Posted: Jun 14, 2019
Medical Director/Psychiatrist
Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc. - Concord, NH
Application Deadline: N/A
Medical Director - Community Support Program

Riverbend Community Mental Health, Inc., one of the largest providers of community-based mental health services in New Hampshire, is seeking a full-time Medical Director to provide leadership and clinical supervision to MDs and APRNs in our Community Support Program (CSP).  The CSP Medical Director will also provide clinical leadership to multi-disciplinary treatment teams who treat adults with severe and persistent mental illness.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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 CSP 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 and 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.

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) is required
  • Valid New Hampshire medical license, or ability to become licensed as a medical provider in New Hampshire is required
  • Board certification (or eligible) in Psychiatry is required
  • Valid DEA certificate with prescriptive authority is required
  • Ability to be credentialed with Concord Hospital as a Physician is required
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with attention to detail is required
  • Experience treating patients with severe mental illness is preferred
  • Experience treating patients with diverse clinical profiles and clinical co-morbidities is preferred

About Riverbend
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.
About working at Riverbend
This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; 403(b) retirement plan with company match; flexible spending accounts for day care and/or medical expenses; 5 days per year for continuing education; an allotment of funds for CE and professional expenses; and generous paid leave — plus 8 holidays per year.
You’ll be joining a team of focused, hard-working, creative people who are passionate about delivering high quality behavioral health services, developing innovative responses to meet critical needs, and doing work that is both challenging and rewarding. Riverbend is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to building a safe, inclusive working environment for people of all backgrounds.
About Concord New Hampshire
Concord New Hampshire is ranked one of the nation’s top micropolitan (population under 50,000) communities, year after year. Our excellent schools and colleges produce a well-educated workforce, and we are proud to be home to one of the finest health care networks north of Boston (about 1.5 hours south). In addition to our vibrant downtown, business community, and wealth of cultural offerings, the Concord area is the perfect place to raise a family, grow a business, or explore New England’s rich history, culture, and natural won