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Unit Medical Director

Why TaraVista Behavioral Health Center?
At TaraVista, we havent forgotten the reason behind why we went into healthcare. Like you, we have a calling to help people - to make a real and meaningful difference in their lives. Also like you, were frustrated that business and process seem to come at the expense of our patients, and compromise our ability to work effectively as teams.
We believe that behavioral healthcare doesnt have to be an either/or choice between proper business and proper treatment - we believe we can truly do well by doing good.
Join our TV team where values like collaboration, compassion, engagement, and respect are the very real foundations of our culture not just ideals in a job post. Reconnect with the reasons you chose to work in healthcare and shift from simply having a career, to really living your calling.
Location: Devens, MA
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day
Responsibilities:
The Unit Medical Director is responsible for the delivery of comprehensive, clinically effective psychiatric care to adults. The Medical Director has ultimate medical/clinical authority and responsibility for admitting, patient care, and discharge of all patients admitted to the unit. Responsible for medical administration and supervision, implementing clinically sound, consumer-oriented services in collaboration with the Unit Nurse Director. Implements policies, procedures, and medical staff training and compliance that promote a positive work and treatment culture, measureable patient quality outcomes, and regulatory compliance.
Qualifications:
Graduate of an accredited medical school and board-certified in the relevant patient population served. Experienced in inpatient adult psychiatry. Licensed to practice medicine in the state of Massachusetts. Active DEA #. Active physician participant in applicable payor provider panels including Medicare.
Advanced level knowledge in psychiatry and in the application of clinical treatment modalities with population(s) served. Effective oral and written communication skills. Experienced in clinical supervision and training. Skilled in maintaining regulations applicable to programs and services (e.g. Joint Commission, CMS, DPH, DMH, etc.), public speaking or teaching/training skills desired. Strong organizational and team-building skills.
About TaraVista
TaraVista Behavioral Health Center, a new innovative 108 bed inpatient hospital, was conceived from this simple question: What if we could create an inpatient Behavioral Health Center from scratch?
TaraVistas mission is to provide compassionate, effective, sustainable care for those suffering from psychiatric distress and co-occurring substance abuse. To accomplish this, we have to reimagine how care is delivered - and we are actively seeking team members to help us realize this vision.
The TaraVista approach empowers you to shift from simply having a job in your chosen career field, to making a meaningful difference in the lives of others.
We seek innovative, energetic people who work well in teams and who are driven to help patients and families in a time of need. We offer comprehensive benefits including a gainsharing plan and a variety of work schedules.
We aren't for everyone. Our team members:
Champion the patients
Work as part of a collaborative, empowered team in a non-judgmental environment
Have a voice that is welcomed, encouraged, and respected
Do what needs to be done to support each other



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