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Program Director in Westborough, MA at Spectrum Health Systems

Date Posted: 6/12/2018

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Job Description

Since 1969, Spectrum Health Systems, Inc . has been a leader in the field of alcohol and drug abuse treatment. Our mission is to provide the highest quality of services to individuals seeking treatment for substance abuse and/or mental health issues. We assist our clients in achieving sobriety, sustaining recovery, and fulfilling personal goals in order that they may lead healthier, more productive lives.At Spectrum Health Systems, we take great pride in our organization and in our work. We believe that providing the highest quality service and ensuring that our actions and behaviors are always client-focused place our organization ahead of the rest.

Spectrum operates an innovative, residential treatment facility for adults with substance abuse disorders that will serve both the public and private sector. Located in Westborough Massachusetts, the Charles J. Faris Recovery Center offers individualized, cutting-edge services including medically managed inpatient rehabilitation all in a state-of-the-art free standing facility. 

The Program Director is responsible for the overall programmatic and administrative operations for the Charles J. Faris Residential Program. The Program Director maintains a professional and customer service oriented workplace and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the facility. The position provides supervision and support to designated program staff to ensure that the program is in compliance with its budget, client service standards, and regulatory and accreditation standards.   


  • Master's degree in business, public health or healthcare administration preferred, BA degree and experience can be substituted
  • Experience working with DPH licensing requirements as well as third party payers preferred
  • Five years of management and/or supervisory experience in a private pay substance abuse residential program preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred
  • Must have excellent verbal, social and writing skills
  • Must display the use of appropriate independent judgment to determine appropriate course of action in resolving problems and in emergencies
  • Must be able to express self adequately in written and oral communication and to communicate effectively in an interdisciplinary, culturally diverse setting with clients, families, staff and regulatory agencies
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Spectrum Health Systems is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee orapplicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability,sex, sexual orientation or national origin.