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
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
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.
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.
Additional Salary Information: In addition to the base salary, other benefits also offered by the County include:
Cafeteria Plan (In addition to base salary, the County offers a Cafeteria Plan in the annual amount of $24,023 which is considered the employer’s benefit contribution and may be used to purchase medical, dental, and vision coverage. Depending on a candidate’s health plan selection, premiums not paid by the Cafeteria plan allowance will be the employee’s responsibility through a pre-tax deduction. Unused monies are paid as additional salary)
2% employer contribution to the County’s 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
Vacation cash-out up to 8 days annually
1937 Retirement Act plan with reciprocity with CALPERS.
125 Flex Spending Benefits Plan
12 days sick leave annually with unlimited accumulation.
15 days of vacation leave (20 days after 10 years and 23 days after 20 years)
14 paid holidays per year
Internal Number: 0620-ES2312-EX
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