$82,477.17 - $123,715.75 Annually
Human Services and Public Health
Closing 4/24/2023 11:59 PM Central
Description Hennepin County Human Services is hiring for a Children’s Mental Health (CMH) Program Manager. The CMH Program Manager will be responsible for the clinical and administrative day-to-day management of the Children’s Mental Health Targeted Case Management program, High Fidelity Wraparound program and the associated contracted services. The CMH Program Manager will drive innovation and continuous quality improvement efforts to lead changes to program services and operations that produce positive outcomes for youth and their families. The person in this position will be responsible for county-wide collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to ensure adherence to best practices, disparity reduction, and a shift from out of home placement to intensive and family-based community interventions. To be effective in this position, the Program Manager will need strong skills in clinical and administrative supervision, program development, collaboration, stakeholder engagement, change management and project management. Current Hennepin County employees who refer a candidate hired into an open competitive position may be eligible for a $500 referral bonus. For more information visit employee referral program. Location and hours: This position is remote. Remote workers may be required to come on-site an average of 0 to 12 days a year for work meetings, trainings, or for any other reasons that their supervisor may deem necessary (may include additional days for onboarding and new employee training). Supervisors will provide as much advance notice as practicable. Work hours are primarily days, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Occasional weekend, evening, or holiday hours may be required. While this position is designated as remote, based on current requirements hires must reside in Minnesota or Wisconsin. New employees who are hired into remote or hybrid positions between January 2, 2022 to December 31, 2024, will receive $500 toward the cost of establishing consistent internet connectivity, payable upon completion of 6 months of employment. About the position type: This position is a full-time, benefit earning position. This position is internally classified as a Human Services and Public Health Program Manager. Click here to view the job classification specification. In this position, you will:
Develop strategies and lead change in programs and services that align with best practices in children’s mental health, focus on disparity reduction, and reduce reliance on deep-end services and out-of-home placements.
Provide day-to-day clinical and administrative management of children’s mental health programs, services, and system operations.
Collaborate with managers and staff in other Human Service areas to identify and implement strategies to meet the mental health needs of the children, youth, and families in Child Protection, Child Welfare, and Long-Term Services and Supports.
Be responsible for the clinical and administrative management of contracted services.
Lead staff through transformational change and cultural shifts to address systemic racism and reduce racial disparities.
Develop, implement, and manage program evaluation and continuous quality improvement strategies related to the programs, contracts, and services under the Program Manager’s scope of responsibility.
Engage and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to strengthen program delivery and impact.
Participate as a member of the Behavioral Health Leadership Team and the Children’s Mental Health leadership team.
Need to have: One of the following:
Seven years or more of supervisory experience in an area related to the position.
A bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, healthcare administration, behavioral/social science, public health, and/or a related field and three years or more of supervisory experience in an area related to the position.
A master's degree or higher in one of the above fields and two years or more of supervisory experience in an area related to the position.
Nice to have:
Licensure as a mental health professional in the state of Minnesota.
Leading children’s mental health programs and services
Leading continuous quality improvement efforts
Utilizing community, parent, and youth engagement strategies to inform program decisions.
Best practices in children’s mental health assessment, interventions, and systems.
Culturally competent practices.
Statutory regulations related to children’s mental health.
Plan and execute a major program or system change in alignment with a strategic vision, regulatory standards, budget parameters.
Foster an environment that recognizes and respects cultural, lifestyle, and socioeconomic differences.
Build and nurture collaborative working relationship with a variety of customers and partners including youth, parents, employees, community partners, and the public.
Use data to inform decisions.
About the department: Human Services delivers a variety of services to individuals or families that assist with basic needs or encourage client change around specific objectives. We work with individuals as well as systems and communities in order to develop policy and advocate for the people we serve. The people we serve and our communities are connected. By helping one, we help the other. About Hennepin County: Hennepin is the largest county government organization in Minnesota. Our employees work every day to improve the health, safety and quality of life for our residents and communities. All of our jobs align to one or more of our overarching goals -- that Hennepin County residents are healthy, protected and safe, self-reliant, assured due process, and mobile. Our employees receive a combination of generous benefits and positive workplace culture not found at other organizations. This includes meaningful work that impacts our community, competitive pay, work-life balance, a variety of benefits and opportunities to grow. Learn more at www.bridge.hennepin.us/eligibility (login as Guest). Hennepin County envisions an organization where our commitment to diversity and the reduction of disparities is fundamental in providing excellent service to our community. Your future. Made here. This posting will remain open until filled and may be used to fill current and future vacancies.
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