State of Tennessee
Position Description / Responsibilities
The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (DMHSAS) is charged with planning for and promoting an array of services from prevention and early intervention to resiliency and recovery. The Department oversees four Regional Mental Health Institutes (RMHIs) and contracts with mental health and substance abuse community providers across the state to offer services to Tennesseans. The Department manages a budget of more than $300 million, with funding from dedicated fees, revenue, federal grants, and state general fund appropriations.
Summary of Position
Moccasin Mental Health Institute is currently recruiting for a Physician to work at the Chattanooga Tennessee facility. Preferred recent patient experience with psychiatric, addiction issues, and the ability to communicate effectively with internal and external contacts as well as interacting with community organizations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
- Proven experience in successfully initiating and sustaining multi-agency and multi-community policy, system, and environmental change strategies.
- A demonstrated working knowledge of persons with complex psychiatric and addiction issues and their families.
- Proven skills in networking among a diverse group of agencies and organizations.
- Effective communication skills, including written and public speaking, and adept at dealing with people at various levels within the organization, as well as, external stakeholders and leaders.
Education / Experience
· Adult Psychiatry Board Certified
· Experience preferred
Pre-employment criminal background check is required
Pursuant to the State of Tennessee’s Workplace Discrimination and Harassment policy, the State is firmly committed to the principle of fair and equal employment opportunities for its citizens and strives to protect the rights and opportunities of all people to seek, obtain, and hold employment without being subjected to illegal discrimination and harassment in the workplace. It is the State’s policy to provide an environment free of discrimination and harassment of an individual because of that person’s race, color, national origin, age (40 and over), sex, pregnancy, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status or any other category protected by state and/or federal civil rights laws.
Please submit all resumes and inquiries to Lydia.Haren@tn.gov