Mental Health Systems, Inc.

  • Program Supervisor

    Job Locations US-CA-Oceanside
    Req No.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Program/Department Description

    North Coastal ACT is an intensive and all-inclusive community based program serving adults diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness. The program includes psychiatric medication management, housing, employment, case management and peer support services  to assist clients with the rehabilitation and recovery goals. 


    Mental Health Systems is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to delivering innovative mental health, substance abuse, supportive housing, veteran, and recovery services. MHS provides over 75 broad-ranging programs that offer safety-net services and employs over 800 dedicated individuals across 6 California counties; Contra Costa, Fresno, Kern, Kings, San Bernardino, and San Diego.   Since 1978, Mental Health System’s client-centered, strengths-based solutions have been designed to offer comprehensive, culturally competent programs that embody our core values of Excellence, Hope, Action, Innovation, Integrity, and Dignity. MHS has a commitment toward reducing stigma and improving access to care using the principle of “whatever it takes”. MHS offers a generous benefits package including medical, dental, vision, company sponsored retirement plan, employee assistance program, generous holidays, vacation, and sick for eligible employees.

    Position Description

    The Program Supervisor is a mental health professional who provides strong leadership, training and supervision support to the team. The Program supervisor is responsible for assessing clients, developing a plan of care for the team to implement, assessing risk levels and coordinating care within the team as well as with community partners. The ideal candidate has a strong training background, excellent writing skills, experience with community based services and strong clinical documentation. Experience with CCBH strongly preferred.



    • Assist Program Manager with day-to-day operations. 
    • Supervise Facilitators, Case Managers, and Counselors. 
    • Oversee program outreach and recruitment. 
    • Coordinate and manage all agency referrals and the referral process. Attends County meetings as designated and appropriate to provide on-site facilitation of referrals. 
    • Provide referrals to clients and/or family members including referrals to access, crisis line, and other system/community partners. Is available for crisis consultation 24/7. 
    • Support program by designing and evaluating outcome tools to evaluate program effectiveness. Provide required documentation and reports. 
    • Provide case consultation, supervision, and coaching to clinical staff, as needed. 
    • Attend Eligibility and Enrollment meetings and other appropriate community, agency meetings and task forces. 
    • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth by attending in-service trainings and development programs. 
    • Oversee and facilitate trainings for staff. Manage training log to ensure timely facilitation of required CEUs and annual trainings. 
    • Comply with all MHS and program rules, policies and procedures including HIPAA standards.

    Education/Experience Requirements

    • Masters Degree is behavioral health required.
    • CA BBS Registration Required.
    • 4 years full time experience working with SMI population required.
    • License (LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, etc.) strongly preferred.
    • Fluency in English required; Fluency in threshold language preferred.


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