Kaiser Permanente Director Behavioral Health /Behavioral Health Manager III in San Rafael, California

Large scale oversight for programs and staff within a large medical center or across a service area, with both administrative and client caseload responsibilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for budget planning/development/monitoring.

  • Various managerial levels report into this position; responsible for all managerial functions for direct reports and ultimate responsibility for all personnel management within unit.

  • Large scale oversight for programs and staff within a large medical center or across a service area.

  • Responsible for multiple programs at multi-sites across department.

  • Accountable for access outcomes; allocation of resources; handles member concerns and grievances.

  • Represents the department at a Regional level; may have a regional role such as Chair of Chiefs Groups.

Basic Qualifications:


  • Previous management experience.


  • Bachelor's in nursing, social work or other health related field.

License, Certification, Registration

  • Current valid license as a Psychologist or Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the State of California, or Advanced Practitioner RN.

  • Must have a Nat'l Provider Identifier (NPI) or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional Requirements:

  • Knowledge of social services agencies, state regulations and APA standards as they relate to client treatment, patient rights and client/patient confidentiality, and other ethical issues.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in nursing, social work, psychology, or Ph.D./Psy.D in psychology from an accredited university or professional school preferred.

  • Proven demonstration of a flexible and collaborative style who enjoys working with those with diverse ideas and perspectives.

  • Must demonstrate enthusiasm, ability to motivate as well as inclusive problem solving skills.

  • Must value working in an environment committed to treating others with compassion, dignity and respect.

  • Seeking an expert and committed leader able to develop and be recognized as a mentor by staff, providing resources to nurture leadership skills within the department and be a positive influence throughout the Medical Group, KP as a whole and the community.


TITLE: Director Behavioral Health /Behavioral Health Manager III

LOCATION: San Rafael, California


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.