Deputy Director of Behavioral Health Program Services

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Aug 03, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $114,691.20 - $156,520.00 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Maximum Total Compensation Valued at up to $253,134

This recruitment is being held to establish an open eligible list to fill current and future vacancies within other service areas.

This recruitment will be open for a minimum of five (5) business days and remain open on a continuous basis until the needs of the County have been met. This recruitment may close at any time. It is recommended that qualifiedcandidates apply immediately.

The Department of Behavioral Health (DBH) is responsible for providing mental health and substance use disorder services to county residents who are experiencing major mental illness or substance abuse issues. DBH provides mental health/substance use disorder treatment to all age groups, with a primary emphasis placed on treating children/youth who may be seriously emotionally disturbed, adults who are experiencing a serious and persistent mental illness, and individuals who are experiencing substance use disorders. DBH also provides an array of prevention and early intervention services for both mental health and substance abuse. DBH's core values are service, integrity, accountability and trust.

The Department of Behavioral Health is a unique County department comprised of six service areas: Children, Transitional Age Youth, and Mental Health Services Act; Community Behavioral Health and Recovery Services; 24-hour and Emergency Services; Criminal Justice and Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services; Administrative/Fiscal Services; and Program Support. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 1000 positions.
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The Department of Behavioral Health is seeking a Deputy Director to oversee the Criminal Justice/Substance use Disorder and Recovery Services (CJ/SUDRS) Division, which is comprised of the Juvenile/Adult Criminal Justice and the Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services programs.

The variety of programs are designed to provide comprehensive behavioral health and substance use recovery services to individuals who are experiencing major mental illness and or substance use disorders. These individuals also have a history of involvement with the juvenile justice and or criminal justice system. Most clients are either currently or recently detained, incarcerated or on probation.

CJ/SUDRS works in collaboration with various partners in the criminal justice system to reduce homelessness and prevent repeat offenses into juvenile detention centers, jails and psychiatric hospitals. CJ/SUDRS Staff provide services in a variety of settings including clinics, probation departments, courts, and county jails.

Deputy Directorsplan, direct, coordinate, and evaluate the operation ofone of the major treatment divisions within the Department of Behavioral Health, which includes crisis, emergency, intensive outpatient, and routine outpatient systems and services for both adult and children consumers. The Deputy Director will alsoassist in department-wide program planning and policy formulation. The immediate vacancy exists in the CJ/SUDRS Division. This eligible list may also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur within the department.

For more detailed information, refer to the Deputy Director of Behavioral Health Program Services job description.

Background check: An extensive background check will include credit check, fingerprint/DOJ LiveScan, and DMV check. Must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent U.S. resident. Medical exam will also include drug and TB tests.

Shifts:Some programs offer 24-hour services; some assignments may require employees to work evenings, weekends, holidays, and on-call.

Travel:Travel throughout the County is required and employees will be required to make provisions for such transportation. Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance for the individual providing the transportation. Statewide and national travel is occasionally required.

Minimum Requirements

Education: A Master's degree in behavioral science, human services, social work, counseling, psychology, public health, or business/public administration.

Experience: Two (2) years of high-level management experience in a large, complex mental health agency, public health agency, forensic health care services or human services organization which provides social work services. Qualifying experience must include responsibility for program planning and development, operations, budget/fiscal administration, and personnel administration, which included managing through subordinate managers or supervisors.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned program manager with extensive experience in public mental health, developing and managing a large complex mental health agency or human services organization which provides a continuum of care foradults and childrenliving with severe and persistent behavioral health conditions, and experience in program planning and development, personnel, administration, operations and budget/fiscal administration.

Selection Process

There will be acompetitive evaluationof qualifications based on a review of the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire. Completing your application with statements such as "see/refer to resume" or "see attached" rather than completing your work history may affect your eligibility or competitive evaluation score. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaires. The most highly qualified candidates, based upon the results of the evaluation, may be referred for a selection interview. Be sure to clearly describe in your resume and/or application your experience in meeting the minimum requirements as well as the ideal qualifications, particularly in the areas of:
  • Second-level management experience
  • Qualifying experience gained in a behavioral health, healthcare, or human services agency

Application Procedure :To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire as soon as possible.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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