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Medical Director, Behavioral Health, Columbus, OH

Organization: North Central Mental Health Svcs., Inc.
Category: Medical Director
Location: Columbus, OH
Date Job Posted: August 23, 2022
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The position of Medical Director is responsible for monitoring and improving the level of care provided to patients. Qualified candidate must have an understanding and knowledge of medicine across a broad range of therapeutic areas, both clinically and technically.

The Medical Director will work closely with the Executive Team. The Medical Director will work collegially with a team of doctors, nurse practitioners and nurses and provide direct patient services.

Salary commensurate with experience. This position may be either full or one half-time.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all psychiatric and medical functions and develop or modify medical policies as needed;
  • Oversee pharmacy and laboratory services, assuring required regulatory standards are met;
  • Serve as Chief Clinical Officer;
  • Will foster a cohesive team atmosphere;
  • Provide consultation and training to professional staff;
  • Provide supervision to physicians as necessary;
  • Serve as collaborative physician for nurse practitioners; and
  • Provide consultation for nurses, students or residents;
  • Provide psychiatry and prescribing service;
  • Participate in system Medical Director or other relevant meetings;
  • Participate in Executive Team meetings; and
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the CEO.


  • Team-oriented environment
  • Career advancement opportunity
  • Excellent Health, Dental and Vision Care coverage options
  • Employer paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability and AD&D coverage
  • Supplemental Life purchase options
  • 401(k) Plan with employer contributions
  • Generous Paid Vacation, Holidays, Sick and Personal Days
  • North Central is a Federal Loan Forgiveness Participant
  • CARF Nationally accredited
  • 49 Years in Business
  • Voted Top 15 Non-Profit by Business First


At minimum, 5 to 10 years of strong clinical experience with demonstrated leadership skills; and

Licensed Psychiatrist or MD in the State of Ohio with active DEA license.

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Background and reference checks will be conducted. Individuals are not considered applicants until they have completed an application and completed an on-site interview. Completing the application does not guarantee employment. In accordance with North Central's Drug-Free Workplace Policy, pre-employment drug testing will be administered. EOE/AA

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