Under general direction,will manage alcohol and drug treatment or DUI (driving under the influence) programs.
Behavioral Health Manager II is distinguished from level I by additional duties involving budgeting and personnel on a multidisciplinary team.
EDUCATIONAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for educational incentive. This incentive may be 2.5%, 3.5%, or 5% for incumbents in eligible positions based on completion of an Associate's, Bachelor's, or Master's degree that is not required for the classification.
BILINGUAL INCENTIVE: Some positions may be eligible for bilingual incentive depending on the applicable memorandum of agreement and the needs of the department. In order to qualify for this incentive, incumbents in eligible positions must take and pass the applicable bilingual fluency exam with a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher.
DEPARTMENT/AGENCY: Health Care Agency - Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health Manager IIis a Management/Confidential classification and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Incumbents in this classification are eligible for benefits at the MB3 level.
The eligible list established from this recruitment may be used to fill current and future Regular (including Temporary and Fixed-term), Intermittent, and Extra Helpvacancies for this position only. There is currently one (1) Regular vacancy.
OPENING DATE:February 11, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Continuous and may close at any time; therefore, the schedule for the remainder of the process will depend upon when we receive a sufficient number of qualified applications to meet business needs.
Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Assists in establishing and refining measurable performance objectives for the team or subsystem;
- Initiates, negotiates, and implements interagency agreements;
- Selects, trains and supervises a multi-disciplinary staff;
- Supervises collection and input of all client and cost data necessary to evaluate client outcome and cost benefit. Prepares associated fiscal and information system reporting for local, state and other Department responses;
- Monitors and ensures that all Quality Assurance policies and procedures are followed and sustained;
- Ensures program fidelity and adherence to stakeholder approved plan objectives;
- Prepares written monthly management information report reflecting team's performance on client outcome goals, productivity, expenditures, and revenue; and
- Performs other related duties as required.
These are entrance requirements to the exam process and assure neither continuance in the process nor placement on an eligible list.
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE
Considerable supervision, program operation or management experience, or technical related experience which has led to the acquisition of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. The required knowledge, skills, and abilities may also be obtained by:
- Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in mental health, public administration, business administration, or related field; AND
- Four (4) years of professional level administrative, supervisory, and management experience in a behavioral health care environment or department.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
- Must possess and maintain a valid California driver license.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Thorough knowledge of: behavioral health assessment, treatment, and case management practices; behavioral health clinical policies and procedures; administrative, management support functions such as contracts, budgeting, cost control, and revenue generation practices; staff supervision and personnel practices; private sector resources available to the mentally ill and substance use disorder clients; legal and financial issues related to the mentally illand substance use disorder clients.
Ability to: utilize personal computing hardware and software; gather data and prepare reports; maintain medical record standards; provide active and positive leadership; develop community resources; work within budget constraints; respond effectively to crises; effectively handle persons who are angry, demanding, emotionally upset and/or resistant to treatment; evaluate safety and risk factors for staff and clients; maintain collaborative working relationships with staff, community members, and other governmental agencies; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Recruitment Process
FINAL FILING DATE: This is a continuous recruitment and may close at any time; therefore, apply as soon as possible if you are interested in it. Your application must be received by County of Ventura Human Resources in Ventura, California, no later than 5:00 p.m. on the closing date.
To apply on-line, please refer to our web site at www.ventura.org/jobs. If you prefer to fill out a paper application form, please call (805) 654-5129 for application materials and submit them to County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1970, Ventura, CA 93009.
Note to Applicants: It is essential that you complete all sections of your application and supplemental questionnaire thoroughly and accurately to demonstrate your qualifications. A resume and/or other related documents may be attached to supplement the information in your application and supplemental questionnaire; however, it/they may not be submitted in lieu of the application.
NOTE: If presently permanently employed in another "merit" or "civil service" public agency/entity in the same or substantively similar position as is advertised, and if appointed to that position by successful performance in a "merit" or "civil service" style examination, then appointment by "Lateral Transfer" may be possible. If interested, please click here for additional information.
SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE ? qualifying: All applicants are required to complete and submit the questionnaire for this exam AT THE TIME OF FILING. The supplemental questionnaire may be used throughout the exam process to assist in determining each applicant's qualifications and acceptability for the position. Failure to complete and submit the questionnaire may result in the application being removed from consideration.
APPLICATION EVALUATION ? qualifying: All applications will be reviewed to determine whether or not the stated requirements are met. Those individuals meeting the stated requirements will be invited to continue to the next step in the screening and selection process.
COMPARATIVE SCREENING - qualifying: If there is a high number of qualified applicants, a comparative screening will be conducted to determine which of the applicants will be selected for invitation to the oral exam. Applications will be evaluated and ranked according to criteria that most closely meets the needs of the department, so it is essential that applicants provide as much detail as possible and answer all parts of the application and supplemental questionnaire ("and supplemental questionnaire" only if there is one).
ORAL EXAM ? 100%: A job-related oral exam will be conducted to evaluate and compare participating applicants' knowledge, skills, and abilities in relation to those factors which job analysis has determined to be essential for successful performance of the job. Applicants must earn a score of seventy percent (70%) or higher to qualify for placement on the eligible list.
NOTE: If there are three (3) or fewer qualified applicants, an oral exam will not be conducted. Instead, a score of seventy percent (70%) will be assigned to each application, and each applicant will be placed on the eligible list.
Applicants successfully completing the exam process may be placed on an eligible list for a period of one (1) year.
BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION: A thorough pre-employment, post offer background investigation which may include inquiry into past employment, education, criminal background information and driving record may be required for this position.
For further information about this recruitment, please contact Anna Ford via email at [email protected] or by telephone at (805) 677-5153.
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