Job Opportunity

Quality Assurance Manager — Behavioral Health Division
Siskiyou County

Date Posted:

September 23, 2013


$4,973 – $6,045/Monthly


Under general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health Services Division, develops and oversees the infrastructure to support clinical quality and performance improvement for mental health and alcohol and drug programs and consumers.  This position is responsible for quality review and compliance in accordance with County policies, State performance contracts and Federal rules and regulations.  Plans, organizes, assigns and supervises the work of staff in Behavioral Health; organizes, coordinates, evaluates and directs policy development, quality and compliance and utilization review for mental health and alcohol and drug programs; and performs related work as required.

Knowledge of: Federal, state and local laws and regulations governing behavioral health services and health records; local, statewide, and national behavioral health delivery systems; principles, techniques, and practices of effective quality management and utilization review systems; program planning and development; information systems and usage including electronic health records; principles and techniques of effective employee supervision, training, evaluation, and development and other community resources.

Distinguishing Characteristics: This is a mid level management classification that is responsible for activities including compliance with internal, state and federal regulations; the provision of high quality, cost-effective client care and the reduction of funding disallowances from funding sources due to improper charting and billing.  Compliance monitoring includes Medicare,  Medi-Cal, Americans with Disabilities Act, Mental Health Plan, and Mental Health Services Act and other associated state and federal regulations through the utilization review, quality improvement, cultural competency, fiscal operations and medical records programs and activities for all mental health and drug and alcohol programs within the Behavioral Health Services Division.


Training and Experience: Education equivalent to completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Health Administration, Economics, Systems Analysis, Finance, Mental Health, Nursing,  or a related field AND two (2) years in a full-time supervisory position. Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible management and/or administrative experience, with two (2) years in a full-time supervisory position.

Special Requirements: Licensing in the professional area of one’s background, e.g. CA State licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Medical Doctor, or Psychologist. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid and appropriate driver’s license.

How to Apply:

A complete job description is available through the County of Siskiyou Personnel Department.  All completed county applications received in our office by the deadline shown above will be considered.  FAXes will be accepted at (530) 842-8013 provided original material is mailed immediately.  The experience section of your application should document your qualifications as they pertain to the required knowledge and abilities. 

Resumes may be attached but are not accepted as a replacement for any part of the county application.  A panel will review applications and select for interview those individuals who appear to possess the most relevant education, training, and experience to appear for an oral interview.  Those achieving a qualifying score at the oral interview will have their names placed on an eligibility list from which present and future vacancies will be filled.  Individual eligibility on this list may last for up to one year. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment background investigation (fingerprinting) and/or drug screening.

Filing Deadline:

5:00 p.m. October 4, 2013

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