Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS)

  • Medical Director, BHS

    Job Location US-NY-Middletown
    Posted Date 5 months ago(6/15/2018 8:39 AM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Employed Physician
    Shift Type
    D - Day
    If Other - Shift Slot
    Variable shifts. Schedule to be determined and assigned as needed
    Normal Working Schedule
    Variable shifts. Schedule to be determined and assigned as needed
    Orange Regional Medical Center
  • Overview

    Greater Hudson Valley Health System (GHVHS) is a nonprofit corporation located in Middletown, NY, and is the parent company for Orange Regional and Catskill Regional Medical Centers. It provides specialty services and medical programs to nearly 450,000 residents in the mid-Hudson and Catskill region and has 3,300 employed professionals and over 850 medical staff members. It is one of the largest health care providers in the area, with three hospital campuses and several outpatient facilities. Orange Regional Medical Group (ORMG) and Catskill Regional Medical Group (CRMG) are new and growing multi-specialty, hospital-supported group medical practices with Board-certified Doctors, Board-certified Nurse Practitioners and Board-certified Advanced Practice Professionals providing outpatient and inpatient care servicing Orange, Sullivan, Ulster Counties and beyond.  The region affords the charm and warmth of the suburbs with good schools, low taxes and a diverse community while offering a broad selection of world-class culture, shopping, restaurants, sporting venues, and entertainment for your leisure  just a short distance from New York City.


    Orange Regional Medical Center has begun construction on an exciting new 153,000 square foot, five-story physician office building and a 26,000 square foot, single-story cancer center at the hospital’s main campus. When completed in the fall of 2016, the $99 million project will help relocate many outpatient services currently provided at other off-campus locations into new, state-of-the-art buildings on the existing 73-acre hospital campus in Middletown. Both new buildings will be patient-centered healing environments incorporating all the latest technology and amenities for patients and families.


    Provides clinical oversight of all Behavioral Health Services at ORMC/CRMC. Provides leadership in the Department of Psychiatry and assures adequate psychiatrist staffing. Directly supervises psychiatrists and nurse practitioners and develops and ensures compliance with policies and procedures related to clinical care and treatment of patients is all divisions of the Behavioral Health Service. In collaboration with the BHS Leadership Team, is responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of BHS programs, monitoring operational performance, and developing corrective action, business and strategic plans.

    Provides direct patient care in the inpatient and outpatient service and psychiatric consultation services to ED’s and medical units at ORMC.

    At BHC: as needed, provides psychiatric assessment and treatment to children, adolescents and adults. Provides psychiatric consultation to local schools. Maintains liaison with community providers and OCDMH by attending meetings as appropriate. Helps prepare for certification and accreditation inspections.


    Minimum Education:


    Minimum Experience:

    3 years experience as a Medical Director, or comparable supervisory experience as Unit/Section Chief.

    Required Certification/Registration:

    NYS Medical License

    Board Certification in Psychiatry

    Physical Requirements:


    Working Conditions:

    Works in behavioral health, medical/surgical and ambulatory areas. Primarily day shift hours but on-call evenings, nights and weekends may be  required, as needed.. May need to verbally or physically assist agitated patients in safely managing behaviors.  May be exposed to stressful and unpredictable situations.   Noise level is usually moderate.   May participate in tasks that include an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood and body substances or potential for a splash or spill of these substances.  


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