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Executive Director of Mental Health Services

Company: Keystone Human Services
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Keystone Human Services Mental Health Services supports and empowers people on their personal journey of Recovery and is dedicated to providing recovery-oriented services.
The Executive Director of Mental Health Services is responsible for overseeing the administrative, programmatic, and strategic plan for mental health programs and services. Provides strong leadership in planning, budgeting, new business development, and quality assurance and improvement.

  • Provide effective leadership and overall supervision to the mental health service line.
  • Lead and ensure planning, coordination, and development of services in alignment with established organizational and department goals, operational processes, and philosophy of support.
  • Ensure development and implementation of comprehensive quality plan and quality initiatives.
  • Assures data is actively used to inform decision making and improve organizational management.
  • Develop and implement strategic direction and provide solution orientated input into the mental health service line.
  • Design and evaluate organization structure of services, programs, and staffing to assure effective and efficient operations.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities for growth and program development consistent with company strategic plan.
  • Actively supervise assigned personnel, providing leadership and support to assure understanding of and accountability for operations.
  • Develop and support a cohesive and effective management and leadership team.
  • Ensure professional development of assigned managers/leaders.
  • Facilitate the timely and effective communication of relevant information with appropriate personnel through vertical and horizontal teams within the mental health service line.
  • Develop and maintain community contacts and relationships to ensure effective public relations and community involvement.
  • Provides oversight in preparation and monitoring of annual budgets, expenditures, and contracts.
  • Maintain ongoing communication with Corporate Leadership regarding mental health service line operations.
    Supervisory Duties
    • Leads the mental health service line in establishing and obtaining departmental goals in alignment with the organization's strategic plan.
    • Supervises staff in the performance of their responsibilities, including establishing employee performance standards, providing training, coaching, counseling, and feedback.
    • Participates in the hiring and selection of new employees.
    • Monitors quality of services for all programs within the mental health service line.
    • Provides and encourages educational activities for all employees that will enhance their professional and personal development.
    • Serves as a mentor and guides staff emphasizing and modeling leadership skills in areas such as: development of operational directives, budgeting and financial management, quality, human resources, and ongoing development of new and existing services.
      Health, Safety & Welfare
      • Uses language and behavior that promotes the positive image of the individuals supported and the work of the organization.
      • Practices all safety standards in adherence to Keystone's policies and procedures.
        Regulations & Compliance
        • Accurately completes required documentation within the prescribed timeframes.
        • Adheres to all licensing, federal, state, and local regulations as well as health and safety policies.
        • Maintains confidentiality standards in accordance with HIPAA.
          Cultural Commitment
          • Demonstrates a strong commitment to Keystone Human Services mission and values.
          • Adheres to all Keystone policies and procedures.
          • Proactively collaborates and communicates effectively and positively with all associates and departments to uphold a team environment.
          • Practices Keystone Human Services vision: creates an environment where all people, regardless of background and 'ability', can grow, make choices, and be valued and contributing members of our community. Requirements
            • Bachelor's degree in relevant field required; Advanced degree preferred
            • A minimum of 10 years of experience in Human Services field including five years of executive/senior level management experience
            • Supervisory and demonstrated management skills required; ability to lead and manage change
            • Ability to successfully work in a diverse workforce utilizing the talents and abilities of all employees to effectively build and direct a results-driven team
            • Proven interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
            • Excellent time management skills and ability to respond effectively in high stress/critical situations
            • Must possess a valid Driver's License
              Salary will be commensurate with experience. Keystone Human Services offers a comprehensive benefits package and a collaborative work environment focused on supporting our mission, vision, and values. Linke Resources has been retained to conduct this search. To apply, email resume and cover letter to Dr. George P. Linke, Jr., at gplj@linkeresources.com

              For additional information, contact:
              Dr. George P. Linke, Jr.Linke Resources, LLC610-873-4813gplj@linkeresources.comwww.linkeresources.com
              Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)
              Linke Resources is a search firm with an expertise in nonprofit executive search and outsourced recruitment across a variety of sectors, including behavioral and traditional healthcare, developmental disabilities, long-term care, and education.

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