Mental Health Administrator 6-Clinical Services Director
State of Ohio - Stark County, OH

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Under supervision of Chief Executive Officer (CEO), is assigned primary responsibility for development & implementation of therapeutic & education programs to promote recovery & achieve overall mission of Heartland Behavioral Healthcare (HBH); works in collaboration with Chief Clinical Officer (CCO) & Nursing Leadership to ensure thorough planning, development & implementation of clinical (non-medical/non-nursing) programs to achieve overall clinical goals; takes leadership role in implementation of statewide ODMH clinical initiatives (e.g., Recovery, Integrated Dual Diagnosis Treatment); develops therapeutic & educational programs using current technologies available & increases staff skills/knowledge for purposes of providing programs for patients; develops goals & objectives for programs; works in collaboration with Executive Leadership & coordinates input from department leaders to develop, review, recommend & revise policies & procedures relative to clinical operations; provides monthly & quarterly reports of activities. Supervises Director of Social Work & Occupational Therapy staff in developing comprehensive program services: determines budget needs for clinical service departments & makes recommendations to CEO; assigns, reviews & monitors work of supervisors; develops written standards of clinical care consistent with Joint Commission & Centers for Medicare/Medicaid; assures compliance with those standards; establishes systematic approach of monitoring clinical programs; conducts staff meetings as needed; develops quality assurance/performance improvement measures to assess achievement goals & objectives; provides oversight of all clinical programs; prepares performance reviews on supervisors; assesses & implements corrective actions; represents CEO in conducting pre-disciplinary meetings; chairs &/or participates in appropriate committees to include Executive Leadership. Participates in the operation of HBH Utilization Management Program/Plan: assists with bed management in collaboration with CEO, CCO & Nurse Executive; works with other clinical department directors/supervisors to manage & monitor patient flow issues; participates in bed management meetings; works with community mental health providers & ADAMH boards on problem or challenging cases to help expedite discharge and continuity of care; attends conferences, conducts in-service programming within facility & in community or other state agencies. Works in collaboration with Medical Director to manage Continuity of Care Agreements (CCAs): assists HBH & community with any problem or dispute resolution; is proactive in managing the provisions of the agreements including any challenging or difficult cases or other problems & assures all agreements remain current; performs liaison & training activities & chairs/attends/participates in meetings & marketing of clinical initiatives to community partners, HBH staff & others; develops products using current technologies to be used as public relations & marketing tools to promote ODMH clinical initiatives. Leads the development & implementation of the hospital’s Electronic Medical Record (EMR) project; works in collaboration with both the hospital team & ODMH Central Office staff; develops & implements HBH’s EMR project plan with the EMR team to include specific trainings, roll-outs of specific modules, etc.; works closely with HBH Information Technology staff, clinical department leaders & Health Information Services staff on all planning & implementation activities.

Minimum Qualifications:
For all “programmatic” positions, completion of undergraduate core program in mental health & mental retardation technology, or social work or comparable field (e.g., child & family services), special education, psychology or rehabilitation or 24 mos. exp. in assessing consumers'/residents' needs & abilities as part of interdisciplinary team & in development of habilitation/treatment plans or programs for persons who are mentally ill or mentally retarded/developmentally disabled; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in federal & state regulations governing care, custody, treatment, programming & environment of consumers/residents in state facilities & serviced by community programs; 6 mos. trg. in budgeting & spending or 6 mos. exp. determining budget & spending for operational unit or program of agency or firm.

For all “administrative staff” positions, completion of undergraduate core program in business administration/management sciences or 12 mos. exp. in program & policy development for operational unit or program of firm or agency & monitoring implementation; 12 mos. trg. in budgeting & spending or 12 mos. exp. determining budgetary needs & spending for operational unit or program of agency or firm.

In addition to one of preceding categories (i.e., programmatic positions or administrative staff), 6 mos. trg. in manpower planning or 6 mos. exp. scheduling personnel for adequate coverage & making staff projections; 3 mos. trg. in employee training & development or 3 mos. exp. writing training materials or conducting training.

  • Or 6 mos. exp. as Mental Health Administrator 5, 65225.
  • Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.
Major Worker Characteristics:
Knowledge of general management; budgeting & spending; manpower planning; employee training & development; federal & state regulations & standards & court orders governing care, custody, treatment, programming & environment of consumers/residents in mental health & developmental centers & community programs; mental health & mental retardation technology; social work or comparable field; special education; psychology or rehabilitation; statistics; public relations. Ability to handle sensitive contacts with & resolve complaints & concerns from representatives of state facilities, community programs & other governmental agencies & public; deal with many variables & determine specific action; gather, collate & classify information about data, people or things; develop & edit program policies & guidelines; assess needs of defined population & develop services to meet those needs & evaluate effectiveness of services delivered.

Supplemental Information:
Unclassified Service in accordance with Section 1124.11 (A) (14) of the Ohio Revised Code.

The final applicant tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointment. An applicant with a positive test shall not be offered employment.

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