Medical Director of CSB

US Government, Community Services Board

The Fairfax-Falls Church CSB is recruiting for an experienced psychiatrist to be the Medical Director. Position requires strong leadership qualities to oversee Medical Services within a progressive, comprehensive, recovery-oriented community-based behavioral health care system. The Medical Director will be an integral part of the Executive Leadership Team and will report directly to the Executive Director.

The CSB is a large public behavioral health care system that serves all of Fairfax County in Northern Virginia. We serve approximately 26,000 clients per year. The CSB provides a comprehensive array of services for children and adults with SPMI/SED, and/or Substance Use Disorders and/or Developmental Disabilities. These services include:

  • 24-hour residential crises stabilization
  • 24-hours, 7 days per week on-site emergency services
  • Outpatient, intensive outpatient, and case management
  • Residential and outpatient medical detox
  • MAT in residential and outpatient
  • ACT/intensive case management/homeless outreach
  • Short- and long-term residential treatment for co-occurring disorders
  • Jail diversion
  • Forensics

The CSB has 1200+ employees which includes a large medical staff with psychiatrists, primary care providers, nurses (LPN, RN CNS, NP), and physician assistants.

The Medical Director will provide overall management and leadership of all Medical Services which includes:

  • recruitment, hiring, retention of all MD/NPs/PAs
  • practice standards, peer reviews, polices/procedures
  • management of Medical Services budget
  • allocation of medical staff to all clinical programs
  • member of Executive Leadership Team
  • supervision of Addiction Medicine Medical Director
  • supervision of Director of Nursing and Primary Care Integration
  • supervision of Nurse Quality Improvement Manager who oversees many functions including infectious diseases, public health and is the liaison with local Health Department
  • management of pharmacy services and budget
  • technology integration as it relates to Medical Services to include EMR, ePrescribing, interfaces to facilitate ordering/reviewing lab tests
  • provide enough direct psychiatric services to keep informed of new treatments and to understand the clinical practice environment as viewed by medical and clinical staff.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of:

  • laws, statutes and regulations governing health care delivery in Virginia
  • principle and practices of modern medicine
  • quality assurance as it applies to medical services
  • sound budget principles
  • principles of supervision
  • clinical advances and evidence-based practices for delivery of psychiatric and addiction medicine services
  • community/public psychiatry

The successful candidate will have the skills/ability to:

  • organize, direct and administer medical components of different programs
  • communicate with others at all levels of the agency
  • interface with other County agencies, and local health care delivery systems
  • evaluate, monitor and advise MD/NP/PAs in job performance standards
  • provide written and oral communication in various forms such as reports, memos and presentations
  • develop policies, procedures and protocols for all medical services
  • use computer, and basic software such as Word, Excel, Power Point

Location: Primary location for this position will be Sharon Bulova Community Health Center (formally Merrifield Center) 8221 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive, Fairfax. 

Note:  To learn more about CSB, watch our video “CSB Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Providing Care.”

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