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Treatment Program Supervisor - Gaylor
Job Code:2022-384
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Summary of Responsibilities:
Does changing the world one life at a time appeal to you?  If that life is an adolescent's, are you more excited or less?   If that excites you, we need you on our team.  
  • We are looking for a Treatment Program Supervisor (TPS) that embraces the challenge of providing oversight to a residential treatment unit and care coordination for youth.  The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following.
  • Fiscal areas
  • Personnel
  • Physical, plant, and therapeutic environment management of the residential unit. 

In addition, TPSs are responsible for

  • Trains and develops the skills of Residential Behavioral Health Assistant (Res BHA)
  • Maintains current trainer certification in the agency approved physical management program. 
  • Ensures needed case management occurs for the care of youth, including ensuing appointments with community providers are scheduled as needed. 
  • Adheres to the training of standards and regulations as set forth by the Agency, OCS Licensing, The Joint Commission and Medicaid. 
  • Carries all duties according to AK Child & Family policies, the AK Child & Family Mission, Core Values and AK Child & Family Philosophy of care. 
  • Assumes additional duties as assigned.

*All positions at AK Child & Family may have responsibilities altered during the course of employment due to agency imperatives. 

“AK Child & Family practices the Sanctuary Model which is a non-hierarchical, highly participatory, trauma-informed and evidence-supported whole culture approach, which helps the organization function in a safe, democratic and socially responsible manner and thereby provide effective treatment for clients and the community. We expect all of our employees, families and students to learn, understand and implement this model as part of their daily responsibilities and commitment to the culture of this agency.”

All employees with AK Child & Family are required to be in compliance with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid COVID vaccine mandate. The mandate requires that by 2/14/22, staff at all health care facilities must have received their first dose of a 2-shot series (Moderna or Pfizer, currently) or a single dose of a 1-shot vaccine (Johnson and Johnson, currently) with the exception of those that have sought and been granted an exemption to the COVID mandate. Staff must complete this step before they can provide any care, treatment or other services for the facility and/or its patients. By 3/15/22, all staff with the exception of those that have sought and been granted an exemption to the COVID mandate, must complete the primary vaccination series.


  • Medical, Pharmacy, Dental, & Vision
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Account
  • Group Life and AD&D
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program


  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) - 13 hours/month in 1st year and then increases
  • 2 Floating Holidays/year
  • 6 Observed Holidays: double-time pay for working on the Holiday
  • Bonuses: Longevity & Referral
  • Educational Support Program
  • $52,500 + DOE
  • Bonus in the amount of 1.5% of annual salary after successful completion of 6-month Intro Period and another at the 1-year anniversary.
  • Annual raises are based on the annual budget and not guaranteed each year.

Supervision and Coordination of Services:
  • The TPS reports to the Clinical Residential Supervisor (CRS). 
  • The TPS collaborates with other departments through interdepartmental teamwork to provide for the day-to-day operations of the residential treatment unit. 
  • The TPS supervises the Residential Behavioral Health Assistants assigned to his/her cottage.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • The TPS must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with emotionally and behaviorally disturbed children/youth and their families. 
  • The TPS must have the ability to engage in vigorous physical and recreational activities and must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing. 
  • The TPS must have the ability to train and supervise staff. 
  • Must possess a valid Alaska Driver’s license and use of an adequately insured vehicle.  The TPS will demonstrate an understanding and sensitivity to serving a culturally diverse/and or special needs population.

Education and experience:

  • The TPS should hold a bachelor's degree in related service field and at least two years' experience in the field, or
  • A combination of post-secondary education and experience that equals at least 6 years total. 
  • Supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Previous training experience is a plus.

Physical Demands:
  • The TPS must be able to drive and transport students in AK Child & Family vehicles and efficiently accesses AK Child & Family and community buildings for meetings and agency activities.
  • In order to perform all job responsibilities; S/he must be able to physically manage students ages 6 to 17 years, according to AK Child & Family physical management policy, normally in a teaching/supervising capacity. 
  • The TPS must be able to move quickly throughout the living unit and outdoor area in order to monitor/supervise students and staff activities, alarm systems, emergency procedures, lighting etc. 
  • S/he must legibly produce reports using a computer regarding students and residential unit events. 
  • In a teaching/supervising capacity the TPS will be asked to teach/demonstrate meal preparation, laundry sanitation protocol, unit cleanliness/sanitation/safety expectations (i.e. shoveling snow, sweeping, cleaning duties, safety checks etc.) 
  • The TPS must be able to teach, supervise and participate in recreational and leisure time activities. 
  • S/he in a teaching/supervising capacity will assist and supervise students with chores. 
  • The TPS must be able to use a copy and fax machine.