Behavioral Health DirectorLawrence, MA

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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

    Behavioral Health TherapistLawrence, MA

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    Why You’ll Love This Job

    BEHAVIORAL HEALTH THERAPIST

     
    Join our dynamic team as a Therapist where your passion for helping individuals on their journey to recovery will find purpose. As a Therapist, you will play a pivotal role in providing compassionate and evidence-based therapy to those seeking support for substance abuse. If you are dedicated to making a meaningful impact, thrive in a collaborative and supportive environment, and are committed to the highest standards of care, we invite you to contribute to our mission of fostering positive change in the lives of those affected by addiction. Take the next step in your career and be part of a team that is dedicated to transforming lives and creating a path to lasting recovery. 

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES: 

    • CLINICAL CARE: 
      • Plan and conduct group therapy sessions and patient intake assessments. 
      • Assist with treatment planning and review progress towards treatment plan goals. 
      • Provide crisis and de-escalation techniques. 
      • Establish treatment plans at the individual patient level. 
      • Consistently provide primarily independent therapy sessions for patients with  Substance Use Disorder. 
      • Demonstrate competency for individual counseling. 
      • Conduct occasional individual counselor sessions as appropriate to competency level. 
    • COORDINATION AND COLLABORATION
      • Coordinate patient care with the onsite multidisciplinary team. 
      • Attend required meetings, including on-site staff meetings, supervision, multidisciplinary team meetings, individual and group supervision, and quarterly in-service. 
      • Carry and effectively manage a caseload of patients. 
    • DOCUMENTATION AND COMPLIANCE
      • Timely and comprehensively document all necessary treatment data into the electronic patient health record. 
      • Ensure adherence to all necessary regulatory and company compliance requirements. 
    • TRAINING AND MENTORSHIP 
    • Provide occasional training/onboarding support for new hire Counselor I. 
    • Offer training, onboarding, and mentorship support for new hire counselors within the site or adjacent clinics. 

     

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS, AND ABILITIES 

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
    • Highly empathetic and compassionate to effectively support the recovery journey of BrightView’s patients. 
    • Competent at working with a diverse population of colleagues and patients.
    • Natural problem solver, looks for solutions to best meet patient needs with a sense of urgency. 
    • Team-player, able to work collaboratively in a multidisciplinary healthcare environment. 
    • Adaptable and agile within a dynamic work environment 
    • Technologically capable, comfortable operating in multiple systems for communication and documentation purposes. Familiarity with MS Office software (Outlook, Teams, Word, etc.) preferred. 
    • Embraces BrightView’s culture of compliance – operates with a high degree of integrity and compliance to work standards and regulatory requirements. 
    • Familiarity with HIPAA and 42-CFR Part 2 desired 
    • Prior experience with harm reduction a plus 

    Skills & Qualifications

    QUALIFICATIONS: 

    • EXPERIENCE 
    • Required: 1+ year experience as Counselor I or other relevant experience 
    • Preferred: 2+ years’ experience in relevant field 
    • EDUCATION: 
    • Required: Consistent with state-level regulation and requirements, at minimum master’s degree in mental health counseling or related field

     

    LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS 

    • REQUIRED:  
    • Active clinical licensure consistent with state-level regulatory requirements
    • Licensure preferred: LADC I, LCSW, LICSW, 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. 

     

    Compensation Range Based on Skills & Experience: $60,000-$80,000 annually.

    Eligible for a 5k Sign-On Bonus!

    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: 10659