The Vice President of Behavioral Health Services is responsible for the operational leadership of Vinfen's array of community Behavioral Health services, including outpatient clinic services, and related in home, emergency, and diversion services for adult and child mental health and substance use disorders. S/he is responsible for the effective management of programs including oversight of quality, compliance, outcomes, staffing, safety, service delivery and financial performance. Working with all administrative departments, the VP is responsible for ensuring appropriate use of resources to provide effective and efficient behavioral health services.
The VP is also responsible for the integration of BH services within Vinfen programs and services as well as with external service providers for the support of persons served. S/he leads the expansion and enhancement of telehealth services and the development and implementation of new behavioral health services to meet the needs of Vinfen's clients and to take advantage of new opportunities in the community behavioral health system of care. The VP is responsible for participating in company-wide planning and work on a range of strategic and operational issues. The VP works with the Medical Director and provides leadership to the Director of Outpatient Services and to Clinic and Program Directors and provider network entities regarding behavioral health/substance abuse treatment and management and may have a role with external relations particularly with respect to the state and regulatory efforts.
VP will be responsible for expanding and enhancing telehealth services and for development of a virtual clinic network across Vinfen's service area.
The essential job duties/responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to the information listed below:
Directs and manages the activities of Director of the Outpatient Programs and Clinic Director(s) and other senior operations staff in the Behavioral Health (BH) division.
Hires staff appropriate to the Utilizes staff appropriately with the goal of optimizing effort and achieving operational and financial goals.
Manages staff performance. Provides direction, training, and coaching; conducts performance planning and review sessions; provides guidance on career development; implements recognition and rewards programs. Applies counseling, disciplinary, and corrective action programs, as
Ensures compliance with all internal quality and external licensing, certification and accreditation standards and regulations, as well as program specific policies and procedures.
Ensures compliance with federal, state, and company policies and regulations and standards for professional conduct and services. Provides oversight of regulatory, accreditation, and quality improvement activities
Assesses, establishes, and implements appropriate systems, procedures, and productivity standards for outpatient services to ensure quality of services, including use of Evidence Based Practices and to produce measurable outcomes indicating excellent results of services through mutilpe delivery modalities compared to service system benchmarks.
Develops program budgets. Analyzes expense and revenue reports; justifies variances; tracks and resolves issues in conjunction with Director of Outpatient Services and Clinic and Program Directors and finance staff, including making program adjustments when
In conjunction with Medical Director, provides leadership for adverse events within division, ensuring appropriate plans and corrective action are implemented and reported.
Envisions, designs, and develops new programs and initiatives, including responding to opportunities to expand care for new services by all payers, including State, ACO and Health Plans. Assesses funder and community needs and proposes Develops new business plans, contracts/grant proposals to expand funding base.
Presents at professional conferences and workshops and prepares articles for professional journals. Provides consultation to other parties, as
Serves as primary liaison to funders regarding fiscal, administrative, and service related
Ensures the quality and timely completion of all clinical, recordkeeping, and documents for clients. Responsible for preparation of medical records for internal and external audits.
Ensure smaintenance and safety of physical sites.
Maintains and enhances staff knowledge on human services issues and trends, such as techniques and tools available.
Performs other related duties as required.
Why Vinfen? We are committed to you! We offer great training, great benefits, career growth and job security!
Our comprehensive and generous benefits package includes:
A fully funded, employer-sponsored retirement plan that requires no employee contribution as well as an employee-funded 403(b) plan
First-rate Medical, Dental and Vision plans that are open all employees scheduled to work 30 hours per week or more. Plus, we offer a generous employer contribution toward the cost of medical insurance!
Employer-paid Life, Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Long-Term Disability Insurance (no cost to you!)
Employer-paid Short-Term Disability Insurance along with the option to purchase additional, voluntary, Short-Term disability insurance
Flexible Spending Reimbursement Accounts (Health and Dependent care)
Voluntary Term, Whole Life, Accident and Critical Care Insurance
Generous paid time off (Employees scheduled to work 20 hours or more per week):
15 days of Vacation per year
11 Paid Holidays
10 Sick Days per year
3 Personal Days per year
Educational Assistance and Remission Programs
$500 Employee Referral Bonus with no annual cap!
Other generous benefits including discounted YMCA memberships, access to discounted movie tickets and more!
Founded in 1977, for 40 years Vinfen has been a leading nonprofit human services organization that "transforms lives" by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental and behavioral disabilities at more than 200 sites with 2,800 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut. www.vinfen.org/careers
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Vinfen is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Master's or Doctoral degree in social work, psychology or mental health counseling is required. In some cases, experience may be substituted for academic training.
A minimum of ten years in progressively responsible human services functions, preferably in acute behavioral and mental health services, of which seven years have been in a supervisory capacity.
Ability to provide leadership and team management as well as ability to recruit and retain staff.
Knowledge of operations management procedures, knowledge of clinic and ambulatory behavioral health operations, including implementing evidence based practices.
Clinical experience managing services, including mental health and SUD, and populations with significant medical, social, and behavioral health complexity.
Demonstrated expertise in building and overseeing behavioral health education programs.
Ability to effectively communicate with employees and outside parties.
Other duties as required.
All candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and be able to successfully pass a CORI, employment reference, driving record and multi-state background check. Candidate must have held a US driving license for a minimum of one year.
Internal Number: 17702
Vinfen is a leading nonprofit human services organization that “transforms lives” by building the capacity of individuals, families, organizations and communities to learn, thrive and achieve their goals. Vinfen supports thousands of adolescents and adults with psychiatric, developmental, and behavioral disabilities at more than 300 sites with 2,700 employees in eastern Massachusetts and Connecticut.