Mental Health Services Director

  • Child Saving Institute
  • 4545 Dodge Street, Omaha, NE, USA
  • Feb 17, 2021
Full time Licensed Mental Health Professional

Job Description

Administer Mental Health Services programs, which provide counseling, education, and support to children and youth and their families.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Provide oversight to Mental Health Services programs by ensuring compliance with contractual, grant, licensing, and Council on Accreditation requirements and by establishing and meeting program goals.
  • Provide supervision to staff assigned to the Mental Health Services department, including: drafting job descriptions, assisting with assignment of caseloads, hiring, orientation, and performance management in accordance with CSI policies and procedures and ongoing training and support.
  • Maintain fiscal accountability for Mental Health Services by assisting in the development of annual budgets and maintaining adherence to these budgets.
  • Coordinate billing functions for mental health services, including services billed to Medicaid providers and private insurances.
  • Ensure mental health practitioners are added to various insurance panels in a timely fashion and all requirements are met on an ongoing basis.
  • In collaboration with the Chief Operating Officer, develop new services and evaluate and recommend changes to existing services to respond to community needs.
  • Develop and maintain referral sources.
  • Compile statistics and implement all CQI procedures.
  • Represent Child Saving Institute at various community-based meetings.
  • Provide education on parent/child relationships, abuse/neglect issues, intervention techniques and other related topics to the Omaha community.

Job Requirements

To be able to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Masters degree in Social Work or related field.
  • Nebraska Licensure as a Mental Health Practitioner; Licensure as an Independent Mental Health Practitioner preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant Human Services experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant supervisory experience, including hiring, orientation, training, and performance management preferred
  • Strong supervisory professional skills, including:
    • Leadership and management abilities;
    • Ability to hold others accountable and motivate them towards a common goal;
    • Experience managing fiscal responsibilities; and
    • Ability to lead program components.
  • Experience with therapeutic services with children and families.
  • A minimum of age 21.

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