Director of Behavioral Health Resume Samples

The Director of Behavioral Health plays a pivotal role in making critical decisions and helps the department in running mental health programs smoothly. The job duties mentioned on the Director of Behavioral Health Resume include the following – supervising all social service and healthcare staff who are involved in helping clients deal with the mental health of substance abuse problems; developing and planning and supervising mental health services; enhancing the quality of life for mentally ill patients; hiring new staff, supervising clinicians, overseeing the annual budgets, evaluating staff performance, providing workshop training, and ensuring the agency abides by the latest state and federal regulations.

As the job title involves wearing many hats and juggling between marketing, human resources, legal, financial, and clinical aspects of the facility, the following skills are considered crucial for this post-high level of clinical knowledge for understanding what patients need from treatment and being sympathetic and ethical in leadership. Finding this job typically requires a master’s qualification.

Director of Behavioral Health Resume example

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Headline : Seeking Full Time Employment in an Administrative, Supervisory, Clinical, Management Role continuing to provide, nurture, foster, & develop high-quality clinical services within the agency and to the clinicians for the families served. Quality Assurance Collaboration Training Development Clinical Supervision Trauma-Informed Care Children Families Multi-Systems Knowledge Approaches.

Skills : Quality Assurance Collaboration Training & Development Clinical Supervision. 

Description :

    1. Regularly interfaced with the City & County to monitor program compliance with yearly contract objectives.
    2. Ensured that contractual deadlines for submitting documents are met.
    3. Monitored program compliance with all other county requirements and policies.
    4. Responded to county requests for reports, documents and other items related to County, State, and Federal policy compliance.
    5. Facilitated the completion and timely submission of required reports including the Provider Declaration of Compliance, and Medical Recertification documents.
    6. Attended monthly provider administrative meetings including the Program Directors meeting as well as meetings designed to introduce policy changes and updates.
    7. Liaisoned with other systems of care providers to exchange resource information.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts


Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Summary : To use my personal business success, management achievements, behavioral experience, sales success, and my degree in Community Psychology as a professional in a residential leadership role.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Supervision, Counseling, Assessments, Database Management, Computer , Grant Writing, Teaching.

Description :

    1. Maintained/Developed contracts for our vendor service.
    2. Participated in program budget management, make recommendations for budget modification, monitor the use of line-item resources and staff units-of-service productivity on a monthly basis.
    3. Attended monthly Agency management meetings including the Standards Committee, Fiscal, Service Integration, as well as periodic Board meetings.
    4. Provided guidance and supervision to the Unit Director.
    5. Acted as liaison between Burrell and the Hospital.
    6. Worked with current physicians and recruit future physicians due to the unit expansion.
    7. Worked with outpatient clinics to establish an Integrated Health System.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Master Of Arts In Psychology


Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Headline : Director of Behavioral Health Worker Extensive experience in medical social work and mental health Cultural competency within an urban, multicultural environment Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access.

Skills : Meditech, Microsoft, Allscripts, 3M.

Description :

    1. Developed and implemented policies for Home Health Geropsych program, develop all specific training and incorporate standardized testing into the treatment milieu.
    2. Developed strategies to ensure compliance with All State and Federal regulations related to the delivery of behavioral health in the home environment.
    3. Recruited and developed nursing staff (8 total) to provide holistic care for the home bound patient.
    4. Incorporated both physical and behavioral health needs into an individualized plan of care, which will provide for that patient remaining in their current home Collaborated with entire service area of East TN (4 offices) to both train and implement new behavioral health staff.
    5. Served as consultant for these offices as they implemented new or improved existing behavioral health operations.
    6. Developed and implemented policies for long-term Home Healthcare recipients, including specific individualized training for new and existing employees that will allow staff to fully understand the needs of the patient prior to their orientation period in the home.
    7. Maintained relationships with patient's primary care providers to ensure that accurate and timely return of MD orders and Plan's of Treatment, as well as continuation of referrals to our agency.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Summary : Proven ability to plan, direct & coordinate a multitude of resources for state agencies to accomplish long-term objectives. Mastery of the State of Kansas public behavioral health system gained through 13 years of employment.

Skills : Crisis intervention, Integrated Healthcare, Program development, Drug and alcohol counseling.

Description :

    1. Supervised approximately 95 skilled nursing employees and 85 nursing assistants, ensure all required performance evaluations are complete, and provide continuing education on clinical topics.
    2. Provided clinical oversight for approximately 75 homebound patients, including clinical reassessments and recertification as required through CMS.
    3. Worked with Administration and Unit Director to resolve concerns that arise with patients and staff.
    4. Continued to maintain and establish professional contacts with Physicians, Nursing Homes, Hospitals and any other possible referral source.
    5. Reported directly to the CEO.
    6. Implemented computerized documentation process with ongoing updates as designed by corporate team.
    7. Worked on taskforce to design and modify system as necessary to accommodate psychiatric patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Masters Of Science

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Headline : Director of Behavioral Health professional with extensive leadership, consultative, and clinical oversight experience in diverse environments. Recognized for persistence and ability to generate innovative and cost-effective solutions to problems. Well-versed in managed care issues; experienced contract negotiator.

Skills : Employee Relations, Planning Skills.

