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Manager, Outpatient Psychiatric Services

Company: Alameda Health System
Location: Oakland
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

We're hiring! The Manager of Outpatient Psychiatric Services plans, administers, manages and evaluates the activities and staff of the AHS Outpatient Psychiatric Services Program at Highland Hospital: Including a Partial Hospitalization Program, Intensive Outpatient Program and Outpatient Clinic.The incumbent is responsible for the daily operation of the AHS Outpatient Psychiatric Services Program, providing the full range of managerial duties including: managing a multi-disciplinary staff responsible for providing Outpatient Psychiatric Care to Mental Health patients, delegating work, scheduling staff, evaluating performance, developing policies and procedures, developing budget, maintaining operational expenses within budget and performing other administrative duties, as needed. Performs related duties as required.
DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: NOTE: The following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, employees may perform other related duties at an equivalent level. Not all duties listed are necessarily performed by each individual in the classification.


  • Manages a multi-disciplinary staff of clinicians, and is fully accountable for all personnel matters including hiring, training, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, terminations and recommendations for promotions and merit increases. Confers with staff regularly regarding techniques used, case progress and related matters for the purpose of promoting and evaluating professional development and assuring quality of care, as well as reviewing work in progress.

  • Holds regular case conferences with clinicians for supervision and consultation; supervises staff in assessing causes of problem behavior and mental or emotional disorders and in developing and modifying treatment plans, supervises consultation activities of subordinates; is responsible for assignment and reassignment of subordinate's caseload.

  • Coordinates the assignment of cases, conducts staff meetings and schedules staff to provide for clinic coverage.

  • Provides short-term and long-term strategic planning for program design and development; community outreach, patient education and public information duties; inter-agency liaison activities; and research projects. With administrative oversight, develops program policies and procedures and has latitude to interpret program policies and procedures as needed to provide the highest level of Outpatient Psychiatric services to AHS mental health patients.

  • Performs other administrative managerial duties including development of annual budget process and performing office management functions. May monitor community contracts. May act for JGPP Administrator on Outpatient Psychiatric Services Program matters for limited periods such as during vacations and illness.

  • Provides statistical data and other operational program reports and information as required by Administrator.

  • Manages a multi-disciplinary staff of clinicians, and is fully accountable for all staff matters including hiring, training, performance evaluations, disciplinary actions, terminations and recommendations for promotions and merit increases.

  • Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Psychologist preferred
    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

    Analytical and problem-solving skills.

    Education: Master's Degree in Psychology.

    Excellent written communication & oral communication skills.

    Minimum Experience: Five years experience as manager or supervisor in a psychiatric setting or other clinical setting emphasizing the mental health needs of clients with psychiatric problems.

    Required Licenses/Certification: Candidates licensed in a behavioral health field (social work, psychology, marriage and family therapy, professional counselor) preferred.
    Highland General Hospital
    HGH Outpatient Psychiatric Srvcs
    Full Time
    Day
    Management
    FTE: 1

Keywords: Alameda Health System, Oakland , Manager, Outpatient Psychiatric Services, Executive , Oakland, California

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