Job Opportunity

Senior Deputy Director-Behavioral Health Services (BHS)- CLinical
San Joaquin County

Date Posted:

February 15, 2024


$175,472.96-$213,288.40 Annually


The incumbent directs and manages BHS programs with particular focus on clinical operations and administration. This person reports to and strategizes with the Chief Deputy Director-BHS utilizing their administrative and clinical background to provide senior management level leadership, direction, and policy control regarding all aspects of BHS. The incumbent directs services and clinical functions to include program planning and evaluation, mental health and substance abuse functions, crisis services, and in-patient psychiatric services; through subordinate managers and supervisors, directs and manages the work activities of a multi-disciplinary staff; monitors staff work activities and responsibilities.


DESIRABLE Six years of management in a public health care agency/ program, including two years in mid-management and three years managing behavioral health clinical/ administrative program services and activities. Pattern I Valid California licensure as: A) Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, or Licensed Professional B) Clinical Counselor issued by California Board of Behavioral Sciences. B) Psychologist issued by California Board of Psychology. C) Physician, issued by Medical Board of California (including certification by the American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology). Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s/ doctorate degree to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Psychologist, or Physician. Pattern II Valid licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by California Board of Registered Nursing , and current listing with the BRN as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse. Graduation accredited university with a master’s degree in psychiatric/ mental health nursing. REQUIRED Possession of a valid California driver’s license.

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