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Assistant Practice Administrator - Behavioral Health

Company: Confidential
Location: San Leandro
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

SUMMARY
This position has a broad range of responsibilities in the overall day to day management of the outpatient and/or residential programs and serves as second in command to the Administrator. The position carries both clinical and operational responsibilities and may include the direct management of a service site with all accompanying duties. This position is aligned with the mission and culture of Stars and SBHG and to support a positive, inclusive, and healthy work environment for all employees. As a people manager you will responsible for multiple direct reports.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Hires, trains, and supervises staff as assigned.
Develops and implements systems within the overall milieu in the facility and general operations to facilitate quality client care and optimum facility operations.
Supports tasks of the Administrator as assigned (e.g., facilitates meetings in Administrator's absence, carries out projects on Administrator's behalf, etc).
Provides clinical and operational support to the leadership team.
Remains updated on all current County, State, and Federal laws, ethics, regulations, and requirements. Ensures these are incorporated into agency policies and practices.
Develops, reviews, and revises program policies and procedures and job descriptions.
Monitors budget to ensure maximum use of available funding across programs.
Assists Administrator in the gathering and reporting of monthly data reports to stakeholders and governing entities (i.e. DMH, LPS, etc.).
Acts as liaison with various external agencies to promote business development.
Maintains on-going relations with other county agencies, health care facilities, placement centers and other resources necessary to affect the continuum of care for individuals served. Actively pursues new partnerships and collaboration opportunities.
Availability in person and by phone to assist in crisis intervention and provide support and assistance in problem resolution.
Implements and monitors new programs as developed by the Administrator and Regional Administrator.

Other Responsibilities
May provide oversight of psychiatric services and processes, coordinating medication support.
Develops, negotiates, implements, and monitors contractual agreements with outside contractors and vendors with approval from the Administrator.
Coordinates and manages activities for the programs in cooperation with the Administrator.
Partners with the Quality Assurance Department to develop and implement processes and systems to ensure compliance and quality services.
Partners with the Training Department to implement a robust training and professional development curriculum.
Actively participates in the agency's and SBHG's Total Quality Management and Continuous Quality Improvement systems which support compliance with Joint Commission and other accreditation standards as applicable.
Participates in TQM activities as requested including CQI subcommittees, probes, peer review, audit and/or tracer activities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education
Master's degree in a social service or health-related field.

Experience
Five (5) years' experience in a behavioral health field
Three (3) years' experience in behavioral health management role

License or Certification
Licensed as LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, or Clinical Psychologist with at least two years of experience post licensure preferred.
Valid California Driver's License.
Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint software

Keywords: Confidential, San Leandro , Assistant Practice Administrator - Behavioral Health, Healthcare , San Leandro, California

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