Medical Director – Behavioral Health


Job Title:  Medical Director – Behavioral Health
Public Agency Name:  County of Ventura
Location: Ventura, CA 93003
Base Pay: $242,875.00 - $340, 025.00 annually plus benefits
Industry: Health Care, Other
Manages Others: Yes
Job type: Management
Education: Advanced Degree
Experience:  5 years
Division: Government
Employee Type: Full-Time
Contact: Anna Ford
Phone: (805) 677-5153
From rolling hills to sweeping ocean views, Ventura County is located on California's "Gold Coast," approximately 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 30 miles southeast of Santa Barbara. The near perfect Mediterranean climate with an average annual temperature of 74.2 degrees and a wonderful quality of life are a few of the reasons many of the 802,983 residents call Ventura County "home.”
Under general direction of the Director of Behavioral Health, plans, coordinates and directs County wide management operations in one of the divisions within the Behavioral Health Department.  The Director of Strategy and Equity serves as a key role in the development of outreach and engagement efforts for vulnerable racial, ethnic, and cultural communities, including at-risk, underserved priority populations in Ventura County.  As a member of the Department's management team incumbents plan, formulate policy and make administrative decisions in collaboration with the management team, County interagency representatives and community groups. Incumbents may also represent the Director of Behavioral Health in County and State Committees and meetings and perform special projects and studies as assigned. 
Graduation with a degree of Medical Doctor from an approved medical school; completion of an approved hospital internship; completion of an approved residency in psychiatry; and five (5) years of experience in the practice of medicine, including three (3) years of experience in a behavioral health facility.

Necessary Special Requirements:
Possession of a valid license as a physician issued by the State of California.
Valid certificate in psychiatry issued by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or written evidence of successful completion of a psychiatry residency.
American Society of Addition Medicine Certification – this certification will be required after employment if candidate does not already have one.Filing Deadline:  Continuous recruitment
To apply submit an online application at and attach your current resume to it or email your resume and cover letter to
Public Agency/Company Name:  County of Ventura
Contact Name:  Anna Ford
Contact Phone Number:  805-677-5153
Contact Billing Address:  Anna Ford at County of Ventura Human Resources, 800 South Victoria Avenue, L-1980, Ventura, CA 93009

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