Behavioral Health Services - Program Director
Lewis-Gale Medical Center - Salem, VA

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JOB TITLE – Program Director

GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES – Plans, organizes, directs, defines and controls services provided with the Behavioral Health Program. Must demonstrate an ability to provide specified services to meet the legal, organizational, hospital and medical staff guidelines.

SUPERVISOR – Behavioral Health Services Designee

SUPERVISES – Directly supervises Community Liaison, Activity Director and Social Worker/Case Manager. Indirectly supervises all other program staff including nursing staff along with Nurse Manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
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A firm grounding in the principles of behavioral health administration and must be capable of organizing, managing, promoting and thoroughly evaluating an inpatient service program.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORKING CONDITIONS
  • Position requires ability to lift up to 35 lbs and travel at least 10-12 hours per week to participate in community education, referral development and other activities. Work is indoors and outdoors.
Qualifications
EDUCATION
  • Preferably possess a Masters Degree in the behavioral sciences, social work, or health administration, or nursing. Nursing degree with appropriate experience is acceptable.

EXPERIENCE
  • Must have two years of full-time experience with at least one year in a supervisory or administrative position. Bachelors Degree with required experience will be considered.

CERTIFICATE/LICENSE
  • Certificate/License – License preferred but not required unless per state requirement.