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Medical Director

Commonwealth Center for Children & Adolescents
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Medical Director in Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

Physician Manager II - #00139

The Commonwealth Center for Children & Adolescents (CCCA), a 48 bed child/adolescent Joint Commission Accredited psychiatric program, is seeking a full-time Medical Director within its Child/Adolescent Psychiatry department. 

CCCA, located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, is Virginia’s only public acute psychiatric hospital for children and adolescents. CCCA serves youngsters with a variety of serious psychiatric and behavioral difficulties from across the Commonwealth. Treatment is provided in a relationship-based, collaborative, trauma-informed treatment model of care.  The mission of CCCA is to provide high quality acute psychiatric evaluation, crisis stabilization, and intensive short-term treatment that empowers children and their families to make developmentally appropriate choices and that strengthens children's hope, resilience and self-esteem.

As Medical Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all medical services provided by the facility, ensuring high quality treatment for all patients served and assisting the Facility Director in supporting CCCA’s overall mission. The Medical Director is also responsible for part-time clinical functions and you will direct a multidisciplinary treatment team consisting of psychologists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, social workers, nurses, substance abuse counselors, psychiatric nursing assistants and teachers, providing treatment for children and adolescents with complex, co-morbid, and severe mental illnesses. Expertise in psychiatric evaluation and treatment, including psychopharmacology, is essential for this position.

CCCA offers a highly competitive salary, sign-on bonus opportunity and an excellent benefit package, including vacation/sick/personal leave, retirement plan, medical and dental insurance, disability plan, life insurance, paid holidays and many other options.  Conference time is available, as well as participation in forensic evaluation training and educational seminars offered by the University of Virginia’s Institute of Law, Psychiatry & Public Policy. Clinical faculty appointment at the University of Virginia is offered for eligible candidates. Medical Malpractice insurance is covered through the Commonwealth of Virginia when employed by a state facility. 

Interested candidates please contact our Human Resource office at (540) 332-2116 for more information.  For further requirements and to apply on line for position #00139, please visit the Virginia Jobs Web site at the following link: https://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com   


CCCA is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer committed to Workforce Diversity located in the Commonwealth of Virginia


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