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Program Administrator - Outpatient Services

Charleston County

Charleston County

Customer Service
North Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Sunday, September 10, 2023

Seeking a dynamic leader for a Program Administrator position in a large substance use disorder treatment agency.   This position supervises Outpatient Treatment Services including Adult, Adolescent and Women’s treatment programs. 

Hiring Hourly Range:    $27.56 - $29.25


Charleston County offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to its employees, including but not limited to:

  • Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Optional Life and Disability Insurance
  • Optional Medical and Dependent Care Spending Accounts
  • Annual and Sick Leave
  • Thirteen (13) recognized Holidays
  • South Carolina Retirement System (SCRS) State Retirement Plan
  • Police Officers Retirement System (PORS - as applicable)
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Program
  • Longevity and Merit Pay Increases
  • Optional Federal Credit Union Membership
  • Leadership, Professional and Skill Development Training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee Well-being Program

Continuation of employment in this position is contingent upon availability of funding from service, program and agency earnings.   



Duties and Responsibilities

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Clinical and Administrative oversight and management of the substances use disorder treatment services; this includes facilitating clinical services as necessary;
  • Supervision of a the clinical staff - to include numerous human resource functions;
  • CQI and ongoing program development;
  • Insuring adherence to various regulatory and accrediting bodies (CARF, DHEC, DSS, DAODAS, Medicaid, etc.);
  • Providing opportunities for the professional growth of clinicians supervised;
  • On-call;
  • Collaboration with other internal and external clinical service and behavioral health programs;
  • Utilizing EMR and software;
  • All duties associated with being an Essential County Employee during periods of emergency (assisting with evacuations, assisting at community shelters, etc.).
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education/Qualifications: 

  • Position requires a Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling, Social Work, or a related field, supplemented by at least 5 years of experience in counseling/case management or as a Program Supervisor.  
  • Must obtain an APSC Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ADC) credential within 3 years of hire;
  • South Carolina licensure in professional counseling, addiction counseling, or social work highly preferred;
  • Previous experience as a supervisor and/or possession of the ADC credential or Clinical Supervisor credential is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of MAT and several practiced therapies and counseling techniques, particularly those that are evidenced based, is required; 
  • Excellent interpersonal, written/verbal communication and computer skills are essential; 
  • Must possess a valid SC driver’s license.  
  • Spanish Speaking candidates highly desired.