Providence Health & Services Director Behavioral Health Services ( Full Time - Day Shift ) in San Pedro, California


Providence is calling a full time, day shift Director of Behavioral Health to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro in San Pedro, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Have over-site responsibility for Chemical Dependency and Psychiatric unit along with their respective outpatient service, and the Crisis Stabilization Unit. In addition will oversee some specific areas of Clinical Operations (i.e., nursing productivity and analysis, budget preparation and analysis, clinical process re-design, and other critical nursing projects).

  • Interpret the philosophy, objectives, operations and policies, accomplished by sophisticated strategies of creative problem-solving, critical thinking, strategic planning, business development, marketing, team development and leadership.

  • Be knowledgeable of social, economic, legislative and legal issues affecting the health care system.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • California State Registered Nurse License or other clinical license related health services field.

  • Strong knowledge base or experience in specialty areas assigned.

  • Minimum 3 years recent experience as a unit manager or equivalent management experience.

  • Minimum 5 years Nursing experience in Acute Care or 5 years clinical experience in a mental health setting.

  • 3 years progressive leadership experience.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master degree in a related health services field.

About the ministry you will serve:

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center San Pedro is a 356-bed nonprofit hospital serving the Harbor and greater South Bay communities since 1925. We are proud of providing the South Bay with high-quality medical care and compassionate service by offering a comprehensive array of medical services distinguished by innovation, quality, and excellence.

Our accomplishments include the California Hospital Assessment and Reporting Taskforce (CHART) “Certificate of Excellence” for receiving superior or above average results across the majority of outcomes and process measures publicly reported by CHART, as well as, ranking in the top 10% of over 240 hospitals compared by California Healthcare Foundation. In addition, we were the first location in the South Bay to carry the Gold Seal of Approval® from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.

As a member of Providence Health & Services, we are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence, and stewardship. Today, Providence Health & Services celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged, and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 76,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 475 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Director / Executive

Location: California-San Pedro

Req ID: 138064