POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the supervision of psychiatry services providers within the outpatient clinics and innovative programs of Mercy Care. Assists with program/grant implementation and oversight within the Behavioral Health Department. Provides education and psychiatric consult liaison access to providers and specialists within Mercy Care through the Integrated Behavioral Health approach. Provides select direct services to our patients seeking psychiatric care. Member of management team for Behavioral Health and Social Services. Member of organizational provider leadership committees.
EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: Graduation from a medical school recognized by the Composite State Board of Medical Examiners in the specialty of psychiatry. Licensure or license eligible to practice medicine within the state of Georgia as provided by state law is required. Board Certification preferable.
EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: At least two years of supervisory experience and at least three years experience working in behavioral health. Must have experience working with people with both mental illness and substance abuse/dependence, as well as working in a multi-disciplinary setting. Current Georgia Drivers License may be required.
JOB KNOWLEDGE: Must be able to build engaging, cohesive, outcomes-focused working relationships with patients and colleagues serving this population as well. Must be able to make decisions both independently and within interdisciplinary health, organizational and social services teams. Must possess organizational management and leadership skills, demonstrated abilities to work with data and project management. Staying abreast of current practice and contribute to innovative approaches and programs to support quality care. Must be able to maintain appropriate professional and personal boundaries and a positive, healthy role model for patients and colleagues. Racial and cultural sensitivity is essential.