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Medical Director, Inpatient Behavioral Health Unit

Mindoula Health Silver Spring, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Axis Healthcare Group, a captive clinical services entity of Mindoula Health, Inc., is a Washington, D.C.-based healthcare company providing direct psychiatric care to behavioral health patients in the region. We provide care across the behavioral health continuum including staffing and managing: inpatient psychiatric units in partnership with client hospitals, inpatient consult-liaison psychiatry, intensive outpatient (IOP) and partial hospitalization programs (PHP), substance abuse treatment programs, outpatient psychiatry clinics, telepsychiatry, telepsychotherapy, and psychiatry outreach to nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

In addition to Medical Director opportunities, we have part-time, full-time, and PRN roles available in inpatient, outpatient, and telehealth. See all our roles at

Our multiple locations throughout the greater Washington DC Metro Area include:

  • Lexington Park Outpatient Clinic, Lexington Park, Maryland
  • Kensington Outpatient Clinic, Kensington, Maryland
  • Holy Cross Hospital, Germantown, Maryland
  • Holy Cross Silver Spring, Silver Spring, Maryland
  • United Medical Center, Southeast Washington, DC
  • St. Mary’s Hospital, Leonardtown, Maryland
  • Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Salisbury, Maryland
  • Southern Maryland Hospital Center, Clinton, Maryland

Position: This role will serve as the ​Medical Director of Behavioral Health​ for patients during their treatment at the facility. Board-certification in psychiatry, and experience with inpatient psychiatry, consult liaison services, and quality improvement initiatives required. Leadership experience or a strong interest in leadership development and comfort being a prominent member of the medical staff required.

  • Lead rounds and provide supervisory direction to the team regarding treatment planning, including but not limited to, medication changes, length of stay challenges, conversion of legal status, transfer of patients to other facilities.
  • Prescribe, direct, or administer psychotherapeutic treatments or medications to treat mental, emotional, or behavioral disorders.
  • Collaborate with physicians, psychologists, social workers, psychiatric nurses, or other professionals to discuss treatment plans and progress.
  • Analyze and evaluate patient data or test findings to diagnose the nature or extent of mental disorder.
  • Ensure individualized care plans, using a variety of treatments, are implemented.
  • Consult Service to Medical Floors and ED.
  • Submit charges within 24 hours. Work with representatives from case management and finance areas to ensure that documentation accurately reflects patient acuity and the full scope of care rendered.
  • Available for conflict resolution between staff and patients and supports a cohesive relationship with the nursing team and leadership.
Company Description
Mindoula Health (“Mindoula”) is a next-generation behavioral health management company that delivers tech-enabled 24/7 care extension and psychiatric services to populations with behavioral health challenges and medical co-morbidities across the continuum of care.

We launched Mindoula because each of us has had personal experience with mental illness, either directly or through a loved one. We realized that the behavioral health system was broken and decided to take it upon ourselves to fix it by focusing on the people we serve, not their diagnoses or symptom sets. Each of us, and everyone we serve, is a person first, and a set of challenges second. We address the full range of behavioral health challenges. We deploy tech-enabled teams of case managers, care managers, community health workers, peer support specialists, and psychiatrists to provide 24/7 support to even the most complex and underserved behavioral health populations. Our member engagement and predictive analytics technology platform has made the company a market leader in hospital re-admissions reduction, collaborative care, care coordination for the seriously mentally ill, and measurement-based psychiatry.

Mindoula Health is committed to the principles of equal employment. We are committed to complying with all federal, state, and local laws providing equal employment opportunities, and all other employment laws and regulations. It is our intent to maintain a work environment that is free of harassment, discrimination, or retaliation because of age, race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related medical conditions), marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, credit history, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Mindoula Health


Silver Spring, MD