$41.58-$56.69 Hourly / $3,326.17-$4,534.94 BiWeekly /
In the Department of Children and Families, Albert J. Solnit Children's Psychiatric Center, this class is accountable for directing the administrative and program operations of two or more clinical units.
Directs the staff and operations of two or more clinical units; coordinates, plans, and manages unit program activites; formulates goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy and procedures; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside program who impact on unit program activities; assures unit compliance with quality assurance findings and recommendations; promotes cultural diversity in workplace and assures client rights; advocates for the best interests of children and families; identifies, plans, implements, and evaluates training and development of staff; analyzes complex problem situations and takes appropriate action; monitors staff utilization to meet identified goals; investigates and responds to critical incidents; prepares or oversees preparation of reports; provides input into the division's budget; serves on the hospital's program management committee; may represent facility in grievances and/or other hearings; may oversee grant, budget, or contract preparation; may represent the facility on committees and task forces; performs related duties as required
Considerable knowledge of behavioral health policies and systems; considerable knowledge of principles, practices, and issues of behavioral health care; considerable knowledge of recent developments in designated field and ability to translate knowledge into practice; considerable knowledge of the behavioral challenges facing children, adolescents, and families; knowledge of principles and practices of public and/or health care administration; knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes, and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytic skills; considerable ability to negotiate, mediate, and resolve conflicts; ability to collaborate within agency, department, state, community, and constituents; ability to plan for collection, analysis, and integration of data; ability to interpret standards of monitoring agencies and contracts; supervisory ability.
Four (4) years of professional experience in behavioral health care and a Master's Degree in a clinical discipline.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professional staff in the delivery of services for children and adolescents.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Children and Families Facility Clinical Program Manager in Salary Group MP 65 approved effective November 7, 2008. (Revised to modify content and re-title)