Director of Mental Health (full-time, exempt)
Location: St. Louis, MO
Full-time Director of Mental Health to lead growing Mental Health Department in an established nonprofit serving immigrants, refugees, and asylum seekers in the St. Louis area.
Successful candidate will possess clinical license (LCSW, LPC, LMFT, PhD/PsyD) and have minimally 2 years of prior supervision experience and 5 years of direct practice. The Director of Mental Health will report directly to the Executive Director.
Job Duties Include:
- Oversee mental health department programs, including Children’s Programming, Wellness programming, and the St. Louis Partnership for Survivors of Torture and War Trauma
- Supervise 15 staff members, including staff at front line and supervisory levels, across collaborative treatment teams including disciplines such as counseling, case management, and legal
- Grow clinical programming, implementing new services for clients and quality improvement efforts
- Assist Executive Director with grant management, data oversight, and reporting on outcomes to funders
- Assist in development of new revenue sources, including implementing insurance billing, to sustain and expand programming
- Oversee electronic health record quality compliance, providing technical assistance to department staff as needed
- Ensure Missouri Department of Mental Health adherence
- Represent the agency locally and nationally in collaborations with membership organizations
- Provide financial oversight for the department, meeting programmatic goals within project budgets
- Master’s degree in one of the mental health disciplines from an accredited college or university.
- Clinical license that is active and in good standing with respective Licensing Board in Missouri. Must adhere to licensure ethics and regulations and meet all in-service training/education required to maintain licensure. Applicants from states other than Missouri will be required to secure Missouri licensure within 90 days of hire as a condition of employment.
- Access to reliable personal transportation.
- Successful completion of criminal background check.
- Ability and desire to work in a highly diverse, fast-paced environment.
- Bilingual language skills and/or familiarity with working with interpreters is a plus.
- Ability to supervise clinicians with provisional licensure also a plus.
- Prior work with non-US-born clients and work experience in developing countries is preferred.
Salary will be sector commensurate with experience.
Interested applicants should submit their:
- cover letter and resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bilingual International Assistant Services is an established and growing St. Louis based non-profit with the mission of ensuring equal access to health, mental health, and social services for all, regardless of national origin or language ability, through advocacy, education, and direct multilingual services.
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