Description :

    1. Managed the Jicarilla Apache Nation Behavioral Health Division in accordance with Bureau of Indian Affairs Regulations and Tribal Policies.
    2. Planed, developed, and coordinated programs and services to include mental health, substance abuse, and social services.
    3. Monitored policies, procedures, and standards of treatment for mental health and substance abuse programs.
    4. Provided supervision in human relations and personnel management.
    5. Provided oversight of principles and practices of contract administration, fiscal management, budget development, and expenditure control.
    6. Assessed community needs, existing services, gaps in services, and trends in behavioral health programs.
    7. Applied multidisciplinary behavioral health treatment modalities including best practices service models used in comprehensive community-based behavioral health programs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Objective : Possess a solid knowledge of business and clinical-based practices related to inpatient and ambulatory product lines. Extensive experience in continuous quality improvement, creating safe environments, budgeting, program design, customer service, training, and development.  A strong team player with success at building, mentoring, and leading highly effective individuals and organizations.

Skills : Meditech, Microsoft, Allscripts, 3M.

Description :

    1. Directed and managed the delivery of patient care of a thirty bed psychiatric unit including outpatient programs with a patient population consisting of adolescents, adults and older adults.
    2. Supervised an interdisciplinary team of over 65 staff including managers, registered nurses, mental health counselors, substance abuse counselors, social workers, teachers and recreational therapists.
    3. Developed and implemented evidenced-based patient care programs.
    4. Audited all practices, policies and procedures ensuring they are consistent with current regulatory, legal and safety requirements as established for the hospital/department by state and regulatory agencies.
    5. Created strategic and operational plans for the Behavioral Health department.
    6. Oversight, development, implementation, and evaluation of a profitable and cost effective multi-million dollar budget.
    7. Evaluated departmental staffing needs and create strategic staffing plans to ensure departmental needs are satisfied.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Master Of Arts

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Headline : To provide my employer and associates with an innovational and effective leader, that encompasses the skills necessary to accomplish any challenges and obstacles presented producing successful results.

Skills : Bi-lingual, Healthcare.

Description :

    1. Managed the Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Social Workers and support staff in behavioral health program servicing 5 health centers caring for 50,000 patients annually.
    2. Responsible for tracking key performance indicators for behavioral health as per HEDIS and QARR standards.
    3. Trained of Behavioral Health Staff and Primary care providers on behavioral health interventions in a primary care setting.
    4. Responsible for Primary care and mental health integration following the PCMH (Patient Centered Medical Home Model).
    5. Supervised unlicensed Social Workers, Psychologists and psychology trainees.
    6. Met with Community based organizations, leaders and political officials within the catchment area for the five health centers/ Submitted Article 31 Status application to NYS Office of Mental Health and appeared before the NYS Mental Health Council to defend application.
    7. Responsible for writing the Policy and Procedures Manual for the Behavioral Health Program.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A. In Clinical Psychology

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Objective : Seeking a Director of Behavioral Health position with an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : Planning Skills, Clinical Operations.

Description :

    1. Supervised three LCSW and an office coordinator.
    2. Developed quality improvement measures.
    3. Developed department policies and procedures.
    4. Consulted and coordinated treatment of patients with other specialties in the clinic.
    5. Served on the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee, the High Risk Committee, the Clinical Operations Committee and the Clinical Leaders Committee.
    6. Designed and evaluated annual training programs for behavioral health staff and hospital nursing staff.
    7. Presented over 300 educational lectures and interviews to various community organizations, hospital events and local newspapers and radio.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Summary : Highly qualified Director of Behavioral Health with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Directing Skills, Clinical Administrative Skills.

Description :

    1. Led and co-pioneered CareMore's Mental Health Program.
    2. Expanded services specializing in Geriatric Mental Health.
    3. Developed psychiatric assessment protocols, treatment planning, diagnosis and developed wellness and resources for patients in CareMore's medical health plan while engaging family members in the psycho-education and treatment strategies.
    4. Increased membership in mental health plan from 0 to over 1,000 members in a three-year span and increased revenue.
    5. Oversaw of clinic administrative and operations including all clinicians; psychologist, LCSWs, MFTs, nurses, and clerical.
    6. Reduced inpatient psychiatric expenditures by 200% per month.
    7. Implemented evidence-based practice modalities to address clinical diagnosis.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Clinical Psychology

Director of Behavioral Health Resume

Summary : As a Director Of Behavioral Health, responsible for Providing oversight for inpatient unit operations and support for unit managers/supervisors, Approving staffing plans, budgets, escalates needs for capital improvement and expenditures.

Skills : Behavioral Health, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Provided a wide range of services including but not limited to: Screening every new and current resident at the facility.
    2. Screened methods include use the MMSE for cognitive levels and the GDS to measure depression.
    3. Provided Group Psychotherapy Run Cognitive Impairment Groups Pain Management Group - utilizing visualization and systematic desensitization.
    4. Engaged primary care physicians and HMO in the implementation of mental health services for seniors.
    5. Communicated effectively verbally and in writing, including the preparation of administrative, technical, and statistical reports.
    6. Established and maintained effective communication and working relationships with Legislative Council, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Health Service, community agencies, other agencies, and community members.
    7. Participated in senior management meetings.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Psychoanalysis