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Company: Southern Illinois Healthcare
Location: Marion
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Your Career. Our Company. Together, We Grow.At Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH), we realize that in order to provide our surrounding communities with excellent care, we must begin by providing our employees with that same care and appreciation. We offer rich opportunities to develop and grow professionally, an environment of excellence in patient care, and the awareness that everything we accomplish is a direct outgrowth of the superb efforts and dedication of our employees.As a non-profit system of almost 4000 employees in Carbondale, IL, we have won national acclaim for our cancer, cardiac, stroke, bariatric, breast imaging, and rehabilitation services.The System Director for Behavioral Health position provides administrative, strategic, clinical and operational leadership and support to all behavioral health services including inpatient, outpatient, addictions/substance abuse, and crisis evaluation. This works as the SIH System Behavioral Health Medical Director and senior team to develop programs to serve the behavioral health care needs of the broader community. As appropriate, this position will also provide clinical oversight to those positions that operate within the appropriate clinical scope of practice.Responsibilities

  • Identifies the social service and behavioral health needs of the local community and collaborates with the SIH System Behavioral Health Medical Director, senior team, clinical staff and program medical directors to create a comprehensive strategic plan for behavioral health services.
  • Identifies programs/service gaps and creates strategies to respond and ensures integration of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services across the continuum of care.
  • Implements strategies to advance the vision of inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services.
  • Assists in the creation of an infrastructure that supports staff, optimal workflows, clarified job roles, optimization of data capture and enhances patient experience at all levels of this service line.
  • Collaborates with the private sector, community and other social service agencies to develop strategies and programs that respond to the behavioral health needs of the local community.
  • Represents the healthcare system in local social service agency networks and participates in state and community meetings/committees that are relevant and strive to advance services and programs to address inpatient and outpatient behavioral health service gaps in the community by advocating for a coordinated service delivery.
  • Provides leadership in the integration of behavioral health services with quality initiatives by establishing and monitoring quality metrics for inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services that demonstrate impact of care redesign.
  • Provides leadership in identifying key measures for assessing quality of services provided and customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborates with other departments to ensure effective provisions of care and reduction of inefficient utilization of emergency room and inpatient services by participating in case review.
  • Ensures evidence-based practices are utilized across programs and services including diagnosis-based screening and monitoring.
  • Directs the selection, hiring, training and development of behavioral health staff and works with Human Resources to develop programs and initiatives that contribute to a positive work environment.
  • Provides clinical leadership to those direct reports that function within the leaders current scope of practice and creates educational programs to support growth and development of staff.
  • Monitors and evaluates new or revised regulatory agency and industry laws, regulations, and standards applicable to assigned areas and ensures that assigned activities comply with all requirements and utilizes knowledge of regulatory and reimbursement standards to ensure compliance with documentation and third-party billing.Qualifications
    • LCSW, RN-MSN or Masters degree in related field required
    • MBA in Business Management or Doctor of Psychology preferred
    • Technical Experience: Five years of clinical practice in a behavioral health setting, including a combination of ambulatory and inpatient experience
    • Supervisor Experience: Five years of experience in a progressive leadership role
    • Extensive knowledge of behavioral health systems including ancillary agencies and partners.

Keywords: Southern Illinois Healthcare, Evansville , SYSTEM DIRECTOR - BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, Executive , Marion, Indiana

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