Psychiatry- Medical Director

Jordan Valley West - Medical Center West Valley Campus
Facility: Jordan Valley West - Medical Center West Valley Campus 
Address: 3336 South 4155 West 
West Valley City, UT 84120 
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Specialty: Psychiatry 
Candidate Type: MD, DO 
Visas Accepted: No J1 or H1
Loan Repayment: Yes
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Psychiatry Medical Director

The Medical Director Physician position is a fulltime employed position. Duties include administration, admissions, discharge, management, development and clinical work. A very competitive compensation package of salary and benefits with bonus opportunity will be offered.

The ideal candidate will be BE/BC with Medical Director level experience and must have experience in an Inpatient behavioral health facility. All patient care is provided in a multidisciplinary treatment setting the team comprised of psychiatrists, counselors, professional nurses, social workers and other therapists. 

QUALIFICATIONS: The qualifications for the position are the minimum requirements needed to be successful in the position. The level of experience and expertise for the job is determined by the current amount of expertise in the unit/department. If training or experience is not required but would be desirable, it is listed as preferred however; persons without preferred background will be considered in the hiring process. Education, Training & Experience (includes licenses or certifications). • MD/DO degree from an accredited program required • Board certified in Psychiatry required • Licensed to practice in the State of Utah or ability to obtain a UT medical license. • Minimum of five years of training and practice experience • Management experience preferred • Meets all credentialing criteria required by participating physicians Knowledge, Skills & Abilities. • Ability to set a strategic vision with measurable outcomes that promote Psychiatric Department development and success. • Ability to build a collaborative and supportive culture for medical program • Strong management and proven leadership skills required • Ability to organize and facilitate meetings and outcomes. • Willingly accepts direction in achievement of organization’s objectives. • Organizational skills, including working collaboratively with others. • Understanding of and commitment to stewardship in both medical management and business reality. • Strong business acumen relating to Psychiatric operations, finance and decision making. The Medical Director position is a highly visible and active role. Some of the duties include: • Supervision to other physicians and clinical staff • Program development • Medical Staff and Executive Team committee and meeting participation • Quality improvement initiatives, risk management and service utilization management.

About Jordan Valley Medical Center – West Valley Campus

Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Valley Campus, is a 139-bed, state-of-the-art hospital.   

By offering a broad range of healthcare services, advanced medical technology and a comfortable, convenient patient experience, Jordan Valley Medical Center - West Campus has become the hospital of choice for its community. The highly skilled doctors and experienced nurses there keep a relentless focus on quality and constantly maintain their commitment to patient well-being and satisfaction. 

Hospital Highlights

Heart Care: Our experienced heart team is committed to delivering expert heart care. We offer a broad range of cardiac services, from sophisticated testing for early diagnosis to interventional treatments in our catheterization suite with dedicated staff 24/7.

Stroke Treatment Center: Our certification as a primary stroke treatment center is another step in our overall stroke treatment program, which includes specialized stroke treatment training for ER physicians, nurses and our emergency medical services, along with patient rehabilitation services and a stroke support group for continued healing.

Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation Services: Comprehensive orthopedic services including total joint replacement for knees, hips and shoulders; joint repair procedures; spine surgery; and a sports medicine program (Sports Med Utah). As part of our rehabilitation services, we have a large swimming pool on campus for aquatic therapy.

Diagnostic Imaging: Advanced imaging technology including a 64-slice CT scanner, MRI, nuclear medicine, digital mammography and ultrasound.

Behavioral Health Services: The Behavioral Health Services team provides comprehensive psychiatric care for adults. The 26-bed, state-of-the-art psychiatric unit provides inpatient services. The outpatient clinic provides medication management, individual therapy, group therapy, collaboration with patient’s family or identified support system and association with local mental health community authorities to provide additional support and resources for our patients.

Rehabilitation Services: Outpatient services including physical, occupational and speech therapies. We provide aquatic physical therapy on campus in our full-size swimming pool.

About Steward Health Care

Steward Health Care, the largest private hospital operator in the United States, is a physician-led health care services organization committed to providing the highest quality of care in the communities where patients live.


Welcome to West Valley City, Utah

Located less than 20 minutes from Salt Lake City, West Valley City is the second-largest city in the state of Utah.   It is home to both Utah Grizzlies and the USANA Amphitheatre, an outdoor venue that accommodates audiences of 20,000 for music festivals and touring artists.

West Valley City has affordable housing, an excellent public school system which all contribute to a high quality of life.  Drive just a few minutes outside of West Valley City, and you’ll find seven world-class ski resorts. Other favorite day trips include Utah’s northern mountains and southern Canyonlands, which offer world-famous summer recreation opportunities, including hiking, camping, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, rock climbing and more.

Closer to home – just a 50-minute drive away – you can enjoy Park City, internationally recognized ski and snowboard town in its own right.

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Contact: Holden Holt 
Phone: 801-208-6356
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