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BJC HealthCare

Director, Clinical Operations- BJC Behavioral Health




Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Additional Information About the Role

Director, Clinical Operations- BJC Behavioral Health



BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran�ois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.

Preferred Qualifications

Role Purpose

Directs the leaders of daily clinical activities in the Behavioral Health Services to promote high quality and evidence based care for the clients in our community. Responsible for >300 FTEs either through direct or indirect supervision. Responsible for program development and sustainment across the service delivery area. Establishes standards and processes to comply with contracts, both federal and state grants, and maintains contracts as a DMH administrative agent. Responsible for overseeing the DMH allocation of >$20 million and developing programs that will be reflective of the mission to utilize the money awarded.


Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: onboarding and hiring, training, workload management & performance evaluations, conducting professional development plans as needed. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.Develops and adheres to departmental staffing, revenue and/or expense budgets. Responds to changes in the business which may affect the ability to achieve the budget goals.Directs the delivery of safe and appropriate care by evidence based practice and quality outcomes.Ensures team compliance with policies, regulatory requirements, and professional standards.Supports and assists the growth of existing and new businesses/programs.

Minimum Requirements


Master's Degree - Social Services/related


5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

5-10 years

Preferred Requirements


10+ years

Supervisor Experience

10+ years

Licenses & Certifications

Benefits and Legal Statement

BJC Total Rewards

At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
  • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
  • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
  • 401(k) plan with BJC match
  • Tuition Assistance available on first day
  • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
  • Adoption assistance

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*Not all benefits apply to all jobs

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer