|Behavioral Health Clinical Director - Apply by 6/6/23|
Company: State of Connecticut
Location: Waterbury, CT
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 05/25/2023
Expire Date: 06/25/2023
Job Categories: Hospitality/Tourism
Behavioral Health Clinical Director - Apply by 6/6/23|
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Are looking to make an impact on the lives of adults with behavioral health disorders?
Do you want to take the next step in your career?
If so, we have a role for you!
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) is seeking a qualified individual for the position of Behavioral Health Clinical Director (PCN 25580) to join our team. This role will be a site director for our Western Connecticut Mental Health Network (WCMHN) in Waterbury. Find out more information on this great opportunity below!
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday
Work Hours: Full-time, First Shift, 40 hours per week
Work Shift: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., with some on-call requirements
Location: 95 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, CT
WHAT WE CAN OFFER YOU:
State of Connecticut employees participate in a competitive comprehensive benefits plan that includes:
Industry leading health benefits with medical and dental coverage
Generous paid time off, include 13 paid holidays per calendar year
Extensive pension plan and supplemental retirement offerings
Retirement healthcare offerings
Professional growth and development opportunities
As a loan forgiveness organization, you may be able to qualify for one or more State or Federal loan forgiveness programs
A healthy work/life balance!
You'd be able to work for a Forbes top company: 'Forbes' State of Connecticut Ranked One of the Best Employers of 2023 - State of CT Receives National Recognition for Offering Job Growth, Competitive Benefits, and Flexible Schedule.
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
Responsible for the clinical, fiscal and administrative operations of WCMHN Waterbury site which serves individuals with severe and persistent behavioral health disorders and substance use disorders.
Work collaboratively with contract agencies, providing support, consultation and oversight of services provided.
Provide leadership to clinical teams in the facilitation of DMHAS initiatives
As a member of WCMHN Executive Committee, actively participate in the development and implementation of policies and procedures critical to the operations of the Waterbury site
Provide oversight and adherence to compliance standards across the Waterbury site to meet DMHAS and Joint Commission standards.
Collaborate with the CEO and WCMHN Fiscal Director to monitor program budgets and ensure overtime costs are within budget guidelines.
Collaborate with the Network QI Director to monitor quality data reports, ensure adherence to billing requirements and documentation guidelines, and participate in performance improvement projects.
Facilitate regular Leadership meetings ensuring staff receive support, supervision and direction to perform their responsibilities.
Actively participate in monthly Labor Management meetings and hold regular meetings with delegates to address issues as they arise.
Oversee HR functions related to the hiring and retention of employees, as well as recruitment of refills for vacancies.
Participate in Service System Analysis to determine gaps in services and develop plans to address service gaps.
MORE ABOUT THE AGENCY AND FACILITIES:
The State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is a health care agency whose mission is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
The Western Connecticut Mental Health Network (WCMHN) was formed in 1996 by the State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), in order to coordinate clinical, fiscal and administrative oversight of Region 5 contracted and state-operated mental health services. Within this service system, there are three state-operated Local Mental Health Authorities, which are located in Waterbury, Danbury and Torrington. In partnership with the Western Connecticut Mental Health Network they provide and coordinate local clinical services. Over 200 staff including psychiatrists, nurses, social workers, rehabilitation and mental health workers provide services for persons with a long-term mental illness.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
A Master's degree in a clinical discipline, public health administration, health care administration or hospital administration and six (6) years of professional experience in behavioral health care.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a managerial or supervisory capacity directing clinical operations or the delivery of behavioral health care services including the supervision of professional behavioral health care staff.
NOTE: For State Employees, this is at the level of Behavioral Health Clinical Supervisor.
Experience with working in outpatient behavioral healthcare settings and providing services within the community
Experience providing, directing and overseeing mental health and substance abuse services
Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel; Word; Powerpoint)
Experience developing policies and adhering to Joint Commission standards
Posess licensure as a Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Professional Counselor (LPC), or Psychologist
Incumbents in this class must maintain the appropriate current license for clinical social work, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse, psychologist or alcohol and drug counselor.