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Vice President (Behavioral Health System)

Vice President (Behavioral Health System)

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Diamond Healthcare
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Executive / Program Administration

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Due to expansion, Diamond Healthcare is seeking a Vice President of Behavioral Health for a system of hospital based psychiatric facilities in the New England area


Project Management

  • Responsible for supervision of program directors and marketing directors.
  • Negotiate contracts with medical directors, third-party payors, community mental health centers and other agencies on behalf of various projects.
  • Provide overview and supervision of JCAHO survey preparedness, Medicare surveys, state licensure surveys, as necessary.
  • Develop new program specialties within projects.
  • Experience working with healthcare bargaining units


Start-Up Project Support

  • Assist with aspects of feasibility studies and certificate of public need work
  • Coordinate the licensure of new programs, DRG exemption process, building renovation/construction approval process with local or state authorities, etc.
  • Assist with the development of physical plan renovations/new construction
  • Assist with the recruitment of physicians
  • Master’s Degree in Hospital Administration, Business Administration or a related area.


Qualifications for the Vice President of Behavioral Health are:

  • 5+ years of experience as a Senior Behavioral Health Administrator (CEO, System-VP level)
  • Ability to communicate effectively with hospital administrators, physicians and other professionals.
  • Experience with hospital finance and budgeting.
  • Experience working in faith-based systems highly desirable

Vice President of Behavioral Health



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