$33.31-$45.11 Hourly / $2,331.88-$3,157.51 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services this class is accountable for performing a full range of monitoring, inspection, evaluation and consultative services to mental health and substance abuse community services, facilities and programs.
Works under the general supervision of a Mental Health Services Clinical Manager 2 (Team Leader) or other employee of higher grade.
May supervise clerical staff and provide consultation and supervision to other department staff.
Conducts on site monitoring and evaluation of behavioral health facilities and programs; interviews staff and clients; reviews program operations and records; evaluates kinds and quality of services provided to ensure programs meet or exceed state and federal guidelines; provides consultation and technical and/or clinical advice to programs and/or facilities needing professional assistance in clinical, programmatic, administrative and operational areas; inspects and monitors behavioral health facilities, services and programs; monitors performance of programs by reviewing reports of inspections and evaluations; serves as liaison to public and professionals working in related programs and services; prepares reports and makes recommendations; serves on task forces and/or committees; may investigate complaints relative to client care and medical and nursing practices; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of causes, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment modalities associated with mental health, alcohol and drug addiction; considerable knowledge of trends of care and organization of services related to behavioral health and addiction programs and services; considerable knowledge of problems, procedures and processes of residential and community oriented health care programs and prevention oriented programs; considerable knowledge of medical, nursing and allied health care needed by clients in substance abuse and mental health programs; considerable knowledge of laws, regulations and guidelines pertaining to mental health and substance abuse programs; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to negotiate with staff at all levels; ability to conduct independent research; ability to analyze and interpret complex data and information relative to behavioral health care.
Seven (7) years of professional experience in mental health or substance abuse treatment programs, providing direct care and treatment to clients OR providing monitoring, inspection and consultative services to program and/or facility staff.