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(1770) Psychiatrist – Assistant Medical Director

Job Description

This Position, a physician properly credentialed as a Psychiatrist, is responsible for the delivery of professional and competent psychiatric care (in person and/or by telemedicine) to a full caseload (prorated based on %FTE), to individuals in need of crisis services and/or general psychiatric care. Additional duties may include provision of services to substance use disorder treatment programs.

Responsibilities are delineated in the Position Description, and in summary will include:

In collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, provides Assistant Medical Director functions, as assigned, including but not limited to:

  • Provision of direct services and clinical/administrative consultation and oversight for the Mobile Crisis Outreach Team, Crisis Respite Units, Youth Therapeutic Respite Programs, Extended Observation Units (Diversion Units), and other programs as assigned
  • Development and/or review of policies and procedures for crisis services and other programs as assigned
  • Supporting/enhancing program and center leadership, specifically the Chief Medical Officer and Director of Crisis Services
  • Oversight of stock medications for crisis programs, and other programs as assigned, including ordering and storage of controlled substances in compliance with applicable DEA and state regulations
  • Conduct quality review activities as assigned, including medical staff chart reviews and participation in Professional Review Committee meetings.  Includes provision of quality improvement recommendations and input to the Chief Medical Officer
  • Ensures compliance with crisis services policies and procedures in collaboration with the Director of Residential Nursing and Director of Crisis programs
  • Assistance with physician and other medical staff hiring and recruitment as assigned
  • Oversight of nursing staff, delegation/supervision of nurse practitioners, and/or physician assistants providing services in crisis services and/or other programs throughout BTCS
  • Depending upon credentials and experience, will be considered for service provision and medical oversight of substance use disorder treatment programs

The Position is responsible for maintaining all licensing and certifications necessary for the provision of assigned services, and for compliance with BTCS (and any applicable contracted site) policies, training, procedures, and billing code requirements.

The Position provides services primarily to the Williamson County locations but will be provided to all BTCS or contracted sites, as assigned.  Must be able to document services as assigned by the site including the use of an electronic medical record; documentation will be completed within a timely manner as defined by the assigned location.  Provision of services in-person and by telemedicine is required.

Location: Multiple locations; Primarily Williamson County

Salary: TBD

Why join our team?

BTCS Values our team members and believes it is important to reward and compensate our team members for their contribution to our success. BTCS offers competitive salaries, an excellent benefits package and generous leave accruals.

Medical Insurance: Through BlueCross Blue Shield, we offer comprehensive medical coverage for you and your eligible dependents with access to network and non-network health care providers. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Dental Insurance: Through Dental Select, we offer two coverage plans for dental care, to include preventative, basic and major services. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Vision Insurance: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer vision coverage to include discounts on everyday vision needs, such as eye exams and glasses and/ or contacts. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Prescription Plan: Through BlueCross BlueShield, we offer discounts on generic, preferred or brand-name drugs as well as non-preferred drugs at pharmacies or through a convenient home delivery program. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Flexible Spending Accounts: Optional pre-tax contributions for medical reimbursement and dependent care plans.

Retirement Plans:
401A: Through this governmental plan, we offer a 7% match to employee contributions.
457/403(b): Through these governmental plans, employees may contribute pre-tax earnings for retirement. Employees may participate on the first day of employment.

Sponsored Insurance:
Life Insurance: Through Dearborn National, we offer basic life insurance of $5,000. Optional supplemental coverage, as well as spouse and eligible dependent policies, are available to purchase.
Long Term Disability/ Accident/ Critical Illness Insurance: Through Dearborn National we offer optional insurance coverages at a competitive rate. Coverage for employees and eligible dependents begins on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.

Family and Medical Leave: Job protection to provide care related to a child’s birth or adoption, or for yourself or a family member’s serious health condition.

Employee Assistance Program: Through Alliance Worksite Solutions, we offer a no cost, confidential employee assistance program as a resource to resolve personal, family, financial and legal problems for employees and their dependents.

Professional Development: Joining Bluebonnet Trails is about joining a culture of inclusiveness, collaboration, trust, and the invitation and expectation to have a voice. Bluebonnet offers employees the opportunity to participate in professional development that is skill based and offers continuing education courses to enhance knowledge and performance via online courses and instructor led webinars.

Additional Perks:
– Employee Referral Awards
– Licensure Supervision
– Licensure Renewal Fee Reimbursement
– Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs
– Educational Leave
– Competitive Pay Differentials for Applicable Positions

CityMultiple locations; Primarily Williamson County
CountyWilliamson County
CredentialsMinimum Qualifications: Psychiatrist: Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy. By hire date: Certification of completion of residency in psychiatry; Current, active license to practice medicine in Texas as issued by the Texas Medical Board; Current, active Controlled Substance Registration Certificate issued by the U.S. Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (or in process). Unrestricted eligibility to participate in provider network for Medicare/Medicaid/other third-party payers.

Must have valid Texas driver’s license and maintain approved driving status throughout employment.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Board Certification in Psychiatry
• Board Certification in the Subspecialty of Psychiatry (such as Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Addiction Psychiatry)
• 2 or more years’ experience providing services within a community mental health or emergency psychiatry setting
Salary Amount$TBD/year
Closing DateOpen until filled
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