Sr. Behavioral Health Manager
County of Santa Cruz

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Post Date: May 03, 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Salary: $9,459–12,622 / Month
Location: US - California - Santa Cruz
Job Reference: - n/a -
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The County of Santa Cruz is seeking a Senior Behavioral Health Manager. Under general direction to plan, organize, direct, coordinate and evaluate major components of service delivery program Behavioral Health Division; and other work as required. The current position is a member of the senior leadership team for Behavioral Health and reports directly to the Director of Behavioral Health Services for the County of Santa Cruz. This position has a focus on providing oversight to the County Crisis Continuum of Care, including mobile crisis services, the mental health liaison program with law enforcement, the development of a community-based Access program to ensure easy and timely access to services in multiple locations in the community, and oversight staff responsible for implementation of the County Suicide Prevention Plan. In addition, this position will provide administrative supervision to staff managing Mental Health Service Act (Proposition 63) funding, and the County clinical outcomes management system through the use of the Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Assessment (CANS) and the companion tool for adults, the Adult Needs and Strengths Assessment (ANSA). The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies during the life of the eligible list.

Five years of experience in hospital or health care administration, three of which shall have been in the mental health or alcohol and drug field plus a Master's Degree in hospital administration, public health administration, public administration, psychology, social work, nursing or counseling from an accredited college or university. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education.

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