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The Behavioral Health department provides a full continuum of clinical programs; including, inpatient, partial hospitalization, Intensive outpatient, outpatient, addictions recovery, psychiatric emergency medicine service and medical/surgical consultation services.

The inpatient program has 47 beds across 2 campuses. Volume is growing steadily with 2,600 admissions in FY2013.

The adult partial hospitalization & intensive outpatient program serves over 500 patients per year.

The adult outpatient program covers a range of specialty areas, including: geriatric, trauma, postpartum, depression and bariatric mental issues.

The department currently has 10 employed psychiatrists and 2 independent contractor

Position and Responsibilities

The Chief will report to the President of the Hospital

Major responsibilities include:

* 80% Clinical

* Collaborate with key leaders on the vision and direction for the service line for the health system

* Plan, organize, direct, and control the clinical activities of the department

* Encourage ethical medical and financial practice across the program

* Be a mentor and coach for medical staff

* Outreach to community partners

* Recruitment and retention of faculty and staff within behavioral heath

* Track record of personal accomplishments and credentials in psychiatry

* Demonstrated managerial and business acumen with knowledge of complex financial pressures facing community medical centers

* Demonstrated competency in Change Leadership, Program Development, and Relationship Building

Health System

This Integrated Health System includes 4 facilities totaling 1271 beds and nearly 7300 employees.

The flagship hospital is the most comprehensive community hospital in Maryland and is the states largest independent academic medical center



Minimum Requirements:

MD or DO Medical Degree

Eligible to be state licensed in the United States

United States Residency and / or Fellowship training
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