This is a highly responsible position in the Center’s Senior Management Team. The Vice-President is responsible for managing the Adult and Children’s Outpatient Behavioral Health and Specialty Programs in clinics in Meridian's southern service area. This will involve the coordination and overall supervision of these programs. The role of the Vice-President is to ensure that care is safe, effective, person centered, timely, efficient, and equitable. He/she is expected to interact with stakeholders, internal and external, and to represent Meridian’s management team to these stakeholders. This highly professional position is responsible for administering, planning, organizing and directing multi-components for multiple programs within the outpatient programs. Duties include clinical supervision, budgeting, management of Staff and Service Delivery within the Program, liaison to agencies in the Community served by the program, compliance with contracts and regulatory authorities and participation in center-wide initiatives.
The Vice President participates in program development, market analysis, grant writing efforts, verbal presentations and quality projects. The Vice President works with the Senior Vice-President, the COO, and the CFO as well as others to ensure that the goals and objectives of the strategic plan are monitored and obtained, quality of services are maintained, service projections are attained and that new services are developed and implemented. The work requires specialized management, financial, and/or business expertise. The work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative in carrying out duties and responsibilities.
Master’s degree in field specific to area managed.
Five years progressively higher level management experience.
Minimum 7 years experience in area managed in a medium to large scale medical or behavioral health environment.
Awareness and sensitivity to the operational needs, costs and environmental needs of a behavioral health facility.
Interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to negotiate effectively with managements, contractors, funding sources, and consumers.
**Must hold clear and active Florida License (LCSW, LMFT, LMHC). LCSW preferred.
Internal Number: VP outpatient
About Meridian Healthcare
Mission:To promote recovery and offer solutions to those facing mental illnesses, addiction and other social challenges.
Vision:Choice, Hope and Recovery are within Everyone's Reach.
Philosophy of Care: The Board of Directors has resolved and Meridian Behavioral Healthcare, Inc. believes that each person deserves to be treated with respect and to be empowered to direct the care s/he receives. Care is delivered in a culturally competent and multidisciplinary manner. Individualized services are provided in the least restrictive environment possible with the goal of increasing quality of life in a manner that allows effective integration into the community, activities and lifestyle of choice.
Toward these ends, Meridian delivers a range of individualized, clinical and supportive social services designed to facilitate recovery and resilience utilizing evidence-based practices such as individual, family, and group therapy and psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, psychosocial rehabilitation, family support, supported housing and employment, and psychopharmacology. Key goals are enhancing motivation to learn and modification of behaviors in order to support the highest achievable quality of life.