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St. Joseph Medical Center - Medical Director of the Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization Service

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Baltimore, MD, USA
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

This position is to work at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center under CED, PA, a group behavioral health practice.

Location: 7601 Osler Dr, Towson, MD 21204


CED, PA, a group behavioral health practice providing all professional psychiatric services and behavioral health leadership at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center (UM-SJMC) since 1996 is seeking a full-time psychiatrist to join the psychiatry leadership team initially as Medical Director of the Inpatient and Partial Hospitalization Service with growth opportunity in leadership.

Who we are

Founded in 1864 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, UM St. Joseph Medical Center is a 218-bed Catholic, not-for-profit regional medical center in Towson, Maryland, that offers a wide range of superb clinical programs and centers of excellence, including the Cancer, Heart and Orthopedic Institutes, Women and Children's services and Emergency Medicine. The medical center's committed focus on zero patient harm, clinical excellence and perfect patient experiences spurred the creation of the hospital's unique approach to care, The UM St. Joseph Value Delivery System, and has consistently earned UM St. Joseph regional and national recognition for patient care and safety, including its ranking as the #1 community hospital in Maryland by U.S. News & World Report. UM St. Joseph is a proud member of the 12-hospital University of Maryland Medical System, dedicated to providing leading edge care to all.

How you’ll serve our patients

The specific services provided by the Department of Psychiatry include a 19 bed acute care psychiatric unit, a Partial Hospitalization Program which serves as a stepdown and an intermediate level of care, an Electroconvulsive Therapy Program, a Consultation-Liaison service providing general hospital consultation to the medical/surgical services, an ER psychiatric service with a 10 bed dedicated behavioral health ER space, and an outpatient Behavioral Health Clinic designed to support patients with comprehensive services to avoid repeating hospitalizations or excessive ER utilization.

Reporting to the Chief of Psychiatry, the Medical Director of the Inpatient/Partial Hospitalization Units will provide direct patient care as well as lead/supervise a multidisciplinary team consisting of 2 FT psychiatrist and a psychiatric nurse practitioner. The Medical Director will chair the Performance Improvement Committee of the Department. Additionally, the Medical Director will collaborate with the Chief of the UM-SJMC Hospitalist Service who provides somatic medical care to patients on the psychiatric unit.

Must haves, great to haves and bonus qualities:

  • Board eligible/certified in Psychiatry. Subspecialties strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Maryland and DEA number.
  • Excellent clinical knowledge and communication skills.
  • Experience and willingness to supervise Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner providers.
  • A desire to foster and participate in a collaborative environment within a multidisciplinary team including nurses, social workers, and occupational therapists.
  • A commitment to high-quality evidence-based health care.
  • Desire to develop administrative and leadership skills in psychiatric administration through collaboration with UM-SJMC CEO and CMO.

Our benefits package for Physicians:

  • Competitive Salaried Position
  • Full-service credentialing
  • Continuing Education compensation and time off
  • Comprehensive medical benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k (Plus a match!)