Full Time Medical Director in Reading, PA at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/4/2020

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Overview

Overview

Tower Health and Acadia Healthcare have formed a joint venture, Tower Behavioral Health (TBH) in Reading, PA. The beautiful 83- acre campus is comprised of a state-of-the-art 144- bed inpatient facility, with multiple levels of outpatient services, and future plans to open a 68- bed Residential Treatment Center.

Berks County offers excellent schools, colleges, parks, and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping and sporting attractions are in the vicinity. You will enjoy country living with easy accessibility to shore points, two airports and major metro areas, such as Philadelphia, Washington DC and New York City.

Tower Behavioral Health is seeking a Medical Director to oversee medical staff and quality assurance of inpatient program development and implementation.

Job Summary 

Details for this full-time Medical Director position:

  • 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.

Additional Psychiatric services offered by Tower Health, but not within this provider's job description, include: An 18-bed medical complexity unit, a 20-bed residential substance abuse detox and rehab, a dedicated C/L service, Partial Program hospitalization options, and an Assertive Community Treatment  (ACT) Program. Other services include Medication Assisted Treatment, Behavioral Medicine Pain Management, and a Senior Assessment Program.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Relocation assistance
  • Attractive physician incentive program
  • Generous CME stipends and time off
  • Claims-made malpractice insurance including tail coverage
  • 401k retirement plans
  • Excellent health/dental/vision benefits
  • Spousal job search support