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Medical Director - Behavioral Health / Primary Care

Theresa, NY 13691

Job Type: Physician Job Number: CMM6052009

Job Description

Medical Director needed for a community hospital in New York

Primary Care / Behavioral Health

Still hiring during COVID-19

The Medical Director will be responsible for the oversight of the  behavioral health and primary care integration effort, informed by SAMSHA’s Bi-Directional Integration Model. This position will be responsible for clinical supervision and mentorship of Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and other health care personnel within the Health Center and Community Wellness Programs. He/She will participate in and support Quality Improvement activities for both programs while performing administrative tasks and duties. A strong commitment to a vision of whole health and person centered care, using a multidisciplinary team, is essential.


Management responsibilities:

  • Continual interaction with clinical providers to ensure appropriate care is provided to patients
  • Fosters integrated team development. Outlines clear expectations regarding team-based care, roles / responsibilities and workflow
  • Utilizes systems to evaluate performance behaviors as it relates to direct care, treatment, discharge planning, follow up care and documentation
  • Participates in the interview process for new clinical providers
  • Provide mentorship as needed
  • Collaborates with Associate Medical Directors, Program and Nurse Managers in developing and revising patient care standards, protocols and procedures
  • Oversees peer review for the clinical providers on a monthly basis identifying trend issues, concerns and education opportunities
  • Participates with Nurse Manager and Program Manager in planning, promoting, and conducting quality improvement activities for the calendar year
  • Participates in continuing education programs and maintains board certification


Seasonally, there is so much to do in this area of NY. Being neat the St Lawrence river you have the opportunity for boating, fishing and other outdoor actives. In other seasons the weather is fantastic for hiking and biking as well as proximity to great skiing, snowboarding and lots of space for cross country skiing too! 
For more information, please email me at clare@ka-recruiting.com

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