BJC Healthcare Behavioral Health Program Manager (Must have Healthcare Home Experience) - MSW or RN's considered in Saint Louis, Missouri

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BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 6,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Franois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH) 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. BJC Behavioral Health also administers the BJC Employee Assistance Program ad Behavioral Health Partners, an administrative services organization.

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Role Purpose

Champions practice transformational change. Oversees the implementation and coordination of systemwide programs. Develops and implements processes to comply with program requirements from DMH, Medicaid and other key stakeholders and payors. Manages the daily operations of programs to meet BJC, Behavioral Health, DMH, Medicaid and other key stakeholders expectations.


  • Directs operations and integrates services within the work unit and with other departments.

  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. 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.

  • Oversees administration and management of various programs

Minimum Requirements


  • Bachelor's Degree


  • 2-5 years

Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years

Preferred Requirements


  • Master's Degree

    • Nursing


  • 5-10 years

Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

Licenses & Certifications

  • LCSW/LPC or equiv


Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options- Pension Plan/403(b) Plan- 401(k) plan with company match- Tuition Assistance- Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts-On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)-Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

Legal Statement

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

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