Department of Administrative Services

Mental Health Superintendent 2 (5702MP)

$67.58-$92.14 Hourly / $5,406.10-$7,371.42 BiWeekly /
$141,099.00-$192,394.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Departments of Mental Health and Addiction Services and Correction, this class is accountable for developing and directing the clinical and administrative programs and operations.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

This class is used in one of the following locations: 

  1. A state mental health hospital.
  2. The network in Local Mental Health Authorities which includes:  Southwest Connecticut Mental Health System; Connecticut Mental Health Center; River Valley Services; Southeastern Mental Health Authority; Capitol Region Mental Health Center; Western Connecticut Mental Health Network.
  3. The Department of Correction, Correctional Managed Healthcare.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Commissioner or other administrative official.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs the clinical and administrative programs and operations of the facility or community mental health center.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Plans, develops and directs clinical and administrative program in accordance with policies established by Commissioner; participates in planning and development of mental health systems; participates in policy and subcommittee meetings; presides at administrative conferences with department heads to formulate policies to meet needs; develops and monitors programs; confers with visitors, relatives and professional consultants regarding patients/clients and agency practices; insures conformance of all procedures and programs with statutory laws governing patients/clients with mental illness; directs preparation of budget in conjunction with department heads; directs and coordinates with department heads tasks necessary to maintain accreditation by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals; performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

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 policies and systems; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public and/or health care administration; considerable knowledge of managed health care systems; considerable knowledge of mental health program planning and development; knowledge of quality assessment and/or improvement techniques and accreditation body standards; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable ability to collaborate within department, state, community and agency constituent groups; ability to analyze fiscal data and prepare budgets.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

A Master's degree or higher in a health related field and at least seven (7) years of managerial experience in hospital, health, or mental health administration.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess the appropriate current license in one of the following areas: clinical psychology, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse, clinical psychology, alcohol and drug abuse counselor, medicine or psychiatry.

APPOINTMENT

Appointed by the Commissioner of Mental Health and Addiction Services in accordance with Connecticut General Statues 17a-472 and/or Connecticut General Statutes 17a-562 and Executive Order Number 63 or Connecticut General Statutes 5-198-7b.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(12)-General Administration and Management

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 75

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Mental Superintendent 2 in Salary Group MP 75 approved effective June 18, 2010. (Revised to modify content and expand class usage)

EFFECTIVE DATE

12/29/17

CLASS: 5702MP; EST: 2/19/1960; REV: 12/29/2017;