Medical Director, Behavioral Health

Danville, Pennsylvania
Aug 02, 2019
Position Type
JOB TITLE: Medical Director, Behavioral Health Operations

LOCATION: Geisinger Health Plan

DEPARTMENT: Psychiatry


WORK TYPE: Full-Time

Geisinger Health Plan is seeking a Psychiatrist to serve as Medical Director for the Behavioral Health Operations (80% GHP / 20% Clinical). The scope and breath of responsibility for the Behavioral Health Medical Director is providing clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs to promote the delivery of high quality, constituent responsive medical care. The Medical Director will co-lead along with the Senior Director in the development of integrating Behavioral Health utilization management and behavioral health case management at Geisinger Health Plan. Must maintain a comprehensive and long-range system view of Geisinger Health Plan's strategic plan, which constantly seeks to identify and take advantage of new business opportunities to improve the health and wellness of the patients and families served. Experience with the SMI population (Seriously Mentally Ill) for this role is critically important.

Education and/or Experience:

2-3 years of experience in an integrated health care delivery system, clinical practice and health care industry. Managed care experience is preferred.

Licenses and Certification:

Medical/Board Certified, Psychiatry is required. An active unrestricted medical license in the state of Pennsylvania is required or the ability to obtain an active unrestricted license in Pennsylvania is required within 2 months of hire.

Working Conditions:

Work is typically performed in an office environment

Travel to sites throughout Geisinger Health Plan network

Off-Site travel for regulatory meetings

OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.

ABOUT GEISINGER: Geisinger is a physician-led health system comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 13 hospital campuses, two research centers, and a 583,000-member health plan Geisinger is nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care. Geisinger serves more than 3 million people in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient AtlantiCare, A member of Geisinger. In 2017, the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine became the newest member of the Geisinger Family.

We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

Recruiter: Karen L. Rubbe

** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.

*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.