Job ID: 289295642  |  Last Updated: 9/12/2016

Medical Director

Advantage Behavioral Health System
Atlanta, GA
Applicant Contact
Julie Cox
Physician Recruiter
(706) 389-6777
Accepts J-1 Visas

Job Description

The Medical Director plans, develops, organizes and implements psychiatric services and programs for the organization to ensure high-quality care. As a member of the Senior Management Leadership Team, the Medical Director exercises responsibility for the day to day management of the client care from a medical perspective. The positions provides leadership and supervision to other physicians and extenders and provides consultation to internal and external providers and support to the administrative process. As a practicing staff physician, the Medical Director provides direct client care consistent with his/her training and certification and local, state and federal guidelines, including DBHDD and Advantage Behavioral Health System policies and procedures.

Responsibilities include:
Serving as a member of the Management Team
Providing consultation regarding clinical services training courses for Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
Serving as liaison between ABHS and the community regarding clinical programs
Providing medical and psychiatric services/supervision/consultation to staff at ABHS
Providing clinical supervision to special program areas
Creating and maintaining a high performance environment characterized by positive leadership and a string team orientation
Assuring the quality of prescriber services throughout the agency through a medical peer review and other processes

Qualifications include:
Completion of an accredited psychiatric residency program and three years of experience in psychiatry with at least one year in a public mental health system context.
Board certification preferred, board eligibility in psychiatry is required
Active DEA registration
Possession of a valid Georgia drivers license

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