Opportunities with SFBHN

Project Director– SFBHN, Little Havana Behavioral Health Grant

The Project Director’s responsibility is to build and maintain strategic relationships, conduct outreach activities, coordinate meetings and other related activities, and recruit and retain provider and other volunteers as well as to be primarily responsible for development, implementation, and coordination of the project activities (clinical research component included), for the Live Healthy Little Havana Initiative, Health Foundation’s Health Impact Area 3 focusing on Mental Health https://www.livehealthylittlehavana.com/ .  In addition, the Project Director will coordinate the resident outreach component of the behavioral health strategy based on the work plan goals – a major component of the Live Healthy Little Havana strategy. The Project Director is responsible for reports, documents, data, and accountability for the program.

The Project Director will report to the Community and Systems Integrator at SFBHN.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE : Master’s Degree in a behavioral health field (Social Work, Public Health, Psychology, etc.) or Health Science with at least 2 years community experience (outreach, community organizing, building collaborations) and research based work with knowledge of clinical/behavioral health practice, behavioral health strategies and knowledge of clinical/behavioral health practice, with an emphasis on data collection and research, community outreach, coordination, clinical interventions – including screening and assessment, and strategies related to community engagement. Knowledge of current technology, data, and software applications appropriate to the position’s job responsibilities, including any research applications. Analytical skills, knowledge of scientific research, and education related to research design strongly preferred. Understanding of the dynamics of large urban communities, particularly ones with diverse cultural associations. License or license eligible in behavioral health strongly preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS : Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. Bilingual English/Spanish to work in the specified Little Havana community, including community residents.

COMPENSATION : Salary range is $48,000 to $52,000 commensurate with experience for 40 hours per week full time with a benefit package.

Part-Time Peer Evaluator- Beyond Empowerment Grant

South Florida Behavioral Health Network, the managing entity for mental health and substance abuse programs in Dade and Monroe counties, has an opening for a Part-Time Peer Evaluator (Position will become Full-Time eventually). This position reports directly to the Lead Evaluator (Director of Research and Evaluation). The peer evaluator is responsible for explaining study objectives and procedures to potential study participants and performing informed consent procedures; contacting study participants for interviews; meeting participants in the community to perform interviews; collecting and entering data in web-based systems; organizing and maintaining a filing system of participant’s contact information in accordance with privacy and confidentiality rules; reviewing data obtained during the interviews for completeness and accuracy; responding properly and in a timely manner to sensitive situations; and following instructions for safe transportation of confidential information.

Individual between the ages of 18 – 26 who received services from the children mental health and/or substance abuse provider network or another child-serving system.    Individual must be flexible and adaptable to meet youth in the community and must be able to travel.  Working hours must be flexible to accommodate work in the evening and on weekend.  The individual must have the ability to speak and read Spanish and/or Creole.

If you meet the qualifications please submit your resume via email to Julie Ortiz, jortiz@sfbhn.org

Opportunities with our Network Agencies

New Horizons Community Mental Health Center, Inc. – Quality Assurance Manager

NHCMHC seeks a mid-high level manager to manage the operational strategies for quality improvement, risk management, and compliance for the agency.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to policy development, complaints/grievance investigation, performing random audits, and Joint Commission preparation & maintenance. Five years’ experience in direct behavioral health or other health care related field required to include supervision, quality assurance reviews and program oversight. Must have extensive knowledge of behavioral healthcare quality improvement, utilization management and risk management principles and techniques. Must have a knowledge and experience in the Florida Behavioral system, rules and regulations.  Must possess a minimum of Master’s Degree from an accredited university. Email résumé by April 18, 2017 to pchase@nhcmhc.org or fax résumé  to 305.638.7006.