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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: COMCARE
Job Title: COMCARE - Program Manager | Crisis Services
Salary: $46477.63 Annually

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: Varied, Daytime, Evening & Weekend Work Required | Varied Hours

Location of work: 635 N. Main | Wichita, KS

Job Objectives:
This position provides clinical and administrative oversight, consultation and training to crisis therapists and supervisors at COMCAREs Community Crisis Center.

Essential Job Functions:
• Personnel Management including; staff training, prioritizing work flow, evaluating employee performance and providing oversight for supervisors, therapists and students. • Program Oversight including; planning and coordinating special projects and budgets, developing long and short term plans for program, monitoring and reporting program activities and goals. • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations, remain current on regulations impacting program. • Direct Supervision of Program Staff including; clinical consultation, documentation review, oversight of daily client related activities. • Maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally through participation in various administrative meetings. • Participate in workgroups as requested. • Direct service (assessment, brief crisis intervention, screening, brief therapy) to clients. • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Standards:
• Candidates must have a Master's Degree in Behavioral Health field and licensable in Kansas as a Qualified Mental Health Professional. • Experience in supervising others, or any combination of experience and training that would allow candidate to perform successfully in the program. • A master’s degree in social work with 2-3 years of post-graduate experience is preferred as this position will supervise Master of Social Work practicum students. • Clinical licensure is preferred. • Experience working in and supervising crisis services in a Community Mental Health Center is desired. Demonstrated experience successfully navigating community partnerships is preferred. • Must be willing to be on-call. • Strong verbal and written skills necessary. • Meet the specifications as outlined in the CMHC licensing standards and pass KBI, DCF child abuse check, adult abuse registry and motor vehicle screens. • Must complete orientations provided by Sedgwick County and COMCARE. • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with clients, the general public and all levels of staff. • Ability to apply social work techniques and methods to interpersonal problems, family problems, educational and vocational problems and problems created by impairment in physical health. • Knowledge of the DSM-5, manifestations of specific mental diseases and maladjustments, and of public health services. • Ability to cope with psychiatric crises of adults. • Knowledge of community services and benefit programs. • Ability to develop and maintain rapport with patients, the general public and all levels of staff. • Ability to keep client documentation current. • Possess the awareness and judgment to intervene appropriately when dealing with escalating emotional situations. • Possess the ability to negotiate several flights of stairs at a time and move effectively in varied settings throughout the community. • Possess the mobility and judgment to execute personal protective measures. • Able to calmly and effectively deal with agitated individuals or high risk situations. • Demonstrate autonomous critical thinking skills. • Demonstrate good professional judgment and decision-making skills. • Self-motivated • Able to work with minimal direct supervision. • Demonstrate good time management and organizational skills in a fast-paced environment. • Able to handle competing urgent priorities. • Possess basic or intermediate computer skills: able to learn complex software related to an electronic medical record. • Must have a valid Kansas Driver's license, current proof of automobile insurance and be able to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Testing/Screening Requested:
•Background Checks to include KBI & DCF •Driver’s license check •Pre-employment urine drug screen

• Candidates must have good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Programs. They will need to be able to type and use multi-line phones.

Work Environment:
• Office and in the field

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*
It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20002860

Open Date: 2/7/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/7/2017 11:59:59 PM