Behavioral Health Medical Director – San Bernardino County, CA

Client: San Bernardino County
(San Bernardino, California)
Position: Behavioral Health Medical Director
Closing Date: Closed

Additional Information: 


San Bernardino County is recruiting nationally for a highly experienced Behavioral Health Medical Director, who is a dynamic, innovative, visionary, and highly collaborative leader. With a dedicated team of approximately 45 full-time psychiatrists, this at-will position reports to the Director of the Department of Behavioral Health and is the highest-ranking psychiatric physician leader within the Department of behavioral Health. The ideal candidate will be a progressive, highly experienced professional who enjoys working in a fast-paced and complex environment. The ideal candidate will have a current California Medical License and Board Certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology at the time of the start date. This is an exciting and challenging career opportunity for a highly qualified psychiatric physician executive capable of providing effective leadership to a diverse staff.

This position requires:

  • Must possess an active, unrestricted and unencumbered Physician and Surgeon’s Certification issued by the State of California Medical Board;
  • Must possess a valid Drug Enforcement Administration Registration Certificate;
  • Must show evidence of having completed the required course of graduate psychiatric education as specified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in a program of training accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education, the American Medical Association, or the American Osteopathic Association;
  • One year of experience in psychiatry subsequent to becoming certified as a Diplomate by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology; and
  • Five years of post-residency or licensure experience in a recognized psychiatric specialty.

Desired Qualifications:

  • One year of administrative experience in a medical program.
  • Master’s Degree in Health Services Administration, Public Health, Public Administration, Business Administration or other related field.

The salary range for the Behavioral Health Medical Director is $310,148 – $447,324 (DOQ), with anticipated 3% annual salary increases in February 2024 and 2025. Further benefit details are available through Ralph Andersen & Associates.