University of Utah Health Care

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Manager - Community Clinics Behavioral Health Integration Program

Manager - Community Clinics Behavioral Health Integration Program

Requisition Number 
Employment Type 
Work Schedule 
M-5, 8-5
Location Name 
Off-Campus (Other)
Patient Care? 
Behavioral Health

More information about this job


As a patient-focused organization, the University of Utah Health Care exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health Care seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

Under the direction of the Behavioral Health Director the Behavioral Sciences Manager will coordinate behavioral health programs within department. This position is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling all aspects of the assigned department's internal and external customer service, as well as the human resource and financial management operations. The incumbent acts as a catalyst between the department and its customers, and staff, to ensure continuity and quality of service and care.


Job Specific Responsibilities and Accountabilities
  • Performs to required standards for job specific responsibilities and technical competencies.
Talent Management
  • Hiring, training, developing, and communicating with staff.
Financial Management
  • Responsible for developing, monitoring and achieving budget goals.
  • Manages labor and non-labor expenses to budget or flex budget.
  • Manages revenue to budget to maximize potential revenue.
  • Responsible for patient satisfaction scores within assigned area(s).
  • Responsible for upholding PROMISE standards of direct reports and team members.
  • Responsible to achieve quality goals for assigned area(s).
  • Manages and promotes continuous process improvements in assigned area(s).
Performance Management
  • Responsible to provide staff feedback on performance, including on-time appraisals and coaching.
  • Responsible to deal with conflicts in a proactive manner and to reach resolution in a timely manner.
Building Relationships
  • Forms positive relationships with staff, peers, and senior leadership to support the mission, vision, values, and performance standards of the organization.
  • Actively engages staff with updates and news as well as involving staff in decisions and work teams. Provides feedback and recognition when appropriate.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined above.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills in planning and directing employees, and processes, in order to effectively monitor and develop subordinates, to ensure the smooth operation of the department.
  • Knowledge of assigned department’s area of specialization in order to analyze, plan, and draw conclusions for recommendations to superiors.




  • Four years of more progressively responsible management experience.

Licenses Required

  • One of the following
    • Current registration as an Art Therapist (ATR) with the American Art Therapy Association.
    • Current Utah Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) certificate for clinical practice.
    • Current licensure as a Psychologist in the State of Utah.
    • Current licensure as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TRS).
    • Current Music Therapy certification through the Board of Music Therapy (MT-BC)
* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)


  • Master’s degree in a related area, or equivalency.
  • Experience in working in an integrated medical/behavioral health setting.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This is a sedentary position in an office setting that may exert up to 10 pounds and may lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. This position involves sitting most of the time and is not exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Physical Requirements

Non Indicated