Psychiatric Emergency Program Manager Behavioral Health

An excellent career opportunity is now available in a 300-bed Sacramento Valley Medical Center actively searching for a Psychiatric Emergency Program Manager in their bustling Emergency Department

The Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program provides psychiatric care to patients who have an acute psychiatric presentation requiring a comprehensive evaluation and disposition. Patients range in age from 5 years old with no upper age limit. The Psychiatric Emergency Manager provides and integrates clinical leadership and management on a 24 hour bases,

The Psychiatric Emergency Manager will report to the Director of Behavioral Health and will collaborate with the Nurse Director Emergency Department.

The Behavioral Health Manager will lead a team of Marriage, Family and Child Counselors, Licensed Social Workers and Licensed Professional Counselors, in this state of the art Emergency Department.

The Emergency Services Behavioral Health Manager will oversee a department which treats patients from Pediatric to Geriatric, and often is dealing with Adolescent patients in crisis. 

The ideal candidate for the Behavioral Health Manager – Emergency Services, will be licensed as a Marriage, Family and Child Counselor, Licensed Clinical  Social Worker, or a Licensed Professional Counselor, with some leadership experience, and experience working with patients in crisis in the Emergency Department. 

The Behavioral Health Manager will have the opportunity to live in the Sacramento Valley, California fastest growing region.  The region features endless outdoor activities, a thriving economy, stable housing market, excellent public school system, and a rapidly growing downtown.

The Medical Center is part of a large and stable healthcare organization with facilities throughout the region.  The Nurse Director Emergency Service Line will receive a generous salary, comprehensive benefit package, pension, relocation assistance and a lucrative bonus package.