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Director - Mental Health Services

San Antonio, TX, United States
Full-time  Days (rotating weekends) 
Category: Directors and Managers • Job ID: 01588-103534

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SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

Here at Methodist Healthcare, our everyday decisions are founded on compassion. Apply today and join a team that is dedicated to serving others in need.

We offer you a generous benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental, disability and life insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • 401k Matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement

We are seeking a Director of Behavioral Therapy Services for Methodist Hospital – Specialty & Transplant.  The Director of the Behavioral Therapy Services is responsible for a 74 bed inpatient unit which includes PHP & IOP.  The Director is also responsible for planning, directing or coordinating of patient care services in behavioral health units and activities designed to increase patient census and control cost in these areas. The Director assures that services are provided in accordance with standards and regulations set forth by Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Medicare, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!

What You Will Do In Your Role:

  • Plans, implements, evaluates, coordinates, and directs therapeutic programming and treatment planning for behavioral health service line on a 24 hour basis in accordance with recognized and accepted internal (e.g. unit, department, and hospital) and external (e.g. TJC, Medicare, OSHA) standards in order to facilitate optimum care and health education for patients, and appropriate utilization of resources.
  • Administers fiscal operations, monitoring financial performance, authorizing expenditures and coordinating financial reporting.
  • Develops and implements policies and procedures, and assures understanding and compliance by personnel. Interprets policies and procedures to physicians, patients and visitors.
  • Prepares reports to inform management of progress, needs or problems associated with provided services
  • Consults with other department heads, physicians, community groups to promote MHS behavioral health services, and to see that provided services are responsive to the needs of patients, physicians and community.


What qualifications you will need:


Graduation from an accredited school of nursing with psychiatric specialization or a Master’s Degree in a clinical specialty related to behavioral health.


5 years of clinical experience (in any combination), in private practice, community based treatment, and/or hospital based treatment, and a minimum of three years in increasingly responsible behavioral health operations management experience


Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required:

Currently licensed in the State of Texas as a Qualified Mental Health Provider: A Licensed Master of Social Work(LMSW), Licensed Master of Social Work-Advanced Clinical Practitioner (LMSW-ACP) preferred, or Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). May have a Registered Nurse (RN) license in addition to those listed.

Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.


In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. It is a designated Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence by the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey and ranking in the nation’s top quartile for patient experience. For more information, please visit our website at and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.


If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are actively interviewing so apply today!


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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