Director of Ambulatory Services
The Director of Ambulatory Services is responsible for developing and evaluating the group program, hiring and evaluating staff, marketing program and facilitating communication with external referral sources within the department, developing and managing the budget for the partial hospital programs, developing policies and procedures, ensuring the programs meet the requirements of accrediting and or regulatory agencies as well as contracted insurers for clients admitted to the department, assessing the effectiveness of treatment through quality monitoring care delivered. Supervises or delegates supervision to experienced clinicians for all clinical and non-clinical staff. Ensures the assignment of case managers for all clients and that documentation of care meet standards established within each program. Serves on hospital committees as assigned.
The Director of Ambulatory Services performs their duties and responsibilities in accordance with corporate, organization and department policies and procedures, adhering to the mission of Bournewood Health Systems. Bournewood is a private psychiatric facility dedicated to providing quality, evidence-based and person-centered treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions in a safe and respectful environment in partnership with the individuals and families we serve, focusing on support, hope and recovery. We are committed to a philosophy and an environment of care in which we treat people with dignity, respect and mutuality; protect their rights; provide the best care possible; support them in returning to their natural communities; and include patients and families as partners in their treatment. We stand firmly for providing a safe and therapeutic environment for patients, families and staff. All Bournewood employees are continuously trained in this philosophy. All candidates must be able and willing to promote the values of trauma-informed and patient-centered care.
Start Date: Immediately
Experience: Independent licensed clinician. LICSW preferred. Advanced degree is required. Experience in mental health and substance use treatment for adults and adolescents. Demonstrated prior progressive leadership and management positions with successful achievement of skills in both clinical and management areas mandatory.
Location: Based in Brookline, MA but travels to Dedham, Lowell and Woburn sites.