Behavioral Health Services Director

Located in beautiful Oregon is a well-established acute care hospital that is excited to open a brand-new inpatient psych and behavioral health unit!

The hospital leadership team is excited to hire their next Director of Behavioral Health Services early in 2019. The Director of Behavioral Health Services will lead the implementation and development of this ground-level department. Interested Psychologist, Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Social Workers are encouraged to apply.

 This medium sized hospital is part of a nationally recognized healthcare organization that provides quality patient care by focusing on physical, emotional and spiritual health.  The Director of Behavioral Health Services will develop their clinical program in alignment of hospital initiatives, community needs and a comprehensive understanding of regulatory compliance of behavioral health services.   

The Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Social Worker or Psychologist that takes on this position will have oversight of day to day operations with the assistance of a behavioral health/psych nurse coordinator. Additionally, the Director of Behavioral Health Services will be asked to:

  • Manage resources appropriately
  • Strategically plan for growth
  • Network with local Mental Health Services
  • Recruit psychiatrists and addiction specialist to enhance patient care

The Clinical Director of Behavioral Health Services will enjoy working with a collaborative team of hospital leaders. This hospital boasts of high employee retention and job satisfaction. This part of the Western United States is ideal for a Behavioral Health Director that loves the outdoors, living an active lifestyle and tight-knit community living. 

The Nurse Practitioner, Social Worker or Psychologist will have the opportunity to be part of something special. Opening this new behavioral health department will impact the lives of many!