Medical Director (Psychiatrist)

Jewish Community Services

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. Join our team of professionals as we work to create a community in which every person is able to achieve his or her highest quality of life and well-being.

About the Position

Medical Director (Psychiatrist) Job Summary:
JCS is seeking a Medical Director (Psychiatrist) to work part-time (20-30 hrs/wk) in our Park Heights office. With the oversight of the Director of Mental Health Services and through clinical review and consultation with external psychiatric professionals, the Medical Director (Psychiatrist) provides medical consultation to agency medication providers and direction to mental health and substance abuse services; provides psychiatric care (evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy as appropriate) to agency clients in in accordance with Total Performance Management (TPM) guidelines. The Medical Director (Psychiatrist) also coordinates services with other treatment providers as necessary.

The Medical Director/ Psychiatrist responsibilities include:
• Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with clients
• Demonstrates a current and in-depth understanding of psychopathology, psychopharmacology and somatic health issues
• Provides medical oversight and administrative direction to subordinate medical staff. Reviews appropriate paperwork for documentation of clinical services and medical assessments.
• Supervises and directs the medical aspects of treatments and assures that medical care meets quality assurance standards
• Completes all relevant clinical documentation including evaluations, client contacts, prescriptions and treatment plans in a timely manner and in accordance with Agency and professional standards using the Agency’s electronic medical record system.
• Provides individualized medication management services based on clinical assessment
• Orders diagnostic studies as applicable
• Acts as physician member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team
• Confers with staff and patients and their families regarding diagnosis and treatment
• Recommends hospitalization or other indicated services
• Makes referrals to specialists as appropriate
• Uses consultation to identify clinical issues and identifies learning needs and growth areas.

Medical Director/ Psychiatrist benefits:
• Health (30 hrs/wk)
• Dental and Vision
• Vacation and Sick Leave
• Retirement matching
• And much more!

Medical Director/ Psychiatrist Requirements:
• MD
• Maryland Licensure
• Board eligible or Board certified in Psychiatry; child experience a plus
• DEA certification
• Liability Insurance

Qualified Applicants should apply via: http://bit.ly/PsychiatristJCS (preferably). Or send to: Human Resources, Jewish Community Services. 5750 Park Heights Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215. Or fax resume to 443.200.6108.

Cover letters can be sent to recruitment@jcsbaltimore.org

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a non-profit human service agency that provides programs and services to support meeting basic needs for economic sufficiency; living independently; achieving mental health and competence; and feeling supported by and connected to the Jewish community in ways that are meaningful. To learn more about Jewish Community Services, visit www.jcsbaltimore.org.

Location: Baltimore, MD
Salary: 21215

For More Information, please contact http://bit.ly/PsychiatristJCS