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Medical Director

Company: Wellpath
Location: Columbus
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $192,067.2 - $234,748.8 / yearYou Matter: Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture Excellent career growth opportunitiesJoin us and find a career that supports: Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging Autonomy in a warm team environment Growth and trainingPerks and BenefitsIn addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including: DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it! Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching Company paid life insurance Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA) Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans*Eligibility for perks and benefits varies based on employee type and length of service.Why Us:Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to Always Do The Right Thing!, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.How you make a difference:The Medical Director oversees all clinical programs, both new and existing, and reviews and schedules any necessary changes or additions, providing recommendations to the Hospital Administrator. They are involved in the assessment, planning, linkage, monitoring, and advocacy of patients assigned to clinicians in specific departments. The Medical Director also develops and conducts educational programs related to drug and alcohol abuse, participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning conferences, and ensures the comprehensive delivery of quality mental healthcare in accordance with hospital protocols.Key Responsibilities:Supervises psychiatric care and practices, representing the hospital on committees, projects, and initiatives, reviewing referrals for admission, and liaising with advocates and families.Leads peer reviews, attends court proceedings and multidisciplinary teams, and oversees clinically based PI and best practice projects, chart reviews, and mortality reviews.Manages physician recruitment and retention, including evaluating clinical competency and performance.Coordinates medical student rotations, providing orientation, lectures, and training.Provides direct psychiatric care to patients, including evaluation, treatment, and psychotherapy, in compliance with state and federal regulations and patient safety protocols, and maintains knowledge of nursing services and related policies and procedures.Qualifications & Requirements:EducationMedical Doctor (MD) or Osteopathic Doctor (DO) from an accredited university.ExperienceSeven years of professional experience in providing services to persons with psychiatric disabilities, two years of which must have been at the administrative clinical level, assistant director or its equivalent.Licenses/CertificationsLicensed in state of employment to practice medicine. Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyWe are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesnt seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.Deadline to apply to this position is contingent upon applicant volume. Those positions located in Colorado will have a specific deadline posted in the job description.by Jobble

Keywords: Wellpath, Columbus , Medical Director, Healthcare , Columbus, Georgia

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