Vice President of Carilion Mental Health

Roanoke, VA, US, 24014

Employment Status:  Full time
Shift:  Day
Facility:  Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building
Requisition Number:  138898

How You’ll Help Transform Healthcare:

The Vice President for the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine serves as a dyad partner with the Chair of the Department. The incumbent reports directly to the EVP/COO of Carilion Clinic. Our focus is the provision of patient centered, measurement based, high quality psychiatry in clinical practice, research, training, and education. The Department is growing and has experienced significant growth in all of its service areas, including our planned construction of a 37,000 sq ft ambulatory multi-specialty psychiatry practice in September 2023.

The Vice President provides energetic, collaborative operational leadership for Acute Inpatient Care, Psychiatric Consultation Liaison, Psychiatric Emergency Services, Interventional Psychiatry, and a broad range of Ambulatory Psychiatric sub-specialty services. Position includes strategic planning and execution, and resource management.

The successful candidate will have a track record of developing and implementing proactive strategic initiatives and integrated approaches to ensure positive patient and business outcomes as measured by key performance indicators. The candidate must have experience in articulating a strategic vision and influencing others through consensus building and collaborative leadership. Additional qualifications include experienced leadership of behavioral medicine and psychiatric operations with superior analytical, interpersonal, communication (oral and written) skills. The candidate will also have a proven capacity for building a high-performing team, credibility, and role modeling collegiality and developing relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including physicians, executives, and staff. The applicant must have great attention to detail and be able to manage the budgetary, along with our financial staff and leaders, and other operational aspects of the department. Established performance in positioning services in optimal markets and locations for strategic service line growth is desirable. Experience in mentorship, facilitation, multi-disciplinary team building, and conflict resolution skills are required.

The Carilion Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine is an Academic Department represented in its affiliation with Virginia Tech and the Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine. Our community-based care organization encompasses seven hospitals, over 220 primary and specialty physician practices, and other complementary services. Throughout our organization, employees provide collaborative, compassionate care to nearly one million Virginians. Together, we're inspiring our communities-and each other-to live better lives.

Recently named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live, Roanoke is a beautiful city surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and is conveniently located within a short drive or train ride to larger metropolitan areas. We enjoy a low cost of living that includes world class outdoor recreation, amazing restaurants, and incredible arts, music, and culture.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind, and life is good.

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For confidential inquiries and referrals, please contact Dave Niven, Carilion Executive Recruiter, at

What We Require:

Education: Master’s degree in health care, nursing, business or related field required. 

Experience: Ten (10) years demonstrating progressively responsible leadership experience roles in health care, physician practice management large hospital or health system or operations management required. 

Licensure,  certification, and/or registration: Licensed as appropriate to the position in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Other Minimum Qualifications: Proactive strategic planner with highly focused project management skills, analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus. Must be a well-organized and self-directed individual. Must relate to people at all organizational levels and possess excellent communication skills. Serves as a mentor; excellent facilitation and conflict resolution skills. Experience in leadership of teams or projects beyond a departmental level required. Proficient computer skills required. 

About Carilion

This is Carilion Clinic ...

An organization where innovation happens, collaboration is expected and ideas are valued. A not-for-profit, mission-driven health system built on progress and partnerships. A courageous team that is always learning, never discouraged and forever curious.

Headquartered in Roanoke, Va., you will find a robust system of award winning hospitals, Level 1 and 3 trauma centers, Level 3 NICU, Institute of Orthopedics and Neurosciences, multi-specialty physician practices, and The Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Research Institute.

Carilion is where you can make your own path, make new discoveries and, most importantly, make a difference. Here, in a place where the air is clean, people are kind and life is good. Make your tomorrow with us.


Requisition Number: 138898 
Employment Status: Full time 
Location: Carilion Roanoke Memorial Rehab Building 
Shift: Day 
Shift Details: Monday through Friday 8am-5pm. Additional hours as needed. Administrator on call responsibilities.
Recruiter: DAVID L NIVEN 
Recruiter Phone: 540-983-4057 
Recruiter Email:
For more information, contact the HR Service Center at 1-800-599-2537.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.


Carilion Total Rewards

What matters to you is important to us—like benefits, rewards, and resources to improve your life. Carilion understands the importance of prioritizing your well-being to help you develop and thrive. When you make your tomorrow with us, we’ll enhance your potential to realize the best in yourself. Below are benefits available to you when you join Carilion:

  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, vested after five years (Voluntary 403B)
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, & Vision Benefits
  • Flexible Work Arrangements/Schedules
  • Remote Work Options
  • Paid Time Off (accrued from day one)
  • Onsite fitness studios and discounts to our Carilion Wellness centers
  • Access to our health and wellness app, Virgin Pulse
  • Discounts on childcare
  • Continued education and training

Find more about Carilion Clinic’s benefits by vising our Total Rewards Page.

Equal Opportunity Employer
Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Carilion Clinic is a drug-free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: Roanoke

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