Behavioral Health Services Assistant Director/Coordinator
Behavioral Health Services Assistant Director/Coordinator-1800876
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Operations for Neurosciences, this individual will assist in the coordination of behavioral health services (psychiatric and substance use disorders) among Stony Brook Health System affiliated entities and community organizations. The individual will assist in building capacity for behavioral health services within the communities served by the Stony Brook Health System; interface with and expand relationships with community organizations and referral sources on behalf of Behavioral Health leadership; assist in managing communication and coordination between entities in the interest of serving patients entering the Health System from any point of care; assist leadership in establishing efficient transfer processes between system hospitals and transitions of care post discharge; manage/expand the appropriate use of telepsychiatry between facilities/doctors’ offices and build upon existing ambulatory structures to enhance timely access to behavioral health services and population health.
Duties of the Associate Director of Operations for Neurosciences may include the following but are not limited to:Coordinate processes and communication pertaining to behavioral health patients between system hospitals on behalf of leadership. Monitor transitions of care processes between the inpatient units and ambulatory locations/community organizations to support overall population health efforts. Troubleshoot associated access and process issues with leadership.Collaborate with mobile crisis leadership to ensure services are meeting the health system and community needs, with a focus on reducing behavioral health hospitalizations and readmissions.Assist in the establishment of new telepsychiatry and tele-mental health initiatives across the health system in collaboration with leadership and community stakeholders.Support leadership with tasks associated with the development of new behavioral health initiatives, locations and services that serve the mission and vision of Stony Brook. Further develop relationships with community providers and ensure collaboration across groups such as internal and external OMH and OASAS providers, schools and SNFs.Support faculty and staff to build cross-institutional and community-based educational endeavorsFacilitate cross-institutional and community-based research collaboration Professionally represent Stony Brook at community forums such as task forces, legislative activities, community coalitions, county, state and education system initiativesWork collaboratively with leadership and Managed Care Contracting pertaining to behavioral health to ensure consistent policies and expectations across the Health System. Maintain current knowledge and support Health System compliance with behavioral health regulatory and professional standards of care put forth by governing bodies such as the Joint Commission, CMS, DOH, OMH and OASAS.
Required Qualifications:Minimum of a Master’s degree in a behavioral health field with 5-7 years business/leadership experience.Project management skills and experience implementing new programs/services.Clinical experience in the care of persons with psychiatric and substance use disorders.Experience in developing educational and quality improvement activitiesContemporary knowledge in the development and implementation of evidence-based models of care for behavioral health patients Experience with supervision and fostering professional collaboration Ability to represent and coordinate a variety of professional disciplinesPreferred Qualifications:
- Experience in inpatient and/or ambulatory operations in behavioral health
- Experience with primary care and behavioral health integration
- Experience with community interface and planning
- Experience with the use and deployment of telepsychiatry
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Official Job Title: TH Staff Associate
Job Field: Professional Clinical
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Neurosciences-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 8:30am-5:00pmNeurosciences-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Apr 4, 2018
Posting End Date: May 4, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL4