SoCal Associate Medical Director - Prototypes

Job Overview

The Associate Medical Director (Psychiatrist), under the direction of the Medical Director, will provide leadership and direction to the Southern California Prototypes' programs.  The Associate Medical Director will oversee medical services for behavioral health programs throughout Los Angeles County, serving vulnerable men, women, and children, across the lifespan dealing with mental health and substance use disorders.  

The Associate Medical Director (Psychiatrist), under the direction of the Medical Director, is primarily responsible for the oversight and delivery of care.  This is accomplished through the monitoring of clinical skills of providers and patient access to care, participation in the performance improvement process, assisting in the development of policies and procedures used to ensure quality patient care and the orientation of new providers.  The Associate Medical Director is a member of the program leadership team and fosters teamwork, collaboration, and integration of all service areas.  The Associate Medical Director will oversee behavioral health programs in Pomona, Pasadena, and Hollywood.  

Key Responsibilities

  • In conjunction with program leadership, creates, contributes to and implements policies pertaining to the HR360 behavioral and medical care.  
  • In collaboration with Nurse Manager, program leadership, regional leadership, and Medical Director works to ensure quality, efficient patient care.
  • Provides supervision and oversight of quality of care among providers and ancillary staff in clinical areas. This includes supervising allied health care professionals and being available for consultations. 
  • Strategize how best to allocate resources to support expanded services. 
  • In conjunction with the Medical Director, ensures that appropriate care is delivered to all patients; from withdrawal management and Residential Treatment Center (RTC) to Intensive Outpatient (IOP) and other outpatient services. 
  • In conjunction with the Medical Director, fosters integration of services at the programs.
  • Provide 60% administrative oversight and 40% direct patient care. Direct patient care to administrative ratio may vary at the discretion of the Medical Director. 
  • Champions Quality Improvement efforts.

Education and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • M.D. or D. O. degree. Licensure as a physician in the State of California without any limitations on his/her license to practice in his/her specialty. 
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry.  Knowledge of third party payer requirements, California practice guidelines and malpractice laws, Title 22, Bureau of Primary Care and state funding sources preferred, and 42 CFR/HIPAA.
  • Will maintain required CME and other professional requirements to maintain the above.  
Compensation: TBD
Type: Salary/ Exempt
Benefits: HealthRIGHT 360 offers a competitive benefits package.
City: Pomona, CA
Hours/wk: 40

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