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Senior Director Behavioral Health Services

Company: MEDSTAR HEALTH Careers
Location: Washington
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job Summary: - -Medstar Health is looking for a Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services to join our team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center! The ideal candidate will have exceptional interpersonal skills and willingness to be a team player with various associates, consultants, and vendors. -The Senior Director of Behavioral Health Services plans, directs, manages, and coordinates activities for the Behavioral Health Service including the integration of behavioral health services through the acute care and outpatient medical/surgical areas at MedStar Washington. Primarily, the Senior Director serves as the Behavioral Health Service Executive reporting directly to the Vice President of Professional Services and indirectly to the Administrative Director for Behavioral Health, MedStar Health. This position works closely and collaboratively with senior management, the clinical chair, nursing management, and others to advance the strategic and operational interests of MedStar Washington. Responsible for fiscal and operational performance, directly and through subordinate administrative personnel. Serves as the business/financial officer, and oversees fiscal, practice, research, education and general administrative operations and staff. Serves as the Relationship Manager for the behavioral healthcare management company contract. -Join one of the largest healthcare systems in the Baltimore-Washington metro region, also recognized as one of the "Healthiest Maryland Businesses". Apply today and learn how MedStar Health can be your next great career move! - -Primary Duties: -Plans, organizes, and directs the programs and operations of the departments and programs of psychiatry. Ensures that program objectives are congruent with strategic and operational goals. Establishes operational priorities and activities to facilitate and support program success. Responsible for fiscal planning, results, and control. Determines and submits revenue, staffing, operating, and capital budgets and ensures that fiscal targets are realized. Formulates and justifies all budget requests and monitors compliance. Analyzes and reports on variances and collaborates with subordinate administrative personnel to develop corrective action plans for unfavorable variances. - -Directs preparation of administrative policies and procedures for areas of responsibility. Ensures conformance with applicable requirements of government and regulatory agencies. Responsible for management of the Signet Healthcare contract for MedStar Washington Hospital Center psychiatric services. Manages Signet Healthcare invoices for services rendered. Supervises Signet managerial and administrative staff and meets at least monthly with the Signet Contract Relationship Manager. Assists the Service Line Chair with screening and interviewing prospective physician/advanced practice provider hires. Works with the Chair to ensure that physician coverage is adequate for all services in the department. - -Facilitates coordination of physician/advanced practice provider initiatives. Reviews productivity and quality metrics with the physician team. Works with MedStar Medical Group to monitor physician productivity and address challenges identified. Interviews, hires, evaluates the performance of MedStar associates, and disciplines and discharges subordinate management personnel. - -Coordinates strategic planning and new program development in in collaboration with leadership from strategic service lines, such as, for integrated program opportunities within burn, advanced heart failure, cancer, bariatrics, women, and infant services, medicine, and neurosciences. Participates in strategic planning initiatives. Works collaboratively with others to ensure regulatory compliance and to organize, initiate, and coordinate continuous quality improvement activities within areas of responsibility. - -Participates in meetings to represent the Behavioral Health Service. Reviews and administratively approves all research proposals for areas of responsibility. Coordinates project budgets and expenditures. - -Qualifications: - -Master's degree In Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, Behavioral Health, or related field. -5-7 years' healthcare management experience with hospital-based services encompassing progressively responsible administrative experience. -Doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology preferred. -Management experience in hospital based Behavioral Health preferred. - -Behavioral Health hospital based regulatory and revenue cycle experience preferred. -Experience in contract management including data and financial data entry and budget management preferred. -Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Professional Counselor preferred. -

Keywords: MEDSTAR HEALTH Careers, Washington DC , Senior Director Behavioral Health Services, Healthcare , Washington, DC

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