The Director of Behavioral Health will manage the overall planning, development and implementation of behavioral health programs for UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland (BCH Oakland). The Director's role includes but is not limited to: strategic planning; business and program development; fiscal and contract management, personnel management; clinical integrity of service delivery; continuous quality improvement; customer and community relations and services; coordinating relationships between programs, medical center, physicians and community stakeholders. The Director reports to the Vice President of Ambulatory Services and matrix reports to the Vice President of Behavioral Health Services and partners with hospital leadership and community stakeholders to ensure we provide sustainable, high quality behavioral health programs that align with and support UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital strategic priorities.
Behavioral health care services at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland emphasize a collaborative family centered approach and interface with all systems of care that serve children birth to 21. With $22 million in services, grants, and contracts, our mental health and developmental services are provided in the hospital setting, local schools, community based settings and homes. We are committed to delivering culturally accountable, evidence based and trauma informed behavioral health care to the children in our community, including those with the highest risk and need, and those who are marginalized or underserved. Behavioral health care services encompass 17 service based programs and 135 multidisciplinary staff, with an aim to the premier behavioral health care institution for children in northern California, with proficiency in clinical care, training, research and evaluation and policy.
Minimum Education: Master's Degree required (Social Work, Psychology, Nursing, Business, Healthcare Administration, Public Health or Healthcare Related field). Ph.D. preferred.
Minimum Experience: Five years of management experience with a clinical license and/or five years of overseeing child development or mental health operations. Advanced knowledge of California County Mental Health funding system, Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT) Supplemental Specialty Mental Health Services funding, and State, CMS, and TJC accreditation standards for child development and mental health care delivery. Preferred County Mental Health and Health System Experience.
Certification Required: Board Certified in Healthcare Management Preferred
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Experience with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power point). Epic experience preferred. Ability to review and contribute to competitive proposals and grant applications. Demonstrated experience in management and/or administrative skills, practices and procedures, such as ability to create and organize systems. Excellent organizational skills.
Technical Knowledge: Proven experience with Medical terminology
Sit: Up to 8 hours/day
Stand/Walk: 3-6 hours
Bend/Stoop: Up to 3 hours
Reach: Up to 3 hours
Rep Use of UE/Grasp: Up to 8 hours
Lift/Push/Pull: 15 lbs
This job requires the ability to hear alarms clients and/or instruction. The ability to see accurately from 20 inches to 20-ft. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position.
Internal Number: 14937
About UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland
Making Kids Better Is All We Do: UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals are among the nation’s finest pediatric medical centers, according to U.S. News & World Report’s annual rankings. Their expertise covers virtually all pediatric conditions, including cancer, heart disease, neurological disorders, pulmonology, diabetes and endocrinology, as well as the care of critically ill newborns. The Oakland campus has a highly regarded pediatric residency program and is one of only five ACS Pediatric level I trauma centers in California. What Our People Love About Working at Children’s? It is our privilege and passion to provide extraordinary care for all children - We have Talented & Committed People - Competitive Pay - 99% Nurse Retention - Comprehensive Benefits - The Rewards of Healing Children Careers: At UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, it is our privilege and passion to provide extraordinary care for all children. We are looking for talented professionals to join our team and would like to thank you for considering us as your future employer.