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Assistant Director, LCSW (Support Center)

Are you looking to make a difference? If so, Samaritan Daytop Village offers opportunities for a meaningful and challenging career in the health and human services field. We are looking for proactive, team-oriented employees to join our organization for the opening of the Support Center in the Bronx. Come be part of our rapidly growing agency in one of several positions available at the Support Center. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, and vision; 401k employer match; pension; LTD; life insurance; tuition reimbursement; Flexible Spending Account (FSA); and generous time off.

The Support and Connection Center is a new entity type and the first of its kind in New York City offering a comprehensive range of mental health and substance use disorder services to individuals referred by NYPD. The center will provide 24/7/365 client-centered, short stay, engagement and stabilization/treatment alternative for people who are experiencing non-emergency psychiatric symptoms, drug use and/or non-emergency medical issues. The Samaritan Daytop Village’s Support and Connection Center will provide true integration of Mental Health, Substance Use, and Medical Care to individuals in need of support.

Samaritan Daytop Village is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate because of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, gender, identity, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, military veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to attracting, retaining and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

The Assistant Program Director is responsible for assisting the Program Director with the overall clinical management and administrative operations of his/her assigned program(s). He or she is responsible for assisting with managing and monitoring the job performance of all program employees; assuring the quality of clinical services provided to persons served and the communications between program employees and agency administration. This work is carried out in support of the mission and goals of Samaritan Daytop Village.


  • ·Assists with administrative oversight of the facility.
  • Monitors quality, effectiveness and efficiency of program’s clinical services and safety of environment of care.
  • Assists with managing program services, improving existing services and developing new treatment components to meet needs of persons served.
  • Helps develop, implement and deploy agency policy and procedures.
  • Provides clinical and administrative supervision to assigned program staff.
  • Assists with interviewing, training, appraising and disciplining subordinate staff
  • Assists with administrative supervision for facility operations; ensures a safe and secure environment of care.
  • Ensures clinical staff maintain accurate, complete and timely records that comply with regulatory standards and agency internal policy and procedure.
  • Ensures that all program staff uphold the agency's Code of Conduct/Code of Ethics and comply with all Federal, state and local law/regulation, including 42 CFR confidentiality and HIPAA privacy and security regulations.
  • Plans, develops, and conducts in-service training to maintain and improve staff competencies.
  • Assist with monthly utilization, linkages and outcome reports to Vice President, DOHMH, OASAS, and OMH.
  • Assists in fostering and developing relationship with local NYPD precinct, community leaders, and other agencies within catchment area.
  • Represents Samaritan Village at community and public forums.
  • Adheres to all responsibilities and duties of a New York State mandated reporter.
  • Keeps abreast of changes in field.
  • Performs other duties as requested.


Education, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work.
  • Minimum of five (5) years clinical experience in substance use and/or mental health treatment, two-three (2-3) of which in a supervisory capacity.
  • In depth knowledge of NYC diverse network of medical and behavioral health care organizations, including substance use disorders, treatment services, education and employment services, and non-traditional community support groups.
  • Available to work a flexible schedule and be to work all three shifts as needed in response to participant and staff needs.
  • Computer literacy including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and EMR.
  • Strong leadership and effective management skills.
  • Ability to implement and monitor policy and procedure in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Knowledgeable about federal, state and local law and regulation governing substance abuse treatment programs.
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

License/Certification Required:

  • NYS LCSW licensure

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