SummaryPlans, develops, organizes, and supports clinical, organizational, and behavioral health services and programs that promote recovery, optimum health, and resiliency for citizens of a culturally and economically diverse community.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge and SkillsThe position requires advanced professional knowledge of integrated behavioral health treatment programs for adult and pediatric populations. Requires specific in-depth knowledge of dual diagnosis, age-appropriate pediatric, substance abuse treatment, and vocational rehabilitation programs for diverse general populations, in public education, and those in the criminal justice system. Requires specialized knowledge of modern outpatient, inpatient, and residential care delivery systems. Requires knowledge of the principles and practices of modern management and team leadership including best work practices. Requires a working knowledge of personal computers including common office productivity software, internet, and computer-aided programs supporting client records, assessment/diagnosis, and treatment. Requires well-developed human relations skills to achieve and maintain trust and cooperation with peers and people serviced, to deliver formal discussion with classroom-sized groups, and to resolve conflict. Requires advanced math and interpretive skill to conduct and evaluate inferential statistics and financial performance data. Requires professional writing skills sufficient to write policies and procedures, reports, budgets, staffing, and correspondence that may be sensitive and have legal implications.
AbilitiesRequires the ability to carry out the functions of and objectives for the position. Requires the ability to integrate the clinical services provided by and that support the mission of KMHS. Requires the ability to learn, interpret, and apply local, State, and Federal requirements and objectives for behavioral healthcare in general population, education, and criminal justice settings, and to identify available resources. Requires the ability to perform internal audits, quality reviews and design best practice methods. Requires the ability to perform diagnostic assessments and statistical analysis of quantitative and qualitative data. Requires the ability to present self in a professional manner and relate well with people served, business partners, and all levels of staff. Requires the ability to relay professional terminology into common formats that enhance people’s understanding. May require the ability to facilitate communications with people served who speak languages other than English.
Physical AbilitiesRequires the physical and ambulatory ability to function effectively inpatient and office environments, engaged in work of a largely sedentary nature. Requires hand-eye-arm coordination ability to use a personal computer keyboard to access and record information. Requires forward flexing and reaching ability to retrieve work materials and files. Requires visual ability to recognize words, numbers, and non-verbal actions of people. Requires auditory ability to project voice and carry out conversations with individuals and groups in person and over the phone.
Education and ExperienceThe position requires a Master’s degree and 8 years of progressive experience in clinical, services, and organizational advancement areas, 3 years of which would be in a senior leadership capacity and organizational management. Advanced experience in a community behavioral health setting preferred.
Licenses and CertificatesMasters degree from an accredited university or college. Clinical credential preferred and requires a valid driver’s license.
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