Division Director - Adult Outpatient

Diverse Role, Excellent Benefits, 401k, Great Culture

  • Culver City, Ca.
  • $120,000 - $130,000
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A bit about us:

We are an award-winning behavioral health team based in Southern California, and we are looking for an Division Director with experience in mental health or substance use service programs, to oversee 3 of our locations in the Greater Los Angeles area.

Why join us?

Diverse Role, Excellent Benefits, 401k, Great Culture

Job Details

Responsible for the leadership, direction, and management of one or more mental health or substance use service programs, ensuring compliance with program philosophies and standards, contracts, and the policies, procedures and guidelines established.

Management Duties:
  • Oversees the hiring, orientation, evaluation, training and supervision of all staff, volunteers, and interns assigned to the division.
  • Supervises staff; develops program policy and procedure; negotiates with funding agencies; participates in relevant committees; coordinates and acts as liaison with other agencies; establishes and maintains on on-going evaluation of program effectiveness and clinical intervention as needed.
  • Ensures resources and systems are in place to support the training and continuous learning of staff.
  • Interfaces with related community agencies, attends meetings as scheduled and/ or needed to include: the Department of Mental Health and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act related issues

Program Quality, Compliance and Reporting:
  • Develops, implements, reporting methods consistent with the Agency’s procedures to ensure that data and other information gathered is accurate and reported in a timely manner.
  • Collaborates with Division Director of Quality Improvement to develop program protocol and ensures that program elements are in compliance with Agency, County, State and other regulatory agencies.
  • Implements and enforces appropriate disciplinary mechanisms when violations are detected; establishes reasonable steps to respond appropriately to the violation and to prevent similar violations in the future.
  • Evaluates the results of overall program operations regularly and systematically, and reports results to the Senior VP, Clinical Operations, and others as appropriate.
  • Captures, reviews, and analyzes program service statistical and outcome data to provide useful information for assessing performance.
  • Uses performance and statistical service data to engage program management staff in strategic thinking and decision making.
  • Attends, participates, leads and/or facilitates routinely scheduled meetings as requested or required on the division, senior and executive level.

  • Collaborates with finance department staff to prepare annual budgets and contract agreements
  • Monitors contract performance: reviews monthly and annual financial statements making plans of correction as needed keeping supervisor apprised of progress and challenges.
  • Efficiently utilizes financial resources while maintaining commitment to quality service when requesting and purchasing program equipment and supplies.

  • Minimum of 3+ years senior management experience in a mental health and/or substance use setting providing clinical service and supervision.
  • PhD, LCSW, or MFT
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of directing and managing multiple programs in adult and family mental health and/or substance use services in a non-profit social service/mental health/substance use
  • Know and comply with Agency policies and procedures, HIPAA, DMH policies and documentation guidelines, and other state, federal regulations relating to adult and family service programs for individuals with a history of mental illness and/or substance use.
  • Demonstrate full working knowledge and experience in program development and clinical supervision.
  • Have working experience in budget preparation and fiscal management, and contract negotiations for adult mental health and/or substance use services.
  • Efficiently use the personal computer to include word processing, spreadsheets, presentation software, database, paperless charting system, and project management.
  • Utilize analysis, experience, and judgment to make management decisions.
  • Current California driver’s license and a driving record acceptable to the Agency’s insurance carrier.

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Culver City, Ca.
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$120,000 - $130,000