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Medical Director - Adult Psychiatrist

Riverbend Community Mental Health

Founded in 1963, Riverbend Community Mental Health is a private, nonprofit organization providing specialized behavioral health services in central New Hampshire. Core services include 24/7 emergency mobile crisis services; counseling services for children, adults, and families; addiction treatment; and community support, vocational services, and residential programs for adults and seniors. Evidence-based models of treatment guide all our work, and we strongly believe in the power of self-directed growth and recovery.

Medical Director - Adult Psychiatrist

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based behavioral health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Medical Director for our Community Support Program. 

The Medical Director will provide leadership and clinical supervision to MDs and APRNs in our adult outpatient program, and also will provide clinical leadership to multi-disciplinary treatment teams who treat adults with severe and persistent mental illness.

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) is required.
  • NH medical license is required.
  • Board certification (or eligible) in Psychiatry is required.
  • Valid DEA certificate with prescriptive authority is required.
  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle or access to a reasonable alternative is preferred.
  • Experience with treating adult patients with severe mental illness preferred.
  • Experience treating patients with diverse clinical profiles and clinical co-morbidities is preferred.
  • Provide a visible leadership presence in the clinical program
  • Provide clinical supervision to MDs and APRNs in the program
  • Collaborate with the Chief Medical Officer and Program Director in creating, revising and implementing agency policies and procedures
  • Work with the Chief Medical Officer to oversee medical practices in the program
  • Conduct comprehensive psychiatric evaluations and make clinical formulations and diagnoses
  • Use assessments in the development of an appropriate psychopharmacological treatment plan
  • Review and authorize treatment/service plans with client and family-driven goals and objectives
  • Consult with other Riverbend providers, family members, significant others, and community providers.
  • Utilize electronic health record (EHR) to document patient information, referrals or other relevant information as required.
  • Adhere to all compliance procedures relevant to protected health information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations.
  • Participate in and/or provide training related to this position.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation involving weeknights and weekends for a 15-bed inpatient unit and Riverbend Emergency Services (rotated among 10 providers – approximately 5 weeks per year).  On-call work is paid at an additional rate.
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Date Added: August 24, 2020

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