|Date Opened||7/13/2018 10:10:00 AM|
|Salary||$175,365 - $233,016/year|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||7/26/2018 11:59:00 PM|
During the recruitment process, applicants may be required to submit additional documentation supporting their qualification(s) for this position. These documents may include: performance reviews, supervisory references, college transcripts, licensure, etc. at the discretion of the agency.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Cathy Riberio at Catherine.Riberio@ct.gov.
Directs staff, services, and programs relating to mental health care in an assigned region; oversees the daily delivery of mental health services to the offender, inmate and parole population; assists with the development and implements and evaluates policies, goals, and objectives to ensure conformance with national standards, administrative policies, accreditation of staff and statutory provisions; interprets and administers pertinent laws; formulates and leads the mental health services team in the attainment of agency goals and objectives; assists in development of programs and activities including development of mental health service standards and criteria; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines or assists in determination of appropriate mental health staffing levels to ensure appropriate resource allocation and compliance with collective bargaining agreements and labor laws; monitors mental health services activities for conformance with relevant state and federal licensure and other statutes, regulations and/or policies; enforces mental health services polices and agency administrative directives; coordinates with human resources to ensure the hiring, retention, training and promotion of qualified staff; provides ongoing performance feedback and evaluations and initiates and enforces progressive discipline when necessary; ensures mental health service operations are within budgetary guidelines for region; regulates number of infirmary beds within designated facilities; coordinates offender admissions and transfers due to mental health necessity; conducts risk management assessment of care including fiscal, mental health and security issues ensuring quality of treatment; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of agency who might impact on programs and services; provides expert testimony in court; participates on various committees and boards; may participate in quality assurance studies and investigations; may represents the Commissioner regarding mental health lawsuits; may provide mental health consultation and direct care to offenders requiring second opinions; may participate in quality assurance studies and investigations; 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 agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of principles, practices and techniques of mental health with particular reference to diagnosis and treatment of offenders; considerable knowledge of recent developments in the field of mental health; knowledge of administration and clinical operations, functions and systems involving mental health service delivery; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable organizational skills; considerable analytical skills; ability to teach and provide clinical supervision.
One (1) year of the general experience in a supervisory capacity or leader of programs and processes.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.