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Gandara Mental Health Center Medical Director-Psychiatrist in Springfield, Massachusetts

Medical Director - Psychiatrist Job Category: Administration Requisition Number: MEDIC002230 Full-Time Springfield, MA 01104, USA Job Details 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 Insurance Paid vacations Paid holidays 8 discretionary days Mileage Reimbursement Job Title: Medical Doctor - Psychiatrist \| \$10,000 Sign on Bonus Work Location: Springfield, MA *Bilingual Candidates Encouraged to Apply *EOE M/F/D/V Job 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 use Directs and supervises the work of the clinical and medical team including physicians, advanced practice nurse and registered nurses Utilizing healthcare law and regulations to formulate division and agency specific policy and procedures Promotes use of evidence-based practices by medical staff and ensure medical services meet regulatory agencies and accrediting organizations standards Liaising with medical and non medical departments and enchancing relationship with vendors Applies clinical and administrative skills to guide the programs in providing high level care Participates in Risk Review Meetings and Adverse Event Reviews as needed Reviewed medical data to identify areas for improvement and participate in the development of clinical programs Provides direct services to children and adults Supports and implements agency strategic initiative including the expansion of medication assisted treatment Minimum Qualifications: MD/DO required and board certification/board eligibility in psychiatry At 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 license The G?ndara 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 training

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