Company Name:

Baker Tilly


Leesburg, Virginia

Approximate Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

Job Category:

Chiefs/Directors/Department Heads

Work Setting:

Government Agency

Position Type:

Full Time

Required Education:


Date Posted:

July 3, 2019

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Medical Director for Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Developmental Services (MHSADS) - Loudoun County

Loudoun County, Virginia, with a diverse population of 423,000, is ideally located just 25 miles west of Washington, DC, and is surrounded by the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains and Potomac River. Loudoun County invites resumés and applications for the position of Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Developmental Services (MHSADS) Medical Director.

The Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse, and Developmental Services (MHSADS) provides a broad spectrum of services to citizens with serious mental illness, substance use disorders and developmental disabilities. These services are provided to individuals of all ages to empower people to live independently and successfully in the community of Loudoun. MHSADS is continually looking forward in ways to support the Loudoun community. This year, initiatives implemented to improve access to services and more robust treatment included Same Day Access and Collaborative Documentation. Additionally, the Department works collaboratively with the Community Services Board, an eighteen-member volunteer policy-advisory board appointed by the Board of Supervisors. This Board supports MHSADS through lobbying efforts at the state and county level and identification of community supports and resources.

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, reporting to the Executive Director, the Medical Director will provide a strategic philosophy of community behavioral health with internal and external partners to identify best business practices of integrated care for individuals served by the Department. The Medical Director represents the Department in local, regional, and state initiatives addressing mental health, substance use disorders and developmental disabilities. Additionally, the Medical Director will provide subject matter expertise on the delivery of nationally recognized, evidence-based best practices in a variety of community behavioral health and development disability service settings.

Applicants must possess a medical degree preferably with a specialty in psychiatry, possess experience running a mental health organization showcasing strong visionary leadership with innovative approaches. It is a requirement that the doctor be licensed in Virginia or be capable of being licensed in Virginia and be Board certified in Psychiatry. Applicants will have four years of executive level and managerial experience in a comparably sized public or private organization. Relocation to Loudoun County is expected as well as a commitment to the County and the Community.

The expected hiring range is $220,000 to $230,000 per annum based on education and experience with an excellent benefits package to include outstanding medical, dental and vision coverage. Retirement pension benefits through the Virginia Retirement System, deferred compensation and Roth IRA plans, a generous leave and holiday policy, flexible spending accounts with County match and County provided life and disability insurance will also be offered to the successful candidate. Relocation expenses may be covered up to $10,000.

Qualified candidates should submit their cover letter and resume online by visiting our website at The application deadline for the position is August 16, 2019, however earlier application is requested to facilitate timely review. Applications will be screened against criteria outlined in this brochure. The County will then review recommended candidates who most closely meet the established criteria. For more information, please contact Steve Miner at or 804-726-9748.

The County of Loudoun is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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