Job opening in a not-for-profit, 200+-bed acute care hospital specializing in orthopedic care, physical rehabilitation, geriatric medicine, behavioral science and alcohol rehabilitation is looking for a Service Line Director Behavioral Health to join their team.
Job Location: NY
Job Position overview:
Responsible for all administrative aspects of clinical patient care and support activities within Health’s Mental Health Services. Director will implement policies and procedures including definition of clear lines of responsibility and accountability within departments and various levels of personnel. Director, together with the Medical Director, is accountable for maintaining the quality of patient care services and providing direction and support to staff at all levels. Service Line Director of Behavior Health will collaborate with mental health partners to address local and regional mental health needs; strategically address systems for diagnosing, treating and supporting patients with mental health conditions; and maximize the role of HOSPITAL in improving mental health services in the Southern Tier. The position is responsible for administering, and executing all deliverables involving grant awards pertaining to mental health. Reports to the Vice President/Site Administrator.
Master’s level degree in Social Work, Nursing, or other related field. Membership and/or Certification in the National Association of Mental Health Administrators is preferable.
Minimum of five years experience in the management of mental health programs, either inpatient or outpatient, three of which includes direct supervision of employees and interaction with psychiatrists. Experience with financial and personnel management in a healthcare setting. Understand Performance Improvement as it relates to improved patient care services and staff team development.
CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR) REQUIREMENTS:
Basic Life Support (BLS) required within 90 days of hire date.
Competitive Salary Range!
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