Recovery Programs Manager (behavioral Health Manager)

Location
Fairfax, Virginia
Salary
$72,032.27 - $120,054.06 Annually
Posted
Feb 27, 2021
Closes
Mar 06, 2021
Ref
21-00199
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

This job opportunity is being re-announced. Applicants who previously applied for this job do not need to re-apply.

Exciting opportunity to lead high quality recovery services! This is a new position, part of the tremendous expansion of peer services in Fairfax County. Under the direction of the Director of Individual and Family Affairs, the incumbent will lead and oversee operations of several recovery programs and contracts.

Programs managed include PORT (Peer Overdose Response Team), peer specialists in the STAR program (Striving to Achieve Recovery), in the Fairfax County Adult Detention Center, and the Peer Specialist in Residence program which trains new peer specialists. This position oversees contracts for recovery services.

Manages day-to-day program operations in collaboration with program supervisors, provides supervision to team supervisors, and provides senior direction of services to programs and staff. Leads team meetings; provides guidance and advises staff and supervisors on difficult and complex situations, and provides policy guidance and interpretation. Serves as hiring manager for recovery programs. Establishes procedures, evaluates programs for effectiveness, adherence to peer support best practices, and regulatory compliance. Collaborates in providing supervision to peer specialists, including group supervision.

This position closely collaborates with diverse stakeholders and partners including law enforcement, clinical programs, and community partners. May represent the program at meetings and activities with citizen groups and community agencies. Provides input to OIFA Director on service policies and procedures and assists in program development.

Note: Starting salary will not exceed the midpoint of the salary range.

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Illustrative Duties

(The illustrative duties listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list. A complete list of position duties and unique physical requirements can be found in the position description.)
  • Supervises day-to-day program operations;
  • Provides clinical management and senior clinical direction to the program and staff;
  • Establishes procedures for intake and assessment, service delivery, case management, record keeping, and the handling of clinical correspondence;
  • Leads clinical team meetings; Provides guidance and advises staff and clinical supervisors on difficult and complex cases, and provides policy guidance and interpretation;
  • Evaluates program to ensure effective and efficient service delivery and develops plans to address identified gaps in services;
  • Ensures that programs meet all agency, state performance goals and objectives, as well as compliance with all applicable licensing requirements, funding mandates, standards, and regulations;
  • Ensures that all programs are in compliance with documentation standards;
  • Ensures health and safety of all clients and staff, while following all federal, state, and local regulations and licensing requirements;
  • Prepares and/or supervises preparation of reports as needed;
  • Develops and implements new service initiatives and/or revises existing services;
  • Manages program budget including revenues and expenditures;
  • Examines and evaluates individual aspects of cases for program appropriateness;
  • Establishes and participates in case-oriented consultative and educative planning with community agencies, groups and schools;
  • Provides input to CSB Service Director on service policies and procedures and assists in program development;
  • Serves on committees formulating and implementing procedures for the provision of services from multiple service areas and/or human service agencies;
  • Represents program/ agency at meetings and activities with citizen groups and community agencies;
  • Participates in senior management team and committees;
  • Resolves complaints and human rights allegations;
  • Responds to reports of adverse incidents or emergency situations, and informs appropriate management personnel of action taken;
  • Ensures proper maintenance, safety and security of facilities;
  • Participates in planning, implementing and evaluating behavioral health contract services;
  • Participates in writing and developing grants.


Required Knowledge Skills and Abilities

(The knowledge, skills and abilities listed in this specification are representative of the class but are not an all-inclusive list.)
  • Extensive knowledge of the principles, theories, and methods of the psychological and social development of the individual;
  • Knowledge of various behavioral health treatment and prevention strategies, methods, and techniques;
  • Knowledge of intake procedures, social history development, and interviewing techniques;
  • Knowledge of psychiatric, psychological, and/or sociological terminology and concepts;
  • Knowledge of alcohol and drug addiction and the physiological and psychological effects;
  • Knowledge of co-occurring developmental disabilities;
  • Knowledge of managed care and Medicaid requirements;
  • Knowledge of referral agencies and community resources;
  • Knowledge of budgetary procedures;
  • Ability to develop, coordinate, and manage behavioral health programs;
  • Ability to plan, develop, and evaluate a variety of evidence based service delivery options;
  • Ability to manage, train, and supervise a variety of clinical and support staff;
  • Ability to provide consultation in areas of clinical expertise;
  • Ability to compile and analyze data and draw sound conclusions;
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with subordinates, co-workers, public and private sector organizations, community groups and the general public;
  • Ability to lead/motivate a workforce to achieve program objectives;
  • Ability to work as a team member/leader and develop teamwork in others;
  • Ability to conduct performance evaluations and implement personnel policies and procedures;
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports.


Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a master's degree in psychology, social work, or a related field, plus five years of related professional experience, of which two, years must have been in a supervisory role.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Valid motor vehicle driver's license with fewer than six demerit points (or equivalent in another state) at time of appointment and maintained throughout employment with CSB.
  • Eligible to provide supervision to peer specialists per Medicaid guidelines in both community mental health and addiction services (ARTS) as indicated in 12VAC30-130-5160 and 12VAC30-50-226. Qualifications are:
    • Two consecutive years of documented practical experience rendering peer support services or family support services, have training and certification as a PRS under a DBHDS approved certifying body. OR
    • One of the following: Licensed clinical Psychologist (LCP), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Professional (LSATP).
Some positions within this classification will require additional certifications and licenses, as defined by the position description and posted in job announcements.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a Child Protective Services Registry, a driving record check, and sanction screening to the satisfaction of the employer. A TB screening upon hire and annually thereafter.

This position is emergency/essential services personnel. (Required to report for duty during inclement weather and/or other emergencies).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Ability to share personal lived experience with recovery and/or wellness related to mental health, substance use - or both - in public speaking opportunities, and as appropriate in other job functions.
Experience supervising peer support specialists.
Experience providing peer support services

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to drive to other CSB sites to attend meetings/trainings and to navigate stairs within the Adult Detention Center. Ability to use keyboard driven equipment and communicate clearly with others. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include a practical exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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