Behavioral Health Program Manager – Lookout Local Santa Cruz

Utility deadline: 7/15/2022 at 11:59:00 PM

a wage: $8,497 – $11,341 per thirty days

Kind of the job: open and promotional

Job title: Underneath total course, plans, organizes, directs, coordinates, and evaluates main program companies throughout the District’s Division of Behavioral Well being; Coordinates and acts as a liaison between assigned program areas, departmental administration, and different state/territory businesses; The Director and Behavioral Well being Administrators help within the total administration of the behavioral well being division. Personnel on this classification supervise the work of technical, technical, and clerical personnel and carry out different work as assigned.

Work Requirements:

necessities: Any mixture of coaching and expertise that may present the required data and capabilities is eligible. The standard solution to acquire these data and capabilities is:

  • A minimal of three years of licensed or accredited skilled expertise in an interdisciplinary behavioral well being program, which incorporates expertise in administrative administration and/or scientific supervision demonstrating possession of data and capabilities, And the
  • Completion of educational coursework and coaching as laid out in Title IX of the California Administrative Code of one of many following:
    • Ph.D. in Scientific Psychology from an accredited faculty
    • Grasp’s diploma in social work from an accredited faculty of social work
    • Grasp’s diploma in Marital and Household Remedy, Psychology, Counseling, or a associated discipline from an accredited faculty
    • Bachelor’s diploma in Nursing from an accredited faculty or grasp’s diploma as a training nurse.

Particular necessities:

  • Possession of a sound California Class C driver’s license.
  • Possession of one of many following California licenses or certifications:
    • Scientific Psychologist
    • Registered Nurse
    • Scientific Social Employee (LCSW)
    • Marriage and Household Therapist (MFT)
    • Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor

If licensed or licensed in one other state, the suitable California license or certification should be obtained inside eighteen months of the date of employment. Should you work in a psychological well being setting, you should be licensed as a scientific psychologist, registered nurse, scientific social employee, or marriage and household therapist.
Particular working situations:

  • All dutiesPublicity to infections which will trigger persistent sickness or dying could happen within the context of bodily interventions to regulate shopper behaviour; Contact with doubtlessly hostile or violent people.
  • Occasion corridor and acute/emergency companies assignments: publicity to noise, akin to individuals screaming.
  • Baby service assignmentsPublicity to disturbing materials, akin to photos of abused youngsters.


  • Thorough data of the ideas, practices, and strategies of psychotherapy, psychiatric research, and/or substance abuse remedy
  • Social facets, attitudes, traits, and behaviors of psychological sickness, emotional issues, and/or substance use dysfunction
  • Working data of ideas and practices for planning, organizing and supervising neighborhood behavioral well being applications
  • Present developments in neighborhood behavioral well being
  • Neighborhood sources obtainable for behavioral well being applications
  • Cultural, social, financial and linguistic elements affecting the supply of companies to ethnic populations, as outlined
  • Legal guidelines and laws associated to prospects’ authorized rights
  • Some data of program budgeting and monetary administration
  • Program improvement and analysis strategies
  • Present developments in state and federal behavioral well being applications
  • Company insurance policies and procedures as they relate to sound administration, program administration and buyer companies

The flexibility to:

  • Plan, set up, direct and consider the work of a multidisciplinary skilled staff offering behavioral well being remedy, together with case administration companies
  • Directing and coordinating scientific actions for behavioral well being
  • Getting ready and presenting a wide range of periodic and particular reviews of knowledgeable and administrative nature
  • Develop and monitor brief and long-term finances plans that precisely mirror program wants
  • Determine the necessity for and develop proposed adjustments to current program practices, insurance policies, and procedures
  • Analyze, consider and develop specialised applications, grant purposes or contracts
  • Present skilled counseling, program management strategies, program space strategies and procedures, and administrative capabilities
  • Talk successfully in each oral and written types
  • Specific advanced and technical phrases and ideas in an comprehensible method
  • Set up and preserve efficient working relationships with others
  • Apply an inexpensive diploma of bodily effort to regulate buyer conduct in emergency conditions


  • trip 16 days within the first yr, rising to 31 days a yr after 15 years of service. Accessible after one yr of service.
  • Administrative depart – every week upfront upon appointment; two weeks due annually; It may be taken with money or trip.
  • holidays 13 paid holidays per yr.
  • Sick depart Six days a yr.
  • bereavement depart 3 days payable in California, 5 days payable out of state.
  • medical plan The county contracts with CalPERS for a wide range of medical plans. For many plans, county contributions pay nearly all of premiums to eligible staff and dependents.
  • dental plan – The county pays protection for eligible staff and dependents.
  • imaginative and prescient plan The county pays for workers prices. The worker could buy eligible dependent protection.
  • retirement and social safety The pension system is 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as outlined by the provisions of the California Public Staff Pension Reform Act of 2013 (PEPRA). The entitlement to the pension is decided on the premise of the ultimate common compensation for 3 years. The county participates in Social Safety.
  • life insurance coverage The county paid a $50,000 insurance coverage coverage. The worker could buy extra life insurance coverage.
  • Lengthy-Time period Incapacity Plan – The plan pays 66 2/3% of the primary $13,500, as much as a most of $9,000 per thirty days.
  • dependent care plan – Staff who pay little one care or dependent care bills can go for this pre-tax program.
  • H-CARE Plan – Staff who pay a county medical premium could select this pre-tax program.
  • Well being Care Versatile Expenditure Allowance (HCFSA) Staff could go for this pre-tax program for eligible well being care bills.
  • deferred compensation A deferred compensation plan is on the market to staff.

Choice plan:

to look at: Your software and supplemental questionnaire can be reviewed to find out in case you have met the training, expertise, coaching, and/or licensing necessities as said within the job posting. Should you meet these standards and are the very best certified, chances are you’ll be required to compete in any mixture of written, oral and/or efficiency exams or aggressive evaluation of coaching and expertise as indicated in your software and supplementary questionnaire. You need to cross all examination parts to be positioned on the eligible record. The take a look at could also be canceled if there are ten or fewer eligible candidates. If the qualifying record is created with out administering the introduced take a look at, the period of the qualifying record can be six months, and your total rating can be based mostly on the analysis of your software and supplementary questionnaire. If throughout these six months it’s essential to take one other take a look at for that job class, you’ll be invited to take the take a look at to stay on the eligible record.

Find out how to apply: to use on-line, Go to this hyperlink; Or print out an software and supplemental questionnaire and mail/carry them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Division, 701 Ocean Avenue, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For data, name (831) 454-2600. TDD/TTY for the exhausting of listening to: 711.

Functions will meet the deadline for submission if acquired in one of many following methods:

  • Within the Personnel Division at 5:00 pm from the date of ultimate submission
  • On-line submissions are made earlier than midnight on the ultimate submission date.

Girls, minorities, and folks with disabilities are inspired to use. When you have a incapacity that requires lodging for testing, please name (831) 454-2600.

To adjust to the Immigration Reform and Management Act of 1986, Santa Cruz County verifies that every one new staff are both U.S. residents or individuals licensed to work in the US.

Some conditions could require fingerprinting and/or background investigation.