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Medical Director of Adult Behavioral Health - New Haven, CT!

Cornell Scott-Hill Health Corporation

Last Updated: 9/28/21

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Cornell
Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center
is looking to add an exceptional Medical Director of Adult Behavioral Health to our growing multidisciplinary team. Psychiatrists interested in leading an Outpatient behavioral health division with a passion for excellence in patient care and dedication for underserved populations should apply. This individual will set standards of psychiatric care and serve as a member of the Senior Leadership of the BH Department and will represent Adult Behavioral Health Division as well as CS-HHC in the community agencies, boards, and other professional activities.

Administrative responsibilities include direct supervision of mid-level providers and other psychiatrists working in the department, attending clinical rounds, and reviewing new admissions and treatment team plans with clinicians. The medical director leads quality assurance of medical records, compliance with State and Federal regulations, and standards of psychiatric care. This position is 40 percent administrative and 60 percent clinical work. No on-call or weekend coverage is required. There are opportunities for teaching: Yale medical students and APRN students with a corresponding clinical faculty appointment.

We are the largest provider of outpatient behavioral healthcare in Southern Connecticut. We offer a full complement of mental health services including:

Adult Mental Health & Counseling Services Addiction Services including MAT Child and Family Guidance Services Inpatient Detox Geriatric Psychiatric Services

Summary

The Medical Director of Adult Behavioral Health Services maintains administrative and clinical responsibility for MH and SA services at the assigned locations. This individual will set standards of psychiatric care and serve as a member of the Senior Leadership of the BH Department. Works in collaboration with the Program Directors(s) and Medical Directors of CS-HHC to deliver quality assessment, therapeutic, and medication management services. Direct supervision of mid-level providers and other psychiatrists working in the department as applicable. Leads quality assurance of medical records, compliance with State and Federal regulations and standards of psychiatric care.

As part of the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center team, you will enjoy many outstanding benefits including:

  • Competitive salary
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • 401(k) with match up to 4 percent of salary
  • Loan Forgiveness
  • CME days and reimbursement
  • Federal Torte Malpractice Insurance
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Sign-on Bonus



Company Details

New Haven, Connecticut, United States
Celebrating more than 50 Years of Growth & Innovation in Healthcare. In 1968, members of the New Haven community, including Mr. Cornell Scott, partnered with the Yale School of Medicine to establish Connecticut’s first Federally Qualified Community Health Center—Hill Health Center. In the decades since welcoming our first patient, the Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center, as we ar...