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Methodist Fremont Health Partners with B.E. Smith in the Search for a Director of Behavioral Health

December 19, 2018

Seeking forward-thinking service line leader as the next Director of Behavioral Health in Nebraska!

Methodist Fremont Health has partnered with B.E. Smith in the search for a Director of Behavioral Health. This Director will be responsible for the oversight and direction of the inpatient and outpatient Behavioral Health service line, to ensure program sustainability and growth. The Director will establish an environment of teamwork among the staff and set goals to improve physician recruitment and retention. 

Qualified candidates for the Director of Behavioral Health position will come with three-plus years of experience working with mental health patients. Methodist Fremont Health is also looking for someone with knowledge of Joint Commission preparedness and regulatory accreditation to ensure the department is in compliance with these standards. A BSN, RN license, and supervisory experience are required. A Master’s degree is preferred. 

The complete job posting for Methodist Fremont Health Director of Behavioral Health can be found on the B.E. Smith website. 

Methodist Fremont Health is a 202-bed non-profit healthcare facility, serving the residents of Dodge and neighboring counties in Nebraska. It has recently become affiliated with the Methodist Health System. In 2017, Methodist Fremont Health was named one of the top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the country by iVantage Health Analytics and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Fremont launched their behavioral health unit in 2015, and it is already one of the largest programs of its kind in the area. 

Fremont, Nebraska is located 35 miles from Omaha, making it the perfect place to balance a rural and city lifestyle. Outdoor recreation can be found at every turn, with sites like the Fremont Golf Club, a fully appointed YMCA, Splash Station waterpark, and more than 20 city-owned parks providing locales for entertainment. Downtown Fremont is known for its numerous antique stores and a collection of historical building, which include the Louis E. May Historical Museum, showcasing the dwellings of early pioneers. Nearby Omaha is one of the nation’s best family-friendly tourist spots, including the Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium, which is consistently ranked as one of the best zoos in the world. 

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