PROS Director Needed in Westchester County

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Job Overview

(Physician/MD qualifications required) Psychiatry (General) – Director of PROS
Full-time Salary Position
Compensation low-mid 200s based on board certification and experience

Position Summary
PROS is an outpatient psychiatric rehab program for patients with serious mental illness. Case load about 175 patients. Director of Pros will oversee the program and report directly to the chief medical officer. This position is a Monday-Friday work week with a combination of clinical and administrative responsibilities.
PROS Program
Personalized Recovery-Oriented Services (PROS) is a comprehensive program for individuals with serious mental illness. The PROS program helps people to overcome barriers and develop resources that can help them attain a valued life in the community by integrating treatment support and rehabilitation to help participants to achieve their goals. The PROS program is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., but individual schedules are worked out with each client after goals are established. PROS services are covered by Medicaid, Medicare and some private insurance will cover the clinical component.
Goals for participants in the program can include attaining higher levels of education and training, obtaining and keeping a job, and finding a preferred living situation. These goals are achieved by working on improved functioning, reducing hospitalization, reducing emergency services and reducing contact with the criminal justice system.
There are four components in the PROS program:
Community Rehabilitation and Support (CRS)
Basic recovery services engage and assist participants in living successfully in the community by managing their mental illness and restoring skills and supports necessary for recovery.
Intensive Rehabilitation (IR)
Assists participants in attaining specific goals in areas such as education, employment and housing
Provides intensive relapse prevention to reduce the risk of hospitalization or involvement in the criminal justice system
Provides intensive co-occurring disorder treatment
Provides family psychoeducation
Ongoing Rehabilitation and Support
Provides support to participants who are in the competitive workplace, including community-based counseling sessions.
Clinical Support
Helps and individual managing disabling symptoms with services such as medication management, health assessment, clinical counseling and therapy. Services are integrated with rehabilitative services to provide comprehensive care. Please note that if clients have maintained long-standing relationships with outside clinicians, they can discuss continuing with the psychiatrist and therapist as an alternative to using the PROS clinical service while they are participating in the rehabilitative components. Our program staff collaborate well with outside clinicians.

Job Detail
  • Job IDnchcr-2227539
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  • StateNew York
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