The Medical Director will responsible for the provision, oversight, and coordination of psychiatric care including substance use, of clients (children and adults) for the Community Guidance Clinic for Central Connecticut. Working as part of the Clinical Team in the Outpatient Clinic will provide leadership, direction, clinical consultations, and training.
- Clients will be seen in person. May see clients virtually if needed, but in person is the preference.
- Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.
- Part-Time, 15-20 Hours Per Week, $200 Per Hour
- Signing Bonus
- Provides psychiatric assessment, evaluation, psychopharmacological follow-up, and monitoring of client’s treatment in accordance with agency policies and procedures related to the OPCC treatment and adult mental health and substance use treatment.
- The clinic treats mental health conditions and substance use disorders.
- Completes all required documentation following the agency timelines.
- Back-up to psychiatric consultants and clinical staff as needed including emergency situations.
- On-call responsibilities via telephone as part of a rotation of psychiatric staff for after-hour emergencies.
- Provides consultation and training to clinical staff as needed.
- Participates in interdisciplinary teams.
Administrative / Management:
- Coordination and monitoring of psychiatric consultants, APRNs or medical assistant as needed.
- Continuous improvement and monitoring of implementation of psychiatric policies and procedures.
- Participates in the ongoing development of standards for clinical practice.
- Provides consultation to the CEO, Chief Program Operator and Clinical Director and on medical and psychiatric needs in systems of care.
- Liaison to the medical community.
- Liaison to the psychiatric community.
- Liaison to the academic community.
Connecticut State Professional License, Board Certification in Psychiatry, Board Certification in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry preferred.
- Experience in evaluation and treatment of adults and children in the child welfare system.
- Cultural competency to serve African American, Latino/Puerto Rican, and West Indian families.
- Proficiency in using an electronic healthcare record.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.