Director, Behavioral Health Medical Unit

Southeast Health | Dothan, Alabama 36301

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: November 15, 2019
Opportunity Code: 24854


Southeast Health seeks a new Director to lead the Behavioral Health Medical Unit

The Position

  • The Director, Behavioral Health Medical Unit provides operational leadership to two 28-bed units serving adult and geriatric psych patients
  • The Director is responsible for stabilizing and engaging the team, strengthening accountability, ensuring delivery of high quality patient care, staff retention, meeting regulatory compliance and improving cultural safety
  • Key goals for this leader include: managing relationships with the hospitalist program, collaborating with the Emergency Department on throughput and crisis stabilization, providing opportunities for educational & professional staff development and establishing a mental health tech program
  • Seeking RN with Master’s degree and experience in both inpatient and outpatient behavioral health settings
  • Must have prior leadership experience over behavioral health department
  • Ideal candidate will have an educator or staff development background

The Organization

  • Southeast Health is a dynamic, not-for-profit organization with a 420-bed hospital, a medical school and a number of clinics
  • This impressive community health system operates a Comprehensive Stroke Center, an accredited Chest Pain Center and the region’s only Level II Trauma Center
  • Southeast Health has been designated as a Tier 1 facility by BlueCross and BlueShield of Alabama for quality, patient experience and cost
  • The organization also holds specialty care designations for Knee and Hip Replacement, Maternity Care and Spine Surgery, all awarded by BlueCross and BlueShield of Alabama

The Community

  • Dothan has something for everyone. If you’re looking for a family friendly outing, a date night, or an evening planned around a concert or show, Dothan can exceed your expectations
  • Citing itself as “The Peanut Capital of the World”, Dothan is home to the National Peanut Festival, occurring every November
  • Residents enjoy a local amusement park, two golf courses, a trampoline park, botanical gardens and an array of antique shops and tradeposts
  • Located in southern Alabama, Dothan offers convenient access to popular destinations like Panama City Beach, Tallahassee, Albany and Montgomery, all less than a two-hour drive away



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