Medical Director of Behavioral Services Division (Consult & Crisis Services)

Southcentral Foundation   Anchorage, AK   Full-time     Mental Health
Posted on September 8, 2023
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Medical Director of Behavioral Services Division Outpatient & Specialty Services

The Southcentral Foundation (SCF) Medical Director-Behavioral Services Division position is responsible for coordinating activities related to quality improvement and clinical improvement within the division. This position is responsible for risk management processes, accreditation processes, and manages and provides leadership to all clinical and quality assurance processes within the division.

This position provides clinical oversight for outpatient and residential psychiatric services in coordination with a multidisciplinary team of leaders serving customers of Southcentral Foundation Behavioral Services Division. The physician in this position works regularly with the Behavioral Services Division Leadership Team to support the development and delivery of a continuum of services across several Behavioral Services Division programs. Current programs include youth residential services, women’s residential substance use services, adult outpatient services, child and adolescent outpatient services, adult intensive case management services and a clubhouse group therapy day program with psychiatric and medical services. The outpatient providers coordinate internally with Nursing, Case Management, Administrative and support staff in delivery team-based care. The outpatient programs also interface with Integrated Psychiatry services in Primary Care, the Behavioral Urgent Response team based in the ED, Detox services and Substance Use Treatment Services to offer a coordinated continuum of Behavioral Health programming.


  • M.D or D. O degree required.
  • Current Alaska License.
  • Current American Board certification specialty appropriate for the service.
  • Meets all requirements in order to obtain medical staff membership and required privileges of services. 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and any certification relating to your scope of practice are required.
  • Five (5) years post-residency experience as a Physician; OR demonstrated proficiency as a physician at SCF.


  • Starting: $285,461 - DOE