Millcreek Community Hospital is seeking a Director of Behavioral Health
Services to manage the day to day operations. This is an exciting opportunity for an
enthusiastic, customer orientated team player and would include management of the following units:
Adult, Child/Adolescent, Geriatric and a Partial Program. Qualifications to include a
Master’s Degree with previous Behavioral Health Management experience. We offer an excellent
salary and benefit program.
Interested, qualified candidates may e-mail a
resume and salary requirements to:firstname.lastname@example.org or send a
resume to: Human Resources Manager, Millcreek Community Hospital, 5515 Peach Street, Erie, PA
SUMMARY: Directs the operations of the Hospital’s Behavioral Health Programs/Services
in terms of program development, policy and procedure implementation, budget, long range planning
and marketing services. Programs include inpatient
adult, child/adolescent and geriatric psychiatric services, inpatient detoxification and outpatient
partial hospitalization programs.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Oversees the
selection, training and orientating of employees and is responsible for overall staffing for
all departments. Develops standards of
performance/evaluation, and makes recommendations for personnel actions.
department goals and objectives, and establishes and implements policies and procedures for
- Develops and
recommends department operating budget and ensures that department operates within
- Is responsible
for all department reports and all reports required by Administration and external regulatory
- Manages all
aspects of the programs and services.
- Acts as a
resource person to patients/families and staff for resolution of problems related to patient
psychiatric services to referral sources, community agencies, court services, social service
agencies, and others as required.
- Serves as the
formal liaison among medical staff, staff, and administration.
professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations
to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
- Participates in
hospital/medical staff committee meetings as required, and represents Millcreek Community
Hospital internally and externally as requested.
- Plans for yearly
activity of assigned units by following the established goals and objectives with staff and
appropriate members of the medical staff/administration.
- Conducts routine
rounds in order to evaluate, assess, and facilitate patient care rendered.
- Review and
assess risk management data; plan for and implement appropriate intervention.
- Performs other
related duties as assigned or requested.
MBA/MS or equivalent education
Healthcare experience or appropriate health care discipline with pervious management/clinical
experience in Behavioral Health Services and applicable regulatory requirements.
Must be able to read, write, and speak the
English Language in an understandable manner.
Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability. Must be able to lift up to and in excess of 25 pounds
throughout the workday. Sit, stand, bend, lift, and
move intermittently during working hours.
Works in well lighted/ventilated areas. Subject
to hostile and emotionally upset residents, family members, etc.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of
work being performed. They are not intended to be
construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skill required of personnel so
classified. I have read the job description and fully understand the requirements set forth
therein. I hereby accept the position and agree to
abide by the requirements set forth, and will perform all duties and responsibilities to the best
of my ability.