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Medical Director

Company: Development Centers
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Use Facebook or Google to sign in or register with SimplyHired. Medical Director/Consulting Psychiatrist Development Centers is a non-profit agency that has been serving the community in Northwest Detroit since 1983 and is recognized as a Best and Brightest Company to Work For. If you're dedicated to improving the lives of families, we'd love to hear from you! We were recently awarded a Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHC) grant. CCBHCs provide a comprehensive range of addiction and mental health services to vulnerable individuals. CCBHCs must provide nine types of services, with an emphasis on the provision of both substance use and mental health care, 24-hour crisis care, evidence-based practices, and care coordination. (National Counsel on Behavioral Health) Development Centers is an approved place of employment for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) - (HRSA) programs. Medical Director/Consulting Psychiatrist GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This is a full-time or part-time position that provides supervision of the psychiatric, medication, and laboratory services provided by this agency. The person in this position monitors compliance and provides emergency psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis, and assessment of mental and physical needs for adult consumers; monitors DC psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Residents; Medical Assistants and may provide emergency evaluations, prescribing and review of psychotropic medications, when applicable, depending on individual need. Provides audits and on-going reviews of documentation and services provided by contractual psychiatrists including: medication reviews, observing for effectiveness of medication upon target symptoms, side effects, and current functioning/quality of life of the consumer. Provides clinical case consultation, training and medication in-services, psychiatric peer review audits, Co-Chairs Utilization Review component; involved in the development and implementation of appropriate psychiatric and medication related policies and procedures and works as a member of the treatment team. This position is under the general guidance and supervision of the Chief Program Officer. RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Monitors and provides supervision to psychiatrists, NPs, and nurses, re: administration of all somatic therapies (e.g., prescriptions, periodic review of medication, supervision of nurses) Monitoring the provision of psychiatrists and nurses documentation regarding mechanisms for assessing the physical health of the agency"s consumers and making referrals for case management or other means of ensuring follow-up with the identified health issues Ensures the on-going audits, reviews of documentation of services provided to consumer and makes recommendations for improvement and follow-up actions Ensures coordination of treatment of the physical health to consumers with all other services Monitoring and ensuring the effectiveness and humanness of any security measures using the least restrictive methods to provide the most therapeutic services needed by the consumer at the time Participating in and facilitation of Quarterly Psychiatric Meetings Provides consultation to the CCBHC and participates in all required meetings Co-chair the Utilization Review, Sentinel Event and Behavior Treatment Committee Meetings Conducting periodic case reviews- Conduct annual peer record reviews for prescribers and follow up on resulting recommendations to improve service delivery Meet health plan and regulatory requirements, including the Merit Based Incentive Program (MIPS) QUALIFICATIONS: Medical Doctor (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) Degree Current license to practice medicine in the State of Michigan Successful completion of residency in psychiatry Current malpractice insurance coverage $1,000,000/$3,000,000 Current Controlled Substance Registration (Federal and State) Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Pay: From $150.00 per hour 401(k) 401(k) matching Disability insurance Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Relocation assistance Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift COVID-19 considerations:Staff are working in office. Daily COVID screening, vaccine strongly encouraged, agency provided PPE. Procedures updated based on CDC. Majority of consumer/patient visits are tele/video visits on secure HIPAA platform. Education: Bachelor's (Preferred) Experience: Psychiatric: 5 years (Preferred) License/Certification: License to Practice Medicine in the State of Michigan (Preferred) experience in psychiatric services (Preferred)

Keywords: Development Centers, Detroit , Medical Director, Executive , Detroit, Michigan

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