Behavioral Health Program Administrator

Would you like to help build a stronger Arizona for children and families? Do you have amazing leadership skills, a Master's Degree in Social Work / Counseling an Associate or Independent License, and would like to use those to support others and help make a direct impact, right in your own community? We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our team as a Behavioral Health Program Administrator in our Phoenix location! As a Behavioral Health Program Administrator with Arizona's Children Association, you serve as the Clinical Director for the site and will have the opportunity to provide clinical and administrative oversight of all Clinical programs. You will also ensure quality standards and services according to contract requirements and AzCA standards, and management of staff and financials. The ideal candidate will have skills and experience in community mental health settings both as a direct service provider, and as a leader. We are seeking someone who values our mission, the clients we serve, and our employees.

**Master's Degree in Social Work or related and an Associate or Independent License is required for this position**

Who We Are:

Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:

  • All full time employees working 30 hours or more per week are eligible and we offer several plans for each so you can choose the option right for you and your family which includes:
    • Medical provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona, Dental and Vision provided by MetLife
  • We offer several plans so you can choose the option right for you and your family
  • Plans are effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • We also offer: Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Health Savings Account (HSA), Life and AD&D, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan provided through Mutual of America

2023 Benefits Guide

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What You'll Do:

  • Implements programs in accordance with contract requirements with trauma informed concepts and practices.
  • Monitors productivity of staff and proactively identify and address issues to ensure quality and quantity of program and contract requirement are maintained.
  • Monitors and ensures that all compliance policies and practices are followed.
  • Ensures timely and effective inter-payer service delivery within the agency.
  • Develops, implements and monitors the budget, correcting course throughout the year as needed.
  • Assesses the needs pertaining to program area, and responds to meet those needs with existing resources and processes and/or development alternative options.
  • Provides clinical supervision, leadership and coaching with clinical and program supervisors.
  • Organizes training opportunities and sharing of staff expertise for assigned program areas.
  • Effectively executes programmatic initiatives
  • Provides support/feedback to senior management regarding business opportunities, challenges with programs and target communities, and identifies solutions to problem areas.
  • Ensure appropriate implementation of HR and operational related policies and procedures for the site
  • Have a visible presence on site and be available and accessible to staff.

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Master's degree in Social Work or related field of study from an accredited college or university, with formal education in psychosocial functioning; assessment skills; intervention strategies; mobilizing individual and/or family strengths; and the role of social, economic and environmental factors in the development and resolution of personal and family problems.
  • Experience in clinical oversight and management of staff.
  • Must have, at a minimum, an associate license with the State of Arizona.

Minimum Qualification & Requirements:

  • Must be 21 years of age (licensing requirement).
  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
  • Must be able to provide own transportation for business related purposes
  • Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position.
  • An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to perform safely the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations. Perform safely means to perform without causing a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others that cannot be eliminated by reasonable accommodations, as defined by 42 U.S.C. #1211 (b) and the Commission's regulations found at 29 C.F.R #1630.2 (r).

At Arizona's Children Association we are passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that not only promotes, but values and celebrates diversity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace and culture to better serve our children, families and community.

Just like the uniqueness of the families we serve, we strive to be diverse in:

race, color, ethnicity, national origin, culture, language, gender, age, sexual orientation/preference, gender identity and expression, disability and/or diagnosis, marital status, religion, status, or any other protected status.

AzCA does not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.