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Medical Director, Behavior Health Services - Psychiatry

Posted on Aug 13, 2019 by WakeMed

Raleigh, NC 27601
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

About WakeMed
Serving the community since 1961, WakeMed Health & Hospitals is a nationally recognized, private, not-for-profit health care organization founded and based in Raleigh, N.C. The largest health system in Wake County, WakeMed exists to improve the health and well-being of our community by providing outstanding, compassionate, patient- and family-centered care to all. The 919-bed system is accredited by The Joint Commission and designated Magnet by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. WakeMed is a leader in cardiac and vascular care, women's and children's services, emergency medicine and trauma care, physical rehabilitation, orthopaedics and neurosciences. Specialty facilities include the WakeMed Heart Center, Children's Hospital, Rehabilitation Hospital, Adult and Children's Emergency Departments and a Level 1 Trauma Center. WakeMed's team of more than 8,200 employees, 250 employed physicians, 1,500 volunteers, 1,200 affiliated physicians use the most advanced technologies along with the best minds and the biggest hearts to ensure the finest quality in health care and community health. For more information, visit

Position Information
The Medical Director is responsible for local strategy, operational performance and appropriate development of their group/division. In this work they partner with and are supported by the Executive Medical Director, Service Line Director and/or respective Practice Manager. The Medical Director is responsible for leading their group in the development and execution of operational tactics to achieve the aspirational goals for the group; including but not limited to - quality, patient experience, clinical outcomes, financial outcomes, new services, regional development, referral development, clinical operations and medical staff interactions with the group. In their leadership role, the individual will work closely with other physician leaders, physicians, APPs, nursing, administration (WPP and system), recruiting, clinical and financial staff and marketing. The Medical Director will also serve in a clinical capacity delivering outstanding quality care to the patients within their assigned division and the WakeMed system. The Medical Director will be expected to utilize a collaborative leadership style to develop their division into one that is recognized as a leader and in conjunction with our WakeMed Mission, Vision and Values.

Experience Requirements :
Fellowship/Internship/Residency - Related Area Required

Education Required :
Doctorate Medicine Required

Licensure/Certification Requirements :
Licensed Medical Physician Required

Hours of Work : Mon - Fri 8 hours
Weekend Requirements : Every Fourth
Call Requirements : one in four weeks currently

Reference: 744985684