Louisiana Department of State Civil Service Mental Health Center Manager B in LaPlace, Louisiana
Mental Health Center Manager B
Mental Health Center Manager B
$5,477.00 - $9,856.00 Monthly
LDH-South Central Louisiana Human Services Authority
11/30/2023 11:59 PM Central
This vacancy is located at SCLHSA's River Parishes Behavioral Health Center located in Laplace, LA. The incumbent in this position serves as the facility manager of SCLHSA’s St. John Parish facilities, which includes two separate centers: River Parishes Behavioral Health Center and River Parishes Assessment Center. These facilities serve the parishes of St. James, St. John and St. Charles. The incumbent is responsible for the overall management of all operations at the centers, including clinical and administrative programs.
No Civil Service test scoreis required in order to be considered for this vacancy.
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A master's degree in psychology; social work; sociology; counseling; health services; hospital, public, health care or mental health administration; nursing; public health; education with a concentration in psychology or counseling; special education; or in a human services or behavioral science discipline as listed in the NOTE; plus four years of professional level experience providing health services, mental health treatment, social services, nursing, education, or guidance and counseling.
Graduate work beyond the master's degree in qualifying fields will substitute for a maximum of one year of the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
A doctoral degree in one of the above fields or a medical degree will substitute for two years of the experience.
Graduate training will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience.
Human services or behavioral sciences degrees acceptable to the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority include addiction studies, behavioral science, public health, public policy/administration, health administration, social work, psychology, counseling, sociology, criminal justice, educational counseling, and rehabilitation counseling.
Comparable degrees will be considered qualifying if deemed acceptable by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority.
Some positions may require regulation as a Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC) or Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW).
Applicants who possess a master’s degree in social work may be required to maintain licensure in accordance with the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners.
Any college hours or degree must be from an accredited college or university.
FUNCTION OF WORK :
To direct a large mental health center.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Administrative direction from a Mental Health Regional Director or higher-level administrator.
Direct line over clinical and support staff.
LOCATION OF WORK:
Department of Health and Hospitals, Office of Mental Health; Human Services Districts.
Differs from the Mental Health Center Manager--A by the presence of responsibility for managing a large mental health center.
Differs from the Mental Health Regional Administrators by the absence of responsibility for managing a mental health region.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Serves as Manager of a comprehensive mental health center.
Plans, develops, and directs programs that meet the clinical needs of the residents of the service area, such as outpatient services, community support programs, partial hospitalization services, 24- hour emergency services, screening and consultation to courts and coroners, quality assurance programs, consultation and education services, continuity services, and inpatient services.
Serves as a staff advisor to a center advisory board. Supervises subordinate manpower responsible for directing the work of various disciplines, support staff, and administrative services.
Determines organizational requirements of personnel, materials, supplies, and equipment.
Develops budget requests and monitors expenditures.
May provide case supervision as requested.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity tomake a differencethrough public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career.
As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits, and have access to a great professional development program:
Insurance Coverage More information can be found at https://info.groupbenefits.org/
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year:
New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day,
Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
* Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor
State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to):
Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org). LASERS has provided this video (https://lasersonline.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Your_Retirement_System.mp4) to give you more detailed information about their system
Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org),
Louisiana School Employees Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others
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