Behavioral Health & Recovery Services Division Director

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Sep 04, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Human and Social Services Public Health Public Safety
  • Salary: $47.54 - $57.81 Hourly

Job Description

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Plans, organizes, manages, coordinates, implements, and oversees all functions for theBehavioral Health and Recovery ServicesYouth and Adult Systems of Care programs to include managed care, contract compliance, and facilities certification.
  • Fiscal compliance and revenue enhancement.
  • Develops, administers, and insures proper compliance with all State and Federal entities in accordance with the various funding sources mandates.
  • Develops required State mandated reports on Children and Adult Systems of Care.
  • Develops and updates plans for special projects, oversees the Service delivery of Youth and Adult Services Teams and contract providers to meet service goals.
  • Oversees managed care, quality improvement, and utilization review process for Youth and Adult Systems of Care;
  • Prepares and updates MOUs with partner agencies and entities.
  • Serves as a resource regarding training and a variety of special project.
  • Represents the Department with assigned functions, community organizations, and other government agencies.
  • Coordinates and directs through subordinate managers the work of staff engaged in providing children and adult mental health services.
  • Directs and evaluates the work of subordinate managers and supervisors.
  • Develops and monitors contracts including negotiation of requirements and costs.
  • Develops service and program information to keep public informed.
If assigned to Alcohol and Drug Division may also:
  • Be responsible for managing and completing the initial and bi-annual re-certifications for all AOD programs and assisting providers as needed.
  • Ensure that all programs are in compliance with state and federal regulations.
  • Participate in regular SAPT and State Workgroup conference and in-person meetings.
  • Conduct or insure periodic quality assurance reviews and NNA Desk Audits are completed and develop and monitor Plan of Corrections (POC), as needed.
  • Review and monitor AOD billing, revenues and meet monthly to review impacts and create solutions.
  • Facilitate Substance Use In-Service training for the community upon request.


Minimum Qualifications:

Experience :

Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in mental health adult/youth systems of care program management in a Mental Health Public Agency.Experience shall include supervision of staff; program evaluation, with experience in the development OR administration of Youth Services Programs and/or Adult services.Work background shall include experience in areas such as program policy development; supervision of staff, and administrative program oversight.



Two (2) years of this experience must have been in a full time supervisory capacity.



Education :

Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a master's degree in counseling, psychology, social work, or closely related field



Licenses :

Must be licensed for at least two (2) years with a license from the State of California as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) or Clinical Psychologist.


Closing Date/Time: Continuous