Psychiatry Medical Director - Washington State - Portland, Oregon Suburb

Vancouver, WA 98668

Employment Type: Permanent Specialty: Psychiatry Job Number: 29986

Job Description

Board-Certified Psychiatrist to act as facility's  Medical Director. Help lead a highly engaged team to deliver the type of care you would want your own loved ones to receive. 
  • Engage with patients, families, employees, communities, healthcare providers, and health insurers to increase access to behavioral healthcare
  • Provide a continuum of care that delivers the right care, in the right place, at the right time, at the right cost
  • Partner to integrate behavioral and medical healthcare to improve the health of populations and reduce the per capita cost of healthcare
  • Decrease suicide rates, decrease addiction-related deaths, reverse the decline in life expectancy, and improve productivity in the communities we serve
  • De-stigmatize mental illness and addiction, which are conditions that transcend race, gender, age, and socioeconomic class
  • Assess clinical appropriateness for admission and collaborates with Assessment and Referral regarding potential admissions. 
  • Performs psychiatric assessments for individuals under his/her care. 
  • Provide individual therapy, family therapy and/or medication management as needed for patients under his/her care.  Appropriately request consultation when indicated.  Provide psychiatric consultation when requested. 

Position Details:
  • Leads the multidisciplinary treatment team and participates collaboratively in scheduled staffing regarding the treatment of his/her patients.
  • Demonstrates appropriate medication administration and ensures that documentation regarding medications complies with facility and regulatory standards.
  • Completes necessary documentation to ensure accurate reimbursement for services provided and works collaboratively with the UR Department. 
  • Share on-call schedule providing on-call services for patients and for responding to emergencies, admissions, and evaluations as necessary.
  • Participates in performance improvement activity for the hospital.
  • Independent contractor or employed model
  • Fantastic location in the immediate Portland Oregon suburbs
  • Located just across the state line in Washington

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