Program Director - Facility Based Crisis Program, Greensboro, NC

Why Join Alexander Youth Network?

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic Outpatient Services
  • Community-based Programs
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Residential Treatment

In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.

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What you would do:

Alexander Youth Network is seeking a Program Director to lead the day to day operations of their brand new, state-of-the-art Facility Based Crisis program  in Guilford County opening Spring of 2021. 

The Facility-Based Crisis program is a 16 bed inpatient service for children and adolescents that provides an alternative to hospitalization for youth presenting with escalated behavior due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder who require treatment in a 24-hour residential facility.  Facility-Based Crisis is an intensive short term, medically supervised service provided in a physically secure setting.  It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with an expected length of stay of five to seven days. 

  • Provide administrative supervision of staff members at the FBC program including supervision of professional nurses involved in direct nursing care of clients
  • Oversee development and ongoing implementation of the staff schedule to ensure adequate staffing of the facility as required in the service definition
  • Develop processes and procedures for the program to ensure adherence to the service definition, rules and regulation standards, laws, accreditation standards, and audit related information
  • Coordinate with agency training personnel to ensure facility staff are trained to work with the crisis population
  • Maintain the program budget and ensure that the program operates within annual budget constraints
  • Maintain positive relations between the program and community stakeholders in Guilford County and addressing customer service concerns related to the Facility Based Crisis program 


Bachelor's degree in Human Services field ; NC Registered Nurse licensure strongly preferred. Must meet the requirements specified for a Qualified Professional (QP) and have a minimum of 4 years experience in child/adolescent MH/ SA treatment services, as well as 1 year in crisis service experience with the population served by the FBC program. 

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, and LTD
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Agency provided Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!

Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities