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Bureau Chief [Mental Health Administrator 6]

Columbus, OH 43215
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The mission of the Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (OhioMHAS) is to provide statewide leadership of a high-quality mental health and addiction prevention, treatment and recovery system that is effective and valued by all Ohioans.

OhioMHAS Values:

  • Contribute and Collaborate

  • Serve Compassionately

  • Deliver Quality

  • Be Accountable

The Bureau of Licensure and Certification at OhioMHAS is responsible for the statutory and regulatory authority over providers of behavioral services to Ohio consumers. Separate standards apply depending on the type and level of service provided. We are currently recruiting for a Chief to develop & implement licensure and certification standards, policies, and procedures governing the operation and management of private psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment facilities, & community mental health providers/agencies functioning under certification standards established by law/rule in Ohio.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Monitor/schedule timely completion of site visits, issue of licensure & certification documentation, waiver/variance activity; periodically visit &/or direct on-site visitation program implemented at mental health facilities to monitor and determine compliance with licensure requirements/mandates; supervise assigned staff utilizing supportive and directive guidance;
  • Develop, implement, and monitor office budget;
  • Interpret licensure & certification requirements & arbitrates/negotiates solutions to conflicts/problems/issues of concern;
  • Coordinate licensure & certification-related activities/goals with other agencies/organizations in state & represents interests of agency in meetings/conferences in discussing, interpreting, and developing certification/licensure policy/procedure & in determining elements required for compliance;
  • Coordinate OhioMHAS standards with other state agencies (e.g., Ohio Department of Health, Ohio Department of Jobs & Family Services, Ohio Department of Aging);
  • Present written & verbal information/training to constituent groups & make speeches relative to licensure & certification issues;
  • Manage statewide program of National Accreditation & Deemed Status of community mental health service providers and implement National Accreditation & Deemed Status program for agency;
  • Coordinate adjustment/development of Administrative Rules in coordination with law & OhioMHAS policies & procedures through the Office of Legal Counsel;
  • Provide direction & guidance to various offices & hospitals in agency relative to development/revision of procedures resulting from changes in &/or additions to relevant sections of ORC Chapters 111 & 119, to changes in national accrediting body standards, and in relation to client safety in community programs.

For all programmatic positions, completion of undergraduate core program in mental health &developmental disabilitiestechnology, or social work or comparable field (e.g., child & family services), special education, psychology or rehabilitation or 24 mos. exp. in assessing consumers'/residents' needs & abilities as part of interdisciplinary team & in development of habilitation/treatment plans or programs for persons who are mentally ill or developmentally disabled; 12 mos. trg. or 12 mos. exp. in federal & state regulations governing care, custody, treatment, programming & environment of consumers/residents in state facilities & serviced by community programs; 6 mos. trg. in budgeting & spending or 6 mos. exp. determining budget & spending for operational unit or program of agency or firm.

For all administrative staff positions, completion of undergraduate core program in business administration/management sciences or 12 mos. exp. in program & policy development for operational unit or program of firm or agency & monitoring implementation; 12 mos. trg. in budgeting & spending or 12 mos. exp. determining budgetary needs & spending for operational unit or program of agency or firm.

In addition to one of preceding categories (i.e., programmatic positions or administrative staff), 6 mos. trg. in manpower planning or 6 mos. exp. scheduling personnel for adequate coverage & making staff projections; 3 mos. trg. in employee training & development or 3 mos. exp. writing training materials or conducting training.

-Or 6 mos. exp. as Mental Health Administrator 5, 65225.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment noted above.

Posted: 2021-01-05 Expires: 2021-02-03
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