Executive Director- Mohawk Valley Behavioral Health IPA

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR-
MOHAWK VALLEY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH INDEPENDENT PROVIDER ASSOCIATION

Full-time position with an excellent benefits package to provide oversight of a behavioral health collaborative (Independent Provider Association) in central New York State.

These central New York communities are vibrant with close proximity to the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Opportunities for activities such as hiking, kayaking, boating and snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding abound. A wide variety of fine or casual dining experiences, artistic pursuits and concerts/theaters are available.

Basic work week is 37.5 hours, Monday thru’ Friday with flexibility necessary as needed. Some travel to coverage areas required.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The Executive Director of the Mohawk Valley Behavioral Health Independent Provider Association is responsible for development, implementation and operational excellence of the behavioral healthcare collaborative system. The position is responsible for working collectively with members of the Independent Provider Association (IPA) to advance the growth, quality and efficiency of behavioral health services for children and adults in the transition to managed care. The primary duties will include system-wide communication, lead provider innovation, initiatives and strategies including network provider pricing, fee schedules, cost optimization, and improvement opportunities, value based contracting, provider incentive program development and other strategies while improving quality, access and customer satisfaction.

SPECIFIC DUTIES INCLUDE:

• Builds relationships with stakeholders to align objectives, develop strategy and maximize outcomes.

• Directs and supervises IPA staff in operations and relationship management associated with goals.

• Develops and implements policies and procedures to support and enhance the day-to-day operations through management of the program, compliance, inter-agency and intra-program communications in concert with executive management team.

• Assures optimal planning and delivery of services for this program with all partners while working closely with the executive management team.

• Analyzes data appropriate for monitoring the outcomes of the collaborative in terms of managed care goals for behavioral healthcare while working closely with the executive management team.

• Identifies and implements strategic initiatives for achievement of short- and long-term goals for the program while working closely with the executive management team.

• Plans proactively, designs and executes processes that enhance efficiency and productivity and lead to cost savings with the appropriate program committee and

• Ensures systems are in place to provide effective outcome monitoring and continuous improvement in all program functions.

• Informs the Board President of all material issues affecting the IPA.

• Represents the Agency at various community meetings and forums.

• Maintains self in a professional manner always and adheres to the policies and procedures of the Agency.

• Leverages technology to drive process improvement and operational efficiency and improve clinical results.

• Performs other duties as assigned including job related travel.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Proven substantial experience and skills in project management.

• Proven knowledge of and experience in strategic planning concepts, problem solving, data management and public speaking.

A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or a closely related field and a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive responsibilities and experience in the health care field required

OR

• A Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Health Care Administration or a very closely related field and a minimum of seven (7) years of progressive responsibilities and experience in the health care field required. EOE

To apply for this job email your resume to hr@neighborhoodctr.org