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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

Burke Center – Mental Health Crisis Program Director, Application deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 7491

Sun, October 13, 2013

The MH Crisis Program Director is responsible for the overall implementation, management, supervision and evaluation of all Burke Center Mental Health Emergency Services including Mental Health Emergency Center, Mobile Crisis Outreach Team and Emergency Services departments. The Program Director will participate in strategic planning, budgeting initiatives and coordination of services with other Center programs. The Program Director will work within the guidelines, policies and mission of the organization and will be accountable and responsible for specific projects as assigned. The Program Director will be the liaison for mental health crisis service coordination with area law enforcement, hospital emergency services and county judicial systems. The Program Director will also be the lead project manager for proposed detoxification integration project with existing crisis care systems. This position will report to the Director of Mental Health Operations and will assist in the budget management, quality management, and utilization management. 

EDUCATION: 
Required: Candidate must have Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. 
Preferred: Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, 
EXPERIENCE: 
Required: Candidate must have minimum three (3) years’ administration and management experience. 
Preferred: Three (3) years’ experience in crisis behavioral healthcare/clinical service delivery, familiar with Texas Mental Health Code. 
LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS: 
Required: None 
Preferred: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), or Licensed Master Social Work-Advanced Clinical Practitioner (LMSW-ACP), Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Licensed Psychologist (LP). 
SPECIAL REQUESTS OR COMMENTS: 
Required: Must be physically able to complete Satori Alternatives to Managing Aggression (SAMA), CPR, and First Aid training modules. Must have a driving record insurable by the Center’s insurance administrator. 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Sight, hearing, talking, lifting up to 50 pounds, walking, driving a vehicle, and hand/finger dexterity. 
HOURS: Generally, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. After hours as necessary.

To apply see BTT Gateway 7491. Application deadline 10/13/2013.


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