Behavioral Health Compliance Administrative Manager*

  • San Bernardino, California
  • Sep 03, 2023
Full Time Clerical and Administrative Support Public Health Regulatory and Licensing
  • Salary: $94,016.00 - $129,521.60 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job

Be an agent of change and make a difference in delivering health and wellness to millions of residents.
Join a team who is passionate about the services they provide and is committed to making a difference throughout San Bernardino County.

The San Bernardino County Department of Behavioral Health invites qualified professionals to apply for the position of Behavioral Health Compliance Administrative Manager*, who will report directly to the Department Chief Compliance Officer/Privacy Officer. The incumbent will be responsible for overseeing diverse and complex regulatory, administrative, and fiscal functions for multiple Compliance divisions. The Compliance Administrative Manager will provide oversight and expertise while ensuring that all ongoing intergovernmental/interorganizational operational protocols and practices are carried out in accordance with federal, state, and regulatory requirements.

The Behavioral Health Compliance Administrative Manager* will assist the Department Chief Compliance Officer, or designee, in establishing, implementing and monitoring the effectiveness of organizational policies and procedures for department operations, both external mandated partnerships and internal practices, objectives, and initiatives. The incumbent will be responsible for a variety of oversight and management activities, including directing and coordinating division/program planning, budget development and requests, analytical and programmatic operations. The incumbent will also be responsible for overseeing compliance administrative support and health information management functions including: medical records management and behavioral health coding practices, contract monitoring/technical assistance, and managed care plan collaboration/coordination to ensure regulatory requirements are met as required per state and federal laws; this includes Specialty Mental Health Services and Drug-Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System State Plan Agreements. The incumbent will be responsible for maintaining and applying subject matter expert knowledge regarding healthcare compliance areas (i.e., privacy practices and laws, fraud/waste/abuse detection/prevention strategies, monitoring and auditing, standards of conduct, etc.) while representing the Office of Compliance in various internal and external meetings by providing updates and presentations in various forums regarding areas of oversight.

The list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future vacancies as they occur throughout the Department.

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 related issues. DBH provides mental health and substance use disorder treatment services to all age groups, with a primary emphasis 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 outreach/engagement, prevention, and early intervention services. DBH's core values are service, integrity, accountability, and trust.

DBH is a unique County Department comprised of six (6) service areas: Outpatient Clinics and Youth Services; Substance Use Disorder and Recovery Services; 24-Hour and Emergency Services; Forensic and Homeless Services; Administrative Services; and Program Support Services. The Office of Compliance is distinguished from these service areas, as it maintains and implements the Department's Compliance Program, while also assessing department-wide risk, preventing/detecting/addressing fraud/waste/abuse, outlining and enforcing standards of conduct, and informing/educating the Department regarding compliance matters including privacy and confidentiality practices. The Department currently has a workforce in excess of 1000 positions and an approximate $164 million-dollar annual budget.
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*Official Title: Administrative Manager

For additional details, please refer to the Administrative Manager job description.

Background Check: Prior to appointment, applicants must pass a background investigation, which includes fingerprinting, credit check, and/or medical exam, which may include drug and/or TB testing. Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen or a permanent U.S. resident.
Travel: Travel throughout the County may be required. Employees will be required to make provision for transportation (mileage reimbursement is available at current IRS rates). A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be produced and maintained for the individual providing the transportation. Statewide and national travel is occasionally required.
Sponsorship: Please note San Bernardino County is not able to consider candidates who will require visa sponsorship at the time of application or in the future.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: Three (3) years of full-time equivalent administrative or management experience in the areas of: budget, operational/organizational management and analysis, grant administration, fiscal analysis, and/or program planning, development, and administration. Qualifying e x perience must include at least two (2) years of full scope supervisory experience and (1) year of experience working within healthcare compliance .


Education: A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in public/business administration, accounting, finance, or a closely related field.

NOTE: Degrees or coursework completed outside the U.S. must be accompanied with an evaluation report from a reputable credential evaluation service showing equivalency to degrees or coursework completed at a college or university accredited by any accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education.

Desired Qualifications

The ideal candidate will be a solution driven leader with outstanding organizational, analytical, management, and communication (both written and verbal) skills, with the ability to effectively plan, prioritize, and execute established goals while maximizing the strengths and skills of subordinate staff.

Experience in a behavioral health care setting is preferred. Applicants certified by the Compliance Certification Board in Healthcare Compliance or Healthcare Privacy Compliance are encouraged to apply.

Selection Process

There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience , as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. Please ensure all relevant experience is indicated in the Application and responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire, as resumes and other attachments will not be reviewed for the competitive evaluation.
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. Be sure to clearly describe your experience in meeting the minimum requirements as well as the ideal qualifications, particularly in the areas of:
  • Full-scope supervisory experience
  • Qualifying experience gained in a behavioral health, healthcare, or human services agency
If you require technical assistance, please click HERE to review the Government Jobs online application guide , or contact their Toll-Free Applicant Support line at (855) 524-5627. Please note that Human Resources is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by computer or browser used to submit the application.

EEO/ADA: S an Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation:
If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form (Download PDF reader) within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click HERE for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.
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Closing Date/Time: 12/15/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

Job Address

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