Deputy Director, Mental Health Services - #689719

County of Riverside

Date: 1 week ago

City: Riverside, California

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Riverside University Health System (RUHS) is currently recruiting for a Deputy Director of Mental Health Services with experience supervising/managing Peer Support Staff and lived experience.
Under general direction, provides administrative direction to subordinate managers and/or supervisors in the planning, coordination, implementation and evaluation of mental health and/or substance abuse programs; to assist in department-wide program planning and policy formulation; to coordinate with potential contract community organizations and public and private providers of health, mental health and social services and other concerned parties; to represent the department on Mental Health Committees and other various committees and advisory boards; and to do other work as required.

The Deputy Director, Mental Health Services reports to and receives program, administrative and clinical direction from the Assistant Mental Health Services Directors. Through subordinate managers, this class has overall organizational, policy development and administrative responsibility for large, regional mental health and/or substance abuse programs for children, adolescents and adults; comprehensive, multiple-component Mental Health Programs with department wide responsibilities; or several smaller Mental Health Programs that provide services to specialized populations. Incumbents provide program and administrative to managers in the formulation and implementation of departmental objectives consistent with the overall goals of the department or provides clinical direction to ensure the quality of all clinical services provided by the Mental Health Department and contracted mental health services.

This class is distinguished from the next higher level class of Assistant Mental Health Director in that the latter class assists the Mental Health Director with the overall administration, direction and management of the Mental Health Department and acts for the Mental Health Director during absences.

Work Location: 4095 County Circle Dr, Riverside CA 92503

Work Schedule: 9/80, every other Friday off

About Riverside County:
Riverside County offers diversity that few locations can match. There is more than a great vocation to draw you here: with affordable housing, a thriving, diverse, and progressive community, excellent higher education, and the hidden gem of the Joshua Tree National Park, the opportunities for your life here are equally exciting. Come work in the heart of inland California, and see how great the view is when opportunity is on the horizon.

The County of Riverside has a wide variety of complex and engaging careers, requiring talented and collaborative professionals.
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