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Director of Medicine

Employer
Creedmoor Psychiatric Center
Location
Queens Village, New York
Salary
Annual Salary - $230,215
Closing date
Apr 30, 2024

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Specialty
Family Medicine
Position Type
Director
Hours
Full Time
Organization Type
Government
Employment Type
Permanent

Creedmoor Psychiatric Center (CPC), a New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH) facility, is currently recruiting an experienced physician to serve as the Director of Medicine. The Director of Medicine will be responsible for supervising 16 physicians who provide medical care to patients on 16 inpatient units and outpatient/residential patients at two on-site medical clinics.

Reporting to the Clinical Director, the Director of Medicine will work closely with the Director of Psychiatry and other clinical department directors (Pharmacy, Social Work, Psychology, Rehabilitation) to ensure coordination of medical and psychiatric care for seriously mentally ill individuals. This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic, interdisciplinary team of clinical leaders and provide comprehensive and integrated care to those who need it most.

The Director of Medicine:

  • Oversees, monitors, and evaluates the quality and appropriateness of patient care within the Medicine Department.
  • Ensures the coordination of the Medical On-Call Program for CPC.
  • Coordinates or performs necessary chart reviews to ensure compliance with CPC’s quality management standards.
  • Coordinates the Credentialing and Privileging process.
  • Supervises Physical Therapy Department and part-time consultant medical specialists.
  • Participates in facility-wide interdisciplinary committees - Medical Staff Organization, Morbidity and Mortality Committee, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Incident Review Committee, Adverse Drug Reactions Committee, Infection Control Committee, Antibiotic Stewardship Committee, Falls Committee, Ethics Committee.

About CPC

Located in Queens Village, NY, CPC provides a continuum of care for individuals from the borough of Queens who require intermediate and extended mental health treatment through inpatient and outpatient services. 

About OMH

OMH operates the largest state mental health system in the country, with 23 hospitals, 90 clinics, two world-class research institutes, a secure residential center, and a network of community services. OMH hospitals are all Joint Commission accredited and recognized as among the best mental health hospital systems in the United States.

 If you would like to join CPC and contribute to a workforce dedicated to public service, we offer the following benefits and opportunities:

  • Supplemental income of up to 50% by volunteering to provide evening, night, and weekend coverage; Regular work week is 40 hours.
  • Professional leave for additional learning activities.  
  • Public Officers Law § 17 defense and indemnification protection – broader in scope  than typical medical malpractice coverage.
  • NYS Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage. Defined-benefit pension and deferred-compensation (457b) retirement plans.
  • Paid vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave.

 

Job Requirements

  • Licensed and currently registered to practice medicine in New York State; and
  • Certification by a Member Board of the ABMS in a medical specialty.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Family or Internal Medicine Board Certification.
  • Experience treating individuals with mental illness.
  • Prior hospital leadership experience.

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