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Behavioral Health Medical Director for Talas Harbor at Lake MeadLas Vegas, Nevada

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Job # 404433 Date posted 03/22/2021


Kindred has been dedicated to the hope, healing and recovery of the most medically complex patients. This mission is equally appropriate for those suffering from behavioral health issues.

In order to appropriately meet the current – and future – behavioral health needs of their patient populations, hospitals and health systems need a quality partner that can effectively and efficiently manage a behavioral health program that best meets the needs of patients, partners and communities.

Enter Kindred Behavioral Health, the new service line of Kindred Healthcare, a leader in treating medically complex and rehab-intensive patients through partnerships, innovation, and quality. In addition to behavioral health offerings, Kindred is a leader in transitional care hospitals, the leading inpatient rehabilitation hospital joint-venture provider in the U.S., and a premier provider of contract therapy services in 46 states.

Kindred Behavioral Health partners with hospitals and health systems to build or optimize behavioral health programs and best serve the behavioral health needs of patients in your community. With this partnership we are seeking a physician to serve as the Medical Director at Talas Harbor in Lake Mead, Nevada. Talas Harbor at Lake Mead is a 24 bed geropsychiatric hospital. 

This position is an Independent Contractor role that will carry an inpatient census. This position may have responsibility for PHP and IOP patients in additional to inpatient case load. Medical Director will provide both clinical and administrative oversight of physicians and advanced practice providers. This position will lead and collaborate with multidisciplinary treatment teams, lead meetings 3-5 times a week, as well as complete psychiatric evaluations on assigned patients and see patients face to face on weekdays for medication management.


    As the Medical Director, you must: 

    • Have a Medical Doctorate or Doctorate of Osteopathy;
    • Hold or be eligible for Medical Licensure in the State of Texas; 
    • Be Board Certified in General Psychiatry; and
    • Have residency training in Adult Psychiatry.
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