Mental Health Start Up Project Administrator (LCSW, LMFT, PhD, RN)
Telecare Corporation - Redwood City, CA

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Mental Health Start Up Project Administrator (LCSW, LMFT, PhD, RN)

To learn more and to apply, please visit, job code: 20130053

Founded in 1965 Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to individuals with serious mental illness.

We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations, and have over 80 programs and over 2,500 employees across the country. And we’re growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

You’ll find Telecare to be an empowering environment that fosters open communication, and a leadership team that encourages you to lend your experience and expertise.

Telecare was recognized as one of the Top 100 Best Places to Work in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area!

In this role, you will be the lead in the implementation of new or expanding mental health facilities/programs from inception through being fully operational. In order to be successful, you will effectively interface with internal corporate partners such as Human Resources, Finance, Information Technology, Operations, Facilities, and Development and Marketing. You will also manage relationships with external vendors/consultants and will be the primary contact with our funding/regulatory agencies in order to coordinate the logistical and operational aspects.

When you are assigned a new program, you can expect to be at the location of the program a minimum of 3 months, most averaging 4-6 months. During this time you will interview and hire staff; coordinate two week training; solicit contracts with venders; refine policies and procedures to meet the program needs and pass certification/licensing reviews. In addition, you will partner with the customer to coordinate referrals and implement the services contracted to provide. Once the program opens, you will continue to be on site to assist with new employees ensuring job competency, refining work flow systems, as well as the successful implementation of the Recovery clinical philosophy. The position requires extensive travel, usually on the west coast, but it can involve travel through out the US.

The position requires great flexibility, creative and innovative thought processes, the ability to focus on detail and big picture concepts simultaneously, excellent negotiation, communication and clinical skills, and energy. It exposes you to a diversity of people, locations, types of mental health programs/services, and builds wide breath of knowledge and experience.

To qualify, you must have a current license to practice independently (LCSW, LMFT, RN, PhD) and a degree in a relevant field. Masters is preferred. 4+ years administrative health care management experience including 3+ years budgeting, program planning and licensing experience is necessary. You must have experience in a variety of mental health settings: in patient, residential, or out patient/community based. Working knowledge of state funding and Medicaid systems and familiarity with CARF/JACHO are highly desirable. You must be flexible, excel in a fast paced environment and must have the ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects. Strong organizational skills are imperative. Extensive domestic travel (mainly west coast) is required.

This position requires a criminal history clearance and a pre-employment physical. You must have a valid California driver's license and an acceptable driving record for insurability.

We offer competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. To learn more and to apply, please visit, job code: 20130053


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Telecare Corporation provides adult mental health services to patients in California, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oregon, and Texas....