Medical Director of Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital

Henry Ford Kingswood Psychiatric Hospital
Facility: Henry Ford Kingswood Psychiatric Hospital 
Address: 10300 West Eight Mile Rd 
Ferndale, MI 48220 
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Opportunity Criteria
Specialty: Psychiatry
Psychiatry - Child & Adolescent 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: No
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Medical Director for Kingswood Hospital - Detroit Metro Area

The Henry Ford Medical Group is seeking a Medical Director to lead Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital, a free standing 100+ bed psychiatric facility, located in suburban Detroit, MI. We are seeking a board-certified psychiatrist with proven management skills in an academic hospital setting. We are looking for a dynamic clinical administrator with the vision to lead the turnaround and transformation of our In-Patient Behavioral Health team.

The successful candidate will have four plus years of leadership experience in clinical programming, team building, recruitment, and a thorough understanding of the rules and regulations pertaining to the running of an in-patient behavioral health facility. This is a highly visible role in an organization that values innovation in a collaborative environment.

Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital has been serving the Detroit Metro area for more than 40 years by providing comprehensive inpatient psychiatric treatment for children, teens and adults with mental health disorders in a warm, professional environment. Kingswood Hospital is a major teaching facility for Wayne State University medical students as well as for psychiatry residents of Henry Ford Hospital's psychiatry residency program. 

As a member of the Henry Ford Medical Group, one of the largest in the country, you will have access to colleagues through a clinical network that values close collaboration and open communication. Henry Ford Behavioral Health Services (BHS) is the leading provider of integrated mental health services in Michigan. A dedicated, diverse, enthusiastic and highly skilled team, we differentiate ourselves from the competition by our continual pursuit of perfect behavioral health care – care which is safe, effective, and patient-centered. Our pursuit of perfect mental health care is enriched by our academic mission, including the education and training of health care professionals, as well as the scientific investigation of brain function and human behavior.

I would be delighted to speak with you, or any of your colleagues who might be looking to make a change. I can be reached by email at or by phone (313) 595-3999. Allen Kram, Senior Physician Recruiter, Henry Ford Health System.


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Facility Information

Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital is a leading psychiatric hospital in Michigan. We provide inpatient mental health treatment for children, teens, and adults with behavioral disorders and acute psychiatric conditions best managed in a short hospital stay. Henry Ford psychiatrists at Kingswood Hospital are expert in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of mental health disease, including anxiety disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, suicide thoughts or attempts, as well as patients with a dual diagnosis of psychiatric illness combined with substance use. Special features of our 100-bed psychiatric hospital located in Ferndale, Michigan, include:

24/7 Psychiatric Admission

We accept patients for admission to Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year.

Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Treatment Program

Henry Ford Kingswood Hospital offers a specialized psychiatric treatment program for children and adolescents. Our 24-bed pediatric unit, redesigned in 2011, provides a safe, supervised environment. All units are locked for the safety of every patient at Kingswood Hospital.

Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Treatment Team

Kingswood Hospital provides specialized care teams for pediatrics and for adults. The multidisciplinary teams include psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, recreational therapists, and others. Each team meets to develop and discuss patient treatment plans to provide the safest, highest quality care to every patient.

Personalized Behavioral Health Treatment Plan

Each patient at Kingswood Hospital receives a personalized treatment plan based on age, diagnosis, current status, and other factors. 

Comprehensive Mental Health Treatment

Our expert psychiatric treatment teams provide comprehensive mental health treatment services including individual counseling, group therapy, family counseling, intensive case management, medications, as well as access to special procedures such as electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). We work closely with the patient’s outpatient behavioral health team at Henry Ford Health System or elsewhere to assure a safe and healthy transition from the inpatient to outpatient therapy setting.

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Contact: Adam Ullman 
Phone: 313-587-7094
E-mail: Click here to e-mail.
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