Mount Sinai Careers

Deputy Director - Behavioral Health - Full Time Day

New York, New York
Professional / Managerial / Administrative

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Leads and oversees the daily clinical, administrative and financial operations and the overall performance of the Behavioral Health services at MSBI.  
  • Oversees all budgeting and expense management for the Service.  
  • Oversees all revenue collections including assuring effective and accurate oversight and monitoring for all revenue sources
  • Ensures staff is maximizing quality and timely data input for billing (professional and technical) purposes on a daily basis
  • Negotiates and secures optimal contract arrangements with all external parties
  • Oversees program planning and evaluation activities within the Behavioral Health services.  Develops annual evaluative criteria in conjunction with Behavioral Health System and Hospital goals, and then measures the performance of services and programs
  • Ensures the provision of safe, high quality care in the Behavioral Health Services, in collaboration with the Chair and Division leaders
  • Effectively leads and supervises all direct reports, and directs all Services staff through effective leadership and management of direct reports
  • Supervises and evaluates work performance of direct report staff members providing on-going feedback
  • Conducts regular administrative meetings with direct reports and staff to facilitate communication, identify problems and assist in problem resolution
  • Insure establishment and maintenance of management structure promoting efficient oversight of operation, program planning, communication among staff and between departments, dissemination of information and timely response to issues raised in same


  • Bachelor’s and either professional licensure (ie, LCSW) and/or Master’s in health care (ie, MBA, MHA, MPH)

  • At least 10 years of experience in health care management leadership within Behavioral Health services.  Demonstrated excellence in clinical program development, administrative leadership, financial planning, budgeting, forecasting and revenue management.  Knowledge of healthcare issues, regulations, and market dynamics required, with specific knowledge in Behavioral Health. Exceptional communication, organizational, analytic and interpersonal skills required. 

  • Must have demonstrated evidence of success in fast-paced, performance-oriented environment, and ability to lead diverse teams.  

Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

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