Psychiatric Administrator - Supervisory Program Analyst

Alexandria, VA
$65,786.76 - $90,150.84 Annually
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
Full Time
Supervisory Program Analyst
Psychiatric Administrator

The City of Alexandria is located in northern Virginia and is bordered by the District of Columbia (Potomac River), Arlington and Fairfax counties. With a population of approximately 150,000 and a land area of 15.75 square miles, Alexandria is the seventh largest city in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Alexandria has a charming waterfront and is a unique and historic place to live and work. About one-quarter square miles in the city have been designated as a national or local historic district. We proudly embrace our rich history and seize the endless opportunities that lie ahead. If you are interested in working for the vibrant City of Alexandria, we invite qualified candidates to apply for our Supervisory Program Analyst position.

An Overview
The Supervisory Program Analyst Oversees all administrative functions of the Psychiatric Unit, including Budgets, Productivity, Outcomes Measurement, Quality Assurance, Documentation Compliance, Contract Management, State Performance Contract monitoring, Scheduling, and Talent Management.

What You Should Bring
Extensive knowledge of the operation, principles and practices of substance abuse and mental health treatment programs; Extensive knowledge of best practices in administrative and budgetary procedures; An ability to evaluate services and make recommendations for improvement of service delivery and department operations; An ability to communicate clearly and effectively with other professionals and with the general public, both orally and in writing; An ability to supervise professionals and paraprofessionals; Computer word processing skills; Successful completion of Federal criminal records check and pre-employment drug screen.

The Opportunity
  • Implement, manage, and direct all billing aspects of the client data software system including modifications required by various third party payers and in compliance with all State and Federal regulatory agencies;
  • Plan, develop, and organize the agency's Reimbursement Unit.Determine work methods and priorities. Conduct staff meetings.Direct and supervise client and third party billing;
  • Participate in and administer program in accordance with City, Departmental, State and Federal rules and regulation; interpret policy and assist divisions in attaining consistency and compliance with all regulatory requirements;
  • Develop and implement comprehensive reimbursement policies and procedures for the CSB and provide training and assistance to staff members in order to ensure compliance with State and Federal reimbursement regulations as well as requirements of various third party payers;
  • Develop and coordinate various projects to evaluate the fiscal impact of regulatory and program changes;
  • Prepare correspondence and reports, and edit those prepared by subordinate staff relating to departmental activities for submission to City and State agencies and officials;
  • Recommend technical measures and methods for improving efficiency and effectiveness of departmental operations, and propose solutions for division chiefs in resolving problems;
  • Other related duties as assigned.

About the Department
The Center for Adult Services (CAS) provides programs and services in Aging; Adult Protective Services; Clinical & Emergency Services; and Community & Residential Support Services for seniors and for persons with mental illness, intellectual disabilities and substance use disorders. CAS provides compassionate and effective person-centered services based on best practices. Our teams support self-determination, safety and recovery for Alexandria residents affected by abuse, neglect, mental illness, intellectual disabilities and substance abuse disorders.

Minimum & Additional Requirements

Four-Year College Degree; completion of college-level courses in public or business administration or statistics; three-five years of experience in program evaluation, program analysis or policy development work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Master's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or related field; At least one year of Clinical and administrative experience working with individuals with a mental illness and/or co-occurring substance abuse disorder; Fluent and Bilingual in both English and Spanish. At least one year of experience in working with automated medical records; At least one year of direct supervisory experience for multiple subordinates.


This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks including but not limited to: FBI/Federal Records Check; VA State Child Abuse/Neglect Registry; Medicare/Medicaid Fraud Database; education/certifications; and driver's license.

Schedule: Monday- Thursday, 8:00AM - 4:30PM

Similar jobs