Psychiatric Medical Director needed in Jacksonville, FL
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Memorial Hospital Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL
Memorial Hospital is as a state-of-the-art 418-bed, full service, acute care medical facility in Jacksonville, FL. For the second year in a row Memorial has been named a U.S. News & World Report Top Regional Hospital and a Top Performer in Key Quality Measures by the Joint Commission. Our patient safety scores, ranked by independent organizations, are some of the best in the region.
Memorial Hospital is the first hospital in the United States to receive the Joint Commission’s Disease Specific Certification for Sepsis, meaning we are taking the lead in preventing and treating a medical condition that kills more people each year than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. Memorial also received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award for the third year in a row. The award recognizes Memorial’s commitment and success in implementing excellent care for stroke patients, according to evidence-based guidelines.
Other distinctions include the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Primary Stroke Centers, which recognizes centers that make exceptional efforts to foster better outcomes in stroke care. Our Bariatric Center is an American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Memorial’s Breast Center is the first American College of Radiology (ACR) Breast Imaging Center of Excellence in Jacksonville, and we earned full accreditation by the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC).
Fully accredited by the Joint Commission, Memorial Hospital is known as a leader in innovative healthcare with a reputation maintained through our excellent staff, along with technological advances, growth and expansion to meet the ongoing needs of our community. Memorial has a team of more than 800 physicians and a diverse and highly skilled work force of more than 1,800 employees, whose mission is to provide the community with the highest quality of healthcare.
Memorial Hospital is seeking an Psychiatric Medical Director for our growing program. This incoming medical director will work with 4 staff psychiatrists and 2 psychiatric nurse practitioners.
* Monday -Friday schedule
* Telephonic call during the week is 1:4.
* No weekend call for the Medical Director!
The Medical Director will have both clinical and administrative responsibilities. This position is an employed position and offers a very competitive base salary with bonus potential and an excellent benefits package.
Located within the hospital, the Pavilion at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville, FL is an acute inpatient adult stabilization unit with experienced staff dedicated to the delivery of high quality, compassionate psychiatric services. Also, located on the 2nd floor of the medical office building of the hospital, is our Intensive Outpatient Services. This program consists of group therapy and educational sessions. The Intensive Outpatient Program offers treatment for: Mood Disorders, Depression, Behavior Health Issues. Memorial Hospital is also proud to announce it has expanded its behavior health services to include specialized care for older adults. The hospital has opened an inpatient geriatric behavior health unit named The Senior Pavilion. This unit is staffed with physicians who are specially trained in geriatric medicine. This is a 14-bed unit.
Memorial Hospital is part of HCA Healthcare. HCA Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is one of the fastest growing service lines within HCA and one of the nation’s largest acute care psychiatric providers. HCA BHS operates behavioral services at 55 locations, with a total bed count of over 2,500. BHS serves all age populations: 57% adult, 21% geriatric, 13% child and adolescent, and 9% dedicated to specialty services such as substance abuse and eating disorders. Given the high incidence rate of behavioral health disorders and the significant impact on our community, HCA began an initiative in 2008 to develop a strategic approach to these services with the goals to: •Strategically partner with hospital affiliates to improve the management of behavioral health services •Align behavioral health services with other services and systems within HCA to leverage synergies and improve patient outcomes •Identify meaningful growth opportunities and institute a platform for increased effectiveness and collaboration through existing HCA behavioral health services
With a population of 1.3 million people, a low cost of living, high quality of life and wonderful climate, our region is one of the few places in the United States that is experiencing a growing population of young professionals; and trailing spouses are in luck because Forbes ranked Jacksonville in the "Top 10 Best U.S. Cities to Find a Job." Jacksonville was ranked in the top 10 of Mobility magazine’s "Best Cities for Relocating Families." Families are able to choose from a variety of top-ranked K - 12 schools and excellent colleges and universities for their children. Northeast Florida is known for its outdoor recreation opportunities, featuring 90 miles of beaches along the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic St. Johns River. A short drive southeast from Memorial Hospital is Ponte Vedra Beach, home of the PGA Tour and The Players Championship (TPC) which are played at TPC Sawgrass, home of the famous 17th-hole island green. Here you will also find elegant shopping and fine dining as well as some of the highest sand dunes in Florida! Top rated beach clubs from the Lodge and Club to the Cabana Club make living here fun and exciting. Enjoy playing golf, playing tennis or other popular sports such as wakeboarding, surfing, waterskiing and boating.
Another short drive northeast from Memorial Hospital is Amelia Island. This was Florida’s first luxury tourist destination. Amelia Island is named among the top 10 North American islands by Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice Awards for seven consecutive years and is also recognized as a Top 25 Island in the World! Jacksonville is the largest city in the US landwise. It is the largest deepwater port in the south and second largest on the US east coast. Jacksonville also has one of the largest military presence in the country, especially the US Navy. Jacksonville has over 500 diverse neighborhoods and you can choose to live in an almost rural environment, the heart of the city or near or on the beach. Average temperature in the winters runs in the 60s and lows in the 40s. This is a great city for year round outdoor activities! Jacksonville is also home to the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars and the professional soccer team Jacksonville Armada!