Behavioral Health - Child and Family Services Manager

Job Description

Job ID: 1190822
Employment Status: Full-Time
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BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties.  As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.  BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.

Increased treatment options and resources; reduce out of home placements; improve academic tenure and achievement; reduced involvement with the juvenile justice system.


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Role Purpose

Provides cohesion, continuity, and direction to all children's services.


Responsibilities

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Oversees the clinical quality and consistency of all children's programming.
  • Serves as BJC Behavioral Health liaison to federal, state, and community stakeholders to ensure BJC meets its obligations, as defined by the grant proposal and stakeholders.
  • Identifies gaps in needed services and provides assistance to increase the number and types of services available.
  • Develops and implements new business contracts for expansion of children's collaborative services.
  • Evaluates the care delivered and intervenes appropriately to ensure optimal patient outcome.
  • Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • Master's Degree
  • - Social Services/related

     

    Experience

  • 5-10 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Valid Driver's License
  • LCSW or LPC

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Experience

  • 10+ years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer