This will be a position as an assistant to the Director of Mental Health, with direct reports, budget management responsibilities, and working collaboratively with unions and other service line managers.
Generally responsible for a medium size group or program, with both administrative and client caseload responsibilities.
Makes budget recommendations.
Has counseling/disciplinary responsibilities: conducts performance evaluations; responsible for allocation of resources; has overall personnel management responsibility (HR, personnel, compensation issues).
Generally over a larger team , such as Adult/Child or CDS.
Responsible for overall program design and operations within unit.
Accountable for access outcomes; allocation of resources.
May participate on regional committees.
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Basic Qualifications: Experience
Minimum two (2) years of professional experience under the direction of a licensed psychologist or board certified psychiatrist. Education
Ph.D, Psy.D, or Ed.D in clinical or counseling required from an accredited college or university. License, Certification, Registration
Current valid license to practice psychology in the State of California or valid license to practice in a state in the United States and able to practice under Business and Professional Code Section 2946 (maximum of 180 days subject to the specifics of the regulation).
Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.
Knowledge of social service agencies, state regulations and APA standards as it related to client treatment, patient rights and client/patient confidentiality.
Previous clinical responsibilities to include psychological testing, diagnosis, crisis intervention, brief individual and group psychotherapy.
Knowledge of psychological testing techniques, administration and interpretation.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.
Additional Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of 2 years recent management experience in mental health is required.