Interim Director of Practice Operations - Behavioral Health

Confidential | Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: January 12, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32254


Join a Massachusetts hospital as the Interim Director of Practice Operations for Behavioral Health

The Position

  • The Interim Director of Practice Operations in Behavioral Health will oversee 6 FTEs, while supporting the business and clinical aspects with licensure, regulatory accreditation, and budget management for the inpatient and outpatient units.
  • The Interim Director will collaborate with the Chair and Chief Operating Officer to build business plans for new offerings with the goal of optimizing revenue.
  • Focus on building KPI benchmarks and dashboards, while serving as the administrative right hand and the liaison for behavioral health across the system. 
  • Ideal candidate will bring practice management experience in behavioral health who is highly collaborative and can focus on outcomes. Strong budget experience preferred.


  • Practice Management experience.

The Community 

  • Cambridge, Massachusetts, is across the Charles River from Boston and is home to Harvard University. Harvard Square is known for its charming neighborhoods, sidewalk cafes, cool boutiques, and eclectic music scene. 
  • Boston offers a unique mix of historic culture and modern change – vibrant and diverse business sector, prestigious colleges and universities, unrivaled hospitals, world-renowned museums, rich history, and close proximity to the beaches of Cape Cod and the White and Green Mountains!
  • The “Bay State” is the home of two professional baseball teams, as well as professional basketball, hockey, and soccer teams. Sports fans can also visit the Sports Museum of New England, The Basketball Hall of Fame, and the Volleyball Hall of Fame.
  • Boston has a thriving music scene – summer nights are brought to life with free concerts at the Hatch Shell and annual festivals celebrating new artists.
  • When walking through the historic city of Boston, notice red bricks along several sidewalks - these bricks outline the “Freedom Trail,” a built-in map that takes you to all the historical landmarks.

Interim Leadership with B.E. Smith

  • Interim leadership gives you the chance to make immediate and lasting improvements. Learn more about being a B.E. Smith interim leader.
  • The industry’s best Interim Leaders and Consultants choose B.E. Smith because of the firm's innovative employment model. The employment relationship is structured to provide you all the benefits of employment, while maintaining the flexibility you enjoy as an independent contractor.
  • Upon accepting engagements, you may become eligible for a variety of benefits, including access to medical, dental and vision insurance; life insurance; AD&D; 401(k) retirement plan; and a flexible spending account (The availability of some benefits depends on the type and duration of the engagement).
  • You are an employee of B.E. Smith. Taxes are withheld and B.E. Smith covers the employer portion of your FICA.
  • Each interim healthcare executive job has different travel requirements. Your travel, lodging and business expenses are covered by B. E. Smith and the client.
  • In a standard Interim Leadership arrangement, the client pays for travel home every other weekend.
  • The client will also provide you with a rental car, as well as lodging that is clean, safe and in close proximity to the organization. Each is furnished and has a kitchen.
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