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Behavioral Health Director

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by PASCUA YAQUI TRIBE

Tucson, AZ 85726
Health Care
28 Mar 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Behavioral Health Director The Director of Behavioral Health will provide overall management, leadership in the direction and administration of the Tribal Regional Behavioral Health Authority and Pascua Yaqui Behavioral Health Programs (PYBHP); oversees day-to-day operations, establishes sound management practices, and procedures. Principle Duties and Responsibilities: Supervise staff, to include, prioritize and assign work, conduct performance evaluations, ensure staff is trained and follow policies and procedures, maintain healthy and safe working environment, make hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations, and assure that effective clinical supervision is provided to clinical staff.Provide leadership for the development, implementation, and management of the Pascua Yaqui Behavioral Health Programs (PYBHP), including but not limited to, Adult Services, Children Services, Guadalupe Outpatient Center, Methadone Clinic, Residential Treatments Programs, and Drug Court.Oversee and monitor the departmental budget, including allocating resources, approve expenditures, monitor program revenues and budget forecasting functions.Prepare and/or review complex reports, contracts, grant proposals, and studies; make recommendations on a wide variety of administrative or management policies.Develop and maintain policies and procedures relevant to program content and implementation.Perform case management activities such as consulting with other departments and agencies to coordinate care for patients, make recommendations for outside treatment, and participate in staff meetings to determine best treatment for patients.Maintain a small case load of patients.Develop and implement program objectives.Oversee compliance monitoring for tribal contracts and grant requirements from state, federal, third party contactors, and oversight of state-licensed tribal facilities located off-reservation.Ensure best practices in clinical service areas.Lead initiatives to improve overall communication and dissemination of behavioral health information to other divisions, departments and the community.Provide visionary, innovative leadership, which encourages and recognizes creativity, innovation, and flexibility at all levels of PYBHP.Represent the interests of the PYBHP in relation to state, federal and regional governments, third party contractors and all other outside groups or agencies.Research and develop potential sources of federal, state, and third party funding in keeping with the goals of the organization.Ensures staff understands and complies with the policies and procedures for billing services to outside vendors.Coordinate with the Medical Director on the supervision and scheduling of Psychiatry staff.Provide or facilitate technical assistance to provider agencies as requested.Serve as the Senior Advisor to the Health Director on Behavioral Health Policy.Perform other duties of a similar nature or level as requested by supervisor or director. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of: Management principles;Case management principles and practices;Public administration and governmental operations;Accounting and financial management principles;Applicable theories and principles related to behavioral health;Clinical supervision;Strategy development principles and procedures;Applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules and regulations;Program development, administration principles and practices;Project management principles;Conflict mediation principles;Public relations principles;Complex federal, state, and tribal laws and regulations as they relate to behavioral health, including but not limited to, ADHS/DBHS, AHCCS, and CARF requirements;Licensing and accreditation rules and regulations;External contract requirements;HIPAA requirements;Best practices and culturally appropriate clinical care in the Behavioral Health field;Yaqui culture, customs, resources and traditions and/or a willingness to learn. Skills and Abilities: Monitor and evaluate employees;Prioritize and assign work;Provide leadership and manage projects;Manage multiple priorities simultaneously;Speak in public;Analyze and develop policies and procedures;Ensure compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations;Interpret and apply applicable laws, rules and regulations;Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals;Resolve conflict;Prepare and administer budgets;Manage change and sensitive topics;Plan, analyze, and evaluate programs, services, operational needs and fiscal constraints;Develop professional reports, grants, proposals, policies and procedures;Effectively communicate Pascua Yaqui Behavioral Health Program's interests to all external organizations at the tribal, local, regional, state and federal levels;Maintain confidentiality of information;Collaborate and develop relationship and support an environment of change;Operate a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications;Good communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, management, Council members, and the public. Have ability to sufficiently exchange or convey information and receive verbal and written work instructions. Education, Certifications and Experience Required PhD in Behavioral Health, four (4) years of progressively responsible management experience in a behavioral health outpatient, and/or residential treatment program setting. ANDLicensed as a Behavioral Health Professional in the State of Arizona or any out of state;Experience managing a Behavioral Health Clinic;Successful work history with Indian populations and or other ethnic groups preferred;Bilingual English/Spanish preferred;Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona Driver's License. Category: Healthcare , Keywords: Mental Health Director

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