The Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services seeks qualified individuals for the position of DMHAS Behavioral Health Clinical Manager within Connecticut Valley Hospital, General Psychiatry Division. LOCATION: CT Valley Hospital, 1000 Silver Street, Middletown, CT 06457. This is a full-time, 40 hours per week position. The schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. The position number is 27533.
This position will be responsible for four units within General Psychiatry Division: Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), Partners in Recovery, General Psych and Psychosocial Rehab.
Please include a copy of your resume in the resume tab with your application.
Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply a copy of their current license as a clinical social worker, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse, psychologist or alcohol and drug counselor.
Should you have questions pertaining to this recruitment, please contact Doreen Clemson at Doreen.Clemson@ct.gov, (860) 262-7116.
PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services this class is accountable for directing a clinical division, a clinical discipline or a clinical program within a specified geographic area.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Manages the staff and operations of a clinical program, discipline or specialized area; coordinates, plans and manages program activities; formulates program goals and objectives; develops or assists in the development and implementation of related policy; interprets and administers pertinent laws; monitors and evaluates staff; prepares or assists in preparation of program budget; maintains contacts with individuals both within and outside of program who might impact on program activities; ensures program compliance with standards established by outside monitoring agencies; participates in grant and contract preparation and administration; manages the recruitment, selection and retention of program staff; ensures compliance with quality assurance findings and recommendations; promotes cultural diversity in workplace and ensures client rights; identifies and plans training and development needs; analyzes problems at program level and takes appropriate action; initiates workforce planning and monitors staff utilization to meet identified goals; prepares or oversees preparation of reports; investigates and responds to critical incidents; may represent program in grievances and hearings; may perform clinical duties; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of principles, practices and issues of behavioral health care; considerable knowledge of resources available to client population; considerable knowledge of agency policies and procedures; knowledge of behavioral health policies and systems; knowledge of recovery principles and practices; knowledge of resources available to client population; 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; ability to influence actions of others; ability to negotiate, mediate, and resolve conflicts; ability to analyze and synthesize information; ability to collaborate within program, department, agency, and community; ability to interpret standards, contracts and regulations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Four (4) years of professional experience in Behavioral Health Care and a Master Degree in a clinical discipline, Public Health Administration, Health Care Administration or Hospital Administration.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been supervising professsional staff.
For State Employees, this is interpreted at the level of Behavioral Health Unit Supervisor; Nurse Supervisor or Supervising Clinician.
Incumbents in this class must maintain the appropriate current license for clinical social work, marital and family therapist, professional counselor, registered nurse, psychologist or alcohol and drug counselor.
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.