BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. François, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system. BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.
Directs the leaders of daily clinical activities in the Behavioral Health Services to promote high quality and evidence based care for the clients in our community. Responsible for >300 FTEs either through direct or indirect supervision. Responsible for program development and sustainment across the service delivery area. Establishes standards and processes to comply with contracts, both federal and state grants, and maintains contracts as a DMH administrative agent. Responsible for overseeing the DMH allocation of >$20 million and developing programs that will be reflective of the mission to utilize the money awarded.
Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.
Directs the delivery of safe and appropriate care by evidence based practice and quality outcomes.
Ensures team compliance with policies, regulatory requirements, and professional standards.
Supports and assists the growth of existing and new businesses/programs.
Master's Degree, Social Services/related
Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information
Licenses & Certifications
LCSW or LPC
Note: not all benefits apply to all openings
- Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options - Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan - 401(k) plan - Tuition Assistance - Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts - On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location) - Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time
*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 1190484
About BJC HealthCare
BJC Behavioral Health provides and coordinates an array of mental health services for citizens residing in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, and the counties of St. Francois, Iron and Washington, Missouri. We serve as the point of entry for people eligible for services funded through the Missouri Department of Mental Health, and we also provide services under some health plans and grants.
The mission of BJC Behavioral Health is to improve the mental health and well-being of the people and communities we serve who are impacted by mental illness. We deliver services that are primarily community-based and coordinate them with a variety of agencies and resources in the community.