|Salary||$190,580* - $253,231/year (*New State employees start at the minimum)|
|Job Type||Open to the Public|
|Close Date||10/29/2019 12:33:00 PM|
Our mission at the State of Connecticut, Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS), is to promote the overall health and wellness of persons with behavioral health needs through an integrated network of holistic, comprehensive, effective, and efficient services and supports that foster dignity, respect, and self-sufficiency in those we serve.
We are seeking a dynamic full-time DMHAS Assistant Medical Division Director (PCN 24168) to join our Connecticut Valley Hospital (CVH), General Psychiatry Division (GPD) leadership team.
Located in Middletown, CT (1000 Silver Street), we are easily accessible off of Route 9. You will work Monday thru Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., full time, 40 hours per week.
Are you a self-starter? Do you have a passion for supporting others? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to work with us.
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Please ensure that your application is complete and you have included your resume in the 'Resume Tab' of your application. Applicants invited to interview will be requested to supply the following: copies of License to practice medicine and surgery in Connecticut.
Questions about this recruitment should be directed to Robert Paolitto (860) 262-5867 or Robert.Paolitto@ct.gov.
In the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, this class is accountable for assisting in the administration of agency medical, clinical and behavioral health services programs and operations, within a hospital division.
Assists in the direction of staff, services and programs of a designated hospital, facility, regional medical area or behavioral health program; assists in the development, implementation and evaluation of policies, goals, and objectives to ensure conformance with agency mission, goals, objectives and statutory provisions; assists in development of programs and activities including development of medical service standards and criteria; implements new procedures and procedural revisions; determines or assists in determination of appropriate staffing levels and directs or assists in management and coordination of staff; implements staff performance review standards; maintains contact with individuals both within and outside of agency who might impact on programs and services; administers state and federal regulations pertaining to medical and psychiatric health care programs, services and operations; participates on various committees and boards; may testify in court as needed; may conduct training; may assist medical director in development, implementation, and evaluation of agency wide policies, goals, and objectives; may be responsible for coordination of accreditation activities; may serve as agency liaison with external medical, behavioral health planning, advisory groups, courts, and other state medical and service agencies; may monitor contracts with medical services vendors; may participate in quality assurance studies and investigations; may develop processes and practices to improve quality and cost of patient care; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of and ability to apply management principles and techniques; considerable knowledge of principles, practices, and issues of medicine and psychiatry with particular reference to diagnosis and treatment of behavioral health patients; considerable knowledge of recent developments in the field of psychiatry and medicine; knowledge of administration and clinical operations, functions, and systems involving medical service delivery; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable organizational skills; considerable analytical skills; ability to teach and provide clinical supervision.
Experience in a hospital, clinic or correctional facility as a board certified psychiatrist.
AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Connecticut is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and strongly encourages the applications of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.
The State of Connecticut is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages the application of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.