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Chief Behavioral Health Officer 

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

Watch Us Grow!

Seeking a Chief Behavioral Health Officer with a Vision for the Future

Help Us Meet Northern Nevada’s Need for Behavioral Health Services

Northern Nevada HOPES seeks a leader to help expand high quality, evidence-based psychiatric outpatient services to our patients. If you have passion and vision to meet the need for Behavioral Health Services in Northern Nevada, we have a place for you.

Northern Nevada HOPES is a community health and wellness center serving the Northern Nevada area. We are a non-profit community health center located in a historic and quaint area of downtown Reno, Nevada. Our expert care teams provide integrated medical and wellness services to individuals and families in our community. We welcome everyone, and meet them wherever they are, providing a safe and accepting place to access comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare services. Comprehensive, integrated care is the cornerstone of the patient-centered medical home; Northern Nevada HOPES has a robust offering of services and collaborates with other service providers in the community to ensure our patients have a comprehensive, well-rounded program to meet their individual health and wellness needs. The medical home model holds promise as a way to improve health care in America by transforming how primary care is organized and delivered. At HOPES we understand there are many determinants of health and that a range of personal, social, economic, and environmental factors influence health.

Important things to know about us:

  • We are a certified Patient-Centered Medical Home, recognized by the National Commission on Quality Assurance
  • We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). The mission of all FQHCs is to provide excellent health care services to otherwise under-served populations. We accept most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and the uninsured. For the uninsured, we offer discounted services based on a sliding fee scale.
  • We are a National Health Service Corp site, and our providers are eligible to apply toward a federal loan forgiveness program

We have an impressive team of clinicians and providers and our current clinical and supportive services include:

  • Primary medical care for adults, adolescents and children
  • Behavioral health counseling
  • Psychiatric care
  • HIV specialty care
  • Medication Assisted Treatment specialty care
  • Hepatitis C specialty care
  • Transgender specialty care for adults
  • Nutrition services
  • Comprehensive social support services
  • Harm reduction outreach and prevention
  • Laboratory, x-ray and pharmacy services on site.

Named one of the Best Places to Work in Northern Nevada 2018, we offer the same attention to ensuring our employees have work/life balance and the opportunity to grow and develop their careers. We offer a second-to-none benefits package (where employee health, vision, dental and basic life insurance is free of charge), competitive compensation, and a chance to partner with some amazing care providers to changes lives.

Northern Nevada HOPES is approved for the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program! This position may be eligible for this Loan Repayment program.

Reno, Nevada, located in the beautiful high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevadas, occupies a valley known as the Truckee Meadows. Home to the University of Nevada-Reno, Reno offers an affordable cost of living, a small town feel in an urban landscape, and close proximity to lush forests, coastal California, and the bright lights of Las Vegas. Reno is a place to live, work, and play. The location is a benefit in itself!

Our Chief Behavioral Health Officer will lead our multidisciplinary behavioral health team in charting the path to grow our services to better meet the needs of our patients. The need for Outpatient Behavioral Health services has grown tremendously! We treat a variety of mental health and substance abuse issues. Our Chief Behavioral Health Officer will work with the team to provide vision, direction and leadership to grow our Behavioral Health Services. Our CBHO may provide leadership for doctors, psychiatrists, therapists, psychologists and psychological assistants, psychiatry residents, psychiatric APRNs and PAs, and medical students as well as engage in assessment, evaluation and treatment of patients through our Outpatient Behavioral Health Services.

If this seems like a place to partner with other passionate professionals, please send us your CV and cover letter. We are waiting to hear from you and can’t wait to introduce you to our colleagues. Whereas we are a diverse group of people representing nearly every walk of life, we all agree on one thing. . .we are passionate about bringing wellness to individuals and families in Northern Nevada.

Position Requirements

We are looking for:

  • A psychiatrist or psychologist licensed in the State of Nevada and board certified (or eligible at time of hire); evidence-based and team-based
  • A background in leadership and management of Behavioral Health services
  • Experience in assessment, development, evaluation and delivery of new and existing programming.
  • Work history providing treatment to individuals experiencing homelessness, serious mental illness, substance abuse and members of the LGBTQ community
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with other services providers in the community to build overall community capacity
  • A passionate provider with a heart for our mission and our patients and a vision for Behavioral Services at HOPES
  • A superb communicator, helping patients connect with their primary team and other services
  • A leader dedicated to collaboration to provide direction for the agency
About the Organization Northern Nevada HOPES is a nonprofit community health center in downtown Reno, NV that offers integrated medical care and wellness services. We welcome patients, wherever they are in life, and provide them with compassionate, high-quality healthcare.

Our growing list of services includes adult and pediatric primary care, chronic disease management, wellness and nutrition, behavioral health counseling, substance use counseling, case management, a pharmacy, and more. Our team-based approach to care gives patients access to a range of comprehensive services in one convenient location.

For medically underserved populations, our one-stop-shop healthcare model reduces barriers to care and increases the likelihood of maintaining long-term health. HOPES accepts most insurance plans, Medicaid, Medicare, and the uninsured. For the uninsured, we offer discounted services based on a sliding fee scale.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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