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Psychiatric Services Director

Job: 143367

Location: Springfield, VT

Facility: VT DOC Southern SSCF

Type: Part-Time

Shift: Day 8 hour

Recruiter: Stephen Branch

Email: SMBranch@Wellpath.us

Why Wellpath

Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to “Always Do The Right Thing!”, and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.

About this role

The Director of Psychiatry is responsible for providing comprehensive psychiatric services to patients and offering clinical consultation to mental health and healthcare staff. They oversee the operations of the psychiatric team and ensure that all mental health treatments are compliant with state and federal regulations. The Director of Psychiatry works to promote a positive patient experience and ensure quality care delivery. 

What you bring to the table

Education

  • Medical Doctor (MD) or Osteopathic Doctor (DO) from an accredited university. 

Experience

  • Experience in treating psychiatric disorders.
  • Experience in acute care and/or institutional setting preferred.
  • Skilled in organization, supervision, and state of the art treatment interventions.

Licenses/Certifications

  • Licensed or licensable in the state of employment.
  • Board certification in Psychiatry and Neurology is preferred.
  • CPR Certified

What you will do

  • Provides professional psychiatric services in compliance with company and state/federal regulations. 
  • Oversees and supervises all psychiatric services at the facility level, including coordination with other medical staff and referral to support services as needed. 
  • Maintains accurate and complete documentation of psychiatric evaluations, treatments, and medication administration for compliance monitoring and patient safety. 
  • Provides on-call psychiatric services as scheduled and needed, including consultation and training services to mental health and medical staff. 
  • Exercises independent medical judgment in diagnosing and treating patients, with adherence to approved medication formulary and approval for non-formulary items from Regional Psychiatric Director. 

Our investment in you

• Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved
• Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture
• Excellent career growth opportunities


Join us and find a career that supports:
• Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients
• Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
• Autonomy in a warm team environment
• Growth and training

 

Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:
• DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!
• Tuition Assistance and dependent Scholarships
• Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching
• Company paid life insurance
• Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
• Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts
• Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans

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