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added 5.30.18
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services

SCHEDULE: FT – MON – FRI - EXEMPT
Title: Medical Director
City: Culver City
REQUIRED: MD or Equiv. Board Cert. of Psychology & Neurology

Scope of Position
As part of the Executive Team, the Medical Director oversees a team of approximately 25 Psychiatrists, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners and Nurses (LVNs and RNs) who provide Psychiatric evaluation and medication management services in a person-centered recovery oriented environment. He or she will work closely with a team of non-medical clinicians who provide therapy, case management and crisis intervention services to ensure the seamless integration of all aspects of care. The ideal Medical Director will be familiar with industry best practices and data driven analytics to monitor outcomes using a population health management approach.

Essential Function
- Foster an environment of innovation in clinical delivery models.
- As a part of Executive Team, participate in developing strategic goals and making ongoing recommendations to maximize the Agency’s success.
- Maximize opportunities for collaboration with academic partners to provide training experiences for Psychiatric Residents, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
- Foster career development and ongoing educational opportunities for the medical providers - Deepen and expand relationships with community primary care providers.
- Work closely with other departments within the agency to ensure the highest quality of care possible through ongoing quality assurance and peer review activities.
- Evaluate opportunities for the agency to participate in clinical research activities and oversee the implementation and conduct of research protocols.
- Ensure that the medical department meets or exceeds program goals using quality metrics and population health management tools.

Required Qualifications
- MD or equivalent, Board Certification in Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
- Licensed to practice medicine in California at time of hire.
- At least three (3) years of progressively responsible experience as a Psychiatrist, one (1) year of which must have included management experience planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of a Psychiatric outpatient clinic, hospital or other facility that provides interdisciplinary medical and mental health care.
- Demonstrated excellence in clinical care.
- Demonstrated strategic focus as well as commitment to hands-on day-to-day department management.
- History of finding creative solutions to attract, motivate and retain top talent.
- Dynamic leadership skills and ability to lead change in a complex system of care that delivers whole person care for people with chronic mental illness, substance use disorders and social disadvantage.
- Current or best evidence-based diagnostic and treatment practices for a culturally diverse client population.
- Critical thinker with the ability to provide real-time analysis and solutions.
- Skilled at building collaborative, team-oriented work environments.
- Ability to support multiple work sites.
- Strong strategic planning skills and the ability to advocate for the best evidence-based service delivery within a safety-net environment.
-Self-motivated and passionate.

Contact Information:
Gabby Warnick
Gwarnick@didihirsch.org
310-751-5414
www.didihirsch.org
4760 S. Sepulveda Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90230



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