Job ID: 763
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift Length: Variable
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits
PeaceHealth is seeking an experienced Director of Behavioral Health for our Columbia Network.
This role will:
Oversee a clinical leadership team across the continuum of care, including Behavioral Health integration in Primary and Specialty Care, Outpatient Mental Health Services, Acute Care, and Inpatient Services. The position reports directly to the System Director of Behavioral Health Service Line, while also exercising considerable independent judgement.
1.Plans, develops, implements and evaluates trauma informed, evidence-based patient care programs, services and practice models including identification of business objectives, capital and other resource needs, expected operating revenues and expenses, allocation of space and organization of program personnel and other operation components.
2.Provides leadership in collaboration with physician dyad partner for operational effectiveness, clinical excellence and personnel management.Supervises Clinical Leads and staff for assigned services and programs across multiple geographies and multiple departments. Leads all hospital behavioral health-related services and co-leads all assigned/associated PHMG clinics. Exhibits strong clinical and administrative skills in management and promotion of programs.
3.Creates and monitors infrastructure, systems, processes and standards to achieve desired outcomes in collaboration with medical directors, leadership, department chairs and medical staff.
4.Provides fiscal and business planning that promotes revenue enhancements and cost efficiency.Develops, implements and monitors operating and capital budgets.
5.Develops strategic and long-range plans for the effective implementation and operation of specific patient care programs and associated activities in collaboration with System Service Line leaders.
6.Directs recruitment, training and evaluation of personnel in a manner that encourages and maintains diversity and cultural competence and accountability. Establish work plans and priorities for caregivers and take corrective action as needed in collaboration with hospitals and PHMG.
7.Identifies and pursues opportunities within all sectors of care delivery (primary care, specialty, hospital, schools, home health) for effective integration of evidence-based, high quality behavioral health services, and lead transition to, and increased participation in, value-based integrated care models.
8.Implements and supports clinical processes that assure evidence-based care and patient safety.
9.Ensures regulatory compliance for all areas of responsibility. Monitors, communicates, and works to improve patient, physician and staff satisfaction.
10.Represents the network service line on the applicable System Operating Council (OC) and works with other system OC members to plan, develop, implement and evaluate new patient care programs and practice models including identification of clinical objectives, capital and other resource requirements, expected operating revenues and expenses, allocation of space and organization of program personnel and other operation components.
11.In alignment with established strategic initiatives; creates effective outreach programs in order to meet the needs of patients in secondary and tertiary market areas.
12.Provides leadership in collaboration with physician dyad partner to support continuous improvement efforts that promote clinical excellence, revenue enhancement and cost efficiency.Establishes and maintains collaborative relationships.
13.Assists clinical team in crisis situations as appropriate, stepping in to provide trauma informed clinical interventions in coordination with the treatment team.
14.Performs other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION:Master’s or Doctoral degree in a behavioral science field from an accredited university required.
§Minimum of 7 years experience with, and superior knowledge of behavioral health services.
§Minimum of 5 years of clinical supervisory and administrative management experience required.
§Demonstrated experience in developing successful and collaborative working relationships at all levels of the organization.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:Current professional license as LCSW or Psychologist preferred
§Demonstrated ability to build a collaborative, clinically effective team environment
§Ability to deliver financial results for areas of accountability.
§Strong communication skills; verbal, written and presentation.
§Demonstrated ability to be flexible, lead change, remain current with healthcare environment changes and translate those changes into operational plans to discern and interpret the potential impact on assigned departments/communities.
§Proven background in cultural competence/accountability to multicultural populations and issues.
§Proficient computer skills including MS Office applications.
§Demonstrated experience in developing successful working relationships at all levels of the organization.