Medical Director, Community Services

Job Number 67157
Posted 12/20/2019
Account Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Department Administration Medical
Location |ME| Acadia Hospital, ME 04402
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours TBD
Job Details Northern Light Acadia Hospital is seeking a Medical Director for Community Services!



  • Candidate must be a BC/BE Psychiatrist
  • Assuring that all behavioral health patients receive appropriate evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and medical screening and that psychiatric care is appropriately documented in the medical record.
  • Ensuring the availability of adequate psychiatric staffing to provide clinical, medical and administrative leadership and clinical care throughout the system
  • Recruiting, evaluating, and supervising LIP's
  • Providing direct psychiatric services as needed.
  • Advising the Senior Physician Executive regarding the development and review of the system's programs, positions and budgets that impact clinical services.
  • Assuring and improving the quality of the care provided
  • Provide oversight to ensure appropriate utilization of services throughout the system by developing appropriate continuum of programs, identifying level of care criteria, standards of practice, and psychiatric supervision for each program
  • Participating in the development of a clinically relevant outcome evaluation process
  • Ensuring optimal utilization of the electronic health record


Northern Light Acadia Hospital is an acute care, regional psychiatric hospital in Bangor, Maine that is a leader in the provision of tele-psychiatry services, including consultations to regional emergency departments and primary care practices. Northern Light Acadia Hospital offers innovative programming in the form of a behavioral home health, integrated behavioral healthcare in primary care practices, and a mood and memory clinic, which is involved in multiple clinical trials for promising Alzheimer's medications. Other available services include individual therapy, intensive outpatient treatment, ECT, ketamine, inpatient psychiatric treatment and an observation unit. The hospital is the sole corporate member of Northern Light Acadia Healthcare that provides a substance use disorder treatment program, case management services, and other outpatient mental health services in Penobscot, Waldo, and Knox counties. Northern Light Acadia Healthcare is the sole member of Restorative Health, LLC that operates an outpatient mental health clinic in Bangor.

Bangor, Maine is a vibrant small city with easy access to Maine's spectacular coast, mountains, and lakes. Schools rank among New England's best with the flagship campus of the University of Maine located in the neighboring town of Orono. Bangor serves as the regional hub for medicine, the arts, and commerce. Bangor International Airport offers direct and one-stop service to most major destinations.

Why Northern Light Acadia Hospital?
  • Robust Compensation and Benefits Package
  • Student Loan Reimbursement Programs
  • Relocation Reimbursement
  • Sign on Bonus
  • Flexible Schedules and Exceptional Work/Life Balance
  • Generous PTO benefits
  • Leadership and Teaching Opportunities
  • Stipends Available for Certain Board Certifications


If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact:

Gavin Higgins, Provider Recruiter

Email: providerjobs@northernlight.org


Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

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