San Joaquin County
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(209) 468-3370
Job Description

The incumbent in this position assists the Chief Deputy Director-BHS with the administration of BHS programs; plans, organizes and directs assigned activities, functions; directs services and clinical functions to include program planning and evaluation, mental health and substance abuse functions, crisis services, and in-patient psychiatric services; through subordinate managers and supervisors, directs and manages the work activities of a multi-disciplinary staff; monitors staff work activities and responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications:


Experience: Six years of managerial experience in a public sector health care agency or program, including at least two years in a mid-management capacity and at least three years managing behavioral health clinical and administrative program services and activities.

                                                              And Either Pattern I

License:  Valid California licensure as one of the following:

A) A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or a Licensed Professional B) Clinical Counselor (LPCC) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

B) A Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology. 

C) A Physician, issued by the Medical Board of California (including certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology).

Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s or doctorate degree required by the State of California to become licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Psychologist, or Physician.

                                                                     Or Pattern II

License: Valid licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), and current listing with the BRN as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse. 

Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing.


License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license.