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Medical Director (8 Hours a Week Position) in Springfield, MA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Medical Director: 8 hours a week position, flexible on day worked

Medical Director: Qualifications and Responsibilities

The Medical Director must have an M.D. and be certified or eligible or qualified and applying for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.


  • Licensed M.D., certified or eligible and applying for certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.
  • It is recognized that for the purposes of these items, "practice of medicine" or provision of "medical services" shall not be construed as ongoing psychotherapy services provided by psychologists, social workers, counselors, or other not licensed to practice medicine, and that the psychotherapy services are normally supervised as needed by other professional staff members.
  • It is also understood that the medical director may from time to time provide supervision for such ongoing psychotherapy services when requested to do so, or when the medical director's attention is directed to an unusual set of circumstances that would necessitate direct supervision of such services.

  • Duties:

  • Provide or supervise all services involving the practice of medicine, when such services are provided by the clinic. *
  • Prescribe and monitor medications when appropriate.
  • Evaluate non-psychiatric, physical health problems when reported/observed, and make referrals for same, when appropriate.

  • 5) Establish and supervise medical policies.

  • Participate in utilization and case appropriate.
  • Provide case consultation when necessary.
  • Participate in the clinic's quality assurance program for the mental health program.
  • Oversees supervision of all medical staff, sets medical policy, and participates in Utilization Review/Case Review as needed.