Company: City of Chesapeake Human Resources
Posted on: June 25, 2022
We are currently recruiting for the Medical
Director/Psychiatrist for Chesapeake Integrated Behavioral
Healthcare (CIBH), the behavioral healthcare agency for the City of
Chesapeake, VA. CIBH provides mental health, substance abuse, and
intellectual disability services for Chesapeake residents. This
critical leadership position, reporting to the Executive Director,
directs the agency's medical/psychiatric services, coordinates
services with agency staff and other agencies, and provides
clinical and administrative supervision to psychiatric physicians,
clinical nurse specialists, and the nursing supervisor.
Additionally, the Medical Director/Psychiatrist provides direct
psychiatric services to clients including comprehensive evaluation,
diagnosis, treatment planning, and psychotherapy, medical
evaluation services and medication, clinical documentation, and
reporting, on an as-needed basis.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:
Responsible for the clinical and administrative supervision of 14
staff members including full-time and part-time psychiatrists and
nurse practitioners, the Psychiatric Services Nursing Supervisor,
and administrative support professionals.
Responsible for the medical director of the Psychiatric Services
Clinic, Telepsychiatry, Aggressive Community Treatment (ACT),
Office-Based Opioid Treatment (OBOT), and two, five bed
Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual
Supervises employed medical staff and provides oversight of medical
consultants to assure they receive appropriate training, ongoing
supervision, or oversight and monitoring of agency required
documentation and billing information. Chesapeake Integrated
Behavioral Healthcare Medical Director.
Develops and reviews program policies, procedures, goals, and
objectives related to the delivery of psychiatric services to
ensure they are meeting standards of psychiatric care in the
Monitors departmental budget, especially medication spending
practices and articulates needs in the pharmacy and psychiatric
resources during budget planning. Assists in the development and
implementation of the agency's strategic plan.
Participates in CIBH's Leadership Team to establish best practices
and efficiencies. Supports executive decisions, support the vision
of CIBH and demonstrates flexibility to adapt to change.
Provides input into updates of the electronic health record to
assure that documentation is of high quality and meets the required
standards for CPT coding and data collection by third parties.
Develops and conducts staff in-service training and makes
occasional oral presentations to community groups.
Develops and implements a utilization management system for
outpatient psychiatric services including monitoring of medication
management services, profiling of prescription practices, and
developing medication management protocols.
Facilitates the development and implementation, and monitors staff
compliance with, the Medical Services policies and procedures
including the use and storage of medication samples and indigent
Collaborates with the CIBH Leadership Team in the development of
productivity standards for psychiatric staff.
Works with the Leadership Team in regard to utilizing the program
and clinical data to develop and monitor unit cost
Collaborates and forms a professional relationship with outside
agencies in regard to psychiatric evaluations, medical testing, and
medical primary care and specialty services.
Participate in treatment planning conferences and/or provides input
relevant to the development or revising of the client's plan of
Provide consultation to other CIBH psychiatrists, nurse
practitioners, psychiatric nurses, clinicians, case managers, etc.
to ensure good and prudent treatment of the clients
Collaborates and consults with the development and interpretation
of overall guidance documents and best clinical practices
throughout the programs at CIBH.
Recruits, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates staff
physicians, contract physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurse
The Clinical Responsibilities of the Psychiatrist:
Conduct psychiatric evaluations, determine diagnosis, prescribe
medication, monitor medication to include side effects, adjust
medications as necessary, order necessary diagnostic testing and
labs related to the treatment of the clients, evaluate lab results
and decide appropriate psychiatric intervention.
Provide treatment services for non-acute emergencies.
Provides clinical documentation related to service providers as
required by Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental
Services licensure, CIBH policy, and billing purposes.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Excellent oral communications skill as the work involves the
careful and precise use of language as the incumbent interfaces
with a wide variety of staff and customers of the agency.
Excellent written communication skills as the duties involve the
continuous preparation of clinical records, insurance, and other
reimbursement forms, evaluation and related reports for local,
state, and federal health and human service, law enforcement and
criminal justice agencies, and correspondence to clients, client's
families, and/or other institutions.
Knowledge and experience in the use of Electronic Medical Records
to assist in developing efficient and effective documentation of
Extensive, updated knowledge and skills in the area of psychiatric
care/treatment, management of medication, appropriate medical and
psychiatric follow-up, good communication, and good staff
The ability to supervise based on reasonable judgment and prudent
VOCATIONAL/EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Graduation from an accredited medical school and satisfactory
completion of a 4-year accredited residency program in
SPECIAL CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSES:
Board Certification in psychiatry is required.
Possession of current valid Virginia Board of Health Professions
(Medicine & Surgery) License, DEA Registration, and Board
Certification. Waiver to prescribe Suboxone.
Valid driver's license.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Employees may be expected to work hours in
excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term
department needs and/or City-wide emergencies.PI181121360
Keywords: City of Chesapeake Human Resources, Chesapeake , Medical Director, Executive , Chesapeake, Virginia
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