San Joaquin County- BHS
Job Category
Work Schedule
Job Closing Date
Job Open until Filled
Job Description

        ANNUAL BASE SALARY $ 155,905-$189,503

The ideal candidate is collaborative, and results-oriented with management experience utilizing their administrative and clinical background to provide senior management level leadership, direction, and policy control regarding all aspects of BHS. The candidate will have the ability to:
• Ensures compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and the policies established by the Chief Deputy Director-BHS, Director of Health Care Services, County Administrator, and Board of Supervisors.
• Provides clinical and administrative direction to lower level managerial and other clinical and administrative staff responsible for BHS program and functional areas; provides direction for the most complex clinical issues within all units of BHS; may be appointed Clinical Director in charge of a psychiatric facility per California Code of Regulations 77081.
• Analyzes and summarizes complex narrative information and statistical data; prepares or supervises the preparation of reports and correspondence for County management as well as federal, state, or other external agencies; prepares Board of Supervisors’ reports and related documents; makes presentations to groups and individuals, including boards and commissions.  


Experience: Five years of management experience in a public sector health care agency or program, including at least two years managing behavioral health clinical program services and activities.


Either Pattern I

License:  Valid California licensure as one of the following:

  • A Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), a Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), or a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) issued by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
  • A Psychologist issued by the California Board of Psychology.
  •  Physician, issued by the Medical Board of California (including certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology).

Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s or doctorate degree required by the State of California to become licensed as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT), Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC), Psychologist, or Physician.

Or Pattern II

License: Valid licensure as a Registered Nurse issued by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN), and current listing with the BRN as a Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse.

Education: Graduation from an accredited university with a master’s degree in psychiatric or mental health nursing.

And For Both Patterns

License:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license.