Medical Director, Psychiatry: FT/PT- Facility Based Crisis, Greensboro, NC

Do you have in interest in working with North Carolina's leader in children's behavioral healthcare? Then Alexander Youth Network is the place for you!

Why Join Alexander Youth Network?

Founded in 1888, Alexander Youth Network is the leading provider of children's mental and behavioral health in North Carolina and serves over 10,000 children and youth adults annually. Headquartered in Charlotte with service locations in the central, western, and Southern Piedmont regions of the state, Alexander combined a variety of treatment programs into a complete Service Array, to meet the need of our clients - wherever they are.

Our services include:

  • Diagnostic Outpatient Services
  • Community-based Programs
  • Substance Use Treatment
  • Day Treatment
  • Residential Treatment

In addition to our mental health services, our programs under The Relatives (Mecklenburg) and Youth Focus (Guilford) serve youth and young adults in crisis through transitional living programs, crisis centers, a resource center in Charlotte, and a maternity home in Greensboro.

To learn more about services, please visit www.alexanderyouthnetwork.org.

What you would do:

Alexander Youth Network is seeking a board certified or eligible Psychiatrist to become the Medical Director for their brand new, state-of-the-art Facility Based Crisis program  in Guilford County opening Spring of 2021. PLEASE NOTE: POSITION MAY BE FULL TIME OR PART TIME WITH A VERY COMPETITIVE COMPENSATION PACKAGE!

The Facility-Based Crisis program is a 16 bed inpatient service for children and adolescents that provides an alternative to hospitalization for youth presenting with escalated behavior due to a mental health, intellectual or development disability or substance use disorder who require treatment in a 24-hour residential facility.  Facility-Based Crisis is an intensive short term, medically supervised service provided in a physically secure setting.  It is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with an expected length of stay of five to seven days. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Provide clinical oversight to the Facility Based Crisis program.  Provide consultation and supervision to staff as needed, a minimum of one day per week averaged over each quarter. 
  • Perform psychiatric admission assessments for new clients admitted to the Facility Based Crisis program within 24 hours of admission to the program.
  • Provide subsequent psychiatric services to clients admitted to the Facility Based Crisis program as needed.
  • Provide on-call coverage to facility Based Crisis program as needed, including medication and restrictive intervention orders, and consultation with staff during client crises.
  • Assist Alexander Youth Network in maximizing billing for services provided
  • Will provide medication administration audits and/or consultation to the un-licensed staff as needed
  • Exercise professional judgment in all matters involving the professional relationships and follow the standards of professional care, conduct, and responsibility applicable to rendering of professional services

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

M.D. degree. Board Eligible or Board Certified Child Psychiatrist. Must have and maintain a current Controlled Substances Registration Certificate from the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. Must have and maintain a current Physician License and Controlled Substance License from the State. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license.

What We Offer:

Alexander offers a competitive salary, opportunities for growth and development of staff.  Our comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical with Employer-Sponsored HRA
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k) with Employer Match
  • Employer-Paid Life, AD&D, STD, LTD and Long Term Care plans
  • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost
  • Discounts and Perks such as AAA, credit union membership, and more!
Alexander youth network provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment and complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities