Vice President - Outpatient Services | #39877 #39218 | 8.2019

Location: Gainesville or Lake City 
Salary Range: $70,000 - $80,000

Position Summary:

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 four clinics in the southern portion of the Meridian 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.


Minimum Qualifications:

Current Florida licensure as a clinical social worker, marriage and family therapist, mental health counselor, or clinical psychologist; minimum five years of experience managing multiple programs in a behavioral health service organization.  Experience with managing state-funded services and contracts is preferred.


Driver Requirement:

Must have a current Florida Driver's License with a clean driving record while meeting company insurance requirements

In order to qualify as a Center Driver, the candidate must at least 21 years of age and have an active Florida Driver's license.  Motor Vehicle Record will be reviewed for eligibility.  No more than 3 moving violations and/or accidents within the past 3 years and no major violations during the past 5 years. Drivers over 65 years old must provide a current doctor's note stating they have no driving limitations.


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

1.  Directs and supervises the work of the program.  Responsible for program planning, implementation, development, administration, evaluation, and budget planning/development.

2.  Supervises the activities of assigned program managers/directors.

3.  Establishes overall short and long range direction and objectives consistent with the Center's direction and objectives and strategic plan.

4.  Establishes, maintains and reports the status of projects, problems and activities on a regular basis.

5.  Ensures that programs meet and exceed all contract performance indicators and legal regulatory requirements, taking corrective action in those areas that are below the standard.

6.  Oversees monitoring of compliance with documentation standards via the documentation and peer review auditing process.

7.  Maintains active and ongoing communication with key stakeholders in the communities served, including schools, advocacy and consumer groups, and local governments; seeks to identify local needs to guide strategic planning and quality improvement.

8.  Responds to feedback from persons served, payers, and referral sources promptly, and models exemplary customer service and teamwork to his/her staff.

9.  Participates as a member of the Senior Management Council (SMC) and any assigned committees or workgroups. 

10.  Oversees the development and/or maintenance of Program-specific procedure manual(s) and forms specific to assigned programs; and participates in the development/modification of Center-wide procedures and forms.

11.  As time permits, provides licensure supervision to master's level interns.

12.  Performs other duties as required to meet program and departmental goals and objectives.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

Specific competencies required are identified on a department/program specific basis and identified in each employee's Competency Checklist.