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Behavioral Services Director

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Behavioral Services Director

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Columbia Valley Community Health



600 Orondo Wenatchee, WA 98801


Position/Job Description:

Job Summary The Behavioral Services Director provides leadership, strategic direction and management necessary to provide clinical, operational and administrative oversight of the day-to-day operations for behavioral service teams, providing integrated outpatient and substance use disorder services. Provides oversight for all Behavioral training programs. Is responsible for program expansion and community partnerships. Job Specific Competencies Provides day-to-day leadership and management of assigned teams and departments in alignment with the mission and core values of the organization. 1. Provides supervision for clinical and administrative staff either directly or through assigned supervisors. 2. Provides a working environment that promotes staff engagement. 3. Leads behavioral health clinical staff recruitment planning and implementation. 4. Works collaboratively with other departments to provide integrated care. 5. Creates workflows and an environment that promotes a positive patient experience. 6. Manages staff to meet and exceed assigned performance goals and quality standards. 7. Provides assigned staff with regular performance reviews. Responsible for creating and monitoring departmental budgets including capital and operating budgets. 1. Analyzes and interprets variance reports and adjusts budget accordingly. 2. Develops and implements appropriate fiscal improvements to assist programs with meeting and/or exceeding goals. 3. Leads efforts to maximize appropriate opportunities for reimbursement of behavioral health services. Ensures that all assigned services are compliant with all agency policies, procedures and guidelines, as well as applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations Evaluates the need for new or enhanced Behavioral Services programming and services with detailed implantation plans in alignment with strategic aims. Maintains detailed working knowledge of state and regional behavioral health and substance use disorder systems, and participates in regional stakeholder’s meetings. Provides leadership and direction in the development or modification of department policies and procedures. Communicates changes to staff and monitors for compliance.


Qualification Requirements:

Job Specifications 1. Education: A Master's Degree in hospital administration, public health administration, or public administration from an accredited college or university preferred, Bachelor's required. A combination of licensure and experience may be substituted for education. 2. Licensure: N/A 3. Experience: 3 years experience as a program manager with direct supervision, with at least 2 years in healthcare. Experience with Behavioral Health preferred.


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