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PUREVIEW HEALTH CENTER Behavioral Health Director in HELENA, Montana

Under the general administrative direction of the Chief Executive Officer, directs the daily operations, performance, and clinical supervision of all behavioral health staff at all PureView Health Center sites and provide professional oversight of all mental health service delivery, assuring quality behavioral care services and staff development.Duties and ResponsibilitiesProvides direct supervision and leadership for behavioral health staff including hiring, training, scheduling, evaluating, making disciplinary decisions and participating in termination decisionsDesigns and implements initial training program for all new behavioral health staff and regularly evaluates clinical skills of behavioral health staff, providing appropriate coaching and learning opportunities when necessaryChampions the use of new technology to deliver and improve Behavioral Health servicesServes as a member of the Leadership Team and participates in relevant planning meetings or committees as neededParticipates in the review and determination of behavioral health department scope of service.Oversees development and implementation of the behavioral health Quality Assurance program.Participates in formal quality assurance/review program with management teamDiagnoses and provides culturally responsive, whole person and family-oriented care and treatment to individuals with mental disorders and psychosocial problemsDocument encounters and documentation in EHR necessary for claim submission and lock in visits within 24 hoursAssist in the detection of at risk patients and develop plans to prevent further psychological or physical deterioratingAssesses and plans for the social requirements of individuals through consultative contacts in individual or group sessionsLeads and supports continuous professional development to maintain professional standards for all behavioral health staffWork closely with leadership team to identify opportunities for program communication/educationWorks to unite all behavioral health team members through training, standardization, and creating a culture of teamwork focused on patient-centered care and system improvementWorks as primary care team member to coordinate care with Behavioral Health care team and primary care providers, Medical Director, and staffCollaborates with COO to adjust staffing based on team changes and/or patient careWorks with COO and staff to maintain all clinic functions including ordering of suppliesEngages in Continuous Quality Improvement activities and oversees Behavioral Health programs and substance use disorder/addiction services, including MAT, and monitor performance and patient utilizationFurthers the mission of PureView Health Center (PVHC) through active support of the strategic goals, objectives and key performance indicators.Develops and maintains an effective behavioral health program in accordance with community health center grant requirements, patient centered medical home and the mission and priorities established byPVHCWorks effectively and collaboratively with community partners to ensure open communication about behavioral health servicesEnsures adequate peer review and clinical quality measures are in placeProvides complete and accurate patient medical records and documentationCoordinates peer review process for behavioral health professionals with corresponding quality improvement projectsDemonstrates timely, consistent, and reliable follow-up on patient care issues, such as patient phone calls, or other requestsActively participates in community groups and coalitions to ensure connection and responsiveness of behavioral health programming to community needsLeads the interviewing, planning, assignments, and supervision of the internship programRecognizes and educates staff that managing patient care is a team effort that involves clinical and nonclinical staff (e.g., physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, medical assistants, educators, front desk staff, sc