Exceptional Opportunity to Lead Child Mental & Behavioral Health
Cincinnati Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 142829
Cincinnati Children’s seeks a leader to lead and strategically expand the largest pediatric mental health program in the nation at a top health system for research and innovation in mental behavioral health. This is a unique opportunity to innovate in clinical care, research, education, and advocacy to address the child mental health crisis. The Director will oversee nearly 200 child psychiatrists and psychologists leading outstanding clinical and research programs and a new 130 bed child mental health hospital opening in Fall 2023.
The purpose of this position is to transform behavioral and mental health care within CCHMC, in the region, and beyond to ensure patients and their families receive the right level of care at the right time. CCHMC’s behavioral and mental health care ecosystem ranges from integrated behavioral health in primary care and schools, a large outpatient footprint, acute mental and behavioral health crisis care, an established partial hospitalization program, and the opening of the 160,000 square foot state-of-the-art Mental Health Hospital. Groundbreaking research at CCHMC leads this transformation.
Investments will be made to allow the Leader to realize the following goals: · Develop strategic, innovative models of care across the entire CCHMC mental and behavioral health systems · Build systems of behavioral and mental health care in collaboration with the Cincinnati Community that ensures all care providers are trained and deliver evidence-based care · Develop efficient and effective processes to optimize inpatient psychiatric bed utilization through a combination of prevention, diversion, evidence based inpatient care, and appropriate discharge planning and execution · Leads the Institute in further growth of its premier training programs for CCHMC and the University of Cincinnati. · Sustain an impactful portfolio of externally funded research in behavioral and mental health including innovative research in anxiety, depression, and mood disorders on both the patient and population level. · Advocate holistically to government and other officials on behalf of patients and CCHMC to advance the infrastructure necessary to optimize the behavioral and mental health of children and adolescents.
Cincinnati Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and treasures Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. We are committed to creating an environment of dignity and respect for all our employees, patients, and families.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter describing their background and interest in the position, a CV including bibliography, and contact information for at least three references to: Contact: Tracy Glauser, MD, and Barb Tofani Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
For further information please contact Physician Recruiter: Contact: Nathan Gohlke firstname.lastname@example.org
Recognized leader in his/her respective clinical or scientific field • Experience in leading improvement in clinical care at the systems level • Distinguished national and international reputation for clinical care, research, education, and outcomes excellence • M.D. degree from an accredited school of medicine or Ph.D. in clinical psychology from an APA approved graduate school • Ten years post- fellowship in Psychiatry or Psychology and at least 5 years in a leadership capacity. • Open to individuals with training in child or adult behavioral or mental health • State of Ohio Medical or Psychology Board licensure • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics or its equivalent (e.g. American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology); State of Ohio Medical or Psychology Board licensure • Experience should include working in an interdisciplinary setting, medical clinic facilities involving a culturally diverse population, university teaching, research, grantsmanship, and publications
About Cincinnati Children's Hospital & Medical Center
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is a nonprofit pediatric academic institution that consistently ranks among the top 5 pediatric hospitals in the country. The institution is also one of the world's largest centers devoted to pediatric medical research with more than 1.4 million square feet of research laboratory space and $200 million in external grant funding. Our 16,000+ employees, Faculty, Residents, and Fellows share the same vision: to be the leader in improving child health. This mission is accomplished each day by improving child health and transforming delivery of care through fully-integrated, globally-recognized research, education, and innovation. Located in a vibrant and diverse community that is rich in history and bustling with activity, our institution is an essential pillar for residents in Cincinnati and throughout Southwest Ohio and beyond. We are committed to building a diverse faculty and strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply - Cincinnati Children’s Hospital & Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ...race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.