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Director of Behavioral Health Services -- UM Shore Regional Health in Cambridge, MD

University of Maryland Medical System Cambridge, MD Full-Time
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What You Will Do:

Director of Behavioral Health Services -- UM Shore
Full-Time – Day Shift, 24/7 Accountability
Cambridge, Maryland

We are looking for a Director of Behavioral Health Services to join our extraordinary team at University of Maryland Shore Regional Health.

At University of Maryland Shore Regional Health, you can learn, grow and make a lasting impact on patients and families. You’ll experience the support of a collaborative work environment and a sense of collegiality unlike any other. Our comprehensive system has many locations and practice options to choose from throughout the beautiful Eastern Shore of Maryland.


REPORTS TO: Vice President / Patient Care Services / CNO    
SUPERVISES: All Staff withinBehavioral Health at UM Shore

Position oversees:
Easton -- Substance Out-Patient
Tele Med -- Chestertown & Queen Anne Emergency
Tele Med -- Easton & Dorchester
Tele Med -- Denton
Bridge Clinic -- Cambridge ("Homebase")
Behavioral Health Response Team -- UM Shore

"Homebase" for this role is in Cambridge, MD.
However, travel between ALL locations is expected (Dorchester, Easton, Denton, Cambridge, & Chestertown)

JOB SUMMARY:

  • Work to build relationships and partnerships across the 5 county region of Eastern Shore.
  • Primary duty the overall management of nursing and other assigned departments within the system with 24-hour accountability for operations and quality outcomes. 
  • Responsible for short- and long-range planning, staffing, and development of a budget for the departments.  Integrates interdepartmental and intradepartmental services to achieve objectives.
  • Establishes policies, procedures, standards, and objectives for the departments consistent with organization's goals.
  • Works through managerial and supervisory personnel to accomplish set goals and objectives.

 

At UM Shore Regional Health, you’ll experience:

  • The advantages of working for a Magnet® designated Medical Center
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health, vision and dental coverage including prescription drug coverage.
  • Work Life Balance: You’ll accrue paid annual leave; we offer dependent care reimbursement, short/long term disability and an employee assistant program.
  • Educational Assistance: We support your continuing education and career advancement by offering tuition reimbursement and a student loan repayment program*
  • Great place to work, great place to live (Eastern Shore)
  • Want to know what it’s like to be a Nurse at UM Shore Regional Health? URL blocked - click to apply

*restrictions apply



What You Need to Be Successful:

MINIMUM EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Master's degree required.
  • Current Maryland licensure (RN or Social Work)
  • CPI training (must have or be willing to obtain). 
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in middle management level.
  • Knowledge of licensure and regulatory agency requirements.
  • Eastern Shore residence is strongly perferred for success in this role.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
 

Skills required

Coordinating
Leadership
Decision Making
Mentorship
Team Building
Performance Improvement
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The University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) was created in 1984 when the state-owned University Hospital became a private, nonprofit organization. It has evolved into a multi-hospital system with academic, community and specialty service missions reaching every part of the state and beyond.

UMMS is a national and regional referral center for trauma, cancer care, neurocare, cardiac care, women's and children's health and physical rehabilitation. It also has one of the world's largest kidney transplant programs, as well as scores of other programs that improve the physical and mental health of thousands of people daily.

The Medical System generates nearly $3.5 billion in economic activity in Maryland. It has 15,000 employees, approximately 2,300 licensed beds, 115,000 annual patient admissions and gross patient revenues of $2 billion.

Member Hospitals

The hospitals and health systems that comprise UMMS are:

    University of Maryland Medical Center- One of the nation's oldest teaching hospitals, this 816-bed facility -- located in downtown Baltimore -- is home to the University of Maryland Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center, the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the University of Maryland Children's Hospital and the University of Maryland Division of Transplantation.

    University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus - This 208-bed teaching hospital offers a full spectrum of health care for more than 110,000 people annually. University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus has been providing superior and accessible community health care in West Baltimore and Midtown for more than a century.

    Mt. Washington Pediatric Hospital - This 102-bed pediatric and rehabilitation hospital, located in northwest Baltimore, provides specialty medical care to infants and children with complex medical needs.

   UM Baltimore Washington Medical Center - This 319-bed community hospital, located between Baltimore and Annapolis in Anne Arundel County, offers a wide variety of services and was recently named a "Top 100" hospital for intensive care outcomes by Thomson Reuters.

    UM Charles Regional Medical Center - Located in La Plata, Maryland, this 110-bed community hospital, along with an Ambulatory Surgery Center and OB/GYN Centers in Waldorf and La Plata, serve patients in Charles County and the surrounding areas of southern Maryland.

    UM Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics Institute - This 141-bed facility (formerly Kernan Hospital), located in Woodlawn, is the state's largest rehabilitation and orthopaedic hospital serving both adults and children. It also houses the University of Maryland Complementary Medicine Program.

   UM St. Joseph Medical Center - This 232-bed nonprofit, regional medical center, located in Towson, Md., became a part of the University of Maryland Medical System on December 1, 2012. It features institutes for heart, cancer and orthopaedic care, and offers a full range of clinical diagnostic and treatment services.

   UM Shore Regional Health - Shore Health System became UM Shore Regional Health on July 1, 2013, and consists of the following facilities: UM Shore Medical Center at Chestertown; UM Shore Medical Center at Dorchester and UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, as well as the UM Shore Emergency Center at Queenstown.

   Upper Chesapeake Health System - In July 2009, UMMS announced a strategic affiliation with Upper Chesapeake Health System that is expected to lead to a full merger. Upper Chesapeake Health includes Upper Chesapeake Medical Center in Bel Air and Harford Memorial Hospital in Havre de Grace. The leading health care system and largest private employer in Harford County, Upper Chesapeake Health offers a broad range of healthcare services, technology, and facilities to the residents of northeastern Maryland.

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