Director, Behavioral Health - Kankakee, IllKankakee, Illinois
Lifepoint Behavioral Health is seeking a passionate, creative and goal-oriented Director of Behavioral Health to lead the Behavioral Health Unit Team at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Illinois. We specialize in compassionate behavioral health services, including crisis stabilization for acute mental health and substance use disorders. Our philosophy is built on a psychosocial model of care and follows the core principles of resilience, recovery and restoration. We are looking for someone who will have an immediate impact on expanding on our success, growing our services and fulfilling our mission of improving the lives of all we touch.
As a Director of Behavioral Health you will assist in the development and implementation of patient care programs, policies and procedures that dictate how patients’ care needs are assessed and met in the specified unit and services. This role includes responsibility for: ensuring standards for patient care are established and maintained and provide a consistent standard of care to all participants; Implementing and monitoring an effective, ongoing program to measure, assess and improve the quality of care delivered to participants; assisting with and promoting marketing, community relations related to the specified units and services; and assisting in expanding the continuum of services by exploring market needs and opportunities and responding with new program design, implementation and evaluation. May provide services for various patient populations. Supervises care provided based on defined standards of patient care and practice.Qualifications
Education: Minimum Master's Degree in Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling or Nursing Licenses/Certifications: Licensure in Illinois
- 5 years of leadership experience
- 7 years of experience in the discipline
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