Medical Director - Inpatient Services (Psychiatry)
Acclaim Physician Group, a partner with JPS Health Network
Location: Fort Worth, Texas
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: MD - TSP
As a full-time employee of Acclaim Physician Group’s Department of Psychiatry, the Medical Director shall retain overall responsibility for the administration and clinical management of JPS Health Network’s Trinity Springs Pavilion, (Child and Adolescent inpatient, Local Commitment Alternative Unit, and the Adult inpatient units) within the Department of Psychiatry, totaling 140 inpatient beds.
The Medical Director shall develop and fully integrate the services of the Department of Psychiatry into the spectrum of services available at the Tarrant County Hospital District, to achieve and sustain a department reputation of high quality.
The Medical Director of Trinity Springs Pavilion (TSP) shall be responsible for the following activities:
Serve as Clinical Director of the Department of Psychiatry’s TSP services, assuring staff compliance with medical staff bylaws, rules, regulations and hospital policies; to assure that department activities meet accrediting and licensing body standards and regulations;
Develop and monitor quality assessment and risk management standards for clinical programs, and to cooperate with Tarrant County Hospital District and medical staff Quality Assurance by reviewing and approving all appropriate policy and procedure manuals;
Monitor the delivery and coordination of inpatient services including appropriately utilization of staff and other resources;
Supervise provider staff including psychiatrists, residents, physician assistants, and nurse Practitioners;
Provide clinical leadership to assure proper growth and development of the voluntary and involuntary treatment components;
Design and implement plans to effectively promote the services of the department within the Hospital District and to the community; to oversee all community relations activities relating to the psychiatric hospitalization function of the Department;
Provide leadership in the future strategic development of needed, relevant services, including potential research development;
Direct and participate in daily administrative rounds to assure proper functioning of the TSP inpatient units;
Assure appropriate hearing and adjudication of conflicts of among medical staff department members; to represent Department of Psychiatry in hearing and resolving disputes between departments;
Provide consultation and technical assistance to inpatient and outpatient services staff as needed;
Assure emergency consultation/patient assessment for the clinical program as needed;
Active involvement in the teaching of Psychiatry and other assigned Physician Residents as well as medical students and physician assistants throughout their assigned psychiatric rotations, to include didactics, clinical supervision, and student evaluations;
Active involvement in provider mentoring and development;
Actively and routinely collaborate with the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, and the other members of the Department of Psychiatry Executive Team in the accomplishment of the above-listed duties by:
Regularly attending Departmental Medical Director meetings
Regularly attending Departmental Faculty meetings
Regularly meet with provider staff assigned to TSP
Ensuring adequate coverage of TSP services
Ensuring the fiscal management of TSP services through authorized CPT coding for services, appropriate diagnostic classification and necessary RVU assessments
Skills and Abilities -
Thorough knowledge of:
Current principles and practices of medicine.
Current principles and practices of psychiatric care.
Working knowledge of:
Community collaboration with key health stakeholders, other divisions of the Department, and other County departments.
Principles of Personnel supervision, evaluation and training.
Program management and program direction.
Customer Service Delivery
Functions and services of public health roles and functions.
General functions of the State Department of Health Services and/or State Department of Mental Health.
Principles of health administration.
Principles of budget monitoring and revenue generation in a health setting
Clinical Information Systems
Work collaboratively with both clinical and hospital operational team members to accomplish goals.
Provide medical and administrative direction and supervision to subordinate professional, technical and clerical staff.
Perform medical diagnosis and treatment.
Evaluate and review the work of subordinate or other medical providers for appropriate diagnosis, treatment and chart documentation.
Plan and prepare protocols and standardized procedures.
Participate in the analysis, evaluation and planning of health or mental health programs.
Prepare clear and concise written and oral reports.
Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action.
Recommend and help conduct in-service training programs.
Secure State certification to supervise and direct mid-level practitioners.
Provide mental health court testimony
Manage division productivity to ensure that the budget targets are met.
Review appropriate paperwork for documentation of clinical services and medical assessments.
Along with a competitive salary and incentive opportunities, Acclaim provides a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
Generous paid time off (up to 288 hours per year)
Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance Options
CME/Professional Expense allowance (up to $5,000 annually)
Relocation Allowance for moves of greater than 50 miles
Employer funded retirement
Be available for rotation for weekend call
Participate in strategic planning for the growth of the division.
Required Education and Experience:
Current Medical Doctor (M.D) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from an accredited school of medicine
Residency and/or Fellowship training in Psychiatry
3-5 years of leadership experience in an inpatient or hospital setting
About Acclaim Physician Group, a partner with JPS Health Network
At Acclaim Physician Group, patients are our number one priority. Acclaim Physician Group was designed as a multi-specialty medical practice group to align clinical providers with a common goal of providing the best and most affordable care for our patients.
We are committed to improving population health through patient-centered practices, aligned to health outcomes, access to primary and specialty care, medical and operational efficiencies, innovative programs, and cutting-edge research to help our community get well and stay well.
We believe our success will be rooted in our commitment to consistently provide safe, timely, effective, efficient, equitable, and high-quality, patient-centered care. We will hold ourselves accountable in the fulfillment of this compact and gratefully acknowledge the contributions and efforts of others in our success.
Acclaim Physician Group offers its providers the opportunity to be part of a network that puts patients first. Our medical specialists are improving health together.