At Mille Lacs Academy we offer an array of opportunities with excellent growth potential for clinical and non-clinical professionals that are looking to gain some hands on experience within the field, as well as get an opportunity to help youth and families strengthen their lives through our cornerstone values.
Provide leadership to direct care staff through effective communication, organization and planning of the daily operations of the program. Prepare staff schedules for Counselors, Sr. Counselors, Case Managers and Sr. Case Managers in a timely, proactive manner to ensure adequate staff/resident ratios at all times and to maximize the treatment process and safety of the residents. Assist in the planning and scheduling of the resident’s daily treatment services and ensure transportation needs are met, as well as the scheduling of special events, functions and program trips. Assist the Clinical Supervisor with staff supervision and in assuring all program documentation is completed in a timely manner. Assist the Clinical Supervisor in the development and establishment of operational procedures and systems for the program that contribute to efficient and effective delivery of treatment services to residents. Assist the Clinical Supervisor in evaluating long-term changes that support the therapeutic treatment process. Assist the Clinical Supervisor in the selection, training, ongoing professional development and performance evaluation of staff/team members. Manage and monitor the program milieu and collaborate with coworkers to ensure an emotionally and physically safe environment for residents and one that is also positive, respectful, clean and therapeutic.
Bachelor’s Degree preferred, preferably in a social work, psychology or clinically-related field. Minimum of 3 years job related experience in adolescent counseling and/or residential treatment program experience required, plus 1 year supervisory experience preferred.