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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR *BONUS INCENTIVE*

Schedule: Monday – Thursday 10am – 7pm and every other Friday 10am – 6pm


Annual Salary:
$86,327.00
 
*Mental Health Services Program (MHS) offers both a Sign-On Incentive and a Retention Incentive that ranges between $750-$1500 based on annual salary/pay.*

JOB SUMMARY

Assists the Director of the Mental Health Services Department in the development, implementation and evaluation of all treatment services provided for clients.  Supports the MHS Director in meeting contract requirements.  Supports the MHS in all areas of program implementation and management.  Promotes and supports Mission Statement.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:

  • .Supervise, evaluate and recommend and/or take action in regard to personnel supervised in the Mental Health Services Department.
  • Administratively supervise MHS Clinicians.
  • Collaborate with MHS Director and other program areas in the formulation and evaluation of policies and procedures to carry out treatment services within the administrative guidelines of the agency and serving needs of clients.
  • Participate in interviewing, hiring, and training of assigned staff.
  • Create and facilitate staff development activities.
  • Assist with program operations.
  • Collaborate with other program areas in managing crisis situations that occur throughout the agency.
  • Provide 24-hour availability and crisis intervention on an as needed, or regularly scheduled basis which may include weekends and evenings.
  • Perform weekly supervision with MHS staff, which includes case consultation to coordinate care and ensure quality treatment of all clients.
  • Oversee psychiatric care of all clients.
  • Assist treatment providing staff in maintaining fidelity to evidenced-based practices, as required.
  • Oversee service provision requirements for staff supervised in the Mental Health Services Department.
  • Collaborate with other DMH contractors regarding coordination of services.
  • Review and sign DMH paperwork and documentation completed by treatment providing staff for Quality Assurance and appropriate clinical documentation.
  • Ensure accuracy in work and that all deadline expectations are met.
  • Interface with Department of Children and Family Services, Department of Mental Health, court systems, schools, law enforcement, health care providers and other community liaisons.
  • Follow up with supervisor in a timely manner regarding significant issues.
  • Facilitate team meetings to promote collaboration, and communication related to quality client care, and program management.
  • Demonstrate ownership of work responsibilities by incorporating feedback, taking initiative, and interacting in a professional manner within assigned role and adhering to agency guidelines.
  • Maintain professional boundaries with clients at all times.
  • Follow state laws and agency mandates regarding child abuse reporting.
  • Assist Program Director in tracking and compiling Critical Success Factors for the Mental Health Services Department.
  • Assist Program Director in maintaining client charts to ensure appropriate documentation and assists with ongoing quality improvement.
  • Assist Program Director in meeting revenue targets for the Department and ensuring costs of the department do not exceed revenue.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge regarding clinical, legal and ethical issues pertaining to MFT/LCSW licensure and client care.
  • Assist Administration in ensuring St. Anne’s meets State and County regulations for providing mental health services.
  • Meet ongoing requirements for MFT/LCSW licensure.
  • Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Maintain consistent and regular attendance

SECONDARY JOB DUTIES:

  • Participate in mandatory trainings, in-services, and meetings.
  • Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) of the agency.
  • Embodies and practices the tenets of our agency Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (JDEI) initiative philosophies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Counseling or Social Work or LCSW.
  • Prefer at least one (1) year providing mental health services to children and adolescents. Birth to 5 knowledge highly desirable and/or one (1) year administrative supervisory experience.  DMH documentation strongly desired.
  • Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  • Verbal ability is required to confer with administrative and professional personnel, to understand and interpret medical and psychiatric information, to communicate with people of diverse backgrounds and education, and to train others.
  • Numerical ability is required to understand and assist in preparing budgets and statistical data pertaining to the department.
  • Possess a professional interest in working with other social service and health agencies to develop needed programs.
  • Possess an interest in assisting administrators in formulating policies and procedures for a social service program.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and motivate Mental Health Services staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of people in situations varying from community and social service planning to disciplinary interviews with members of the staff.
  • Must make decisions concerning procedures based on evaluations and interpretations of case histories.
  • Bilingual skill in Spanish preferred.
  • Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback.
  • St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity.
  • As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis.  Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional.  As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm.

HOW TO APPLY

Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail

St. Anne’s Family Services – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

Via email: resume@stannes.org

You may send your resume as a part of the body of your e-mail or attach it as a Microsoft Word document or PDF file.

Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!