MEDICAL DIRECTOR - PSYCHIATRIST
Southwestern Virginia Mental Health Institute (SWVMHI), located in Marion, Virginia, is seeking a Medical Director. We are a progressive Joint Commission accredited behavioral health hospital, with 179 beds serving adult, geriatric, and forensic patients offering a team oriented environment, medical school affiliation, and an excellent compensation and benefits package including sign-on bonus, moving and relocation, and loan repayment. We seek a board certified Psychiatrist with strong leadership/management experience in a psychiatric hospital with a commitment to recovery principles. With the assistance of the Associate Medical Director, the position is responsible for directing all providers in the practice of quality care according to standards and benchmarks set by the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, licensing boards and accrediting agencies. Occasionally, the Medical Director will provide backup coverage in a clinical role as a treatment team Psychiatrist. The Medical Director participates in facility and statewide strategic planning and improvement initiatives through membership on the SWVMHI Executive Team and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s system of health and quality care. The chosen candidate must be licensed to practice medicine in Virginia. SWVMHI is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
We invite you to visit our website at www.swvmhi.dbhds.virginia.gov for more information, or if interested, please submit your curriculum vitae to: