Director, Behavioral Health Services (LICSW, LMHC, Phd)

Vinfen – Lowell, MA

About the Company:
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that transforms lives by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental and behavioral disabilities at more than 200 sites with 3100 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.

Description of Role:
The Outpatient Clinic Director/ Director, Behavioral Health Services (LICSW, LMHC, LCSW, Phd)will be responsible for the daily operations of an outpatient clinic site and will work to ensure that a high quality of services are upheld. The Outpatient Clinic Director will oversee provider and staff scheduling, staff management, client flow, client satisfaction, budget management, personnel management and development, and ensuring compliance with policies and protocols. In addition, the Outpatient Clinic Director will work to progress continued success and direction of the clinic by assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of behavioral health clinic services. The Outpatient Clinic Director will demonstrate leadership by exercising significant judgment and initiative, as well as anticipating and positively reacting to clinical, organizational, and administrative issues and concerns from internal and external constituents. The Outpatient Clinic Director will also deliver direct clinical services to clients including assessment, group and/or individual therapy, and treatment planning.


  • Direct and manage the activities of program staff
  • Hire staff appropriate to the positions
  • Utilize staff appropriately with the goal of optimizing effort and achieving operational and financial goals
  • Ensure that the intake of prospective clients is completed in a timely, professional manner; arrange and perform intake procedures, and initial assessment of clients appropriateness for services
  • Maintain a client caseload and provide individual and group therapy to clients to meet designated productivity requirements
  • Monitor the provision of all productivity and target goals set by the Director of Outpatient Programs
  • Assist with networking and marketing in the community for the purpose of program expansion
  • Liaison with Adult Community Clinical Services (ACCS) and other Vinfen programs to ensure maximization of organizational access, coordination and support is provided
  • Ensure collection of program fees and service delivery data
  • Participate in committees, meetings, and other activities as requested (both internal and external)
  • Manage adverse events; ensure plans and corrective actions are implemented and reported
  • Provide after-hours on-call, as scheduled
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Skills & Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience in progressively responsible human services functions, preferably in acute behavioral health and mental health services, of which 3 years have been in a supervisory capacity
  • Completed education equivalent to Master s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or Ph.D. is required
  • Must possess LICSW or LMHC credentials valid in Massachusetts or Ph.D. credentials
  • Must be willing to undergo a CORI, driving record, reference, educational and professional licensure check as well as a multi-state background check
  • All applicants must be able to become CPR, First Aid certified within 2 weeks of employment and MAP certified within 150 days of employment
  • Benefits:

  • Great training, great benefits, career growth, and job security!
  • A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution
  • Employee-funded 403(b) plan
  • First-rate Medical, Dental, and Vision plans that are open to all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more
  • Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance
  • Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!)
  • Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
  • Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
  • Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident, and Critical Care Insurance
  • Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week): 15 days of Vacation per year, 11 Paid Holidays, 10 Sick Days per year, 3 Personal Days per year
  • Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
  • $500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
  • Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more!
  • Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $68,000.00 to $70,000.00 /year


  • Human Services (acute behavioral / mental health services): 5 years (Required)
  • management/supervisor in Human Services: 3 years (Required)
  • management/supervisor in Outpatient setting: 1 year (Required)
  • License:

  • CPR & First Aid (Preferred)
  • Master s in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or PhD (Required)
  • LICSW or LMHC or PHD (in MA) (Required)
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