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Bilingual Behavioral Health Manager

San Francisco, CA 94110

Posted: 01/25/2023 Job Number: 1282247 Pay Rate: 100k/year - 120k/year

Job Description

Position Responsibilities:


The Behavioral Health Manager has the following administrative responsibilities and duties:

·      Responsible for the behavioral health services department at our Shotwell site. Supervises and directs the work of behavioral health staff including clinicians and case managers, and the teen services program.

·      Monitors and provides oversight of behavioral health contracts, evaluating program effectiveness, ensuring timely reports and assuring compliance with federal, state and county requirements.

·      Leads quality management efforts focused on behavioral health metrics; oversees the peer review process, privileging and credentialing of behavioral health staff.

·      Monitors utilization and productivity for behavioral health services, and sets department expectations and goals.

Develops reports as required by funding sources and quarterly qualitative and quantitative reports of the behavioral health programs for the executive team.



The Behavioral Health Manager has the following clinical responsibilities and duties:

·      Provide brief or extended Psychosocial Assessments focusing on the patient’s present situation, including medical, mental/behavioral health, substance abuse, socio-economic and immigration components, current needs, and relevant information from patient’s history.

·      Performs crisis interventions and risk assessments for suicide and danger to others due to mental illness or grave disability.

·      Utilizes a participant-centered, strengths-based model of care, provides insight-oriented, behavior-modifying, and/or supportive psychotherapy to individuals, families, and groups of patients, generally up to 10-12 sessions.

·      Uses evidenced-based models for care, including but not limited to: CBT, solution-focused therapy, harm reduction, motivational interviewing, and health psychology.

·      Utilizes depression screening tools (PHQ-9) and other screening tools as appropriate such as GAD-7.  Follows the SAMHSA SBIRT (Screening, brief intervention, referral and treatment) model for patients with potential substance use disorders.

·      Assists clients/patients with symptom reduction (e.g. insomnia, anxiety, depression, and post-trauma symptoms, stress management, emotional dysregulation) through talk therapy, case management and coordination with PCP or psychiatrist if necessary.

·      Provides health and behavior assessment and intervention to client/patients with chronic disease or other health problems that are having difficulty managing their disease due to psychological, behavioral, cognitive, or social factors.







Education, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


·      Masters in Social Work, Masters in Marriage & Family Therapy, or Doctorate in Psychology from an accredited institution

·      Must have a LCSW, PsyD/PhD or LMFT California license.

·      Bilingual - Fluent in English/Spanish required.

·      Five years of post-licensure clinical experience

·      Minimum of three supervisory experience

Compensation/Benefits Summary

  • Competitive salary range, dependent upon experience (DOE)
  • Medical Insurance – MNHC pays 90-100% based on plan
  • Dental and Vision Insurance – free to the employee
  • Flex Spend Accounts for health & dependent care expenses
  • Life Insurance – free basic policy plus a voluntary option
  • PTO – 3 weeks (4 weeks after five years)
  • 12 Paid Holidays plus your birthday and 12 Sick Days each year|
  • Student Loan Repayment through NHSC for up to $50,000
  • 40 hours Paid Educational Leave
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Contribution
  • CME of $500 per year

Meet Your Recruiter

Isaiah Ritchie
Account Executive – Behavioral Health

Being exposed to the nonprofit world at a young age, Isaiah has a passion to invest his time and energy in community healthcare and improve our world.

He spent a year abroad and helped with several medical outreaches that were focused on providing medical care to those who don’t have access to it. From this experience, he understood firsthand what it looks like for a community to not receive the medical care they need.

Isaiah then received a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Washington State University to be in the business of people and help serve their needs. Now at UHC Solutions, Isaiah is focused on assisting mission driven candidates find the opportunity that is right for them.

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