Chair of Psychiatry


Inpatient and outpatient

About the Opportunity:

Alameda Health System is in search of a highly qualified individual to serve as the Chair of Psychiatry in San Leandro, California. You will play an important role as the clinical and operational leader, guaranteeing that the provided psychiatric care is timely, safe, and equitable across multiple sites. Additionally, the individual will foster the academic development of department members and support clinical research initiatives. If you are passionate about this opportunity and ensuring optimal mental health care, we encourage you to apply below.

_ _Requirements:__


  • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy
  • Board Certified by the American Board of Physiatry and Neurology
  • Current, valid, and unrestricted license to practice Psychiatry in California
  • Valid DEA registration

Work Experience

  • Minimum three years of management and leadership experience in Psychiatry
  • Five years of experience as a practicing clinician or clinical leader
  • Substantial administrative experience in an accredited hospital or medical center

_ _Role Responsibilities:__

Clinical Leadership

  • Oversee inpatient psychiatry, emergency services, and outpatient clinics
  • Coordinate physician services to ensure excellent patient care and safety
  • Foster academic development within the department and participate in clinical research initiatives

Personnel Management

  • Lead and mentor clinical staff in achieving quality improvement goals
  • Provide guidance on Medical Staff duties and appointment processes

Collaboration and Outreach

  • Coordinate with healthcare partners, participating in educational outreach and care partnering
  • Maintain awareness of daily operations through regular leadership rounding

Administrative Duties

  • Work with administrative and nursing teams to participate in quality assurance, performance improvement, and regulatory compliance activities


  • 100% employer health plan, also applicable for eligible dependents
  • Retirement plans with multiple participation options
  • Generous PTO

Let's schedule some time to chat about the details!

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JobID: JN -112023-29763
Posted January 30, 2024

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