at City of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois, United States
DIR OF MENTAL HEALTH CENTERJob Number:377074
Director of Mental Health Center
Department of Public Health
Number of Positions: 2
Mission: CDPH works with communities and partners to create an equitable, safe, resilient and Healthy Chicago.
Under direction, the class directs the day to day operations and administers mental health programs and services provided to community residents at a mental health center; and performs related duties as required.
*Develops, implements and evaluates mental health programs and services using evidence-based practices aimed at meeting specialized needs in the community.
*Evaluates and develops metrics to measure and improve quality.
*Establishes goals and objectives for programs and services provided to clients.
*Assigns cases to professional and paraprofessional staff engaged in providing psychotherapeutic treatment and counseling to clients; reviews case assignments, clinical records and client diagnoses with staff, ensuring the completeness and appropriateness of assessments and treatment plans.
*Monitors the delivery of services by staff to ensure compliance with accreditation and licensing bodies, departmental policies, procedures and quality standards.
*Develops and implements staff in-service training programs.
*Develops and administers the center's budget.
*Oversees the maintenance of clinic facilities and equipment.
*Prepares comprehensive reports on the center's program activities and clients served.
*Acts as a liaison with community organizations, schools and government agencies to coordinate services for clinic clients; attends meetings with local and city wide advisory boards regarding mental health issues
Additional duties may be required for this position.
North River MHC
5801 N Pulaski Rd
Greater Grand MHC
4314 S Cottage Grove
1105 S Western Ave
641 W 63rd St.
Monday through Friday
8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
And at least 1 evening shift per week (11:30 am -7:30 pm)
THIS POSITION IS EXEMPT FROM CAREER SERVICE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master's degree in Psychology, Social Work or a directly related field, supplemented by four years of progressively responsible mental health experience, including two years of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
NOTE: Job or department specific notes here
This position requires applicants to complete an interview which will include a writing exercise and/or a skills assessment test as part of the interview. The interviewed candidate(s) possessing the qualifications best suited to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, based on the oral and written parts of the interview will be selected.
Preference will be given to candidates possessing the following:
*Previous supervisory experience.
*Previous experience in a mental health environment.
*Previous experience managing a mental health program.
*Previous quality assurance and improvement experience.
*Previous experience partnering with community organizations.
ALL REFERENCES TO POLITICAL SPONSORSHIP OR RECOMMENDATION MUST BE OMITTED FROM ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS SUBMITTED FOR CITY EMPLOYMENT.
City of ChicagoDepartment of Human Resources
Brandon Johnson, Mayor
Applications for this position will be accepted until 11:59 pm CDT on 10/9/2023
Job Posting:Sep 18, 2023, 7:33:20 PM|Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External:Oct 10, 2023, 4:59:00 AM
The City of Chicago is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Military Friendly Employer