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Associate Medical Director

Integral Care
Austin, Texas, United States
6 days ago

Description

Why join us: Integral Care has proudly served Travis County residents for the past 50 years. As the largest provider of behavioral health services in Travis County, we are dedicated to improving the lives of adults and children living with mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

By joining our team, you will find rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we can help improve the quality of life for the people we serve.

Position Description:

Serves as the psychiatric clinical team lead and administrative liaison between psychiatric providers and program/division leadership within the CFS/IDD division and as a psychiatrist in a community mental health setting. Assists Integral Care's Chief Medical Officer, to whom this position will directly report, in supervision of staff psychiatrists. Oversees training of psychiatric residents, fellows, and medical students in collaboration with affiliated teaching institutions. Assists in recruiting and retaining of CFS/IDD psychiatric providers. Supervises all physicians and evaluates each on a regular basis. Provides orientation and training for new physicians. Coordinates on-going training for all physicians. As a practicing member of the physician staff, determines and documents evidence of psychopathology, if present, and makes a diagnostic formulation. Assesses client's needs and options to satisfy the requirements of the case. Discusses with the client his/her findings and recommendations.

Serves as psychiatric clinical team lead through the following tasks:  Securing appropriate psychiatric providers (physicians/APN/PA) to provide medical/psychiatric services for their assigned units; supervising all psychiatric providers (physicians/APN/PA) and evaluates each on a regular basis; providing orientation and training for new psychiatric providers; coordinating on-going training for all psychiatric providers;  Maintains adequate psychiatric coverage; consulting with Directors and other staff, as appropriate, as to medical/psychiatric needs by unit; consulting with Directors and other staff, as appropriate, as to functioning of psychiatric providers providing services; authorizing psychiatric providers leave requests, as appropriate, while maintaining adequate medical coverage.  Also, representing Center with organized medical groups, or groups concerned with the medical services of the Center through serving as coordinator and/or liaison with medical groups, hospitals, medical schools and other agencies; joining hospital psychiatric staffs as appropriate



Requirements

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school is required.
  • Successful completion of a residency approved by the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or equivalent body.
  • Certification in psychiatry and child & adolescent psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology plus 5 years of post-residency clinical experience in child & adolescent psychiatry or with the written approval of the Medical Director. 
  • Licensed to practice medicine in Texas. Current DPS and DEA licenses and Board eligible. 
  • Current and valid driver's license and a clean driving record. 

Preferred:

Completion of child psychiatry fellowship 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 60966288
  • Location:
    Austin, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Associate Medical Director
  • Company Name: Integral Care
  • Industry: Community Mental Health Center
  • Job Function: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: M.D.
  • Min Experience: 1-2 Years
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $257,961.60 (Yearly Salary)
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