Medical Director
Arbour Counseling - Woburn, MA

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Job Description:
Arbour Counseling Services and Arbour SeniorCare is
currently looking for a Medical Director to Provide oversight and
support of medical staff by working with the team and providing
guidance. The Medical Director is responsible for planning ,
implementation , and evaluation , so that quality
medical/psychiatric care is provided for all patients.


Provides services
in meeting patients’ needs in an effective

appropriate frequency of visits with patients as required by their
level of care and clinical presentation.

Attends daily
team meeting to ensure contact with primary therapist and UR

Files all
commitment petitions in a timely fashion with all required

Provides second
opinions for appropriate clinical situations.

Ensures quality
of medical services.

timeliness of medical records as regards meeting current medical
record standards for discharge summaries and signatures.

Attends Medical
Staff meetings.

Develops and
enhances own managerial experience.

Collaborates with
managers of other departments to promote and support
interdisciplinary culture.

hospital-wide philosophy emphasizing focus on customers and concepts
of quality improvement.

accessibility and availability of medical services.

Supervision of
other department psychiatrists.

Ensures all
department psychiatrists are providing services in accord with clinic
wide and departmental policies,
procedures and expectations.

Assists in
planning new programs and monitoring existing services with
special emphasis on medical and/or
psychiatric aspects.

Supervises all
members of the Medical Staff to ensure compliance with By-Laws and
quality of care.

Participates in
marketing efforts at or away from the hospital as necessary

Participates in treatment
planning , implementation , and

consultation and resolution to emergency

Monitors medication
management including prescribing.

Participates in employee
staff development by providing relevant

Ability to
communicate effectively with professionals and

Ability to make
sound decisions in emergency situations or with unpredictable or
violent clients

Ability to make
accurate assessments and provide appropriate

Establishes and
maintains effective working relationships within the agency,
community and referral sources.

Complies fully
with the Utilization Review guidelines as mandated by

Sets up schedule
with the Clinics to visit on a consistent and timely


Arbour Health System is the
largest private mental health system in Massachusetts. It provides a
continuum of care that includes evaluation, crisis stabilization, and
treatment for patients with mental illness, dual diagnosis, and/or
addictions .


M.D. or O.D. Degree

Board Certified

Professional experience of at least three years as a Medical Director; experience in
community field work desirable

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