Director Behavioral Health Services

Magellan Health Services   •  

Richmond, VA

8 - 10 years

Posted 264 days ago

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This position is responsible for leading the integration and delivery of Behavioral Health services to assigned populations. This role engages providers, state agencies and other stakeholders in a collaborative approach to achieving the priorities set by the state. The goal is a behavioral health service system that is based on recovery and resiliency principles and achieves high quality outcomes for the members and families it serves. This role also serves as a delegate of the General Manager, representing the organization in their absence. Leads key initiatives and projects, including those involving cross-functional areas and external stakeholders.

Essential Functions:
-Leads strategic efforts, including the development of peer support programming and ARTS programs for assigned populations.
-Responsible for partnerships at all levels (stakeholders, including members, providers, agencies and state departments) supporting the contract and improving member outcomes.
-Responsible for infrastructure development and overseeing a statewide development of behavioral health care services.
-Responsible for ongoing system redesign to promote the use of outcome tools and strong member outcomes, expansion of evidence-based practices, a proactive crisis system, and better integration between physical and behavioral providers.
-Responsible for effective coordination and collaboration withinternal departments, including quality,network, clinical, andothers and tapping Magellan`s subject matter experts as needed.

Minimum Qualifications


A Combination ofEducation and WorkExperience May Be Considered. (Required),Bachelors: Behavioral Health (Required),Bachelors: Nursing (Required), Masters

License and Certifications - Required

License and Certifications - Preferred

LCSW - Licensed Clinical SocialWorker - Care Mgmt, LMSW - Licensed Master SocialWorker- Care Mgmt, LPC - Licensed Professional Counselor - Care Mgmt

Other Job Requirements


Bachelors degree in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or related field.
7+ years’ clinical experience in a healthcare, human service or long-term services and supports.
5+ years’ of experience in leadership promoting evidence-based practices, consumer and family leadership, cultural competence, children’s system of care principles, and use of nationally recognized outcomes tools.
Demonstrated ability to communicate with members who have complex medical needs and may have communication barriers., Clinical degree in behavioral health preferred.
Knowledge of children`s system of care and wrap-around principles, evidence based and emerging best practices, diffusion of innovation concept and practices, nationally-recognized outcomes tools for adults and children/youth, best practices in promoting cultural competence and best practice training techniques for adult learners.
Ability to work collaboratively with behavioral heath providers to expand services and implement recovery and resiliency principles.