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A Good Fit For:

Individuals who excel in managing others as well as enjoy working directly with patients.

Median Annual Salary:

$81,000

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Job Description

Manages staff and works with providers to meet the behavioral healthcare needs of patients. Conducts assessments and develops, implements, and monitors service plans. Ensures compliance with departmental policies and procedures. Monitors the well-being of patients. Bachelor's degree and licensed clinical social worker, licensed professional counselor, or RN license required and five years experience.

Patient Contact

Medium

Employment Outlook

Employment of medical and health services managers is projected to grow 18 percent from 2018 to 2028, much faster than the average for all occupations. As the large baby-boom population ages and people remain active later in life, there should be increased demand for healthcare services.

Education

Bachelor Degree – 5+ Years