Director of Behavioral Health – Outpatient

Requisition Number: 2021-3779

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Oneida, NY


Signet Health is seeking a strong manager with a Master’s in Social Work and licensed as a LCSW-R for the position of Director of Behavioral Health, Service Line Leader. 

This position will provide operational and strategic leadership for a new outpatient behavioral health program at Oneida Health Hospital located in Oneida, NY.  This is a great opportunity to serve the community while working collaboratively with Signet Health and hospital leadership.  Reporting directly to hospital administration, this is a highly visible position with strategic responsibility.  Seeking qualified candidate who is dedicated to exceptional patient care, cutting edge services, and is an executive level professional.

Areas of experience:

  • Budgeting and financial management
  • Referral development
  • Enforcing compliance measures
  • Establishing resources to achieve program goals and effectiveness
  • Personnel management



  The ideal candidate will be a compliance driven leader with a strong focus on safety, quality, and integrity. 

  • Master's Degree in Social Work and licensed as a LCSW-R required.
  • 3+ years leading a successful and profitable behavioral health program
  • Experience working with adult/geriatric patients and providing group therapy
  • Working knowledge of State, CMS, and TJC accreditation standards
  • Understanding of / ability to operate under a contract management arrangement

Hospital/Program Description

Oneida Health serves approximately 29 communities with an estimated population of 100,000.  Oneida Health Systems is a NY not-for-profit corporation with a wide range of services.