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Sr. Program Manager of Peer Services - seeking passionate mental health professional

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Behavioral Healthcare Inc.
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The Senior Program Manager of Peer Services is responsible for developing, managing, and overseeing five peer programs at BHI, including contracts, as well as consulting with the drop-in center Program Managers to ensure that peer services are consistent and high-quality throughout the company. This position directly manages three Peer Supervisors, and indirectly manages between 19-30 Peer Specialists and Peer Bridgers across mulktiple programs. Program oversight and development includes the following:

  • The BHI Peer Outreach program
  • The ABC Peer program/contract through Colorado Access
  • The Ft. Logan (CMHIFL) peer program/contract through the Office of Behavioral Health
  • The Pueblo State Hospital (CMHIP) peer program/contract through the Office of Behavioral Health
  • The Peer Bridger portion of the Transitions program
  • Collaboration with stakeholders in the community around peer services in order to maintain the most updated knowledge of peer programming, best practices, and state certification for peers
  • Developing and overseeing BHI Peer Academy, a training institute offering a 60-Hour Peer Specialist training, WRAP trainings, and continuing education trainings for peers at BHI and in the local community
  • Development and implementation of Peer Academy Training for Community Mental Health Centers and other community partners throughout the State of Colorado
  • Development and implementation of Peer Continuing Education Training for Certified Peer and Family Specialists

JOB DUTIES/ACCOUNTABILITIESThe following duty statements are illustrative of the essential function of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and/or qualifications associated with the position:

40% Manage and Develop BHI Peer Support Programs

20% Contract Performance

20% Maintain Professional Relationships with Peer Community

20% Oversee BHI Peer Academy

QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE & SKILLSMinimum requirements to perform competently the key responsibilities of this job, work experience, education and other knowledge, skills, and abilities. 

  • Follows and supports the mission, values, organizational philosophies, operational principles, code of conduct, and policies and procedures of BHI and Mental Health Institutes.
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in an accepted mental health field, which includes, but is not limited to, counseling, nursing, occupational therapy, psychology, social work, vocational rehabilitation, or activity therapy (required). Master's Degree preferred.
  • Experience:
    • 5 years of mental health direct care experience, which may include experience in delivering or supervising peer support services. (Required)
    • 3-5 years of management experience preferably in the mental health field. (Required)
    • Experience with mental health issues and recovery. (Required)
  • Travel: 25-50% travel possible (Required)

If you are among the best, you will have the opportunity to work with a talented, inspired and energetic workforce. Fully qualified candidates may expect competitive pay, commensurate with experience in addition to the typical benefits that you would find at other larger, for profit companies. Some of the benefits that you don't typically find at other companies that BHI offers its employees include:
• Excellent health insurance starting at $1/month
• Good dental insurance starting at $1/month
• Employer paid short-term disability insurance
• Employer paid long-term disability insurance
• Employer paid long-term care insurance
• 401k Match - 100% up to 5% annual salary
• 20 days of PTO per year--That's four weeks!
• 9 paid holidays per year
• Extended illness bank

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Areas of Responsibility

Behavioral Health

  • 5+ years of Management Experience in Behavioral
  • Graduate Degree
How To Apply

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