Ascension Health Director - Behavioral Health in Mequon, Wisconsin

Job ID: 222129

Director - Behavioral Health

Mequon, Wisconsin


Additional Job Information

Title: Director - Behavioral Health

City, State: Mequon,WI

Location: CSM Hospital Ozaukee

Department: Adlt Psychiatry Nrsng Unit 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Day, 40 hours,Weekly

Marketing Statement

In Wisconsin, Ascension operates 24 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ more than 23,500 associates. Across the state, Ascension provided more than $230 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in fiscal year 2016. Serving Wisconsin for 169 years, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. Ascension is the largest non-profit health system in the U.S. and the world’s largest Catholic health system, operating 2,500 sites of care – including 141 hospitals and more than 30 senior living facilities – in 24 states and the District of Columbia. Visit We’re looking for talented associates to join us as we continue advancing healthcare across Wisconsin.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Leads the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies that support departmental and organizational initiatives.


  • Prepares and analyzes departmental financial reports, financial analyses and budgetary reports.

  • Provides forecasts, budgets, and analyses of product line to ensure proactive development of processes and activities.

  • Tracks operational results versus targets and provides resolution of variances. Participates in special projects and analyses.

  • Directs and manages staff.

  • Oversees the development and continuous improvement of services, policies, processes, and programs to meet or exceed fundraising goals. Manages portfolio of major gift prospects and donors.

  • Formulates and implements operational strategies and initiatives.



  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Registered Nurse credentialed from the Wisconsin Board of Nursing or current home state license for multi-state license recognition "Compact State" obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.


  • Bachelor of Science

  • Bachelor's of Science Degree in Nursing (BSN) required

  • Master's Level Degree

  • Master's Degree in a related field required

Work Experience:

  • Seven years of progressively responsible experience with two years of leadership experience required.

How To Apply

We urge you to apply to any/all positions that you have interest in. If you fit the qualifications for the role, we will reach out to you. Please ensure you complete all required fields within the application (indicated with an asterik), as well as additional information that is requested of you. Information that you offer us will better assist us in understanding your qualifications and fit for the position(s) you've applied for.

For questions or assistance with completing the online application, please contact Ascension Candidate Care at 855-778-6037.

Also to note, our online application system may not be compatible with non-Windows based operating systems (iPhones, iPads, or Mac computers).

Equal Employment Opportunity

Ascension Wisconsin is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against employees or prospective employees on basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, disability, arrest and/or conviction record, military status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic or status protected by law.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


EEO is the Law Poster Supplement