VNA of Central Jersey Mental Health Director in Cleveland, Ohio

At Visiting Nurse Association of Ohio, we are looking for dependable, compassionate people interested in gaining experience and becoming an invaluable resource to our organization. VNA of Ohio is now hiring a Director for our Mental Health Group in Cleveland and your qualifications and skill set may be an ideal match for this opportunity. This is a full-time position.

As a vital community resource for more than 115 years, VNA of Ohio is the most trusted home health and hospice provider. We serve patients and families in 17 counties throughout Northeast and Mid -Ohio providing care to patients, wherever they call home.

Our compassionate staff of approximately 400 professionals, offer unparalleled expertise and experience about the comprehensive medical needs of adults and the aging population.

Job Summary:

Directs the overall planning, coordination and execution of the service and business operations in mental health.

Essential Functions:

Illustrative duties may include, but are not restricted to, one or more of the following:

  • Oversees the study and treatment of patients with emotional, mental, or psychological disorders.

  • Manages and directs the activities of mental health services.

  • Ensures all mental health operations are in compliance with clinical guidelines.

  • Oversee the financial management of the mental health program.

  • Develop budgets, apply for grants, and other types of funding

  • Evaluate staff performance.

  • Participate in conferences.

  • Provide ongoing staff education.

  • Represent the VNA in the external professional community

  • Responsible for the design, implementation and evaluation of the strategic and annual business plan for specified division.

  • Prepares annual budget and monitors service projections; is accountable for meeting projects and/or variances.

  • Works collaboratively with the other executives and directors in the execution of development plans and programs.

  • Directs and coordinates evaluation of division programs and services.

  • Responsible for compliance with regulations of all applicable state, federal and accrediting bodies.

  • Oversees productivity standards and efficiency of staff and operating systems.

  • Responsible for the recruitment, employment, assignment, training, supervision, evaluation and termination of staff.

  • Prepares reports on program performance and activities to the Board of Directors.

  • Responsible for record and reporting systems providing for appropriate service control, uniform accounting and evaluation of program outcomes.

  • Promotes desirable community support and action through public awareness and community education activities.

  • Maintains current knowledge of industry, regulations and market trends.

  • Establishes and maintains specific business functions.

  • Promotes professional development through appropriate educational and organizational activities.

  • Directs the day-to-day activities of a specified functional area of the agency in support of the organizational mission and goals.

  • Manages operations in functional area to stated objectives with regard to budgets, quality, service, expertise, efficiency and delivery.

  • Supervises staff in specified area, including hiring, training, professional growth, performance management, productivity, quality, service, discipline and terminations.

  • Coordinates efforts between specified area and other departments.

  • Contributes to the overall short- and long-range planning process for specified functional area, working toward the organization’s mission.

  • Participates in the investigation and implementation of new services, processes or systems technologies to meet objectives in specified area.

  • Stays abreast of regulatory and compliance requirements and assures adherence to standards.

  • Establishes, implements, and oversees policies and procedures in specific functional area.

  • Oversees compliance of established organizational policies.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Five to seven years of related experience.

  • Four years management experience.

  • Experience working as part of a team and working effectively with persons and communities from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds. The ability to work in a complex institutional structure requiring significant collaboration.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure, within strict time parameters, and with a strong attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

Required Licenses, Registrations and/or Certifications:

  • Varies based on functional area.

Interested candidates can apply via our website at

We offer a competitive salary and generous benefit package including medical, dental, tuition reimbursement and 403B.

You can learn more about VNA of Ohio at VNA of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Work Place.

ID: 2018-3610

Street: 2500 East 22nd Street