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Employer: Abbott House
Location: Mitchell, SD 57301
Employment Type: Full Time

  1. Purpose:

  2. Ensure that all clients and potential clients of Abbott House programs are provided services conducive to developing and nurturing physical, emotional, mental and academic progress.

  3. Assure that human and ethical standards of conduct are employed in the delivery of all services.

  4. Qualifications:

  5. Masters Degree and licensed as a mental health counselor or 3+ years’ experience.

  6. Three years youth services experience including supervision experience.

  7. Ability to teach youth care theory and practice to employees who work directly with children.

  8. Knowledge of and experience with group process and group dynamics.

  9. Ability to provide leadership and direction to subordinates.

III.             Responsible To:  Executive Director

  1. Principal Accountabilities:

  2. Carefully assess and respond to the program’s needs as they concern individual clients, staff, or the organization.

  3. Implement treatment programming and develop resources that appropriately respond to fluctuating demand.

  4. Ensure that all clients are appropriately evaluated and screened for admission and once eligible are routinely assessed and placed in a timely manner in the most necessary services and provided the resources for their needs.

  5. Ensure continuity of professional services by retaining personnel who are fully competent in achieving objectives and carrying out responsibilities of the program through effective selection, development, training, and motivation.

  6. Contribute to the effective management and administration of the organization by the incisive and timely analysis of program issues and reporting of these to the Program Director for evaluation.

  7. Ensure that all internal and external statements, reports, and evaluations are prepared accurately in a timely manner.

  8. Respond to other expectations of the Agency and/or supervisor.


Contact Information

Abbott House
PO Box 700
Mitchell, SD 57301

Other Information

Category(s): Healthcare, Management
Industry: Healthcare / Health Services
Experience Req.: No
Degree Req.: No
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