Medical Director

Vancouver, WA

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MAJOR DUTIES: The Medical Director works closely with the Chief Executive Officer and President, Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Quality and Corporate Compliance in program planning, developing policies and procedures for medical services, pharmaceutical services, CCBHC, support of strategic plan, and overseeing the other providers within facility. In fulfilling these duties, the employee performs the following duties independently:

  1. Review Washington Administrative Codes (WACs) and Revised Codes (RCWs), CARF Standards and Federal regulation pertaining provision of all medical and psychiatric services at facility;
  2. Ensure that continuous quality improvement addresses both patient needs and compliance with WACs, RCWs, and Federal Regulations. The Medical Director works with the VP of Quality and Corporate Compliance and takes part in the evaluation of the results of the Quality Assurance and Improvement program, and directs efforts towards ongoing quality improvement and improvement of medical treatment outcomes;
  3. Recruit, supervise, and foster relationships both with and between the following: physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.
  4. Develop and oversee Fellowships in conjunction with local hospitals and community partners;
  5. Prepare and present in-service training to clinical staff that meets the needs of the changing trends in behavioral health medical care;
  6. Assist in the development and implementation of new programs;
  7. Strive towards integrating physical and behavioral health in all programs;
  8. In conjunction with other management staff, is responsible for setting and achieving agency goals;
  9. Support and implement agency policies and procedures;
  10. Is available after hours to ensure that higher level oversight is available;
  11. Initiate requests for additional testing when appropriate;
  12. Identify, develop, implement, and evaluate treatment plans that promote, maintain and restore health;
  13. Refer patients to other health care services and facilities when appropriate;
  14. Work collaboratively with program directors and supervisors in developing services that are innovative and treat the whole person.
  15. Provide consultation as requested by other programs in the agency or by the agency as a whole;
  16. Participate in the development and implementation of all medical programs and services;
  17. Arrange and coordinate consultation with other providers regarding diagnosis and treatment of patients when appropriate;
  18. Collaborate with other medical or treatment organizations, and with pharmaceutical companies to develop specialized training programs for staff and others in the agency;
  19. Maintain contact with other community agencies and clinics, maintaining positive relationships and coordination of care; and
  20. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Medical Degree required; strongly prefer a Addictologist
  2. Current WA State DOH medical license with prescriptive authority, additional addiction certifications/training preferred;
  3. Experience working with patients who have complex co-morbidities;
  4. Ability to build rapport and foster relationships within diverse team of providers;
  5. Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  6. Excellent management skills;
  7. Adept computer skills;
  8. Interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills

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