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Director of Behavioral Health

Company: Signet Health
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewDirector of Behavioral Health, Norwalk CASignet Health, a national behavioral healthcare management company, is currently recruiting for a seasoned Director to manage a -new 37-bed adult behavioral health unit opening in summer 2022 in Norwalk, CA with plans for expansion. -This full-time position requires an experienced behavioral healthcare professional dedicated to exceptional patient care, cutting-edge services, and executive-level professionalism. This is a great opportunity to serve the community while working collaboratively with Signet Health and hospital leadership. - -Your specific duties as Director will include:

  • Overseeing all day-to-day operations ensuring staff and patient engagement
  • Leading program development with short-term and long-term goals.
  • Ensuring compliance with hospital, state, federal and licensing agency regulatory standards
  • Establishing relationships with community leaders and service providers to promote/foster the positive reputation of the program.
  • Establishing and maintaining positive working relationships with Health System leaders to ensure coordination and collaboration of necessary unit resources to provide care.
  • Leading with a focus on patient safety and continuous performance improvement/innovation as top priority.Generous compensation package provided. -Responsibilities: You must have strong demonstrated leadership/management experience in an acute care setting, as well as strong knowledge of administrative and clinical systems within a highly matrix organization.Requirements/QualificationsQualifications Needed:
    • Experience leading a hospital-based psychiatric program.
    • Competent with compliance, strong focus on safety, quality, and integrity.
    • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree required in a related degree. -Master's degree highly preferred, MSN, MHA, MBA or clinical degree
    • 5+ years leading a successful and profitable inpatient psychiatric and/or chemical dependency program. Geriatric psychiatric inpatient experience preferred.
    • Working knowledge of State, CMS, and Joint behavioral health accreditation standards.
    • Understanding of/ability to operate under a contract management arrangement. -Areas of experience:
      • Financial Management
      • Referral development
      • Patient safety, risk and performance improvement methods
      • Enforcing compliance measures
      • Establishing resources in a matrix organization to achieve program goals and effectiveness
      • Employee engagement and retention strategies
      • Strategic program analysis and evaluation

Keywords: Signet Health, Norwalk , Director of Behavioral Health, Healthcare , Norwalk, California

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