MedfordRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Medford jobs

Medical Director of Psychiatry Asante Health System (Physician )

Company: Asante Health System
Location: Medford
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Medical Director opening in Medford, Oregon. Medical Director of Psychiatry Asante Health System Asante Health System has a tradition of recruiting preeminent medical professionals and is currently seeking a Medical Director to lead their Behavioral Health Services. The Medical Director of Psychiatry will provide clinical and administrative leadership to a team of psychiatrists and advanced practice clinicians, as well as a robust support staff including social workers, clinical nurse specialists and other team members. The Medical Director will also be the first holder of a Medical Chair established by donors through Asante Foundation. This prestigious Medical Chair will provide funds for the use at the discretion of the Chairholder that can be directed for people, technology, facilities and programs that support patient care and research activities. Asante s Behavioral Health Center is the only hospital-based inpatient provider of care between Portland and the Bay Area. In an era when many regional hospital systems are shutting down behavioral health facilities, Asante in collaboration with philanthropic donors, has invested nearly $10 million to provide this vital service to our communities. The newly designed and renovated Behavioral Health Unit has 24 beds and supportive spaces including a new outdoor area for patients to enjoy during their treatment. This is an important mission-based service for Asante and is strongly supported by the communities we serve. Asante is the region s most comprehensive healthcare provider, serving nine-counties and over 600,000 in Southern Oregon and Northern California. Asante is not-for-profit organization and employs more than 6,000 people working in three hospitals in Jackson and Josephine counties. Asante is locally owned and governed by a volunteer board of directors. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners, and additional healthcare partnerships throughout the region. Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center (ARRMC) in Medford is a regional referral and trauma center accredited by DNV (Det Norske Veritas), an organization with some of the toughest standards in healthcare. ARRMC has been ranked as a 100 Top Hospital in the nation by Fortune/IMB Watson Health for the third time in a row and eighth time overall and one of its 50 top cardiovascular hospitals in the nation. (add other appropriate awards/recognitions) The Medical Director shall provide leadership to achieve the Mission, Vision, Values, Goals and Objectives for the program. The Medical Director will be responsible for all aspects of the Service Line across all divisions, including growth, quality, and service education. The role is designed to be 50% clinical service and 50% leadership. Highlights:

  • Lead a 24-bed inpatient unit
  • Crisis intervention services in the Emergency Department
  • Traditional psych outpatient services
  • Consultation liaison services
  • Development of other clinical programs
  • Sit on Asante Behavioral Health steering committee The successful candidate will be an experienced physician leader who has demonstrated success in a complex care environment. S/he will lead Asante s efforts to design, build, implement, and collaborate with community partners, hospital services and departments towards achieving a high quality, effective, compassionate regional behavioral health service that provides a scope of services consistent with community needs. Qualifications include:
    • Strong clinical leader with experience in leading psychiatry service line
    • Track record of driving improvements in quality and safety, with progressive leadership experience
    • Provision of full range of psychiatric services to assigned patients
    • Licensed as a psychiatrist in the state of Oregon or able to obtain licensure
    • Board certified and must maintain certification
    • Must possess good interpersonal communication and leadership skills
    • Must complete a satisfactory background investigation Asante is located in the beautiful Rogue Valley in Southern Oregon, one of the nation s most beautiful locals. With 4 season activities and over 200 days of sunshine a year in a stunning mountain setting, the community offers candidates a variety of options including hiking, kayaking, biking, skiing and nature viewing. The Rogue Valley boasts several livable towns including Ashland with its world-famous Shakespeare festival, world class wineries and restaurants. Asante offers more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where our clinicians enjoy a high degree of autonomy with the support of a responsive, physician-led administration. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence. All three Asante hospitals have earned five stars from CMS for overall quality the top rating given. In addition, Asante has been named a Top 15 Health System 9 years in a row by Fortune/IBM Watson Health! Our ambulatory care team consistently achieves above a 4-star rating from our MedAdvantage plans. If you want to join a team that will allow you to grow and care in an environment of excellence, this opportunity is for you. Our vision, as a department within Asante Physician Partners, is to be your trusted health partner for life every person, every time.

Keywords: Asante Health System, Medford , Medical Director of Psychiatry Asante Health System (Physician ), Executive , Medford, Oregon

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Oregon jobs by following @recnetOR on Twitter!

Medford RSS job feeds