Provides administrative and executive leadership to Memorial Behavioral Health (MBH), a MHS Affiliate and Community Mental Health Center and works with the President, MHS Ambulatory Group to coordinate Memorial Health System's Regional Behavioral Health programs. Has the authority and accountability for planning, directing and coordinating all Behavioral Health matters in order to achieve customer-responsive, cost-effective, and high quality patient care services for the people and communities served by Memorial Health System. Accountable for establishing and maintaining strong professional relationships with all behavioral healthcare providers, as well as the communities associated with Memorial Health System hospitals and affiliates. In addition to the President, MHS Ambulatory Group, reports to MBH’s Board of Directors and is a member of the MBH Board of Directors. Collaborates to develop annual budgets, develop and implement operational tactics, and execute appropriate contracts and agreements related to scope of responsibilities within the MHS Ambulatory Group.
Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Social Work or related field required.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker or Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor preferred.
Minimum of five (5) years progressive relevant management experience, with at least three (3) years occurring in a behavioral healthcare setting.
Demonstrated experience working effectively with state agencies, allied behavioral healthcare providers, social service agencies and the community.
Experience working effectively with the State of Illinois Department of Healthcare and Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery preferred. Experience working effectively with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations preferred.