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Medical Director, Behavioral Health

Company: CDPHP
Location: Albany
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

CDPHP and its family of companies are mission-driven organizations that support the health and well-being of our customers and the communities we are proud to serve. CDPHP was founded in Albany in 1984 as a physician-guided not-for-profit, and currently offers health plans in 29 counties in New York state. In addition, for the 14th year in a row, CDPHP has been named one of the top companies to work for in New York state by the Best Companies Group. CDPHP values integrity, diversity, and innovation, and its corporate culture supports those values wholeheartedly. At CDPHP, the employees have a voice and are encouraged to make an impact at both the company and community levels through engagement and volunteer opportunities. CDPHP invests in employees who share these values and invites you to be a part of that experience. The Behavioral Health Medical Director provides physician leadership to the administration of plan benefits to meet the behavioral health and physical health needs of CDPHP members. The Behavioral Health Medical Director is responsible for clinical functions including Utilization Management, Quality Improvement, Credentialing and Pharmacy for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Disorders. Additionally, the Behavioral Health Medical Director will partner with the senior leadership team to develop and execute strategies to advance Behavioral Health services within the CDPHP network. This is a hybrid role. QUALIFICATIONS:

  • New York State Medical License without restriction (or willingness to attain a NYS medical license) required.
  • Board Certification in Adult Psychiatry required.
  • Board Certification in Addiction Medicine or Addiction Psychiatry required.
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a clinical or managed care setting (at least 2 of which are in a clinical setting) required.
  • Knowledge of mental health and substance use disorder services and practices, including a broad knowledge of treatment techniques, therapeutic procedures, and discharge planning required.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and execute strategic plans and objectives and work effectively in a matrixed environment across business lines.
  • Strong project management, planning, facilitation, and relationship management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with multiple partners to positively affect outcomes at the team, organization, and member level.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare accurate, concise, statistical management reports.
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to pro-actively identify problems, as well as recommend and/or implement effective solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and maintain confidential information.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment.
  • Full Time: Hybrid (remote and onsite) Work As an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, CDPHP will not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, criminal record, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status with respect to receiving public assistance, domestic violence victim status, protected veterans status, or any other characteristics protected under applicable law. To that end, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to any such protected status.CDPHP and its family of companies include subsidiaries Acuitas Health LLC, Strategic Solutions Management Consultants (SSMC), Practice Support Services (PSS), and ConnectRX Services, LLC.

Keywords: CDPHP, Albany , Medical Director, Behavioral Health, Executive , Albany, New York

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