Clinical Division Chief - Final Filing Date: December 3, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
A position in this classification is responsible to the Deputy Branch Director of Mental Health Services for the management and secondary level clinical supervision of a major mental health division, such as: Adult Systems of Care, Access/Crisis Services.
The ideal candidate will have five (5) years’ experience managing programs in a public mental health/substance abuse/social service program providing supervision of unlicensed and licensed staff, as well as performing administrative functions. The ideal candidate has excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills. Equally important is experience working with adults who are suffering from severe and persistent mental health problems and who may also have a substance use disorder. Selected candidates will have a knowledge of the ‘continuum of care’ levels within behavioral health systems and be committed to advocating for client placement and services to be provided within the least restrictive environment that promotes safety, well-being, and recovery for themselves and others. Ideal candidates will be innovative and creative in their approach to work, and have a thorough understanding of both mental health and alcohol/ drug treatment modalities. The candidate will embrace outcomes driven, evidence informed, collaborative service delivery strategies. They will also have a deep desire for serving those in need while promoting community health and well-being. This individual will be a positive contributor to the site culture and exemplify the agency values of Collaboration, Adaptability, Respect and Excellence. We welcome a candidate who is interested in a fast-paced, team oriented environment who is organized, good with communication and can work collaboratively with internal and external system partners.
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These employment standards are typically attained with completion of the following education and experience:
Mental Health Services
The following professional classifications may qualify for the position of Clinical Division Chief if they meet the minimum education and experience requirements for Supervisory Professional Personnel as listed in the California Administrative Code, Title 9 "Community Mental Health Services": Social Worker with MSW; Registered Nurse; Psychiatric Technician; Mental Health Rehabilitation Specialist; Psychologist with Ph.D.; or Psychiatrist.
Licensed by the appropriate California licensing board for two years and have practiced psychotherapy for at least two years in the last five year period in a similar setting with a similar population.
Additional Salary Information: •Salary: $6,733 - $8,595 per month.
•Holidays: 12 days per year.
•Vacation: 10 days first 3 years; 15 days 4-9 years; 17 days 10-15 years; 20 days 16 years and thereafter.
•Sick Leave: 12 days per year with a generous pro rata payoff at termination after at least 5 years.
•Retirement: CalPERS, coordinated with Social Security.
•Insurance: Medical and dental plan, with the County paying for most of the employee and a portion of the dependent cost; a vision plan, a fully-paid life insurance policy and long-term disability plan.
•Other: Deferred Compensation plan, IRC Section 125 plan, and credit union membership available.
County of Shasta-Government Offices. The Health and Human Services Agency has approximately 960 employees. Adult Services Branch-Mental Health, has a full continuum of
mental health care with active outpatient services, and chemical dependency program. Benefits include paid vacation, sick leave, deferred compensation plans, medical/dental/vision insurance.
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