Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Inc.

  • Recovery Services Senior Program Manager

    Job ID
    # Positions
    Recovery Services (RS)
    Full-Time, Regular
  • Overview




    Job Title:

    Senior Program Manager


    Recovery Services

    Reports To:

    Senior Director of Recovery Services


    Program Managers and Clinical Supervisors

    FLSA Status:


    Pay Grade:

    C5 (C6)

    Job Type:

    Regular, Full-Time


    General Functions:

    Under the supervision of the Recovery Services (RS) Senior Director, the Senior Program Manager is responsible for the oversight, coordination and operations of RS programs. This position will provide supervision and training to program staff, and will assist the Senior Director in meeting all strategic goals and outcome measures. This position will ensure that the program is meeting all health and safety standards and will oversee the operation of RS-based microenterprises.


    Duties and Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

    • Adhere to all best practice service models as outlined in the RS policies and procedures.
    • Assist in creating and managing contracts and MOUs, as assigned.
    • Work with Managers to ensure that all data collection, reports, grant submissions, and budgets are accurate and completed in a timely manner.
    • Oversee RS microenterprises and ensure they are running in an efficient and safe manner.
    • Provide assistance in the development of new and continuation grant applications and prepare grant reports once awarded.
    • Step-up to fulfill the role of Sr. Director in his/her absence.
    • Maintain adherence to the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) certification guidelines.
    • Work with Behavioral Health Development and Training Supervisor to develop staff leadership tracts.
    • Support the Sr. Director in updating and maintaining program manuals.  
    • Ensure that all food services are meeting state and municipality guidelines and requirements.
    • Maintain a working relationship with ETC Village Council and Chanlyut Council and ensure that program policies are adhered to.
    • Ensure adherence to confidentiality (42 CFR) and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) regulations
    • Other tasks as needed and/or assigned

    Job Responsibilities Related to Patient Privacy:

    • The incumbent is expected to protect the privacy of all patient information in accordance with CITC’s privacy policies, procedures and practices, as required by federal and state law, and in accordance with general principles of professionalism as a health care provider. Failure to comply with CITC’s policies and procedures on patient privacy may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment with CITC.
    • The incumbent may access protected health information and other patient information only to the extent that is necessary to complete your job duties. The incumbent may only share such information with those who have a need to know specific patient information you have in your possession to complete their job responsibilities related to treatment, payment or other CITC operations.
    • The incumbent is encouraged and expected to report, without the threat of retaliation, any concerns regarding CITC’s policies and procedures on patient privacy and any observed practices in violation of the policy to the designated Privacy Officer.
    • The incumbent is expected to actively participate in CITC privacy training and is required to communicate privacy policy information to coworkers, students, patients and others in accordance with CITC policy.

    Job Specifications:

    • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing skills
    • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply state and federal policy and laws and statutes
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple activities and meet deadlines
    • Strong organizational and leadership skills
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate and empower staff
    • Ability to mentor Alaska Native and American Indian leaders
    • Full understanding of HIPAA and Confidentiality Laws, understanding and full knowledge of ethical concerns and laws in the Substance Abuse and Mental Health fields
    • Strong knowledge of Alaska Native Community needs throughout the state of Alaska.
    • Strong public-speaking skills
    • Must be willing to travel 

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor Degree in Human Services or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience may be substituted.
    • Minimum (5) years supervisory experience.
    • Minimum (5) years in program administration, personnel and budget management.
    • Experience in grant writing, outcome-based reporting, and program development.
    • Experience in and knowledge of Behavioral Health programs; including Substance Abuse and Mental Health programs.
    • Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of a satisfactory report from a state and federal background check.

    Additional Information:

    Hiring preference shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native/American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.



    The information provided in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents within this job.  It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and working conditions required of employees assigned to this job.  Management has sole discretion to add or modify duties of the job and to designate other functions as essential at any time.  This job description is not an employment agreement or contract.


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