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Director of Internship Programs & Special Projects

Company: Health Solutions
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Health Solutions is a premier wellness center focused on whole-person care. With over 400 employees in Southern Colorado, you would be joining a mighty team of support and administrative staff, case managers, clinicians, physicians, nurses, and others in our efforts to improve the health and wellbeing of our community.
We're looking for a Director of Internship Programs & Special Projects to join our team at 41 Montebello Rd. in Pueblo.
What You'd Be Doing
As The Director of Internship Programs & Special Projects designs, implements and oversees the development of formal internship programs in collaboration with regional institutes for higher learning. The Director oversees special projects as assigned by the CEO. Strategies for the program will support and advance the organization's overall goals and objectives.
The Director is responsible for:

Designing, developing and leading the implementation of Health Solutions' internship strategies;
Forming alliances and partnerships with key academic institutions;
Working collaboratively with other department directors to ensure the program is in alignment with organizational needs;
Working collaboratively with the executive team, directors and supervisors to identify and develop clinical mentors who will oversee internships and practicums, and/or will supervise candidates for professional license;
Develop and implement administrative and recordkeeping systems;
Oversees a variety of special projects under the direction of the CEO;
Performing other job-related responsibilities as assigned.
Physical requirements include the following
Requires standing and sitting for prolonged periods of time
Requires occasional walking
Occasionally lifts and carries items up to 20 pounds
Requires working under stress in emergency situations
Requires occasional driving, at times in adverse weather conditions
Requires frequent use of a computer

What You'll Like About Us

Competitive pay: $78,433.16 annually
Generous benefits package. For most positions, includes paid holidays, generous PTO, Subsidized YMCA membership, tuition reimbursement, retirement 403(b), and FSA

Insurance: Medical, Dental, and Vision, with low deductibles. Also, Wellness benefits program available.
EAP, Teladoc, LifeLock, Direct Path, Life and AD&D
Additional Insurance: FSA, Voluntary Life, Allstate Voluntary benefits
Childcare for school aged children
Flexible schedule


Employee recognition and celebrations
Warm and friendly work environment in which staff respect and learn from one another
Meaningful work with opportunities to serve our neighbors in Pueblo

What We're Looking For-The Must-Haves

A master's degree in education or a behavioral health field required;
At least five years of work experience in behavioral health with an understanding of the operational and administrative structures of a health agency.
Demonstrated competency in the required key skills: Negotiation, influencing, facilitation and communication (both verbal and written).
Advanced project management skill.
Skilled in analytical thinking and time management.
Must possess a current Colorado driver's license and have access to transportation during working hours.
Proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required upon hire*

What We'd Like to See in You-The Nice-to-Haves

PhD in education or behavioral health field
Spanish Speaking skills.
Experience with and/or thorough knowledge of available behavioral health graduate school programs.
Training in LEAN, SCRUM, AGILE or other project management/work stream tools.

Health Solutions expects all staff to

Is adaptable to change in the workplace and uses change as an opportunity for innovation and creativity
Takes ownership of problems, has ability to brainstorm different problem resolution paths, uses sound judgment in selecting solutions to problems, and demonstrates consistent follow through
Self-initiation and an action bias orientation
Has job knowledge and skills to perform the fundamental job functions and is able and willing to assume greater responsibility over time regarding the scope of work
Has the ability to inspire and model collaborative teamwork
Demonstrates an understanding of customer service regarding accommodation, politeness, helpfulness, trust building, appropriate boundaries, and flexibility

* Notice: Health Solutions is an equal opportunity employer, committed to providing a work environment that is free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and retaliation. Any employee or applicant may request a COVID-19 vaccine exemption form from HR. For more information visit: https://www.health.solutions/careers/
Closing Date: Open until filled
EOE, M/FPI192083021

Keywords: Health Solutions, Pueblo , Director of Internship Programs & Special Projects, Executive , Pueblo, Colorado

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