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Start-Up Project Administrator - Behavioral Health

Alameda, California, United States

Start-Up Project Administrator - Behavioral Health

  • Alameda, California, United States

Founded in 1965, Telecare is a rapidly growing mental health care company dedicated to making a difference for our clients, the community, and our employees. We offer an array of mental health services to adults with serious mental illnesses. We partner with public sector entities and behavioral health organizations and have over 155 programs and over 4,300 employees across the country. And we 're growing all the time! When you work at Telecare, you help to empower thousands of individuals every day in their journeys of recovery.

Our Corporate Headquarters has over 100 employees in the following departments: Executive, Development, Finance, Information Systems, Human Resources, Operations, and Marketing & Operations.

Employment Status: Full-Time

Location - Must reside and be licensed in California

POSITION SUMMARY

The Start-Up Project Administrator coordinates the development of new business opportunities consistent with the corporate business and marketing plans. This involves collaboration with other Start-Up staff, all corporate departments, and funding/regulatory agencies. This individual is chiefly responsible for clinical program development, building program teams, and conducting orientations for new programs.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Demonstrates the Telecare mission, purpose, values, and beliefs in everyday language and contact with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assists in locating and completing the initial review of potential program sites and coordinates operational site reviews
  • In collaboration with Operations and Quality Management, creates new policies and procedures as needed for various program types
  • Assumes the leadership role for new development projects as assigned, including:
    • Recruiting and hiring of staff
    • Program planning, design and implementation
    • In conjunction with Start-Up Project Manager, completing submissions to credentialing/licensing agencies, as required
    • Coordinating the creation/implementation of community and public relations tasks associated with the project and collaborating with key agency personnel
    • Helping interpret needs of program to inform site selection, site planning, and renovations
    • Coordinating and scheduling orientation; Conducting many of the training components; helping train new Administrator
    • Serving as temporary new program Administrator, as needed
  • Participates as a key member of the Development department and Start-Up team
  • Demonstrates a good rapport and cooperative working relationships with all members internal and external stakeholders; responds to team members with concern and promotes group morale
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of Telecare 's customers including members served, families, and governmental agencies in all interactions and conduct
  • Represents Telecare professionally in community, state, and national associations to create a clear, positive understanding of Telecare programs

Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, and/or changed at the discretion of management.

Position requires driving for company business such as training, offsite meetings, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS

Required:

  • Current professional license in the state of California (LCSW or LMFT), and four (4) years of experience in an administrative management position in a behavioral health care or health care setting three (3) years of which had responsibility for supervision of professional staff, budgeting, program planning and licensing; OR
  • Significant travel that includes flying and driving.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • All opportunities at Telecare are contingent upon successful completion and receipt of acceptable results of the applicable post-offer physical examination, 2-step PPD test for tuberculosis, acceptable criminal background clearances, excluded party sanctions, and degree or license verification. Position requires driving, valid driver license, a motor vehicle clearance, and proof of auto insurance is required at time of employment and must be maintained throughout employment. Additional regulatory, contractual, or local requirements may apply.

Preferred:

  • RN with BSN or Masters' degree
  • Familiarity with CARF, CCL, and JCAHO programs

SKILLS

  • Practical knowledge of psychiatric inpatient programs, community mental health, and the state mental health system, I/DD population
  • Working knowledge of state funding and Medi-Care systems
  • Strong decision-maker
  • Able to take initiative and work independently

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is occasionally required to squat and lift and carry items weighing 25 pounds or less as well as to frequently bend, twist, reach, as well as to constantly sit, walk, stand, bend, and do simple and power grasping. The position requires manual deviation, repetition, and dexterity and to occasionally drive and be exposed to the uneven walking ground. Visual requirements include computers and books exposure.

EOE AA M/F/V/Disability

feedid: 210689

Equal Opportunity Employer Description
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.