Deputy Director Behavioral Health Services - Clinical

San Joaquin County

Approximate Annual Base Salary: $108,638- $132,036 plus comprehensive benefits and compensation package. Additional benefits include; 2% employer contribution to 457 Deferred Compensation Plan; 15 days of vacation; 14 paid holidays; 1937 Retirement Act plan with reciprocity with CALPERS; vacation cash-out up to 8 days annually.

About the position
The Deputy Director—BHS Clinical will be responsible for providing leadership direction on strategic planning and program implementation utilizing a team approach. The position will provide oversight to the Children’s Services division of San Joaquin County Behavioral Health Services.

The ideal candidate is a visionary, analytical, collaborative, and results-oriented individual with management experience in the area of behavioral health services, preferably in the public sector, with excellent communication skills. The candidate will have the ability to:
· Analyze and evaluate complex rules and regulations to implement program operation mandates within federal, state and other regulatory systems
· Cost effectively manage and direct clinical activities of a large, complex behavioral health agency
· Establish relationships, build networks, and generate resources to meet the needs of Behavioral Health Services and the community

Desirable Qualifications
Experience:  Five years of management experience in a public sector health care agency or program, including at least two years managing behavioral health clinical program services and activities.
Required Qualifications
Either Pattern I
License: Valid California licensure as one of the following: A) LCSW, MFT or LPCC issued by the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences. B) Psychologist issued by the CA Board of Psychology. C) Physician issued byt the Medical Board of CA (incl. certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology).
Education:  Master’s or Doctorate degree required for licensure as an LCSW, MFT, LPCC, Psychologist, or Physician.
Or Pattern II
License: Valid licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the California BRN and currently BRN listing as a psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse.
Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing.
License: Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

Final Filing Date: July 17, 2020
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