This position provides leadership, management, and oversight of the Community Treatment Services Unit which includes the court supervised treatment program and non-Medicaid mental health and substance use treatment services. The position has responsibility for supervising staff in the development and implementation of unit and Division objectives, including system planning, service implementation and coordination, oversight and monitoring, and managing budgets. The position develops and manages the implementation of new policies and procedures, recommends policy and new legislation to supervisor, and participates in strategic planning. This position reports directly to the Administrator of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
Human Resource Contact: Auri Fermelia firstname.lastname@example.org 307-777-6780.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function which may be performed in the job level.
- Provide direct supervision to professional staff. Supervise, direct, monitor, and evaluate the performance of subordinate staff in the development and implementation of programs and services.
- Coordinate activities with other units within the Division and Department.
- Oversee daily operations of programs and special projects assigned to the unit.
- Conduct performance appraisals and hiring interviews and make hiring recommendations. Manage work improvement plans and disciplinary actions.
- Provide support, mentoring, and coaching to staff in attaining professional and Division goals and assists in obtaining relevant training and professional development opportunities for staff.
- Coordinate and manage unit policy implementation and planning processes relating to mental health and substance abuse treatment services and
- Determine unit's priorities, analyze reports and evaluations and make data
driven decisions, taking into account national trends and practices.
- Interpret federal grant provisions and state regulations.
- Develop applications and manage application review process consistent with Division rules.
- Write contracts, develop funding recommendations, manage budgets and approve payments and other expenditures.
- Develop contract language and requirements that ensure compliance
with programmatic, legislative, and departmental policy and accountability expectations.
- Make recommendations to withhold funds when necessary.
- Provide technical assistance and consultation to providers and boards of directors of contracting agencies on contract requirements, billing issues, service definitions and expectations, and system changes.
- Coordinate treatment activities with the Grants and Program Unit to ensure grant funding and requirements are met.
- Coordinate quality management processes with the Quality Unit Manager in the monitoring of provider performance and compliance with contract requirements.
- Review status and outcomes reports and support the development of performance improvement plans.
- Participate with the Quality Unit in the execution of onsite and desk reviews of contracted providers.
- Advance service delivery through the planning and implementation of identified initiatives which support Division and system goals and objectives. Writes reports.
- Supervise activities of the CST program to include program development and implementation, training, contract development, reporting, utilization, and technical assistance.
- Monitor program expenditures.
- Participate with the CST panel in the review of funding applications and provider performance.
- Supervise the ongoing functions of the CST data system to include data
reporting and participation in the Department's Health Stat program.
- Knowledge of mental health and substance abuse service delivery principles and recovery-oriented systems of care.
- Knowledge of the American with Disabilities Act, the Olmstead Decision, and the Chris. S. lawsuit settlement agreement.
- Skill in management and supervision of staff.
- Skill in leadership, team building, group facilitation, problem solving and conflict resolution.
- Knowledge of and skill in policy development, planning, and project management.
- Ability to apply information and knowledge into practice.
- Written and oral communication skills
- Skill in information analysis and application.
- Knowledge of federal grant management practices and policies.
- Knowledge of legislative and state government regulations, practices, and operations.
- Skill in public speaking and interacting with diverse groups.
- Ability to development and maintain strong working relationships with stakeholders.
- Computer skills to include basic spreadsheet development, word processing, and report development.
PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- This position takes place in an average work environment.
- FLSA: Exempt.
048-Wyoming Department of Health - Behavioral Health - Mental Health and Substance Abuse.
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Employment Type: Full Time