Senior Director, Behavioral Health

University of Wisconsin Health (UW Health) | Madison, Wisconsin 53792

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 13, 2021
Opportunity Code: 28027


Seeking A Strong, Innovative Leader to Join UW Health, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, as the New Senior Director, Behavioral Health in Madison, WI!

The Position

  • The Senior Director of Behavioral Health is responsible for the direction and leadership of operational, programmatic and personnel activities for Behavioral Health Services including establishing, meeting and continuously monitoring the goals and objectives to align with UW Health.
  • Seeking a collaborative and innovative leader with excellent interpersonal skills to direct strategic and operational service line objectives, budgeting, financial management, and human resource management within UW Health. 
  • Creates and maintains a satisfying workplace that fosters professional growth and best in class care for all members of the healthcare team, agency partners, patients and their families.
  • Contributes to a positive learning environment by providing educational resources and research experiences to students, residents, fellows, and faculty.
  • Collaborates with pertinent UW School of Medicine and Public Health clinical department representatives to facilitate physician faculty linkages and support academic pursuits.
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing, Business Administration, or Healthcare related field required. Preference on individuals that present with PhD, PsyD, LMFT, LCSW, LPC, and or MPh.

The Organization

  • UW Health is part of a long UW-Madison tradition of excellence and innovation in the health sciences. From the first premedical "Special Science" course offered in 1887 through the opening in 1924 of Wisconsin General Hospital and the establishment in 1925 of a full four-year medical degree program at the university, UW physicians and researchers have pursued their fourfold mission with vision and vigor.
  • Over the years, they have achieved numerous breakthroughs in medicine and health care. Their discoveries have helped extend the lives of people throughout the nation and the world.
  • UW Health is the integrated health system of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, caring for more than 650,000 unique patient lives each year with 1,750 employed physicians and 17,000 employees at seven hospitals and 89 clinic locations.
  • UW Health is governed by the UW Hospitals and Clinics Authority and partners with the UW School of Medicine and Public Health to fulfill its patient care, research education and community services missions. 
  • The 1,750 faculty of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health engage in research, education and clinical care at locations throughout the UW Health system.

The Community 

  • Madison, Wisconsin residents enjoy many attractions and activities including sporting events, art galleries, and museums, performing arts centers and great shopping and dining.
  • This scenic state capital is located near numerous lakes and protected parks, offering access to pristine fishing opportunities and miles of hiking and biking trails.
  • Take advantage of the Dane County Farmers' Market, the largest producer-only farmers' market in the country, on Saturday mornings in the summer, or free concerts performed by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra’s every week.
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin and Chicago, Illinois are both easily accessible, offering endless entertainment options.



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