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Director - RHA Behavioral Health in New Bern, NC at RHA Health Services

Date Posted: 2/2/2018

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Job Description

Director - Behavioral Health
Social Services / Healthcare / Mental Health

Calling all compassionate and caring behavioral health leaders!

Are you looking to partner with a community-based service provider offering mental health and substance abuse services?

Are you a strategic thinker with a background in the business of providing behavioral health services?

Then join RHA Behavioral Health!

RHA Behavioral Health Services is looking for a proven leader to serve as a Director.  You will lead an interdisciplinary healthcare team that provides support to individuals in residential, school, workplace and community settings.

In this dynamic and rewarding role, you will manage and direct the operations of a single business unit, ensuring sustained high-quality care and services to persons with behavioral health and substance abuse challenges.

You will lead and direct the local administrative, clinical, financial, and employee relation functions, as well as implement and enforce compliance with company, state and federal policies.

This Director position requires a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a human services field, healthcare management or general business/public administration. Incumbents typically have five to seven years experience in prior management positions with comparable responsibly.

RHA's Core Leadership Competencies:

Managing Resources
Manages resources to achieve maximum value with minimum cost.  Accurately estimates, invests, and monitors resources and budgets to optimize returns and control waste.  Makes good use of company assets.

Setting a Strategic Vision
Creates and communicates a compelling vision that motivates others; conveys the purpose and importance of the corporate vision and mission; links department, team and individual initiatives to those of the organization.

Prioritizing and Organizing Work
Allocates time and attention based on what is most important to achieve key goals and objectives.  Effectively organizes and balances tasks and priorities to keep multiple projects on track.

Inspiring and Motivating Others
Emphasizes the importance of people's contributions; let's people know why their work is important and how it will benefit themselves and others; ties work activities to peoples personal career goals and life interests.

Communicating Effectively
Shares information. Listens and involves others. Clearly Conveys ideas in a manner that engages others and helps them understand and retain the message.

Driving Continuous Improvement
Uses formal and informal tools and techniques to achieve operational excellence.  Maintains a constant focus on efforts to improve performance, quality, and efficiency of work process and services provided.

Maintaining Work-Life Balance
Finds the appropriate balance between work and non-work demands; effectively manages work pressures.

Showing Caring and Understanding
Shows empathy toward challenges, concerns, and problems of others; takes a tolerant and patient approach with people who are struggling with difficult challenges; helps to put people at ease and make them feel more comfortable.

Director - Behavioral Health
 Social Services / Healthcare / Mental Health

Job Requirements

Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a human services field, healthcare management or general business/public administration.  
  • Graduate degrees in related areas are preferred. 
  • Prefer five to seven years experience in prior management positions with comparable responsibly as determined by the corporation. 
  • Valid drivers license including personal vehicle insurance coverage. 
  • Must maintain proficiency in professional field if licensure and maintenance of credentials is a part of professional certification.
  • Maintain CPR and first aid certification.
  • Must be able to demonstrated proficiency in CPR from floor level. Practicing CPR skills will require you to work on your hands and knees, bending, standing and lifting.


RHA offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full-time employees that are aimed at supporting your health and wellness, financial planning, work life balance, and protection from the unexpected.

We understand your desire to continue to grow in the role; we are known for providing high quality services, excellent staff training and opportunities for advancement into supervisory and other roles within the organization.

The greatest benefit of a career at RHA is the difference you make in the lives of our service users. Our holistic person-centered approach and focus on quality assurance, respected across North Carolina and throughout the Human Services industry supports our reputation for innovative programs and positive outcomes.

The comprehensive compensation and benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare insurance: Medical, Dental, Vision and prescription insurance
  • 403(b) retirement program
  • Paid Time Off – up to 26 days of PTO for full time employees!
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Extensive wellness reimbursement benefit
  • Discounted premiums for participation in wellness initiative
  • Free CPR, first aid and job specific training opportunities
  • Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of the people that you serve!
  • Many more benefit choices!

Director - Behavioral Health
 Social Services / Healthcare / Mental Health


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