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Program Director - Psychiatry - Child Div - NC Pal NC

Work Arrangement: 
Requisition Number:  212150
Regular or Temporary:  Regular

Durham, NC, US, 27710

Personnel Area:  MEDICAL CENTER
Date:  Sep 9, 2023
School of Medicine Established in 1930, Duke University School of Medicine is the youngest of the nation's top medical schools. Ranked sixth among medical schools in the nation, the School takes pride in being an inclusive community of outstanding learners, investigators, clinicians, and staff where interdisciplinary collaboration is embraced and great ideas accelerate translation of fundamental scientific discoveries to improve human health locally and around the globe. Composed of more than 2,500 faculty physicians and researchers, more than 1,300 students, and more than 6,000 staff, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing, Duke University Health System and the Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) comprise Duke Health. a world-class academic medical center. The Health System encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.

The NC InCK “Behavioral Health Lead” will oversee and coordinate NC InCK’s Behavioral Health initiatives and support broader NC InCK day-to-day tasks. This position will work closely with NC InCK Executive leadership and other program leaders and sponsor agencies to align with overall vision and goals for the model. Key areas of work will include


Responsibility/Duty                                                                                              % of time     New


Program Administration, Stakeholder Engagement and Communications

Behavioral Health

  • Develop program management tools and track progress towards Behavioral Health goals.
  • Facilitate internal team meetings
  • Plan and convene external Behavioral Health workgroup meetings with stakeholders from across the NC InCK counties
  • Lead NC InCK’s work in supporting six school-districts in enhancing Behavioral Health services for children
  • Advise staff regarding program policy as it relates to pediatric behavioral health across local, state and national initiatives, policies and programs
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with clinical sites and crisis system personnel to support dissemination of InCK model, coordinate educational resources & opportunities for clinicians, and pilot proactive strategies to support InCK-enrolled youth and families.

NC InCK Model

  • Present at local, state and national conferences to promote model awareness, sustainability and expansion
  • Organize and schedule public relations activities (ex. newsletters, website design, promotional materials, presentations, publications, press releases, ads and fliers)
  • Maintain liaison with programs, offices and departments at Duke to coordinate program activities
  • Interface with external programs, organizations, and care coordination networks (e.g. Care Management Organizations, Child Psychiatry Access Programs, professional societies, clinic sites, and health departments) to enhance cooperative efforts
  • Direct and recommend personnel actions including hiring, performance appraisals, transfers and schedules





Grants, Contracts and Budget Management

  • Draft budgets for project activities
  • Develop budgetary recommendations for fiscal year requirements
  • Support completion of communications with funding agencies to ensure compliance with sponsor requirements




Professional Development

  • Participate in continuous quality improvement efforts, regular supervisory conferences, and other professional development efforts identified in conjunction with supervisor(s)
  • Remain current with health care developments and relevant care management and core child service issues that may impact model implementation or development




Other related duties incidental to the work described herein.




Minimum Education/Training Job Requirements: 

Position requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally

acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.



Job Skill Requirements: 

Work requires the ability to plan and administer programs and direct behavioral health

program activities. Position requires four years of related experience or any other

Equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience. 



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