint Commission and CMS
regulations. Accountable for leadership and strategic management of
the Outpatient Services program, in collaboration with the Medical
Director and the clinical staff, this position assesses, develops,
implements and evaluates program philosophy, goals, objectives, and
treatment interventions. This position provides the leadership
necessary for successful program development and maintenance
through appropriate, organized, and program focused referral
development activities. The support includes but is not limited to:
administrative functions such as marketing, program development,
quality initiatives, clinical supervision, knowledge of regulatory
requirements and providing direct patient care (facilitates groups,
completes assessments, etc).
- Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
makes routine employment decisions and supervises, coordinates, and
evaluates the work of professional and non-professional clinical
- Under the supervision of the CEO, schedules and assigns staff
according to patient needs; guides and advises subordinates as
- Coordinates with the Director of Business Development (DBD) and
develops marketing plans for the outpatient programs.
- Assists in operating the department within defined limitations;
reports and exhibits variances.
- Coordinates unit activities with medical Staff and other
departments of the Hospital.
- Maintains optimal standards of clinical care and constantly
- Assists and maintains performance improvement program.
- Provides clinical and administrative leadership.
- Interacts with and assists in teaching staff.
- Assumes responsibility for professional development and ongoing
- Serves as a clinical resource person to staff members in their
- Complete psychosocial assessments.
- Provide group therapy or co-lead groups.
- Provide individual/family therapy sessions and crisis
- Ensure timely and accurate delivery of clinical information to
- Provide social work consultations to physicians, nurses, other
hospital staff members, patients, patient's relatives and
coordinate with community agencies as appropriate.
- Provides case management services to patients in PHP/IOP.
- Provides discharge planning services to PHP/IOP patients as
- Attend appropriate meetings, workshops, and in-house trainings
to maintain clinical skills and keep informed of community
- Respond to calls and requests made by hospital physicians,
intake and assessment personnel, nurses and other staff as
- Promotes safety by attending mandatory in-services and complies
with all safety measures initiated by the facility
- Other duties as assigned by leadership.
WHAT DO OUR CURRENT EMPLOYEES VALUE AT ANCHOR HOSPITAL AND UHS?
An environment that puts patient care first. One of the most
rewarding aspects of this job is providing excellent care, comfort,
and security to the patients and families you treat, at their most
vulnerable times. Supportive and responsive leadership. You are
never alone, as you are part of a large network of peer co-workers
that routinely exchange ideas and review current topics within the
industry. Having the opportunity to grow, learn, and advance in
your career. There are very robust continuing education options and
opportunities for skills diversification and career advancement
- Benefits Include:
- Challenging and rewarding work environment
- Competitive Compensation
- Competitive Benefits Plan
- 401k with match
- Stock Purchase discount program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Discount Purchasing Program
- Career development opportunities within UHS and its 300+
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- M.S. or M.A. in Social Work or related field with previous
placement or internship in a psychiatric setting required. Prior
experience providing case management services, discharge planning,
group therapy and conducting psychosocial evaluations
- Knowledge of PHP and/or inpatient psychiatric policies and
procedures, with Two years of hospital and management
- LPC, LMFT, or LCSW Required
- Must have knowledge of local community resources and services
- Must be able to make sound, independent judgments based on
scientific and/or ethical principles.
- Must be able to collaborate with other multidisciplinary team
members in an appropriate fashion.
- Must be capable of adapting to varying workloads and work
assignments on a constant basis.
UHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, openly supports
and fully commits to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion
and compensation of all individuals without regard to race, color,
religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics,
protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by
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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is
critical to our success.
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