Chief Medical Officer - Psychiatrist in Tukwila, WA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/13/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Overview

PURPOSE STATEMENT:

The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for leadership, quality assurance, oversight and overall medical management of the clinic within the boundaries of state and federal regulations and accreditation standards. Responsibilities include planning, organizing medical and clinical practices; providing direct patient care and assisting other departments with direct interactions with physicians or medical staff.

Responsibilities

  • Oversees and is responsible for the quality, efficiency and management of delivering medical services within the clinic;
  • Defines protocols and assists in decision making pertaining to the medical care of patients that is consistent with current medical practice and CTC policies and procedures;
  • Provides oversight to other professional medical staff, as well as administrative or support staff, as designated;
  • Serves as a liaison between the medical staff, other clinic staff, division or corporate staff, and organizational leadership;
  • Monitors assigned staff to adherence to established medical and clinic policy;
  • Provides back up call coverage;
  • Serves in a teaching capacity for the training and development of other personnel;
  • Responsible for securing physical exam and history from the patient, reviewing medical records, making medical evaluations, request appropriate diagnostic testing, prescribes medications and treatments, assists in the management of behavioral or mental health problems of patients, maintains current medical records in accordance with federal or state regulation, and clinic or corporate policies and procedures; and,
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Doctoral degree in Medicine (MD or DO)
  • Current license to practice medicine by the state in which the facility operates
  • Board certification in Psychiatry
  • Advanced knowledge and clinical skills through an appropriate educational program

For more details, please contact - Debbie Hughes - 615.861.7581 or debbie.hughes@acadiahealthcare.com

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