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Medical Director of Psychiatry

Hudson Valley NY

Posted: 05/11/2018 Department: Physician and Physician Assistant Job Number: 4760

Title: Medical Director of Psychiatry

Location: Hudson Valley NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physicians

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Medical Director of Psychiatry for an established and expanding Healthcare center serving the evolving needs of a community in New York’s Hudson Valley.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct and oversee all aspects of medical services and health care of center and multiple location
  • Create, oversee and maintain policies and procedures for all medical, health and psychiatric services
  • Develop, oversee and supervise the outpatient primary care screening and health monitoring indicators and health risk service
  • Oversee and supervise medical practice, psychopharmacology, and other health care integration
  • Supervision of the psychiatric, psychiatric nursing and nursing team and medical assistants
  • Serve as medical director and provider for substance abuse services
  • Serve as medical director for all Crisis services
  • Oversee development of the needed medical infrastructure and workflow
  • Medical Decision-making authority on all open questions including: Level of care determinations, Discharge or handoff of clients, Medication or medical decision making during crisis sessions
  • Consultation and coordination with internal and external providers
  • Implement of telepsychiatry service
  • Run regular medical services team meetings
  • Takes Crisis Calls as supervisor
  • Carry a caseload, for 15-20 hours weekly, depending on other responsibility
  • 30-35 clinical hours

Education Requirements:

  • Board Certified Psychiatrist
  • Licensed to practice medicine in New York State

Experience Requirements:

  • Substance Abuse experience is a plus

Desired Skills:

  • Comfortable treating children and adolescents
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