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Manager Senior, Direct Clinical Services, MHASD - Open Until Filled

Multnomah County, Portland, OR

Job - Government

Close Date: 11/01/2017

This work matters!
Do you possess strong communication experience in providing direction, guidance and leadership to staff in a diverse organization?
Do you thrive on working with internal and external stakeholders to develop, define, and conceptualize new enterprise or joint ventures among various agencies to create innovative or more effective Mental Health and Addiction services to the community?
Do you have experience in developing, participating, and monitoring department budgets?

If so, apply now to join a dedicated and compassionate team at the Health Department!

Multnomah County Direct Clinical Services is a service area in the Mental Health and Addiction Services Division (MHASD). The service area is comprised of five (5) work groups: Early Childhood Mental Health/CARES, School Based Mental Health, Wraparound Care Management, Youth Care Coordination, and Early Assessment and Support Alliance (EASA).

In this role, a successful candidate will be able to:
Lead and administer daily functions, activities, and services of programs listed above
Provide clinical consultation and leadership for internally and externally staffed child and family teams serving a variety of agencies and mental health programs
Develop appropriate policies and procedures for all DCS programs and services
Coordinate required quality and compliance activities with Multnomah MHASD/Quality Manager
Communicate with treatment provider system; provide technical assistance and education when necessary.
Sets priorities for childrens delivery system changes with leadership and regional partners.
Maintain current knowledge and expertise of Medicaid, Medicare and commercial insurance.
Interpret Oregon Administrative Rules, Oregon Revised Statutes and MHO contract language for contracted agencies as they relate to provision of mental health services.
Collaborate with Health Department Contracts and Finance to develop timely workflows for contract renewal/oversight.
Collaborate with Health Finance and MHASD Director, set overall budget for the DCS programs
Allocate budget internally and externally that results in a balanced budget
Monitor expenditures through monthly financial reports, reconciling with Utilization Review
Be the primary interface for internal, local, and state level meetings and work groups; Ongoing coordination with other County managers, allied stakeholders, and consumers to fully implement an integrated and seamless children's mental health services delivery system among community based primary providers and other mental health organizations
Co-manage utilization and/or authorization processes for the System of Care for Children and Families.
Oversee and manage the contract and procurement process specific to the Direct Clinical Services work units

Diversity and Inclusion: At Multnomah County, we don't just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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