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Beth Israel Lahey Health’s roots in providing top-quality health care date back nearly a century. We're fully committed to ensuring our patients receive the care they deserve. As a leading healthcare provider throughout New England, we aim to change the current state of health care for the better and make lasting improvements that guarantee access to our services.

Join BILH Behavioral Services as the Psychiatrist Ambulatory Medical Director

Lawrence, Massachusetts

Organization Facility: Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services Category: Physician Job ID: JR179 Date posted: 10/01/2022
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Job Type: Regular

Time Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Psychiatrist Medical Director - Ambulatory

Job Description:

The Psychiatrist Medical Director - Ambulatory is responsible for the clinical and medical oversight as well as the quality of care across all Ambulatory Programs within Beth Israel Lahey Health Behavioral Services. Oversees medical operations, including providing direct patient care, professional support to medical and clinical staff, and general leadership regarding policies, laws, and regulations. Physician should demonstrate accomplishment in a community-based, culturally diverse, mission driven behavioral healthcare setting is essential. They should be a visionary change agent who is mission driven and demonstrates analytical and strategic skills. The Medical Director is expected to be an inspirational and creative leader who is committed to excellence, and has high regard for nurse practitioners, advance practitioners/RN, nurses and support staff. They should be fair minded, value diversity of opinion and be comfortable sharing power and decision making in order to achieve common ground. Directly reports to Associate Chief Medical Officer (ACMO).  Oversees all aspects of clinical and medical operations of 5 Behavioral Health Outpatient clinics and outreach sites (Beverly, Haverhill, Lawrence, Salem and Gloucester) in dyad with the Vice President of Ambulatory and Community Based Services. Leads regularly scheduled meetings with all Ambulatory Division medical staff. Attends Ambulatory divisional staff meetings regularly.   A qualified candidate must have MD designation and be a Board-Certified Psychiatrist. Suboxone X-number required. At least 5 years’ experience in the Ambulatory or Community setting is preferred. Expertise in risk assessment, management, and documentation is necessary for success in the position.

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Diversity is a core value at Beth Israel Lahey Health. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for our staff. We believe every member on our team enriches our diversity by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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Why join Beth Israel Lahey Health?

If you’re looking for a career where you can make a difference and explore your potential, Beth Israel Lahey Health is the place you belong. Our system includes a network of hospitals, physician practices, outpatient centers, and other healthcare facilities and we offer a broad range of careers in direct patient care, environmental services, registration, finance and many other fields. We are focused on providing compassionate and personalized healthcare with a strong reputation for clinical excellence and research and offer diverse opportunities for career growth and development. Conveniently, we have many locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire.

At Beth Israel Lahey Health, we see you for all that you are – your experience and your dreams. Explore our open opportunities and find out why so many have already chosen to join our team.

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