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Medical Director - Psychiatry

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Extended Job Title
Medical Director - Psychiatry
Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Org Level 7
545202 - Psychiatry Ode General
Position Description
Recognized as a "Great College to Work For - Honor Roll," TTUHSC provides much more than just a job!  Ready for a rewarding career where you can develop and grow?  Join us as we change the future of health care.

Values-Based Culture
Carnegie Classification
Hispanic-Serving Institution

The Department of Psychiatry at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, in partnership with the Permian Basin Behavioral Health Center is expanding the Mental, Behavioral, and Relational health services in West Texas with the NEW Center Opening in 2025.

The Medical Director of this center will provide medical supervision and direction to mental health and substance abuse services; provide medical care and psychiatric care in various clinical settings (in patient, PHP, IOP); provide on-call services; oversee the day to day operations of the center,  and perform other work as required

Rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor and applicable salary are dependent upon candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Requisition ID
Travel Required
Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
Major/Essential Functions
  • Serve as primary liaison between the Center’s medical staff and administrative leaders.
  • Provide medical supervision and administrative direction to practitioners, psychiatric residents and support staff.
  • Provide oversight and/or support to resident and student educational programs.
  • Develop, supervise and direct the medical aspects of treatment protocols and standardized procedures.
  • Assure that medical care meets quality assurance standards.
  • Assure that patient’s medical charts and records are accurate and meet legal and medical requirements.
  • Assist in the preparation and monitoring of Center’s budget.
  • Participate in the analysis, evaluation and planning of health or mental health programs.
  • Maintain effective relationships with community health stakeholders.

Grant Funded?
Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
Pay Basis
Work Location
Preferred Qualifications
  • Three or more years of academic leadership experience.
  • Five or more years of psychiatry experience.
  • Experience with in-patient and crisis stabilization.
  • Research history & publications.

HSC - Permian Basin
Psychiatry Ode General
Job Type
Full Time
Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.
Job Group
Associate Professor
EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Required Qualifications
  • MD, DO or MBBS.
  • Completion of a Residency in Psychiatry.
  • Board Certified in Psychiatry.
  • Ability to obtain a Texas License.
  • Three or more years of psychiatry experience.
  • Three or more years of leadership experience.

Salary Grade
Does this position work in a research laboratory?
Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.


TTUHSC operates five schools, multiple online programs and numerous facilities across the state of Texas, with campuses in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas, and the Permian Basin (Midland & Odessa), in addition to our flagship campus in Lubbock, Texas.

As a university separate from Texas Tech University, we have been entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of researchers and health care professionals while simultaneously providing world-class patient care to the surrounding communities. We are both an institution of higher learning and a place where real people come for life-saving medical care.

What We Stand For: Inclusion, Vision & Values

Being part of the TTUHSC team means being part of a supportive community that empowers each individual and embraces all cultures, races, backgrounds, abilities and identities. Diversity and Inclusion are not just important—they are essential to our mission and integral to our purpose.

Five core values—One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary, Beyond Service⁠—drive everything we do. Through our Values-Based Culture, we are committed to promoting an exceptional, inclusive & equitable workplace.

Our Vision: “Transform health care through innovation and collaboration.” Here, everyone plays a vital role.

Compensation & Benefits

TTUHSC proudly provides many exceptional employee benefits, including a generous compensation package with comprehensive benefits, medical and dental insurance at no charge to the employee, paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and state holidays) and substantial automatic retirement contributions.

Additionally, we invest in employee success by providing many resources designed to support your personal wellness and professional growth, including:

Comprehensive Health Plans and Other Core Insurance
State Retirement Programs and Pension Options
Retiree Insurance for Lifetime Medical Benefits
Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning Programs
Tuition scholarships for employees and their dependents
Leadership and Professional Development Programs
Mental and Physical Wellness Programs
Employee Recognition Programs and Longevity Pay

We are excited for you to consider joining our team at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center. Nationally-recognized as a "Great College to Work For,” TTUHSC provides so much more than just a job!

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