Assistant Vice President of Clinical Services, NW Region
Meridian Health Services
Overview: Meridian Health Care is the largest system of community based integrated care in the State of Indiana, providing a wide range of services that demonstrate their commitment to “whole health” for Indiana residents. This progressive award-winning $150 million system of care has been serving the community for 50 years, is accredited by the Joint Commission, certified by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addictions, and is a HRSA Certified Federally Qualified Health Center. Primary care, behavioral health, addiction and recovery, children and family, crisis services, comprehensive care for women, school- based programs, dental services, services to individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities, and services to military members and their families are just some of the ways in which Meridian has demonstrated its commitment to the Indiana communities it serves. This dynamic organization is continuing to chart a course of continued growth dominated by innovation, service & outcomes excellence, and exceptional value to patients, consumers, payers, and our associates.
This Assistant Vice President role for the Northwest Region is committed to the Meridian values and philosophy of “whole person health care” in its services to residents of Northwest Indiana. Services offered to residents in such communities as Lafayette, Michigan City, La Porte, Kokomo, and Mishawaka include inpatient and outpatient care, an addictions recovery residence, primary care, a skill building program for individuals with intellectual/development delay, a women’s recovery and a maternal addictions program. This role provides a wonderful opportunity be part a dynamic organization with excellent leadership and be instrumental in the development of new programs and growth of existing programs for this region. The Northwest Region currently has an $18m budget with over 115 staff, and the AVP will be responsible for coordinating and evaluating existing programs, develop and maintain budgets for each program, and be instrumental in the coordination of marketing activities, building relationships, and determining the need for the development of new program initiatives. There is great growth potential for this individual as the possibility exists to transition the Vice President of Clinical Services within 3 years.
We are looking for and experienced behavioral health professional with 4-10 years of related experience, and who is Master’s prepared or its equivalent. It is expected that this individual will have had operational responsibility for inpatient and outpatient programs.
To be the “Ideal Candidate," you will be experienced as being a part of an integrated community healthcare systems, be passionate about serving people and will have the business acumen to balance competing priorities. With philosophies of shared leadership and collaboration, you will be politically savvy and an excellent communicator. You must have a successful track record leading strategic initiatives and building innovative practices and systems of care in collaboration with professional and community partners. If you thrive in a position where you are accountable for achieving operational and clinical outcomes and enjoy working in a relationship-based environment, this is a great opportunity for you!
Northwest Indiana is a prime destination for residents who want to enjoy convenient access to Chicago while staying well within the suburbs. Many of the cities and towns in this region are highly ranked for safety, which makes this area a great pick for families. Candidates will certainly be pleased to find an abundance of welcoming options in Northwest Indiana with prime amenities, great schools at each level, and a most affordable cost of living.
If you are excited about joining a terrific organization and making a difference in the lives of thousands of adults and children, or know someone who would be interested, please reach out to us to learn more about this exciting company and the part you can play in furthering Meridian's capabilities to serve. Please visit Meridian's website to learn more about this unique organization: www.meridianhs.org or "like them" on Facebook! An attractive and competitive compensation package is available to the selected candidate.
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