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Behavioral Health Manager (bilingual)

Company: Mission Neighborhood Health Center
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 17, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSeeking experienced Behavioral Health Manager with supervisory experience and a passion for serving the Latinx and immigrant communities.Essential Functions & ResponsibilitiesThe Behavior Health Manager has the following responsibilities and duties: Clinical:

  • Provide brief or extended Psychosocial Assessments focusing on the patient's present situation, including medical, mental health, substance abuse, socio-economic and immigration components, current needs, and relevant information from patient's history.
  • Performs crisis interventions and risk assessments for suicide and danger to others due to mental illness or grave disability.
  • Utilizes a participant-centered, strengths-based model of services, provides insight-oriented, behavior modifying, and/or supportive psychotherapy to individuals, families, and groups of patients, generally up to 10-12 sessions.
  • Uses evidenced-based models for treatment, including but not limited to: CBT, solution-focused therapy, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, and health psychology.
  • Utilizes depression screening tools (PHQ-9) and other screening tools as appropriate. Follows the SAMHSA SBIRT (Screening, brief intervention, referral and treatment) model for patients with potential substance abuse problems.
  • Assists patients with symptom/issue reduction (e.g. insomnia, anxiety, depression, and post-trauma symptoms, stress management, emotional dysregulation).
  • Provides health and behavior assessment and intervention to patients with chronic disease or other health problems that are having difficulty managing their disease due to psychological, behavioral, cognitive, or social factors.Admin:
  • Responsible for the behavioral health services department at our Shotwell site. Supervises and directs the work of behavioral health staff including clinicians and case managers, and the teen services program.
  • Monitors and provides oversight of behavioral health contracts, evaluating program effectiveness, ensuring timely reports and assuring compliance with federal, state and county requirements.
  • Leads quality management efforts focused on behavioral health metrics; oversees the peer review process, privileging and credentialing of behavioral health staff.
  • Monitors utilization and productivity for behavioral health services, and sets department expectations and goals.
  • Develops reports as required by funding sources and quarterly qualitative and quantitative reports of the behavioral health programs for the executive team.RequirementsThe Behavioral Health Manager should have the following skills, education and experience:
  • Masters in Social Work, Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy, or Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited institution
  • Current LCSW, LMFT, or Psychologist license in California
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish)
  • Five years post-licensure clinical experience
  • Minimum of three supervisory experienceWho We Are: The Mission Neighborhood Health Center (MNHC) is a non-profit, multi-site community health organization offering comprehensive health services in the Mission and Excelsior Districts of San Francisco. We offer primary health care services including adult medicine, pediatrics, behavioral health, family planning, OB/GYN, HIV, homeless services, optometry and dental services. We advocate for health equity and deliver innovative, high quality services responsive to the neighborhoods and diverse communities we serve with a focus on the Latino Spanish-Speaking CommunitiesBenefits
    • Medical Insurance – MNHC pays 90-100% based on plan
    • Dental and Vision Insurance – free to employee
    • Flex Spend Accts for health & dependent care expenses
    • Life Insurance – free basic policy plus voluntary option
    • Vacation – 3 weeks (4 weeks after 5 years)
    • 12 Paid Holidays plus your birthday and 12 Sick day each year
    • 40 hours Paid Educational Leave
    • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Contribution
    • CME - $500 per yearPowered by JazzHRRbTVZQojy9

Keywords: Mission Neighborhood Health Center, San Francisco , Behavioral Health Manager (bilingual), Healthcare , San Francisco, California

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