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Physician - Administration - Management - Medical Director for Outpatient Services Psychiatry

Company: MultiCare Health System
Location: Puyallup
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

The reasons to work at Navos are as unique and diverse as the people who work here. Join us for the professional challenges you seek as an integral member of the Navos Leadership Team!

About the Position: The Medical Director of Outpatient Services will provide direction to medical staff ensuring safe, therapeutic and competent patient care, including initial diagnostic psychiatric evaluation, record review and medication management occur in accordance with state and agency standards. The Medical Director will remain current in best practices and motivate staff to provide care efficiently and complete documentation in a timely fashion, help to improve communication with outside medical providers as needed, and serve as an expert resource on treatment team.

A day in the life:
------- Provides leadership and guidance to medical staff ensuring consistent and competent client care.
------- Drives accountability and process improvement.
------- Performs psychosocial assessments and mental status examinations on referred consumers when necessary, recommending follow-up and when necessary, prescribes appropriate medications and other health care.
------- Participates as a member of interdisciplinary treatment team, providing expertise and clinical leadership in the development of treatment and discharge plans.
------- Ensures quality and suitability of assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge planning.
------- Provides educational supervision and support to treatment staff regarding diagnoses, treatment planning, use and abuse of medications, health maintenance and related issues. Conducts in-service training on these topics.
------- Supports a system-wide understanding of trauma prevalence, impact and trauma informed care.
------- Fosters healing, hopeful, honest and trusting relationships for consumers and employees; values consumer voice, choice and self-advocacy.
------- Demonstrates a commitment to cultural competence.

What You'll Bring:
------- Must possess and maintain a current unrestricted WA State medical license, as well as current federal DEA/NPI licenses.
------- Completion of an APA-approved residency in psychiatry; MD degree in good standing.
------- Must be Board Eligible or Board-Certified in Psychiatry.
------- 4+ years of direct patient care in the treatment of severely and persistently mentally ill clients or equivalent combination of education and experience.
------- Experience with both acutely and chronicle mentally ill adults preferred.
------- Must have current, thorough familiarity with psychotropic medications, their prescribing, administration, and appropriate monitoring, including the assessment and management of potential side effects.
------- Active provider status and ongoing Board Certification.

------- A unique learning opportunity and the chance to be a part of a multi-disciplinary team that encourages growth, creative thinking, and contemporary learning.
------- Competitive pay
------- 22 days Paid Time Off and 8 paid holidays in your first year with Navos!
------- Medical
------- Dental
------- Vision
------- 401k package
------- Annual training funds
------- Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest! The perfect home for hikers, ocean lovers, coffee fanatics, foodies, & overall life-enthusiasts.

Any job offer will be contingent upon the results of an updated background investigation.

About Us:
At Navos, we offer a healing home for children, young people and adults who are vulnerable to mental illness and substance use disorders.

The Navos mission is to transform the quality of life for the people we serve by providing a broad spectrum of care. We believe that equity and inclusion are vital to living our values and achieving our mission.

Navos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.PandoLogic. Keywords: Patient Services Director, Location: Puyallup, WA - 98372

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