Job Description

Title:  Project Coordinator                                   

Division:  Integrated Behavioral Health Team

FLSA:  Non-Exempt                                                                                         

Supervisor:  IBHT Director

Pay Range:  DOE                                                                                               

Revised: January 6, 2015


Under the direction of the IBHT Director, the Project Coordinator shall oversee all aspects of the HI ARC grant, including budget and contract compliance, managing staff and providing clinical supervision.  The Project Coordinator will serve as the identified Project Director on the SAMHSA award.  The Project Coordinator will engage in multiple and various tasks encompassing the core areas of management/leadership, and contracts administration.

Essential Functions

  • Directly supervise program staff, including MFTI, MSW, and Registered Interns.
  • Provide routine clinical supervision and managing scheduling, timesheets, etc.
  • Oversee implementation of evidence-based practices utilized in the program.
  • Oversee data collection and quality assurance functions for the contract, including chart reviews, documentation training, tracking/monitoring of contract performance.
  • Facilitate frequent Team meetings to ensure contract compliance, achievement of program goals, facilitate team building and maintain open communication.
  • Serve as primary contact for SAMHSA regarding program progress, requests for other info, etc.
  • Ensures overall contract compliance, including but not limited to budget management in accordance with SAMHSA restrictions.
  • Oversee subcontract agreement with partnering primary care provider.
  • Communicate regularly with immediate supervisor regarding progress, goals, issues and concerns.
  • Complete written and verbal correspondence and reports, as needed.
  • Engage in recruitment, retention, and routine evaluation strategies for Staff. Evaluation includes at minimum annual written evaluation and frequent feedback on performance to facilitate professional development of the staff.

Minimum Qualifications – Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • LMFT or LCSW with 2 years clinical experience post-licensure.
  • Bilingual Spanish speaking required
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Experience serving ethnic minority communities at risk due to substance abuse and/or mental health disorders.
  • Experience managing behavioral health programs.
  • Valid CA driver’s license, proof of current automobile insurance, DMV check and reliable transportation
  • Background check and Verification of employment eligibility required.

Non Essential Qualifications – Desirable knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Ability to work overtime, weekends and holidays may be required.

Supervisory Responsibility

Supervise the performance of all staff assigned to the HI ARC grant with the exception of the psychiatrist, a total of 4-5 FTE.  Supervision of staff shared with other grants will be coordinated with respective project coordinators as needed.

Environmental Conditions (Working Conditions)

The environment for this position is an office environment as well as working within at-risk areas including home and school based services. Driving is required when in the field, own transportation is required.

Physical Requirements

In the course of performing this job, there will be driving, walking and sitting required.

Mental Requirements

The incumbent in this position must be able to accommodate to all of the following: constant distractions, interruptions; uncontrollable changes in priorities/work schedules; think conceptualize and handle stress.

To apply, please email cover letter and resume to Peter Cruz, Associate Director. No phone calls please.

Special Service for Groups is an Equal Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action Employer

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