Behavioral Health Medical Director for Telepsych Program in St. Louis, Missouri
Location: Saint Louis, Missouri
Internal Number: 36992
Additional Information About the Role
BJC Behavioral Health
is Seeking a Medical Director for the Telepsych Program in St. Louis, Missouri
This position will require you to be physically located in the greater St. Louis, Missouri region
Administrative role with no direct patient care
20 hours per week with potential to be full-time
BJC Behavioral Health is a community health center that provides and coordinates behavioral health services for more than 8,000 seriously mentally ill adults and seriously emotionally disturbed children in St. Louis City, St. Louis County, St. Fran?ois, Iron and Washington counties. As an Administrative Agent of the Missouri Department of Mental Health (DMH), BJC Behavioral Health serves as a major point of entry for people eligible for mental health services funded by DMH and is responsible for serving as gatekeeper to the public mental health system.
In collaboration with the Vice President of Behavioral Health and System Chief Medical Officer, the Behavioral Health Virtual Care Medical Director (BHVCMD) provides clinical and operational direction for the strategy, implementation, and operation of Behavioral Health Virtual Care Services (BHVC) across BJC. The BHVCMD will ensure high quality, patient-centered care by leading clinical and quality initiatives that support the excellent provision of virtual care performance and practice standards across all care settings. The BHVCMD will ensure BJC virtual services are fully integrated with the Electronic Medical Record. The BHVCMD will advance robust virtual care metrics reporting and analytics. This position is also responsibilities for advising on Virtual Care education (CME), physician training, and hands-on participation/leadership for program stakeholders. The BHVCMD connects with CMOs, other Medical Directors, Leadership, and Physicians, across multiple service lines/disciplines, and prospective spoke sites. While acting in the function of BHVCMD, this position does not provide direct patient care.
Builds and maintains relationships with the telepsychiatry vendor and provider/clinical community; aligns the organizational strategy and behavioral health virtual care (BHVC) services with the physician community.
Participates in BHVC strategic and financial planning.
In concert with the Vice President of Behavioral Health, oversees virtual care operations to ensure services are efficient and effective in meeting BHVC goals and objectives.
Actively participates in educational growth and development.
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At BJC we’re committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
401(k) plan with BJC match
Tuition Assistance available on first day
BJC Institute for Learning and Development
Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer
BJC HealthCare is one of the largest nonprofit health care organizations in the United States, delivering services to residents primarily in the greater St. Louis, southern Illinois and southeast Missouri regions. With net revenues of $5.5 billion and more than 30,000 employees, BJC serves patients and their families in urban, suburban and rural communities through its 15 hospitals and multiple community health locations. Services include inpatient and outpatient care, primary care, community health and wellness, workplace health, home health, community mental health, rehabilitation, long-term care and hospice.
BJC is the largest provider of charity care, unreimbursed care and community benefits in the state of Missouri. BJC and its hospitals and health service organizations provide $785.9 million annually in community benefit. That includes $410.6 million in charity care and other financial assistance to patients to ensure medical care regardless of their ability to pay. In addition, BJC provides additional community benefits through commitments to research, emergency preparedness, regional health care safety net services, health literacy, community outreach and community healt...h programs and regional economic development.
BJC’s patients have access to the latest advances in medical science and technology through a formal affiliation between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital with the renowned Washington University School of Medicine, which consistently ranks among the top medical schools in the country.