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Correctional Medicine MIDOC, Psychiatric Medical Director Needed in Lansing, MI

Wellpath

Last Updated: 7/17/21

Job Description

Why Wellpath: Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

About this role: The Psychiatric Medical Director will provide supervision of all Facility Psychiatrists and management and coordination of a Clinical Performance Enhancement Program for all psychiatry, clinical nurse specialist and psychology staff that fall under the contract. What you bring to the table: Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited Medical School.

Experience:
  • At least five years of progressively responsible management experience providing psychiatric health services of similar scope and complexity.
  • Experience in correctional psychiatric care is preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Current license to practice psychiatry in the state of employment
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry.
  • Current DEA license.
  • Current DEA-X waiver
What you will do:
  • Oversees recruitment, selection and retention of psychiatrists.
  • Provides Direct Clinical Care (via Tele or in-person) 15% of total time.
  • Manages psychiatry provider on-site and on-call schedule.
  • Participates in specific case conferences for special needs patients regarding mental health needs, housing placement, and release planning.
  • Organizes a training conference series to address the special needs of the population.
  • Establishes evidence-based guidelines and clinical pathways for mental health management including detailed documentation standards.
  • Coordinates a Clinical Performance Enhancement Program (peer review).
  • Attends all contractually required meetings.
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives required by the Contract.
  • Serves in various state, contract and corporate committees;
  • Participates in formulary design and management.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

Overview

The Psychiatric Medical Director will provide supervision of all Facility Psychiatrists and management and coordination of a Clinical Performance Enhancement Program for all psychiatry, clinical nurse specialist and psychology staff that fall under the contract.

Qualifications

Education:
  • Graduate from an accredited Medical School.

Experience:
  • At least five years of progressively responsible management experience providing psychiatric health services of similar scope and complexity.
  • Experience in correctional psychiatric care is preferred.

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Current license to practice psychiatry in the state of employment
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry.
  • Current DEA license.
  • Current DEA-X waiver
Responsibilities

  • Oversees recruitment, selection and retention of psychiatrists.
  • Provides Direct Clinical Care (via Tele or in-person) 15% of total time.
  • Manages psychiatry provider on-site and on-call schedule.
  • Participates in specific case conferences for special needs patients regarding mental health needs, housing placement, and release planning.
  • Organizes a training conference series to address the special needs of the population.
  • Establishes evidence-based guidelines and clinical pathways for mental health management including detailed documentation standards.
  • Coordinates a Clinical Performance Enhancement Program (peer review).
  • Attends all contractually required meetings.
  • Participates in Continuous Quality Improvement initiatives required by the Contract.
  • Serves in various state, contract and corporate committees;
  • Participates in formulary design and management.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer



Company Details

Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Introducing Wellpath, the newly combined Correct Care Solutions and Correctional Medical Group Companies. From two organizations that shared a “patients-first” philosophy, a new company emerges to transform healthcare through innovative public/private healthcare partnerships. Simply put, we are the best at what we do with the top healthcare talent, leading-edge programs and advanced te...