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State of Montana Program Supervisor - Mental Health (31763) in Helena, Montana

The Department of Public Health and Human Services is the largest executive branch department in Montana State Government with over 3,200 employees. We maximize individual and organizational potential by supporting the agency’s most valuable resource – OUR PEOPLE. We are looking for you to be a compassionate, energetic, conscientious, and detail-oriented individual who enjoys making a difference, being part of a team, and takes pride in your career to work in our fast-paced office. We Offer: -A welcoming office environment where everyone is accountable for their part and everyone strives to provide the best customer service to clients and each other. -A career in which you can feel good every day knowing you ' re making a difference in the lives of others. -No weekend work schedules. -Advancement opportunities. -Work/life Balance You Have: -Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, organizational skills both analytical and problem solving, and the ability to work with confidential documents. -A positive outlook, dependability, accuracy and pride with your work. -Initiative, resilience, and cooperative nature to maintain a harmonious work environment that exceeds everyone’s expectations. -A qualitative customer experience in the service of others. The Addictive and Mental Disorder Division (AMDD) administers program and payment for publicly funded bhavioral health services, which include adult mental health and adult and youth substance use disorder (SUD) prevention and treatment programs. The treatment bureau contracts with behavioral health providers and agencies statewide to provide community-based and inpatient services, primarily through Medicaid. Services range from prevention and early intervention services to inpatient, residential, home and community based, and recovery support services. This position provide leadership and supervision to a team of professionals that oversee project management processes through rules, policies, practices, and performance based provider contracts. This position also works closely and partners with the bureau chief, analysts, and fiscal staff. Key Responsibilities Include:Key Responsibilities Include: -Develops request for proposals, evaluates, approves and manages grants and provider contracts. - Researches programs and services in other states and evaluates feasibility for inclusion into Montana's State Medicaid Plan. Researches alternative delivery systems by studying evidence based, preventative, and other health models. Implements new programs as necessary. - Maintains data regarding program utilization, cost and caseload growth. Physical and Environmental Demands: Typical office environment that may include sitting for extended periods of time with occasional walking; standing; bending; keyboarding responsibilities. May lift light items up to 10 lbs. The position requires extensive public contact. Project deadlines may result in stressful conditions and working hours will at times exceed the normal eight-hour work day. Required for the first day of work: * Extensive knowledge of program management and organizational principles. * Extensive knowledge of quality assurance and quality improvement principles, practices, and review processes. * Extensive knowledge of federal and state program policies, mandates, directives and intents. * Considerable knowledge of federal and state budgeting processes. * Thorough knowledge of concepts and practices of community-based behavioral health care, member directed care, issues surrounding freedom of choice, social, psychosocial and community impacts on members and their families. * Broad-based knowledge of grant management practices. * Knowledge of personnel management and supervision. * Strong skills in analytics, planning, organization, conflict resolution, and oral and written communication. * Strong skills in operating a personal computer and general office equipment as necessary to complete the essential functions including using word processing, management information systems, database and e-mail, internet, Microsoft products and other computer programs. * Strong written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking. * Utilization of spreadsheet data; data base development and applications, negotiation and public relation skills to effectively represent the bureau or division in communicating complex and sometimes controversial issues to consumers, legislators, providers, stakeholders and the public. * Ability to work independently and a willingness to work with people in a positive and productive manner to build effective working relationships and resolve issues. * Ability to foster a team environment and coach staff on strengths and areas of improvement. Minimum Qualifications (Education and Experience): * Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, or health or health-related fields. * Four years of professional experience. * One year of supervisory experience managing professional staff. * Experience with Montana Medicaid system and grant/contract management preferred. * Other combinations of directly related education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis. In order to be considered for this position, you must submit the following: * Cover letter * Supplemental Question: * 1. Describe a situation for which there was a good deal to learn before you were up to speed, and you were facing a tight time frame. What strategies did you use to learn and then accomplish the task within the assigned time frame? * 2. Describe a project for which you have been responsible to manage that demonstrates your ability to organize, lead a team, and complete difficult projects. Be sure you: * Describe the task or project. * Describe how you analyzed what needed to be done. * Describe how you organized your team’s work. * Describe how you ensured your team completed the task. * Describe how you evaluated the team’s results. For a full copy of the job description, please contact Debbie Driver /Women (and/or) minorities may be under-represented in this position and are encouraged to apply./ /Successful applicant(s) are required to successfully pass all DPHHS specific background check(s) relevant to each position./ Job: Business/Analyst/Statistics* *Title: *Program Supervisor - Mental Health (31763) Location: Helena Requisition ID: 21142635