Job Opportunity

Director of Mental Health
Merced County

Date Posted:

September 18, 2013


$127,545 – $155,251 annually


Merced County is searching for a Director of Mental Health with the following Characteristics:

• A people-orientated leader;
• Energetic, result driven leader
• A strong sense of ethics, personally and professionally;
• A team builder, who delegates authority and responsibility appropriately;
• Accessible to the Executive Director, Board of Supervisors and Staff;
• An effective listener, communicator, and negotiator;
• Fair, unbiased, compassionate; inspires trust;
• Calm under pressure; psychologically resilient.


Experience: Broad and extensive experience in the preparation and maintenance of mental health managed care plans; development, analysis, and administration of mental health programs and services including the physical care and treatment of patients.  Four (4) years in a management or full supervisory capacity.

Desirable: Experience managing a Psychiatric Health Facility.

Education: Masters Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Marriage, Child and Family Counseling, Nursing, Hospital Administration, Public Health or Public Administration or related field.

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How to Apply:


Filing Deadline:

October 11, 2013

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