Mendocino County Youth Project
776 S. State Street, Suite 107, Ukiah, CA 95842
P: 707-463-4915 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org www.mcyp.org
Based in Ukiah, California
POSITION OPEN: DIRECTOR of CLINICAL PROGRAMS
The Mendocino County Youth Project (MCYP) has evolved over the past four decades, from their origins as a grassroots advocacy organization focused on community education, outreach and prevention, to a multi-dimensional human service agency, providing a comprehensive array of services to their communities for children, youth and families, throughout a rural and stunningly beautiful county along the north coast of California. Supported by multiple funding streams, including county, state and federal grants and contracts, Medi-Cal reimbursement, foundations and individual donors, their clinical programs are coordinated and work in tandem with other departments of the agency. MCYP is administered by a-joint-powers-of-agreement board, composed of multiple jurisdictions; MCYP works in coordination with the agency’s 501c3 organization, Mendocino Family and Youth Services.
We are seeking a unique and talented individual who is ready for a professional-growth leadership opportunity, to work closely with our new administration, program managers, and clinical staff, to build sustainable, meaningful and needed services for our county, our individual communities, and our youth and families. The position is an exempt full-time manager, reporting directly to the Executive Director, and is charged with providing and establishing treatment philosophy, program development and oversight of all clinical and behavioral services of MCYP, and administration of Medi-Cal, departmental contracts and grants, reporting and adherence to all regulations and audit requirements.
DUTIES: (full job description will be made available upon request)
The Director of Clinical Programs has overall responsibility for the oversight and quality assurance of treatment and clinical services, along with training and supervision of clinical staff and contractors, the oversight and coordination of the teams, and recruitment, screening, assessment and treatment of clients.
Responsibilities include oversight of the development, implementation, and day-to-day evaluation of the agency’s clinical programs and services, including quality assurance and compliance with all applicable laws, codes and regulations, coordination and direction, philosophy of treatment programs, and supervision of staff and contractors, assessment, assignment, training and development. The Director of Clinical Programs acts as agency liaison with County Mental Health Services, County Probation Department, County Department of Social Service and other agencies and organizations regarding clinical and programmatic issues. The Director may also carry their own small case load.
• Currently California licensed LMFT, LCSW or LPCC, with at least 4 years of clinical experience in children and/or youth mental/behavioral health.
• Experience providing management, leadership and/or supervision with professional (post-masters) staff
• Program development and assessment skills, evaluation and quality assurance and reporting
• Computer and data-based skills, including competency in spreadsheets, and providing oversight in agency and program evaluation.
• Experience in and commitment to inclusion of evidence-based practices
• Excellent people skills and ability to partner with members of the leadership team and cross agency management styles.
• Personal qualities of integrity, ethics, adherence to mission and vision of the Youth Project.
• Meets California requirements to provide clinical supervision to post-masters interns
• Experienced and knowledgeable with Medi-Cal
• Experience providing clinical supervision to licensed therapists, interns and trainees, meeting the requirements of the State of California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
• Experience with quality improvement philosophies and implementations
• Successful team and organizational management experience, including audits and outcomes
• Familiar with Latino, Native American and LGBTQ populations
• Fluency in Spanish would be a plus
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Submit to post offer: reference and personal background check (includes fingerprinting and DMV check), have and use own car, possess a valid California driver’s license, proof of current liability insurance, and be willing to do some local travel (reimbursed mileage).
SALARY: $ 65,728 - $76,876, DOE & License. Exempt.
BENEFITS: Health insurance for employee and family (including domestic partners), optional dental and AFLAC insurance, disability insurance, 18-days paid vacation, 2 floaters, 12-days sick leave. CAL PERS retirement (no social security). Reciprocity with other government/school retirement systems may be possible.
START DATE AND POSITION CLOSING: As Soon As Filled.
TO APPLY: Please submit ALL of the following documents to Cynthia Plattner, Operations Director, at the address on the top of this announcement or to email@example.com.
1) MCYP employment application – to be obtained via our website www.mcyp.org or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 707-463-4915;
2) Cover letter indicating why you are applying for the position;
4) Copy of clinical license, college degree(s) and additional post-graduate training, and/or certifications; and
5) Three work-related references.
MCYP IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
We consider all applications for all positions without regard to race, color religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. Applicants may obtain a copy of our EEO Policy on request.