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STATE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH DIRECTOR


SUMMARY: The State Behavioral Health Director is a dynamic, visible, and hands-on leader responsible for overseeing a team of Behavioral Health professionals. Leading with expertise and compassion, this role ensures the delivery of high-quality behavioral health services to individuals within the state. The State Behavioral Health Director is committed to professional development, providing guidance and support to supervisors and staff, fostering a culture of excellence in clinical care.


This pivotal role collaborates closely with the Behavioral Health leadership, Operations leadership, and other stakeholders to develop and implement comprehensive training and staff development initiatives. As a subject-matter expert in behavioral health services, the State Behavioral Health Director serves as a consultant to the State VP of Operations, offering insights and recommendations to enhance service delivery and meet the evolving needs of the community.


In summary, the State Behavioral Health Director plays a crucial role in championing quality care, supporting staff growth, and driving innovation within the behavioral health landscape of the respective geographic territory.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROGRAMMING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE
    • Ensures high-fidelity delivery of BrightView’s expected behavioral health programming.
    • Responsible for the cohesive, high-fidelity implementation of BrightView’s behavioral health programming model.
    • Audits appropriate use of evidence-based treatment approaches.
    • Implements standards of clinical supervision for all behavioral health staff, in compliance with regulatory agencies.
    • Serves as a resource and subject-matter expert for non-behavioral health staff.
  • STAFF COMPETENCY AND DEVELOPMENT:
    • Implements a comprehensive clinical staff competency program.
    • Develops and implements standards for Clinical Supervisor development.
    • Models and trains on best-practices in staff development.
    • Supports the recruitment, training, and evaluation of behavioral health staff
    • Requires regular travel to BrightView centers to provide in-person training and oversight.
    • Collaborates with regional and center-level leadership to ensure adequate training and staff development activities are offered.
  • DOCUMENTATION AND COMPLIANCE:
    • Verifies completion of clinical documentation to meet regulatory standards.
    • Partners with Quality + Programs Excellence in developing standardized clinical documentation.
    • Collaborates with Compliance team to provide training and ensure adherence to statutes.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Extensive experience in the behavioral health field, including program management and policy development.
  • Experience providing clinical supervision and ability to supervise therapists and counselors.
  • Knowledge of recovery, mental health, and other co-occurring disorders.
  • Experience in working with addiction in an outpatient and/or intensive outpatient milieu.
  • Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationship among staff.
  • Management and leadership experience.
  • Excellence in working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and inspire teams.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations governing behavioral health services.

     

    Skills & Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    • EXPERIENCE
      • Minimum of 5 years of organizational development, talent management or human resources experience.
    • EDUCATION/LICENSURE:
      • Master’s Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Public Health, or a related field required.
      • Independent licensure required (LICSW or LMHC)

    BENEFITS AND PERKS

    • PTO (Paid Time Off)
    • Immediately vested and eligible in 401k program with employer match.
    • Company sponsored ongoing training and certification opportunities.
    • Full comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, short term disability, long term disability and accident insurance.
    • Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery Loan Repayment Program (STAR LRP)
    • Tuition Reimbursement after 1 year in related field

    We offer competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a supportive work environment dedicated to your professional growth and development.

    Ready to shape our future by bringing in top talent? Apply now and be a key player in our success!

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    Job Number: 11102

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