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.

Essential

Responsibilities:
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Provides services
in meeting patients’ needs in an effective
manner.

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

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

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Files all
commitment petitions in a timely fashion with all required
affidavits.

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Provides second
opinions for appropriate clinical situations.

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Ensures quality
of medical services.

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

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Attends Medical
Staff meetings.

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Develops and
enhances own managerial experience.

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

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

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Ensures
accessibility and availability of medical services.

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Supervision of
other department psychiatrists.

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

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

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

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

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Participates in treatment
planning , implementation , and
monitoring.

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Provides
consultation and resolution to emergency
situations

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Monitors medication
management including prescribing.

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Participates in employee
staff development by providing relevant
in-services.

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Ability to
communicate effectively with professionals and
clients/families

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

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Ability to make
accurate assessments and provide appropriate
treatment

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

·
Complies fully
with the Utilization Review guidelines as mandated by
DPH

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

Company

Information:
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 .

Requirements

M.D. or O.D. Degree

Board Certified
Psychiatrist

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

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