Department of Administrative Services

Children and Families Director of Program Operations (9031MP)

$44.97-$61.32 Hourly / $3,597.55-$4,905.25 BiWeekly /
$93,896.00-$128,027.00 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Children and Families, Albert J. Solnit Children's Psychiatric Center, this class is accountable for directing multiple clinical divisions and overseeing the day to day program operations of the facility.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Receives administrative direction from the Superintendent or other administrative official.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Directs managerial, professional and other support staff as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Directs staff and operations of multiple clinical programs within the center; coordinates, plans, and manages program activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in development of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside program who might impact on program activities; oversees hospital compliance with standards established by outside monitoring agencies; oversees recruitment, selection, and retention of department or discipline staff; assures compliance with quality assurance findings and recommendations; promotes cultural diversity in workplace and assures clients' rights; identifies, plans, implements, and evalutes training and development of staff; analyzes complex problem situations and takes appropriate action; initiates workforce planning and monitors staff utilization to meet identified goals; investigates and responds to critical incidents; prepares or oversees preparation of reports; advocates for the best interests of children and families; represents Superintendent on committees or task forces; serves on the center's executive management committee; may represent facility in grievances and/or other hearings; may oversee grant, budget, or contract preparation and management; 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 and ability to develop strategic plans; considerable knowledge of behavioral health policies and systems; considerable knowledge of recent developments in designated field and ability to translate knowledge into practice; considerable knowledge of principles and practices of public and/or behavioral health care administration; considerable knowledge of resources available to client population; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable analytic skills; considerable ability to negotiate, mediate, and resolve conflicts; considerable ability to collaborate within agency, department, state, community, and agency constituent groups; ability to conduct effective meetings; ability to establish and manage multiple priorities; ability to plan for collection, analysis, and integration of data; ability to interpret standards, contracts and regulations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years of professional experience in behavioral health care and a Master's Degree in a clinical discipline.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been at a managerial level directing professional staff in clinical operations or in the delivery of behaviorial health care services for children and adolescents.

NOTE: Managerial experience is defined as formulating program goals and objectives, developing and implementing program procedures, initiating program policies, and developing and/or monitoring a budget.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must possess and maintain the appropriate current license for clinical social work, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, advanced practice registered nurse, or clinical psychologist.
  2. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Examined

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(25)-Patient and Inmate Care

BARGAINING UNIT

(02)-MANAGERIAL

EEO

(1)-Officials And Administrators

SALARY INFORMATION

MP 67

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Riverview Hospital Director of Program Operations in Salary Group MP 67 approved effective February 3, 2006. (Revised to modify content and re-title)

EFFECTIVE DATE

6/21/2011

CLASS: 9031MP; EST: 2/3/2006; REV: 6/21/2011;