Psychiatry Job in Oro Valley, Arizona

Medical Director - Adult Mental Health & Psychiatric Physician Opening in Warm Arizona

Oro Valley Hospital

Physician - Psychiatry

Job Description

Oro Valley Hospital is seeking a Board Certified Adult Mental Health & Psychiatry Physician for a Medical Directorship. BHU Medical Director participates as a senior manager in planning, developing, organizing, and directing all Behavioral Health Department programs (BHU and IOP) for Northwest Health Care.

  • Employed Opportunity
  • Inpatient Facility
  • Office Space Available
  • Call Schedule with PRN Coverage is 1:3 - 1:4 (1 Additional Physician & 3 Psych NP)
  • 3-6 years’ Experience Preferred
  • The Behavioral Unit has a 17 Bed Unit


  • Oversees the staff psychiatrist, contracted psychiatrist and other contracted medical personnel. 
  • Provides medical direction to various classifications as assigned in the Behavioral Health Department clinical programs. 
  • Provides medical supervision and direction to Behavioral Health Unit clinical programs. 
  • Ensures appropriate training of Department medical staff in accordance with current standards of behavioral health practice and professional licensure as appropriate. 
  • Consults on the Department program planning, service design and evaluation. 
  • Assists with representing the Department with community organizations, health providers and other entities.
  • Serves as Medical Director for the Behavioral Health Department Services including IOP. 
  • Appropriately manages the most sensitive public complaints and issues, represents the Department in public settings, and serves as the primary Department spokesperson on medical and psychiatric issues. 
  • Selects, assigns, directs and evaluates the performance of Medical providers under their charge and participates in determining qualifications, skills and training needs for multidisciplinary program staff. 
  • Rounding and involved in the care of BHU patients on the BHU and IOP as appropriate.

Comprehensive Recruitment Package May Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • Annual CME allowance
  • Relocation
  • Medical education debt assistance
  • Commencement bonus

Tucson, AZ - Voted "One of America's Most Innovative Cities" by Forbes Magazine.

Life in Tucson Offers:

  • 324 days of sunshine, perfect for hiking, biking, swimming, rock climbing, running, and golf
  • A culinary smorgasbord of outstanding local restaurants and the famous Southwest Cuisine
  • Mix of highly rated private and public schools including the University of Arizona
  • Beautiful night skies as Tucson is the "Astronomy Capital of the World"
  • Growing biotech industry bringing highly educated employees to Tucson and Oro Valley
  • College sports
  • World-class resorts
  • Easy access to Phoenix, Sedona, Scottsdale and San Diego for weekend getaways!

Oro Valley Hospital is a 146-bed, all private-room - acute-care hospital where state-of-the-art technology and skilled professionals come together to provide compassionate, customer-focused care.  This hospital also boasts an award-winning inpatient rehabilitation facility and several specialized outpatient physical therapy programs, including aquatic, hand, lymphedema, and post-polio. The hospital has an outstanding patient satisfaction record and works collaboratively with its Medical staff to lead in quality related initiatives. Oro Valley Hospital has the only hospital inpatient unit on the Northwest side of Tucson.

Other Details

Job ID: e0db2482-6575-48a8-9691-2a2eff5cd117

Practice Type: Employee

Employment Type: Permanent - Full Time

Open to Search Firm Solicitations: No

Parent Company

Hiring Organization

Oro Valley Hospital
1551 East Tangerine Road
Oro Valley, Arizona 85737

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