Director of Psychiatry

Orange County, NY

Post Date: 08/25/2017 Job ID: 4301 Department: Physicians

Title: Director of Psychiatry

Location: Orange County, NY 10916

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physician

Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Description: Hiring a Director of Psychiatry for a top New York Medical Center.  The Director of an Inpatient Psychiatry unit will be responsible for clinical care and administrative duties of a 24-bed acute adult inpatient unit. Collaborating with multidisciplinary treatment teams, you will participate and lead your team in activities related to clinical care, performance improvement, regulatory compliance, resident and medical student education.  80% Clinical / 20% administrative work, the director would devote 75% of their time in main site and 25% of their time at their nearby hospital. Administrative duties only in the Hospital.


  • Assist in continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of care, treatment, and services provided in the section.
  • Perform Mental Status Evaluations, History and mental status exams on assigned patients
  • Pharmacotherapy as indicated in treatment plan
  • Initiates consults and referrals as indicated
  • Coordinate services for those patients who move to another location
  • Tele-Psychiatry opportunities available

Educational Requirements:

  • Certified American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • New York State Medical License

Experience Requirements:

  • Leadership experience

Desired Skills:

  • Director of Adult Inpatient Psychiatry
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