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Director of Behavioral Health
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Director of Behavioral Health

Job Description


  • The Director of Behavioral Health will plan, develop, coordinate and manage the Mental Health and Social Services Departments.
  • This position must leverage resources in-order to integrate mental health and substance abuse service.
  • Ensure ongoing support of services and programs including monitoring and coordinating referral resources and managed care billing.
  • Responsible for the quality and safety of the Mental Health and Social Services departments.
  • Also, responsible for the recruitment, retention, clinical supervision, peer review and performance management of staff.
  • Will collaborate with the CMO, COO, CFO, and others to build and sustain effective partnerships with external entities in-order to optimize the services available to patients; both internally and externally. 
  • Assists in the preparation of monthly and quarterly reports.
  • Evaluates, trains, and monitors the staff performing mental health services.
  • May perform home visits in order to assess and assist patients/families with coping skills and evaluates situations which may pose a threat to the client.
  • Coordinates case conferences with pertinent case management team and clinical staff in-order to identify specific medical, educational, psycho social and nutritional needs of patients receiving treatment in the department.
  • Develops individualized care plans to meet specific needs; while simultaneously reassessing and monitoring to insure that appropriate interventions occur when necessary.

Job Requirements


  • Valid LCSW (California); MSW preferred.
  • Minimum of three years management experience.
  • Previous experience working with low income and culturally diverse populations.
  • Strong knowledge of Behavioral Intervention Models including standard Evidence Based Observations (EBIs).
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.), electronic health record systems, and database systems.
  • Bi-Lingual - Fluent in both English and Spanish.
  • Ability to maintain absolute confidentiality about health care and other patient/client information.



 



 







Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Health Care, Management, Nurse
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 3 year(s)
Manages Others Yes
Industry Managed Care, Healthcare - Health Services
Required Travel Negligible
Job ID 05A*
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Director of Behavioral Health


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