Paramus-based Care Plus NJ Inc. announced on Monday that it has named Dr. Daniel Finch vice president of population health strategies and director of psychiatric urgent care services.
In his new role, Finch will lead the team that offers clinical urgent care psychiatric services as well as lead the development of business relationships and processes. Finch will focus on delivering person-centered health solutions to specific population age groups, engaging and maintaining strong industry relationships within the customer-base, and overall marketplace, to foster strong strategic relationships in accordance with the policies and standards established by CarePlus.
“Dr. Finch has consistently demonstrated his extraordinary leadership in psychiatric care and recognizes the vital role that community-based providers play in ensuring individuals get the coordinated and integrated care they need,” said Joe Masciandaro, president and chief executive officer, Care Plus NJ.
“His compassion, commitment and full understanding of the range of physical, psychological, medical and social issues that individuals face makes him the perfect candidate for this role. With the addition of his professional expertise, CarePlus will not only enrich its psychiatric services but we will further improve the health and wellness of the communities we serve,” Masciandaro said.
According to Care Plus, Finch is board-certified in adult psychiatry and has extensive experience treating across all ages, from patients in early childhood to patients in the geriatric population. Prior to joining CarePlus, Finch served as the director of emergency psychiatric services at Hackensack University Medical Center from 2016 to 2018.
“CarePlus is truly a patient-centered organization,” said Finch. “The staff at CarePlus are unique in that they are sincere and fully dedicated to providing the most comprehensive services to the community in a compassionate and caring way. In addition to that, the variety of services offered at CarePlus allows me to utilize the full range of my skill set, helping a larger population of people. I am thrilled to be a part of the CarePlus team.”
Finch currently serves as an assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Health at Seton Hall Hackensack School of Medicine. He was also a Rutgers NJMS residency site coordinator at Hackensack University Medical Center and has served as an associate clinical professor at Rutgers NJMS since 2013.
Additionally, Finch serves on a number of professional organizations and committees: He is an active member in the American Psychiatric Association and the New Jersey Psychiatric Association.