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Lee Health is Seeking a Medical Director of Behavioral Health

Employer
Lee Health
Location
Fort Myers, Florida
Closing date
Apr 24, 2025

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Specialty
Hospital Medicine (MD)
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

This is ExceptionalLee!
Lee Memorial Hospital, HealthPark Medical Center and Gulf Coast Medical Center earned recognition as a 2022-2023 Best Regional Hospital in Florida by U.S. News & World Report, in addition to being rated as High Performing. Cape Coral Hospital was also awarded a High Performing rating.

Out of about 4,500 hospitals in the United States, all four Lee Health acute care hospitals have been named as recipients of Healthgrades 'America's 100 Best Hospitals' award for 2023.

The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) announced that Lee Health has earned 2021 CHIME Digital Health Most Wired recognition as a certified level 8.

The Leapfrog Group released its Spring 2023 Hospital Safety Grades and all four Lee Health hospitals have earned top marks, continuing their straight A streak from last Fall s grading report. HealthPark Medical Center, Cape Coral Hospital, Gulf Coast Medical Center and Lee Memorial Hospital all received the highest honor of an A grade. This marks the 10th straight reporting period that all Lee Health Hospitals have received a grade of B or higher.

Lee Health is Seeking a Medical Director of Behavioral Health:

Position Information:
Fulltime, Board-Certified Psychiatrist needed for a unique opportunity to provide a mix of inpatient, outpatient and leadership services. The physician will maintain 40% of their time in clinical outpatient practice, while 60% of the position is dedicated to administrative, leadership and inpatient consult liaison responsibilities.

Advanced certification in Geriatrics, Child/Adolescent, or Addiction is a plus but not required.

An ideal candidate has dynamic leadership experience, provides new ideas and energy, interest in strategy and growth potential and enjoys collaborating with others in the pursuit of exceptional patient care.

Benefits Summary:

  • Offers a competitive compensation package with salary and bonus opportunities
  • Generous paid time off to enjoy the BEAUTIFUL SW FLORIDA WEATHER AND BEACHES
  • Sign on bonus & relocation package
  • Dedicated CME time and funding
  • Malpractice through sovereign immunity
  • 403(b) retirement plan with match and 457(b) enhanced retirement option
  • Short term/long term disability
  • Participation in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

Fort Myers Area:
In Fort Myers, there is something for everyone. With warm weather all year round, the area has numerous outdoor activities right at your fingertips, such as, boating, playing golf, fishing, enjoying the wildlife, beautiful walking & biking trails, and so much more! Fort Myers also has numerous restaurants, plenty of shopping close by in our malls and outlets, art, history and a wide variety of festivals all year round.

Fort Myers International Airport is easy to get to, easy to use, and offers numerous direct flights and connections to meet all of your travel needs. Those in this area are also able to enjoy the Key West Express which allows for a 3-hour boat ride down to Key West! Fort Myers is minutes away from Sanibel Island, Captiva, and Naples. This area is also conveniently located near three of Florida s major cities, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.
If you are interested in learning more about this opportunity, please e-mail your CV to our Physician Recruitment Office at physicianrecruitment@leehealth.org

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