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Affiliate Vice President – Memorial Behavioral Health

Memorial Health System is seeking a dedicated and compassionate Affiliate Vice President for our Regional Behavioral Health programs.

To Apply:

Position Summary:

Provides administrative and executive leadership to Memorial Behavioral Health (MBH), a MHS Affiliate and Community Mental Health Center and works with the President, MHS Ambulatory Group to coordinate Memorial Health System's Regional Behavioral Health programs and strategy. Has the authority and accountability for planning, directing and coordinating all Behavioral Health matters in order to achieve customer-responsive, cost-effective, and high quality patient care services for the people and communities served by Memorial Health System. Accountable for establishing and maintaining strong professional relationships with all behavioral healthcare providers, as well as the communities associated with Memorial Health System hospitals and affiliates. In addition to the President, MHS Ambulatory Group, reports to MBH’s Board of Directors and is a member of the MBH Board of Directors. Collaborates to develop annual budgets, develop and implement operational tactics, and execute appropriate contracts and agreements related to scope of responsibilities within the MHS Ambulatory Group.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Public Health, Social Work or related field required.
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Doctor of Clinical Psychology or similar preferred
  •  Minimum of five (5) years progressive relevant management experience, with at least three (3) years occurring in a behavioral healthcare setting.
  • Demonstrated experience working effectively with state agencies, allied behavioral healthcare providers, social service agencies and the community.
  • Experience working effectively with the State of Illinois Department of Healthcare and Human Services, Division of Mental Health and Division of Substance Use Prevention and Recovery preferred.
  • Experience working effectively with Medicaid Managed Care Organizations preferred.
  • Experience developing, implementing and/or working in community-level systems of care preferred.

Other Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Analytical Thinking: Ability to understand a situation, issues or problem by breaking it into smaller pieces, or tracking its implications in a step by step way.  
  • Innovation: Ability to approach one’s work and the organization in new and breakthrough ways, including applying complex concepts, developing creative new solutions, or adapting previous solutions in promising ways.
  • Impact and Influence: Ability to persuade, convince, influence or impress others in order to get them to go along with or to support one’s opinion or position; able to understand others interests and motivations, in order to have a specific impact, effect, or impression on them and/or convince them to take a specific course of action.
  • Relationship and Network Development: Ability to establish, build and sustain professional contacts for the purpose of building networks of people with similar goals that support similar interests
  • Communication: Ability to use written and spoken communication in formal and informal situations to convey meaning, build shared understanding, and productively move agendas forward.
  • Accountability: Ability to hold people accountable to standards of performance or ensure compliance using the power of one’s position or force of personality appropriately and effectively, with the long-term good of the organization in mind.
  • Project Management: Ability to plan, execute and oversee a multi-year project involving significant resources, scope and impact to meet unique goals and objectives.
  • Professional and Social Responsibility: Demonstration of ethics, sound professional practices, social accountability, and community stewardship. Acting in ways that are consistent with one’s values and what one says is important.

Posted 10/10/19 

UCAN - TPSN Program Coordinator

TPSN (Teen Parenting Service Network) Program Coordinator Covers Southern Regions: Mt. Vernon, Maryville, Bellville, Jefferson, Menard, N. Sangamon, Williamson and Jackson

Position Objective and Summary:

The Coordinator of Downstate Program Support and Development acts as a consultant and liaison to agencies servicing pregnant/parenting clients. This position requires a strong emphasis on relationship building and networking with DCFS, case management agencies, specialty providers, and community resources. It is also the primary Network connection to external committees and work groups. Through this position, many recommendations and linkages are made that improve the quality of work and service delivery to the clients and their children. This position:

  • coordinates and conducts clinical staffing’s
  • recommends and monitors services
  • ensures proper implementation of appropriate interventions
  • ensures that effective recommendations are put in place to assist the caseworkers and agencies as it relates to crisis intervention and placement stabilization

For more information regarding the full job description, please visit to apply or contact Katrina Wright, HR Director at

Posted 10/10/19 

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