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Chief Behavioral Health Officer

Arizona s Children Association
Phoenix, AZ 85012
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    125830455

Executive Leadership Opportunity:

Arizona's Children Association is seeking a Chief Behavioral Health Officer (CBHO) to join our team! The Chief Behavioral Health Officer (CBHO) is the executive strategic leader responsible for AzCA's Behavioral Health programming agency-wide. Primary responsibilities of this position include all facets of program operations including but not limited to fiscal management, strategic planning, programmatic outcomes, policies and procedures, personnel planning and development, community and stakeholder relations. The CBHO promotes compliance with all licensing, accreditation and funding requirements, quality standards and services. The CBHO is a member of the Executive Leadership Team and will work in strong partnership with all other agency departments.

Who We Are:

Founded in 1912, Arizona's Children Association is one of the oldest and largest statewide comprehensive child welfare and behavioral health not-for-profit agencies in Arizona. Located in all 15 Arizona counties, we provide a variety of programs and services to meet the needs of more than 40,000 children, youth and families each year. When working with AzCA, you'll be surrounded by highly talented and dedicated individuals who are committed to our mission of protecting children, empowering youth, and strengthening families.

Our professionally trained, caring and dedicated staff provide a broad spectrum of services that help create and sustain a healthy family environment. Each of our programs are tailored to meet the needs of the particular child, individual or family. Our team members are able to expertly navigate between our behavioral health and child welfare programs to provide additional support and resources to our clients.

AzCA is governed by a Board of Directors and has an annual operating budget of approximately $50 million. AzCA is proud to be a statewide agency that serves our clients at 18 different locations. Our corporate office locations are in both Phoenix and Tucson. Please click here to view our 2019 Community Impact Report and see firsthand our impact across the state. Arizona's Children Association is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA).

To learn more about the important and innovative work of Arizona's Children Association, please visit our website at https://arizonaschildren.org.

Why You'll Love Working for Us:

At Arizona's Children Association, our employees are our most valuable asset; and as such we offer a wide range of benefits to aid your health and wellness including:

  • Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision plans the first of the month following 30 days of employment
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Generous paid time off, paid sick leave, and 8 paid holidays
  • 403B Retirement Savings Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement and Discounts

Find your passion. Join our team!

Performance Expectations:

In addition to the description above, the CBHO will include, but is not limited to, the following performance expectations:

  • Promotes and upholds a broad vision and outlook of the agency's behavioral health programs by focusing on statewide development and implementation of best practices and high quality behavioral health services.
  • Participates in strategic planning and implementation, as well as policy formulation and implementation
  • Analyzes current BH staffing, financing, operations, policies, systems and procedures, and develops and implements necessary changes
  • Makes recommendations to the CEO regarding long-term program direction and initiatives
  • Assists the CEO with RFPs, contract negotiations, and the implementation of successful contracts
  • Works closely with all other agency departments to identify key programmatic, financial and operational performance parameters against which the BH program should be evaluated and utilizes sufficient information and feedback to implement controls to ensure programmatic viability.
  • Interfaces effectively with government and non-government regulatory and accrediting agencies
  • Maintains close liaison and collaborative relationships with other partner agencies and community organizations regarding BH programs and services
  • Plans and directs the preparation and implementation of the operating plan and budget for BH programs.
  • Utilizes financial, accounting, development and budgetary reports and data and ensures programmatic staff are using the information to measure and meet consistent productivity standards.
  • Ensures consistent productivity measures are met by sites
  • Ensures the evaluation of BH programs and services for their effectiveness and implements any necessary changes in structure and staffing to meet agency and client needs
  • Demonstrates effective representation of the agency at local, state and federal levels
  • Works effectively with the Board of Directors and attends all board meetings and other Board committees as appropriate
  • Monitors agency liability and risk management procedures to ensure appropriate policies and practices are administered and enforced to prevent and/or manage such issues

Minimum Education & Experience:

  • Master's degree in Social Work, Business Administration, Public Administration or related field from accredited university or college.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the behavioral health.
  • Minimum 3 years of increasing supervisory, administrative experience in family and children services

Other Minimum Qualification/Requirements:

  • Possess a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy.
  • May be required to travel for program and agency required meetings.
  • Must be able to provide DPS fingerprint clearance.
  • Must be able to meet training and agency compliance requirements for the position. An individual may qualify for this position if the individual is able to perform safely the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

AzCA is an EEO/Veterans/Disabled/LGBTQ employer



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Posted: 2020-11-07 Expires: 2020-12-09

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