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County MH/ID/EI Administrator
($60,000 – $80,000)

Juniata Valley Behavioral & Developmental Services has an immediate opening for County Mental Health/Intellectual Disabilities/Early Intervention Administrator. This is a career opportunity in the administration of a three county program providing direct services to consumers in Huntingdon, Mifflin and Juniata counties.

Responsibilities include personnel management of a ten-person team, contract development and monitoring of 35 agencies and individuals served, financial oversight of local, state and federal dollars of approximately five million dollars and the provision of quality assurance for the 20 million dollar state-paid federal waiver program.

The minimum experience and training requirements for this position are a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, supplemented by graduate study to the level of a master’s degree; PLUS five years of progressively responsible experience in such fields as medicine, clinical psychology, social work, sociology, nursing, public health, education, hospital administration, or public administration including three years-experience in planning, development, or administration of mental health or intellectual disabilities services; OR six years progressively responsible experience in one of the above fields which includes three years in planning, development or administration of mental health or intellectual disabilities services and a bachelor’s degree.

In addition, applicants are sought with strong leadership and management skills, experience and community-based values with the three target populations and knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements.

Anticipated start date is February 1, 2018 and local residency is required.

Please send resume to SEARCH COMMITTEE, JVBDS, 399 Green Avenue Extended, Lewistown PA 17044 by December 8, 2017. Equal Opportunity Employer

County Mental Retardation Program Director

Employment Opportunity: Juniata Valley Behavioral and Developmental Services currently has one vacancy for a County Mental Retardation Program Director (Local Government), which will serve Huntingdon, Juniata, and Mifflin Counties.

Applications will only be accepted between November 6, 2017 and November 20, 2017. When applying, you must indicate a willingness to accept employment in Mifflin County.

You must be willing to travel. Travel expenses will be paid.

Job Duties: You will develop policies and procedures to implement laws and regulations. You will direct or develop agency budgets, programs, and subcontracting procedures. You will prepare or assist in the preparation of the MR (ID) Annual Plan and the county MR (ID) Program Budget. You will direct or develop a system of training for individuals, families, providers, and Base Service Units. You will provide guidance to Support Coordination Unit regarding Waiver Regulations.

Find out if you meet the requirements and how to apply in the County Mental Retardation Program Director Vacancy Announcement.

Mental Health Outpatient Site Supervisor

We are looking to add a motivated and skilled individual to our leadership team! The Outpatient Site Supervisor oversees day to day operations of a growing Outpatient Mental Health Clinic located in Mifflintown.

Job duties include:

  • Applies psychological principles, methodology, and techniques to plan treatment and modify behavior and participates in a multi-disciplinary team meetings while providing individual, group, and family psychotherapy from Intake through discharge; provides community linkages as required.
  • Provides and documents supervision and training of assigned personnel including assigning and reviewing work, performance evaluations and tracks and completes administrative reports such as chart audits, caseload assignments, satisfaction surveys, and other statistical program data as assigned.
  • Maintains consistency and ensures compliance with all state regulations, policies, and procedures and promptly responds to unusual incidents, accidents, and grievances per relevant policy and procedure and serves as Behavioral Health Services representative on committees.
  • Participates in and conducts staff development, in-service training sessions, supervision and Performance Quality Improvement initiatives and performs related work as required.

Requirements: Looking for a highly motivated, energetic, person with a Master’s degree in psychology or related field with a minimum of 3 years experience in the Mental Health field. Attention to detail, leadership skills, and strong clinical skills are a must for this position.

Benefits: Benefits including competitive salary, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, 401K match, 7 Holidays and paid time off.

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