Psychiatric Facility Manager

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Facilities Management Public Health
  • Salary: $91,894.40 - $111,737.60 Annually USD

Job Description

Examples of Duties
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Plans, organizes, directs, manages, and supervises staff through the Mental Health treatment and prevention services programs of the County Psychiatric Facility.
  • Reviews, updates, and develops service and program policies.
  • Provides guidance and assists with the resolution of staff complaints, grievances, and conflicts.
  • Provides leadership and consultation to staff in the resolution of difficult questions concerning clinical problems and patient treatment.
  • Implements quality assurance including establishment of clinical standards and development of a process for evaluating and monitoring services.
  • Insures that services are provided in compliance with Federal and State requirements.
  • Negotiates and manages contracts and develops and administers grants and program budgets.
  • Functions as the facility/property manager and is responsible for procurement of goods, services and inventory maintenance.
  • Has responsibility for data gathering and production of Division reports.
  • Analyzes and makes recommendations regarding the effectiveness of Facility services.
  • Participates in policy development and implementation with other Mental Health management staff.

Minimum Qualifications
OPTION I

Experience:
Three (3) years of post graduate experience in a mental health program including clinical supervision and administrative experience. (Additional directly related experience may substitute for education on a year for year basis.)

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from an accredited institution with a Master's Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or closely related field.

Licenses:
Possession of a valid license appropriate to the degree (Licensed Clinical Social worker, Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Registered Nurse).

OPTION II

Experience:
Three (3) years of professional level experience in hospital or health care administration, two (2) of which were in the mental health field.

Education:
Master's Degree in hospital, Public Health or public administration from an accredited college or university.
Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Communicate effectively with others in person and over the telephone.
  • Analyze data, interpret policies, procedures and regulations, develop appropriate conclusions, and prepare reports.
  • Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints.
  • Complete multiple priority projects with conflicting deadlines and under stressful conditions.
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations.
  • Establish, implement and achieve goals and objectives.
  • Represent the County with the community and other agencies.
  • Make presentations.
  • Train, evaluate and supervise staff.
  • Frequent use of depth perception, peripheral vision and color perception.
  • Occasionally lift, carry, reach, push, pull, twist and manipulate large and small objects.
  • Occasionally kneel, bend, twist, squat, balance and crawl.
  • Frequent use of hand-eye coordination.
  • Frequent use of data entry device including repetitive hand and arm motion.
  • Occasionally lift and move with help objects weighing over 100 pounds.
  • The employee shall be physically able to handle a "take down" procedure (restrain hostile/violent clients in a crisis situation) as warranted during the course of performing their assigned duties.
  • Duties require exposure to patients who may be hostile, violent, mentally ill, and/or who may have infectious diseases.
  • Positions assigned to the Marie Green In-Patient Unit and Crisis Stabilization Unit work shifts and holidays.
  • Normal dexterity, frequent holding and grasping.
  • Sit, stand or walk for long periods of time.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function.

Knowledge of:
  • Principles of psychology and sociology in the care and rehabilitation of mental health clients.
  • Current literature and developments in the field of mental health.
  • Legislation, regulations, policies and standards pertaining to mental health programs.
  • Contract development and negotiation.
  • Community organization principles and practices.
  • Principles of mental health organization, administration and management.



Ability to:
  • Business, fiscal, and public administration including grant development and management.
  • Principles and methods of personnel management and effective supervision.
  • Plan, organize and direct community mental health programs.
  • Analyze administrative and operational problems and situations, and recommending resolutions.
  • Develop budgets and control expenditures and negotiate and administer contracts.
  • Be responsible for the development, maintenance, and preparation of mental health statistics, records, and reports.
  • Coordinate range of services/programs with community organizations or government agencies.
  • Effectively represent the Department of Mental Health in contacts with the public, community organizations, and other government agencies.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted during the course of the work.


HOLIDAYS & LEAVES
MANAGEMENT LEAVE


May receive, depending upon classification, 96 hours per Fiscal Year (prorated for the time remaining in the fiscal year).

VACATION

10 days the first 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 160 hours), 15 days in the second 5 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 240 hours), and 20 days after 10 years of continuous employment (limited to a maximum of 320 hours). Optional annual sell back of a portion of accumulated vacation leave hours (maximum - 40 hours).

SICK LEAVE

.0462 hours sick leave for each paid regularly scheduled work hour. 12 days (96 hours per year) with unlimited accumulation. Optional annual buy back of a portion of accumulated sick leave hours upon meeting certain criteria.

HOLIDAYS

Twelve paid holidays annually plus one optional holiday.

BEREAVEMENT LEAVE

Three (3) regularly scheduled consecutive work days or five (5) days if distance traveled over 500 miles one-way.

INSURANCE
HEALTH INSURANCE


County paid health plan with maximum contributions; 100% for employee up to maximum of $420, 50% of dependent up to maximum of $100 for child/$220 for spouse biweekly. There are multiple health plans to choose from. County paid dental and vision plans, 100% for employee, with 50% of dependent premiums paid by the County.

County sponsored employee health clinic available for zero or reduced co-pay depending on selected health plan.

DISABILITY INSURANCE


Management Disability Plan includes a comprehensive Short/Long Term Disability plan paid for by the County.

LIFE INSURANCE

$50,000 County-paid Management Life Insurance coverage. $5,000 County-paid Life Insurance coverage (Accidental Death and Dismemberment included). Voluntary Term Life and Universal Life Insurance available - premium paid by employee.

RETIREMENT
DEFERRED COMPENSATION


The County offers a 457 Deferred Compensation Plan. Employees choose their investment funds and can make pretax contributions to the plan up to the maximum allowable.

MERCED COUNTY EMPLOYEE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION


The retirement plan is a defined benefit plan administered pursuant to the County Employees Retirement Law of 1937 and other provisions of the California Government Code. MCERA members also pay into Social Security.The applicable benefit formula is dependent upon your hire date with an MCERA employer; yourpension amount will be determined by your age, years of service and final compensation amount.

EMPLOYEE PROGRAMS
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (EAP)


MHN EAP services provides up to five face-to-face counseling sessions per incident and provides a toll-free "800" hotline available 24/7 for emergencies and crisis intervention. EAP services include counseling services, legal services, financial services and Work-life Resource services.

For more information log on to members.mhn.com.


EMPLOYEE TICKETS, COUPONS, and DISCOUNTS

The County of Merced has partnered with Employee Savings Tickets to provide discounted coupons and tickets for all county employees to attractions throughout the state and out-of-state. The discounts and coupons are available for shopping, movies, sporting events, theme parks, zoos and aquariums and much more.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.


For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682 or go to Merced County Benefits Summary


Job Address

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