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Medical Director - Psychiatrist

Company: Gandara Mental Health Center Inc.
Location: Springfield
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Why Work for Gandara:Career pathways in Behavioral Health, Substance Use and Recovery, Community Based Clinical services, Adolescent and Family services, Adult Residential, Maintenance and Administration! Whether that is in an entry level or leadership role, Gandara will provide the tools and resources to better enhance your career growth. The opportunities are presented with the ability to transition your skills and experience in meeting the organizations mission. There is grand landscape of opportunities that supports the community we serve.Benefits:Retirement Plan 403(b)Health, Dental, Vision, Pet and Life InsurancePaid vacationsPaid holidays8 discretionary daysMileage ReimbursementJob Title: Medical Doctor - Psychiatrist - $10,000 Sign on BonusWork Location: Springfield, MA*Bilingual Candidates Encouraged to Apply*EOE M/F/D/VJob Summary:We are in search of a Medical Director to work on a full time basis and provide medical and clinical oversight to our outpatient behavioral health clinics as well as a diverse range of behavioral health services throughout the agency. The Medical Director is accountable to the Chief Operating Office and the VP of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services, and is responsible for providing supervision, support, training and quality oversight of assigned programs.Duties and Responsibilities:Reviewing health care law and regulations applicable to mental health and substance useDirects and supervises the work of the clinical and medical team including physicians, advanced practice nurse and registered nursesUtilizing healthcare law and regulations to formulate division and agency specific policy and proceduresPromotes use of evidence-based practices by medical staff and ensure medical services meet regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations standardsLiaising with medical and non medical departments and enchancing relationship with vendorsApplies clinical and administrative skills to guide the programs in providing high level careParticipates in Risk Review Meetings and Adverse Event Reviews as neededReviewed medical data to identify areas for improvement and participate in the development of clinical programsProvides direct services to children and adultsSupports and implements agency strategic initiative including the expansion of medication assisted treatmentMinimum Qualifications:MD/DO required and board certification/board eligibility in psychiatryAt least five years of professional experience in the mental health or human services fields required with at least three years at a supervisory level.Must have an active medical license and valid drivers licenseThe Gandara Mental Health Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and trainingby Jobble

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