Assistant Manager - Secure Treatment Center

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

Job Details


Where New Paths Begin

Recovery is possible with OhioGuidestone. A leader in the field of behavioral health with a 155-year history, we address the needs of the whole person, helping individuals reset their paths, reclaim their autonomy and restore their purpose. OhioGuidestone connects individuals with the resources needed to achieve lifelong success, providing community counseling, substance use disorder treatment, workforce development training, early childhood mental health services, psychiatric care and more.

OhioGuidestone is seeking an Assistant Manager for our Secure Treatment Center at the Residential Treatment Campus. The individual selected will be required to work flexible hours as well as be on-call during non-work hours for crisis management. Successful candidates should be self-starters, positive role models, are good listeners and have outstanding problem solving skills.

Supervisor or Managers are to provide leadership and direction in program development and promotion, maintenance and achievement of agency goals/compliance standards/regulatory requirements, fiscal accountability and the overall development and growth of direct and indirect reports.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists the Program Manager in providing management, leadership and supervisory oversight of the Residential Treatment Specialists.
  • Assists with the training and coordination of scheduling.
  • Provides, coordinates and monitors daily programming to ensure that clinically prescribed services and the individualized treatment plan (ITP) are being followed.
  • Assists with individual programming for residents in accordance to the ITP.
  • Enhances department’s ability to work as a coherent and productive team by communicating consistently with program staff, clinical staff, nurses and leadership team. 
  • Demonstrates and models positive leadership and presents the agency in the most positive light with all internal and external contacts.
  • Reviews and addresses critical incidents including face-to-face assessments of restraints when on duty. 
  • Performs site inspections, documents safety issues and ensures that all necessary safety-related drills are conducted
  • Develops and maintains a therapeutic relationship with each resident.
  • Completes all paperwork required by the agency in an accurate and timely manner (including but not limited to: time sheets, performance evaluations, staff injury/accident reports, critical incident reports (CIR’s), resident clothing inventory, resident goals and quarterly reviews).
  • Assists Program Manager to ensure fiscal accountability of the program. Assures that assigned services and tasks are adequately documented according to program procedures.
  • Attends supervision and required meetings, training sessions, conferences and workshops to maintain professional competency.
  • Provides one-on-one and group supervision, intervention and behavioral leadership of residents.
  • Maintains a positive treatment environment and desired treatment outcomes.
  • On call by cell phone during non-work hours for clinical consultation and crisis management.
  • May be involved in the planning, organization, and implementation of special events or department specific projects.
  • In times of need, employees may be asked to complete related duties other than those indicated above.
  • Maintains compliance with required licensing and COA rules and standards.
  • Performance/Physical Requirements :

  • Ability to delegate, manage people, and evaluate staff and programs
  • Ability to physically restrain residents whose ages, heights and weights vary
  • Supervisory skills and flexibility to supervise at multiple sites.
  • Ability to transport residents.
  • Interacts professionally with coworkers, representatives from outside agencies, and families
  • Attention to detail and confidentiality required
  • Works flexible hours.
  • Strong oral and written skills necessary
  • Requires typing and computer literacy, including Windows applications, Microsoft Word and Excel, e-mail and basic database usage.
  • Driver’s license with safe driving record in accordance with agency policy
  • Qualifications:

    Minimum educational level is a High School Diploma/GED and 5 years of experience preferred, working with youth having emotional/behavioral/psychiatric problems. An Associate’s degree and at least 2 years of experience working with children having emotional/behavioral/psychiatric problems or a Bachelor’s degree in a human services related field is preferred. 

    At OhioGuidestone we care about the health and safety of our employees. OhioGuidestone requires applicants to complete a pre-employment screening process upon receipt of an offer of employment. We require and cover the cost of a fingerprint background screening, physical, Tuberculosis test, and drug screen after an employment offer is made. Any employment offer is contingent upon receipt of all satisfactory pre-employment screenings.

    Committed to creating a more diverse community, we encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. EEO/AA M/F/H/V IND10




    R-Leadership Novice R-Coaching Novice R-Crisis Intervention Novice R-Supervising Novice R-Communication Novice



    Team Player : Works well as a member of a group

    Leader : Inspires teammates to follow them




    Ability to Make an Impact : Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization




    High School or better in Other.


    Associates or better in Human Services or related field.

    Bachelors or better in Human Services or related field.


    Licenses & Certifications

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