Behavioral Health Medical Director (Psychiatrist)

BH Medical Director (Psychiatrist) – (Mental Health Care)


Are you a Psychiatrist looking to make a genuine difference for patients who don’t normally get the care they need? Join our team at Generations Family Health Care Center! We are a non-profit regional Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that has served eastern Connecticut since 1984. Our healthcare professionals provide a full continuum of primary health care, oral health care, behavioral health care, and case management services, primarily to a medically underserved population.

We are seeking a BH Medical Director (Psychiatrist) for our location in Putnam, CT.

 Job Summary: The Behavioral Health Medical Director is responsible for providing coordinated psychiatric services to patients utilizing the clinical services of Generations Family Health Center.  Clinical services provided shall include routine and crisis adult and pediatric care as assigned.  The scope of practice includes evaluation, diagnosis, medication assessments and adjustment, patient education, and treatment planning.  The Behavioral Health Medical Director will be knowledgeable about agency and clinical policies, keep all patient information confidential, and shall assume responsibility for the development and realization of an individual ongoing care plan for all patients. As Medical Director for the BH Department, you are medically responsible for the delivery of health care for the Behavioral Health Dept., including direct oversight of the medication management providers.  The Behavioral Health Medical Director works closely with the BH Leadership team to reach department and organizational goals. 

Job Requirements


As a BH Medical Director (Psychiatrist), you must exhibit a high degree of engagement and empathy as well as embodying the highest ethical standards. You must also display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to interact well with residents, staff members, and family members.

Specific qualifications for the Psychiatrist role include:

  • Board certification or Board eligible in adult and child psychiatry
  • Documented completion of a residency from an accredited institution in an appropriate specialty
  • Current and valid federal & state medical license and controlled substance license




As a Psychiatrist with Generations Family Health Center, you will be part of a growing, dynamic not-for-profit organization committed to a diverse and ever-changing, work environment that rewards honesty, loyalty, commitment, and integrity. We are committed to continuously providing the highest level of quality services and standards for our patients as well as our employees.  We offer the opportunity to work in a professional and pleasant environment that is conducive to both personal and professional growth and development.

Generations is also proud to offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes:

  • Attractive and competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage 
  • Life insurance
  • Disability coverage
  • Employee wellness program & Employee assistance program
  • 403(b) retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (5 weeks)
  • 9 paid holidays
  • Malpractice insurance
  • Visa sponsorship
  • Loan repayment through NHSC
  • Productivity incentive bonus
  • CME courses and 4 days off
  • Professional development stipends
  • Discounts on Verizon Wireless phone plan, BJ’s membership and local gym membership
  • Relocation assistance

Mental Health Care / Nonprofit



Help us make a difference in the lives of the patients who need it most!


Apply now!


Interested candidates should submit their resumes and cover letter for consideration by applying directly online:



Closing Date:  Candidate screening will begin immediately until filled


Generations Family Health Center is an equal opportunity employer committed to workforce diversity.  



Specific qualifications for the Psychiatrist role include:


  • Board certification
  • Current and valid Connecticut state medical license

Published 14 hours ago
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