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Medical Director/Psychiatrist

5750 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA Req #168
Thursday, January 17, 2019

Jewish Community Services (JCS) is a comprehensive human service agency that provides a broad range of services that meet the diverse, multi-dimensional needs of individuals and families throughout Central Maryland. Join our team of professionals as we work to create a community in which every person is able to achieve his or her highest quality of life and well-being.

Medical Director/Psychiatrist Job Summary:  
Jewish Community Services (JCS) is seeking a Medical Director/Psychiatrist to work part-time (20-30 hrs/wk) in our Park Heights office. With the oversight of the Director of Mental Health Services and through clinical review and consultation with external psychiatric professionals, the Medical Director/Psychiatrist provides medical consultation to agency medication providers and direction to mental health and substance abuse services; provides psychiatric care (evaluations, medication management and psychotherapy as appropriate) to agency clients in in accordance with Total Performance Management (TPM) guidelines.  The Medical Director/Psychiatrist also coordinates services with other treatment providers as necessary.  

Medical Director/Psychiatrist responsibilities include: 
Establishes and maintains a therapeutic relationship with clients
Demonstrates a current and in-depth understanding of psychopathology, psychopharmacology and somatic health issues
Provides medical oversight and administrative direction to subordinate medical staff.  Reviews appropriate paperwork for documentation of clinical services and medical assessments. 
Supervises and directs the medical aspects of treatments and assures that medical care meets quality assurance standards
Completes all relevant clinical documentation including evaluations, client contacts, prescriptions and treatment plans in a timely manner and in accordance with Agency and professional standards using the Agency’s electronic medical record system.
Provides individualized medication management services based on clinical assessment
Orders diagnostic studies as applicable
Acts as physician member of a multi-disciplinary patient care team
Confers with staff and patients and their families regarding diagnosis and treatment
Recommends hospitalization or other indicated services
Makes referrals to specialists as appropriate
Uses consultation to identify clinical issues and identifies learning needs and growth areas 

Medical Director/Psychiatrist benefits: 
Health (30 hrs/wk)
Dental and Vision
Vacation and Sick Leave
Retirement matching
And much more! 

Medical Director/Psychiatrist Requirements:
Maryland Licensure
Board eligible or Board certified in Psychiatry; child experience a plus
DEA certification
Liability Insurance 

Cover letters can be sent to   

Equal Opportunity Employer

Other details

  • Job Family JCS
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Telecommute % 0
  • Required Education Doctorate
  • 5750 Park Heights Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA