Job Information

Organization: Rochester Regional Health

Posting Start: 2024-04-02

Location: Rochester, NY

Job Title: Director - Behavioral Health

Posting End: 2025-04-02

A Brief Job Description:

At Rochester Regional Health, we are dedicated to getting health care right. Our robust benefits and total rewards foster employee wellbeing, professional development and personal growth. We care for your career while caring for the community.

  • Tuition Reimbursements and Discounts
  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance Program
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Pension Plan
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, & Hearing Benefits
  • Professional Advancement
  • Employee Referral Program Bonus


Responsible for strategic planning, clinical operation, fiscal management, and leadership of BHN programs consistent with the BHN Mission and Values.

STATUS: Full Time

LOCATION: Evelyn Brandon Health Center

DEPARTMENT: Behavioral Health



  • Licensure in a behavioral health-related field preferred
  • One year of experience preferred.
  • Strong analytical, computer, and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in clinical acumen required
  • Master’s of Social Work, Mental Health Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or Art Therapy preferred.


  • Demonstrate local and regional leadership in behavioral health environment.
  • Design an organizational structure to accomplish mission of BHN programs.
  • Assume operational leadership and oversight of existing programs and ensure regulatory compliance and fiscal viability.
  • Effectively direct and supervise each program’s manager/supervisor/coordinator.
  • Evaluate and identify training needs of staff and provide opportunities for staff development.
  • Assume responsibility for provision of exceptional quality of care, meeting expectations of BHN QI Plan, and quality planning and management.
  • Conduct regular staff meetings, ensuring effective communication, identification of opportunities for improvement, and appropriate staff access to management; initiate effective strategies to promote change.
  • Initiate marketing plans for additional services and assure its development and effective follow through.
  • Work collaboratively with leadership, Chief of Service and other Service Line Directors to assure BHN goals are met.
  • Mentor own and other staff regarding standards of care.  Facilitate cross-training, portability, and integration of staff among all BHN programs, and affiliates.
  • Participate on the Quality Council of the BHN by ensuring all incidents are thoroughly investigated and appropriate action for correction is taken.
  • Responsible oversight for culture of safety and patient satisfaction.
  • May serve as designated administrative liaison on cultural competency committee.

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