Vice President of Health System Integration - MMHPI - Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

Vice President of Health System Integration

Job Title: Vice President of Health System Integration

Reports To: Senior Vice President of Health System Integration

Position Summary: The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute (“Meadows Institute”) seeks a collaborative and strategic professional to serve as Vice President of Health System Integration (Vice President). The Vice President will support the work of the Senior Vice President of Health System Integration (Senior Vice President) and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Executive Vice President for Policy Implementation (Executive Vice President) and the broader Policy Implementation Team. The Vice President will be expected to work collaboratively with staff, contractors, partner agencies, and stakeholders to further the Institute’s vision of a best-in-class clinical design and system implementation for mental health and substance use systems across Texas and nationally. Required work location for this position is in Texas. Statewide travel (up to 50%) may be required after Covid restrictions are lifted. Some duties may require access to reliable personal transportation.


  • Organize and align strategic priorities for the Senior Vice President of Health Systems Integration and the Policy Implementation Team;
    – Assume day-to-day responsibility for projects and tasks on behalf of the Senior Vice President of Health System Integration as needed;
  • Support with the Policy Implementation Team’s Best Practice initiatives across all clinical treatment milieus and with a specific focus on precision medicine.
    – These efforts are to be integrated throughout the Policy Implementation Team’s relevant clinically focused projects across settings in order to make recommendations relative to evidence-based models which provide the best treatments to the appropriate patient populations at the ideal time to optimize associated outcomes;
    -These efforts also include best-practice mental health treatments in jail and prison settings.
  • Oversee current team projects, while developing longer-term project strategies.
    – Identify ways to overcome project challenges;
  • Create and maintain cross-team / -Institute relationships;
  • Serve as project lead as needed;
  • Provide direct consultation and coordination of training, support, and resources for the Policy Implementation Team;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in mental health, social work, public policy, or related field;
  • 10 to 15 years of directly related, professional experience in related role;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Capacity to think strategically, critically, and respond analytically;
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with colleagues. This includes overcoming geographic and other potential barriers to communicating with and making contributions to the team’s work;
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines;
  • Flexibility in working with new issues, topics, and approaches;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Strong familiarity with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional licensure in the field of mental health and/or substance use disorder.

To Apply:

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their resume and cover letter to [email protected].

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About Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is a data-driven, nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that supports the implementation of policies and programs that help Texans obtain effective, efficient mental health care when and where they need it. The Meadows Institute’s vision is for Texas to be the national leader in treating all people with mental health needs.

The Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute is committed to equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment and provides full and equal employment opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), physical or mental disability, age, citizen status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.