Behavioral Health Program Officer
Yellowstone Club Community Foundation
Yellowstone Club's Community Foundation is searching for a Behavioral Health Program Officer to join their team!
The Behavioral Health Program Officer is a visionary, innovative, and solution-oriented community leader who will identify Big Sky’s systemic psychosocial and behavioral health needs. He/she will coordinate the effort to address these issues by working with the community to build a wellness model.
Essential Job Functions:
- Increase the number of medical and social services available, bringing preventative and educational programs to the community, making services affordable, and working to decrease stigmatization.
- Provide behavioral health program and funding oversight.
- He/she will define, track, and report shared community-wide metrics.
- He/she will be a committed and compassionate advocate for the mental health and substance use disorder needs of all who live and work in Big Sky.
- He or she will have exemplary management skills and a proven track record of developing programming to address strategic needs.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Program and Service Development
- Create a pathway to care for all Big Sky residents and workers with a mental health or substance use disorder concern
- Work with the Director of Community partnerships to collaborate with local nonprofits, public health and safety officials, hospital staff, school administrators, social service agencies, business leaders, and other stakeholders to identify Big Sky’s behavioral health gaps
- Identify community-wide goals with associated metrics for community partners to work collaboratively towards.
- Work closely with the Director of Community Partnerships to cultivate strong collective impact relationships and goals between cross-sector stakeholders.
- Develop initiatives to fill identified service delivery gaps and mitigate access hurdles.
- Coordinate partnerships to promote and create activities, events and groups that support wellbeing through self-care, behavioral health first aid, stigma reduction and opportunities for connection
- Support the development of innovative strategies to recruit and retain behavioral health providers.
- Monitor delivery of evidence-based programs and best practice services and evaluate their efficacy to improve quality.
- Report back to all stakeholders the annual progress of the coalition.
- Work to develop programming along a full continuum of care including everything from universal prevention to transfer agreements with acute care facilities.
- Collaborate with marketing firm to create and run campaigns aimed at stigma reduction.
Other Duties and Responsibilities
- Communicate mission, values and strategic plans of the coalition
- Leverage the organization’s collaborative alliance to seek local, regional and national grants to ensure coalition sustainability.
- Review and evaluate all behavioral health funding requests to the Foundation.
- Prepare and present behavioral health funding recommendations to staff and board.
- Advocate for community needs by staying up to date on behavioral health research, community needs assessments, and developments in mental health and substance use disorder treatment
- Ensure resources for programs and scholarships are meeting community needs.
- Prepare and present local program findings to state, national and global audiences through peer-reviewed journal publications, when appropriate.
- Uphold the highest ethical standards at all times
- Perform all duties and responsibilities in a timely and efficient manner in accordance with established Club policies, procedures, and standards of service to achieve the overall objectives of this position.
- Meet departmental productivity, organization, punctuality/attendance and consistency standards
- Maintain a positive and respectful attitude.
- Treat Members, guests, vendors, customers and co-workers with professionalism and respect at all times.
- Maintain privacy of our Members at all time.
- Passion to serve individuals with behavioral health needs
- Proven track record of pursuing strategic opportunities and cultivating partnerships to meet organizational objectives
- Demonstrated ability to gather and use data to drive decisions resulting in quality care
- Exemplary leadership skills
- Reviews and evaluates all behavioral health funding requests to the Foundation.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Exemplary planning and problem-solving skills
- Strong public relations skills including the ability to work with local government officials and civic groups
- Ability to report to work as scheduled and work a flexible schedule as needed, which may include travel to other sites
- A master’s degree in public health, social work or psychology is preferred along with four years of professional experience working in a healthcare, public health, and/or social service.
- Applicants should have at least two years of experience in collaborative environments.
- Familiarity with the challenges of rural areas or similar resort communities
- Knowledge of local and state public health systems, public and private insurance programs, and healthcare environment
- Working knowledge of reimbursement structure for public insurance programs like Medicaid and Medicare Compensation and Benefits.
- Familiarity with evidence-based practices, utilization management and outcome measures.
- Familiarity with state, local and federal regulations regarding behavioral health including the OIG watchlist.
- LCPC, social work or independently licensed psychologist.