St. John's Riverside Hospital

Assistant Director of Behavioral Health Services - Archway

Job ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Hours Per Week
Work Shift
9am-5pm, Monday-Friday
Posted Salary


St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.


St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.   


St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.


Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong


The Assistant Director will assist the Director in the overall operation of the program, including the preparation of Statistical and regulatory reports.  Provides support and assistance to the Program Director.  Takes a leadership role in the absence of the Director.  Provides administrative and clinical support to all staff in accordance with the hospital’s mission and philosophy. Assists with supervision of all personnel, students and volunteers, as well as the completion of performance evaluations of those assigned.  Remain current with OASAS, JCAHO, and DOH, regulations as well as any other regulatory or licensing agency requirements for their specific program. Maintain and prepare statistical reports and correspondence as required for the hospital, county and state. Remain current on policies and procedures of insurance companies to facilitate coordination of financial responsibilities of program. Provide outreach and maintain relationships with other agencies and individuals wishing to make referrals to the program. Oversee scheduling of staff, including assessment assignment and program scheduling. Ensure that the clinical intake process and case conference are taking place in a professional manner, and that recommendations are carried out. Oversee and assist with Utilization Review (UR), participate as a member of the UR team. Oversee staff compliance with documentation and billing requirements, including checking charts.


Bachelor’s degree in applicable human services field required. Qualified Health Professional required; LMSW or LCSW is preferred. Five years in the Alcohol and Substance Treatment field or two years supervisory experience in a related health field is required. Demonstrated ability to communicate in writing, using advanced writing skills is required.


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