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Job Title:
Medical Director - Psychiatrist
Social Work
Job Category:
Culver City, California
United States
Postal Code:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Doctorate Degree

Medical Director - Psychiatrist


Essential Function

  • Foster an environment of innovation in clinical delivery models
  • As a part of Executive Team, participate in developing strategic goals and making ongoing recommendations to maximize the Agency’s success
  • Maximize opportunities for collaboration with academic partners to provide training experiences for Psychiatric Residents, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
  • Foster career development and ongoing educational opportunities for the medical providers
  • Deepen and expand relationships with community primary care providers
  • Work closely with other departments within the agency to ensure the highest quality of care possible through ongoing quality assurance and peer review activities
  • Evaluate opportunities for the agency to participate in clinical research activities and oversee the implementation and  conduct of research protocols
  • Ensure that the medical department meets or exceeds program goals using quality metrics and population health management tools


Required Qualifications

  • MD or equivalent, Board Certification in Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Licensed to practice medicine in California at time of hire
  • At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience as a Psychiatrist, one (1) year of which must have included management experience planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of a Psychiatric outpatient clinic, hospital or other facility that provides interdisciplinary medical and mental health care
  • Demonstrated excellence in clinical care
  • Demonstrated strategic focus as well as commitment to hands-on day-to-day department management
  • History of finding creative solutions to attract, motivate and retain top talent
  • Dynamic leadership skills and ability to lead change in a complex system of care that delivers whole person care for people with chronic mental illness, substance use disorders and social disadvantage
  • Current or best evidence-based diagnostic and treatment practices for a culturally diverse client population
  • Critical thinker with the ability to provide real-time analysis and solutions
  • Skilled at building collaborative, team-oriented work environments
  • Ability to support multiple work sites
  • Strong strategic planning skills and the ability to advocate for the best evidence-based service delivery within a safety-net environment
  • Self-motivated and passionate



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