Behavioral Health Team Leader
Company: Buckelew Programs
Location: San Rafael
Posted on: October 25, 2018
Buckelew Programs helps people in Marin, Sonoma, and Napa counties with mental health, addition, and related behavioral health challenges lead healthier, more independent lives, strengthening families and communities in the process. Founded in 1970, Buckelew Programs provides a wide range of services for nearly 10,000 adults and children each year. Reporting to the Program Director (PD) the Team Leader is responsible for the operational and administrative day-to-day operations of assigned areas of the program. Provides assistance to the PD in the planning and operation of the administrative and clinical aspects of the program, to insure smooth functioning and clear communication. Job duties include, but are not limited to assisting the PD in the overall management of the program ensuring contractual outcomes are being met. Assists in planning, coordinating, and implementation of staff. Explores community resources to enrich and complement the program. At regular intervals, inspect charts for order, completion, and proper filing. Supervise staff and provide training, recommend hiring and disciplining of staff. Conduct annual audit of clients' charts with counselors and report results to PD. Monitor vacancies in houses and plan for replacements and consolidations; open and furnish new houses. Provide general counseling and guidance with clients in a manner that facilitates individual growth as well as facilitating the growth of groups in households. Provide crisis intervention and crisis management services. Conduct intakes as assigned. Remain aware of general mood and tone of the households while on duty, and act in a manner responsive to the situation. Be aware of general physical health of clients. Perform case management duties as needed. Meet with families when clinically indicated. Required Qualifications Include : Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Social Science; or Psychiatric Technician's License; or Registered Nurse or equivalent experience. Two or more years of experience in a mental health agency, at least one of which is in direct service, with the remainder including some administrative or planning responsibilities. One year supervisory experience, preferably in a mental health agency. Strong understanding of family and group dynamics. Must be fluent in English. Ability to work in an independent, organized, calm and reassuring manner using good boundaries and good judgment; to be reliable, dependable and flexible; and to accept supervision, suggestions and feedback. Must have interest in working with persons with a behavioral health disability. Ability to work within all the rules, regulations, and policies that govern agency compliance. Organized, responsible, professional, able to work on many projects simultaneously, to be flexible, empathetic and able to relate to clients, other professionals, and the general community. Skills MS Office (including Excel and Word) at not less than an intermediate level. Must have excellent oral and written skills, and the ability to communicate with both internal and external contacts. Must be a positive team player. Must have and maintain a valid California driver's license with an insurable driving record and insured personal car to use on the job. Physically capable of the following intermittent activities: stretching, bending, kneeling, twisting, squatting, reaching above and below the shoulder, pushing, pulling, grasping and lifting up to 40 pounds in weight. Physically capable of the following extended activities: driving, writing, standing, typing, and sitting. About This Opening: This is a full-time exempt position with a typical weekly schedule of Monday through Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or as agreed. Some flexibility is required based on client needs. Rotating on-call duties apply to this position. Salary Range: 55,000.00 To 58,000.00 (USD) Annually AA/EOE
Keywords: Buckelew Programs, Brentwood , Behavioral Health Team Leader, Healthcare , San Rafael, California
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