Executive Director – Behavioral Health

Requisition Number: 2019-2824

Type of Position: Full-Time

Location: Decatur, IL



The Director of Behavioral Health position is an exciting opportunity to service the community and work collaboratively with Diamond Healthcare and hospital leadership.   Reporting directly to hospital administration, this is a highly visible position with strategic responsibility. 

Apply today if you are dedicated to exceptional patient care, cutting edge services, and executive level professionalism. 



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

  • Master's Degree preferred (Business, Psychology, Nursing, or Healthcare Related field).
  • 5+ years leading a successful and profitable inpatient behavioral health program.
  • Working knowledge of State, CMS, and TJC accreditation standards.
  • Understanding of / ability to operate under a contract management arrangement.
  • Strong Leadership and team building experience.
Areas of experience:
  • Budgeting and financial management.
  • Referral development.
  • Enforcing compliance measures.
  • Establishing resources to achieve program goals and effectiveness.
  • Personnel management.
  • Program analysis and evaluation.

Hospital/Program Description

Decatur Memorial Hospital (DMH), located in Decatur, Ill., is a 300-bed, not-for-profit, community hospital that has been providing medical care since 1916 for the residents of Central Illinois. The Psychiatric Service Line is comprised of a 20-bed inpatient unit for seniors and a Structured Outpatient Program. 

Today, DMH has nearly 2,300 dedicated employees and 300 physicians.  DMH encompasses 11 state-of-the-art centers of excellence focusing on transforming modern medicine. DMH has been recognized three consecutive years as a 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospital from Truven Health Analytics.