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Director, Behavioral Health
CHICAGO, IL | Full Time | $100,000-$140,000

Director, Behavioral Health



Nealy Pierce has been engaged by a growing, not for profit behavioral health system in the Upper Midwest region that has served its community for over 40 years to recruit a brand new Director, Behavioral Health to join its dynamic and progressive leadership team.

Our client's mission is to provide compassionate and specialized care for people with complex behavioral health needs and offers a full continuum of mental and behavioral health programs to meet the needs of its community. Our client offers children and adult programs in a variety of settings at inpatient, outpatient and community settings, and prides itself on safety and quality of services with all of its mental and behavioral health programs.

Responsibilities of the Director, Behavioral Health:
  • Manage daily operations, maintain and build positive physician and community partnerships, recruit and lead staff, manage department budget, oversee marketing and clinical programming, perform strategic planning, ensure regulatory compliance and survey readiness, and patient/client satisfaction.
  • Provide INSPIRATIONAL leadership to your team that allows others to grow and thrive
  • Collaborative with executive leadership team, physicians, and staff
Highlights/benefits for the Director, Behavioral Health:
  • Joint Commission accredited behavioral health hospital
  • Reports directly to the Vice President
  • Relocation assistance will be offered
  • Generous compensation package including a competitive base salary, choice of medical, dental and vision plans, defined benefit retirement program, paid time off, prescription drug plan, flexible spending accounts, on site health and wellness center, tuition reimbursement and MUCH more!
Requirements for the Director, Behavioral Health:
  • Licensed clinicians with prior management experience
  • Current Registered Nurse license preferred
  • At least three (3) years of leadership experience managing a team in an inpatient behavioral health hospital setting
  • Strategic and visionary leader who is able to see the big picture
  • Collaborative leadership style
About the Community:

Recently named one of the top places to experience the outdoors, the community is known for its year round outdoor activities including world-class skiing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, and golfing. In addition, we offer a wonderful combination of big city amenities and small town hospitality, four seasons of incredible outdoor recreation, affordable home prices, a thriving arts scene, entertaining festivals and events, active nightlife scene, and diverse shopping and dining! If you are ready to take your career to the next level, let's talk!

For immediate and confidential consideration, please submit your resume via the link below.

Jill Jarufe, MBA | Team Leader
Jill@np-hc.com | 972.318.9803

Nealy Pierce, LLC | Healthcare
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