Executive Director

Position Summary

The Executive Director is responsible for budget management, clinical, and legal (accreditation, licensing, compliance) aspects of the organizational and operational management which includes but is not limited to; public relations and marketing; sound management of all fiscal resources; supervision of existing program staff; development and management of information technology; and development of the strategic plan. The Executive Director must drive the organization to provide more and better services to clients in need, in accordance with the organization’s mission statement and best clinical and business practices.

Organizational Development

  • Oversee and support current program staff and develop short and long tern professional development plans
  • Oversee and support procedures including recruitment, approval, confidentiality, retention and discharge as appropriate.
  • In conjunction with the COO, develop a strategic plan that recognizes changing client needs; organizational strengths and weaknesses; the organization’s mission, vision, and values; and the changing provider and reimbursement landscapes.

Financial Management and Administration

  • Ensure that Silver Pines is fiscally sound through budget implementation and oversight. Work with staff and COO to prepare and meet budgets. Maintain fiscal responsibility and report to the COO regularly.
  • Implement the strategic plan approved by COO and CEO, and implement other project plans in a timely way as they relate to programs, communication, and business development.
  • Ensure legal compliance and program and fiscal accountability.
  • Promote active and broad participation by partner organizations and volunteers.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments in Human Services, cultural organizations as well as drug and alcohol treatment and recovery.
  • Manage information technology to increase operational and clinical efficiency and effectiveness.

Program Development and Management

  • Oversee the current programs of the agency, and working with staff to develop programs to achieve objectives of the strategic plan.
  • Identify and cultivate partner organizations locally and regionallyfor mutual program benefit.
  • Maintain identified level of compliance with state licensing.
  • Maintain develop and maintain accreditation, quality process and accreditation level that is selected.
  • Develop and implement specific skills training for all level of staff.


  • Develop and implement board approved personnel policies
  • Ensure proper hiring and termination procedures ensured by law and organizational policy
  • Direct supervision of managers and oversee all disciplinary actions
  • Provide adequate supervision and evaluation of all staff and volunteers
  • Encourage staff and volunteer development and education


  • Assure technological compliance with HIPAA and other confidentiality requirements through systems management procedures.
  • Implement technologies that support: integration of the organization internally and externally; client integration with service providers; effective use of clinical staff time; effective use of administrative staff time.
  • Manage data as a corporate resource, both safe and accessible. Assure that corporate data is stored and housed appropriately, including backup, security, and accessibility.
  • Manage all facility specific PHI oversight to ensure facility is in compliance with all organizational related policy.

Clinical Management

  • Implementclinical philosophy and direction for the organization.
  • Maintain awareness personally and organizationally of clinical trends, directions, and best practices including, among others, harm reduction, trauma informed care, and co-occurring disorder treatment.
  • Assure that all treatment provided is consistent with organizational policy and procedure.
  • Support Compliance and Clinical Leadership Depts. in all clinical outcome efforts.
  • Establish and report on quality measures as directed by COO and Compliance Dept.
  • Manage clinical staff, assuring appropriate training and development.
  • Maintain compliance with all staffing standards required at facility (Joint Commission, DDAP…), including client/clinician ratios, required qualifications, and required training.

Core Competencies, Skills, Knowledge

  • Outstanding ability to manage and motivate change and growth.
  • Demonstrate leadership, sense of vision and ability to motivate others
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a professional presentation and demeanor
  • Strong verbal and written communication and listening skills
  • Integrity and an ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Knowledge and background in budgeting, compliance, information technology
  • Experience and knowledge in Budget implementation and management
  • Demonstration of initiative, creativity and follow through
  • Strong sense of organization and planning and able to manage time well
  • Ability to multi-task and be in control of numerous tasks at one time
  • Strong computer skills with a working knowledge of Excel, MS Word, and email systems

Preferred Position Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the concepts of drug and alcohol addiction and recovery
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in senior level administrative management and professional background in drug and alcohol treatment and recovery
  • Strong administrative and communication skills and demonstrated success in program management and development.
  • Compliance with DDAP licensing standards and JCAH accreditation standards
  • Proven ability to create and manage change, growth, and continuous improvement.
  • Create and cultivate positive organizational culture
  • Master’s level education in Social Work, Counseling or similar field.Licensed in Clinical Social Work or Professional Counseling.

Director of Detox/Nursing

Position Summary

Reports to: Executive Director & Medical Director

The Director of Nursing is responsible for the overall assessment, implementation of treatment and evaluation of quality medical services given to patients as well as direct supervision of the nursing staff. All staff are required to treat clients with respect and dignity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directly manage and oversee the nursing activities of a Level 3.7 Detoxification facility.
  • Work under the responsibility and supervision of the Executive Director.
  • Collaborate with Medical Director and Program Director to develop and revise policies, procedures and clinical protocols for care of patients.
  • Ensure full compliance with the protocols/directives of the Medical Director and Program Director.
  • Screen patients to determine the need for medical attention.
  • Review patient records to determine health status.
  • Take a patient history and perform a physical examination.
  • Chart patient care (progress notes, history and physical, consults).
  • Make decisions regarding data gathering and appropriate management and treatment of patients being seen for initial evaluation of a problem or the follow-up evaluation of a previously diagnosed and stabilized condition.
  • Prepare patient summaries (discharge, etc.).
  • Initiate request for commonly performed initial laboratory tests.
  • Collect specimens (i.e. venipunctures, urine specimens) and other laboratory testing.
  • Identify normal and abnormal findings in history and physical as well as laboratory testing.
  • Perform clinical procedures as allowed within the RN’s scope of practice.
  • Writing and/or telephoning specific orders on patients’ charts under the supervision of the supervising physician.
  • Administration of medications to include dispensing drugs.
  • Promote restoration of health, client and family education and serve as a client advocate.
  • Maintain and adhere to established infection control measures.
  • Demonstrate respect toward clients, at the same time, being firm and direct, supporting them with their personal goals and development.
  • Maintain compliance with all program policies and procedures, as well as all state and accreditation standards.
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to discuss, assess and resolve client issues while also working independently.
  • Performing evaluations, recommendations etc for nursing staff.
  • Preparing nursing schedules, managing PTO and coordinating with HR.
  • Preparing nursing work schedules to meet safe practice nursing/staffing.
  • Ordering detox and nursing supplies, managing inventory through monthly and daily counts.
  • Responsible for staff wide vaccines, CPR, and any educational needs through DDAP.
  • Maintain nurses records, observe license, cpr expirations within a timely manner.
  • Monitor CLIA and records keeping for AED, Refrigerator.
  • Interview and hire new nurses to provide adequate staffing.
  • Observe and promote standards of care as per our policies and procedures.
  • Available to nursing and clients at all times, providing support and answering questions regarding clients meds , illness and any complications that may arise.
  • Coordinate emergency medical care for medical and psychiatric emergencies.
  • Any other duties as assigned or deemed necessary by Medical Director or Executive Director.


  • High school diploma/GED equivalent
  • Completion of RN Program or Bachelor Degree in Nursing
  • Current PA state licensure
  • Basic Life Support certification


  • Must have no less than three (3) years of prior leadership experience
  • Familiar with Pennsylvania Licensure Bill of Patient Rights
  • Strong organization skills; detail-oriented
  • Ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Good time management and ability to work within deadlines

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Work Environment

Office hours:
This position requires the ability to be on-call, work evening and weekend shifts, including on holidays.
Working conditions:
Normal for a clinical or healthcare environment.