$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services this class is accountable for directing the development, implementation and monitoring of statewide behavioral health systems.
This class may only be used in the Office of the Commissioner for statewide services and/or programs.
Directs staff and operations of statewide state-operated and contracted behavioral health care services; provides technical and/or administrative oversight of program management activities of departmental regional offices and facilities; oversees and participates in development, analysis, planning, implementation, evaluation and coordination of department policies, actions and programs as they relate to purchase of services; oversees fiscal management of all grants and contracts and audit compliance by grantees; implements and manages direct program initiatives as required; coordinates licensing and Certificate of Need activities with Department of Public Health and Office of Health Care Access; maintains relationships with state human service and development agencies; develops management systems controls to oversee community service providers statewide; oversees and participates in designing and administering consultant contracts; drafts regulations and legislation; works with other department divisions in preparation and coordination of department budget; responds to data and analyses requests; may represent Commissioner or department before various boards and commissions; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of behavioral health service delivery systems; considerable knowledge of behavioral health program objectives; considerable knowledge of managed care systems; considerable knowledge of basic planning methodologies; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to negotiate, mediate and resolve conflicts; considerable ability to collaborate with state, community and agency representatives.
Nine (9) years of professional experience in the development and/or administration of behavioral health programs.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at a managerial level with responsibility for fiscal and administrative management of behavioral health care services or programs on a system wide basis.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Mental Health Director of Program Management Services in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective October 1, 1987. (Revised to modify content and retitle)