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Behavioral Health Medical Director

Stanislaus County
Modesto, CA Full time
Posted on January 26, 2018
Working under the direction of the Behavioral Health Director at Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS), and as a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Behavioral Health Medical Director has a key role in ensuring BHRS' mission, goals and values are supported and facilitated by all Department staff. The Behavioral Health Medical Director is a key member in transforming BHRS and contracted providers into an innovative behavioral health care system; promoting quality care and accessible services in an efficient, client centered, culturally competent and caring manner. In addition, this position is responsible for overall client psychiatric services within BHRS' service sites; management of medical staff; and department-wide coordination and facilitation of behavioral health care review, service delivery process and the development of the behavioral health care plan. The individual will oversee and facilitate assurance that medical program goals and measures are met. The Behavioral Health Medical Director will also provide strategic direction and innovative problem solving capability for the BHRS Behavioral Health Director, Senior Leadership Team, Chief Executive Officer, Behavioral Health Board, wider community of behavioral health professionals, consumers/clients and involved families. Lastly, the Behavioral Health Medical Director will be an advocate for the Institute of Medicine's goal of quality care that is "effective, efficient, safe, timely, patient centered, and equitable." Compensation and Benefits $204,172.80 - $306,259.20 Annually ? -Excellent retirement benefit (2% at approx. age 61 formula) ? -Health Plan coverage for employee and dependents (health, dental, vision) ? -County paid Deferred Compensation at 1.5% of base salary ? -Two weeks annual vacation accrual upon entering County service ? -32 additional vacation hours annually ? -56 hours administrative/management leave per year (does not carry over) ? -96 hours of sick leave annually ? -10 paid holidays annually ? -$900 annual Professional Development Reimbursement ? -Term life insurance ? -Disability protection ? -Automobile allowance ? -Portion of out-of-area moving expenses For a complete summary of all benefits, please visit our Human Resources webpage at http://www.stancounty.com/personnel and select "Employee Benefits" under "Related Links" on the right-hand side of the screen. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE ? -Minimum five (5) years experience in a post-residency setting; AND ? -Possession of a valid California medical license or eligible for a valid California Physician license; AND ? -Board Qualified or preferably Board Certified in Psychiatry; AND ? -Qualify for and maintain active status on the medical staff of Doctor's Medical Center of Modesto About the Department The Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS) department provides integrated mental health services to adults and older adults with a serious mental illness and to children and youth with a serious emotional disturbance. BHRS also pro-vides outpatient, residential alcohol/drug treatment and prevention services, as well as serves as Stanislaus County's Public Guardian. Our department services are provided in community based locations throughout the county and include 80 County administered programs. We provide these services through a system of both community based and County operated services. BHRS has a strong emphasis on partnering with consumers and families on providing culturally competent services and operates on a belief that individuals can and do recover from mental ill-ness, alcohol and/or drug addition. In partnership with our community, BHRS' mission is to provide and manage effective prevention and behavioral health services that promote the community's capacity to achieve wellness, resilience and recovery outcomes.

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