Job Description

BP – Project Director, SUD Detoxification Program


The Project Director has direct administrative oversight and management of a 24-hour, clinically monitored, up-to twenty one day, residential detoxification program. The Project Director is responsible for ensuring the delivery client services, personnel and facilities management, maintaining contractual and partner internal/external relationships. Collaborates with medical practitioners, Nurse Manager and Chief Clinical Officer to ensure the delivery of quality healthcare services.


Chief Clinical Officer




  • Promote and maintain collaborative work relationships with senior leadership, medical practitioners, clinical team and administrative staff.
  • Ensure contract goals and objectives are met.
  • Maintain facility in accordance with SFDPH and DHCS licensing and certification standards.
  • Ensures that client clinical records are maintained in accordance with SFDPH/BHS, DHCS and Drug Medi-Cal standards.
  • Ensure TPOC/ASI assessments and client diagnoses are completed timely.
  • Ensure American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) level of care authorizations are completed timely.
  • Maintain client census and ensure contracted units of service are met.
  • Collect, compile, and analyze client data.
  • Develops ongoing staff expertise in delivering culturally competent services to a diverse population.
  • Hire, train, supervise and manage staff.
  • Implements and ensures adherence to agency and program policies and procedures.
  • Collaborate with grant management staff.
  • Conducts staff meetings.
  • Provides administrative oversight to mid level medical practitioner, Nurse Manager and Intake Department.
  • Direct supervision of Assistant Program Directors.
  • Attend agency and community partner meetings, committees and workgroups as necessary.
  • Rotating program on-call responsibilities.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • California Licensed LCSW OR LMFT.
  • Five years experience in clinical management and program administration for behavioral health services in a community based setting.
  • Five years clinical experience working with adults with substance use and mental health disorders.
  • Working knowledge of ASAM’s multi-dimensional assessment and guidelines for placement, continued stay, and transfer/discharge of clients.
  • Knowledgeable about San Francisco community resources that serve population preferred.
  • Experience in employing evidence-based practices related to SUD treatment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with other team members and outside agencies.
  • Must possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize projects and assignments.
  • Proficiency in electronic medical record/AVATAR and Microsoft office platform.
  • Experience working with SAMSHA or other grants.
  • Willingness to work non-traditional hours as the job necessitates.
  • Must maintain LCSW/LMFT licensure and First Aid/CPR Certifications


  • Must be able to navigate several flights of stairs many times a day.
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds.
  • Responsible to physically respond to client needs in the event of a crisis situation.
  • Must be able to do extensive charting and documentation.

If interested in this employment opportunity please e-mail your resume and cover letter to or fax to 415-581-0797. If sending your resume/cover letter via e-mail, please send it as a Microsoft Word document or in PDF form.

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