About the Opportunity
Our client is a medical group practice based in New York City who has provided high quality treatment and a full range of outpatient services for almost 50 years. They are seeking a Director of Behavioral Health who will serve as the clinical leader to direct activities that support the organization’s mission. While directly supervising the Clinical Director, the individual will also collaborate with the Medical Director and Director of Operations to oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of clinical objectives and assessment of clinical activity. The Director of Behavioral Health is charged with coordination of clinical services, in a multi-disciplinary environment, for SUD patients with complex comorbid conditions, including trauma, co-occurring mental illness, multiple and/or major chronic health conditions, HARP and/or Health Home eligible criteria, and limitations around social determinants of health.
The annual base salary range is $90,000 to $95,000. Actual compensation offered to the successful candidate may vary from posted hiring range based upon geographic location, work experience, education, and/or skill level, among other things. Details about eligibility for bonus compensation (if applicable) will be finalized at the time of offer.
- Collaborate with leadership and clinical team members to implement solutions to barriers to service delivery and coordination of care
- Oversee the Clinical Director to ensure quality of services and regulatory and accreditation compliance
- Drive census building by coordination of outreach efforts and development of referral sources
- Collect, monitor and analyze relevant data on service utilization, patient retention, engagement and outcomes, staff productivity and performance. Use data to drive decision making and improve clinical performance.
- Develop and utilize reporting to monitor clinical and operational activity; develop systems to ensure best practices
- Collaborate with leadership team members to optimize performance on financial, quality and outcome metrics
- NYS licensed psychologist, LCSW with a CASAC Level 2, or LMHC with a CASAC Level 2
- 6-10 years experience in an OASAS-certified 822 outpatient program, with at least five years of leadership or supervisory experience in an OTP
- Advanced working knowledge of state and federal regulations and accreditation standards, including Medicaid and OTP-specific regulations
- Experience in strategic development and operational management
- Demonstrated ability to use data to monitor performance and drive decision making