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Site Medical Director

Company: Wellpath
Location: Reidsville
Posted on: July 22, 2021

Job Description:

Why Wellpath: Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

About this role: Our Medical Director is responsible for the clinical elements of the entire program, including professional duties, and provides direct care to patients and consultation to professional staff. What you bring to the table: Education:

  • Graduate of an Accredited Medical School. Successful completion of a Post-graduate training program in a Primary Care discipline (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, etc.).

Experience:
  • Seven (7) years professional experience providing primary care to persons with two (2) years at the administrative clinical level, assistant director or its equivalent.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical concepts and applications, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to act as a competent liaison between the organization and the community

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Active and unencumbered license to practice medicine in Georgia. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Surgery, Preventive Medicine, or Emergency Medicine.
What you will do:
  1. Provides clinical oversight to the facility medical program, as defined by the NCCHC and ACA standards and policies and procedures for admission, transfer, and utilization review process.
  2. Supervises care given by other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.
  3. Maintains proficiency in evidence-based practices germane to his/her clinical specialty and general familiarity with current medical practices germane to the program.
  4. Supervises the continuous quality improvement program, including patient grievances, sanitation, infection control, utilization management, pharmacy and therapeutics and assists in development of appropriate criteria.
  5. Serves as member of the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee making recommendations to improve patient outcomes.
  6. Reviews and approves the treatment protocols and clinical policies and procedures.
  7. Serves as liaison with health care providers in the community.
  8. Works with the Health Services Administrator to identify problems and to recommend solutions to improve patient outcomes.
  9. Assist the Health Services Administrator to monitor pharmacy services including formulary compliance, prescribing patterns and dispensing of medication.
  10. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  11. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  12. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  13. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.


Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"

Overview

Our Medical Director is responsible for the clinical elements of the entire program, including professional duties, and provides direct care to patients and consultation to professional staff.

Qualifications

Education:
  • Graduate of an Accredited Medical School. Successful completion of a Post-graduate training program in a Primary Care discipline (Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, etc.).

Experience:
  • Seven (7) years professional experience providing primary care to persons with two (2) years at the administrative clinical level, assistant director or its equivalent.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical concepts and applications, financial reports, and legal documents.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Must be able to communicate with employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to act as a competent liaison between the organization and the community

Licenses/Certifications:
  • Active and unencumbered license to practice medicine in Georgia. Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Surgery, Preventive Medicine, or Emergency Medicine.
Responsibilities

  1. Provides clinical oversight to the facility medical program, as defined by the NCCHC and ACA standards and policies and procedures for admission, transfer, and utilization review process.
  2. Supervises care given by other professional or non-professional personnel providing instructions as needed.
  3. Maintains proficiency in evidence-based practices germane to his/her clinical specialty and general familiarity with current medical practices germane to the program.
  4. Supervises the continuous quality improvement program, including patient grievances, sanitation, infection control, utilization management, pharmacy and therapeutics and assists in development of appropriate criteria.
  5. Serves as member of the Continuous Quality Improvement Committee making recommendations to improve patient outcomes.
  6. Reviews and approves the treatment protocols and clinical policies and procedures.
  7. Serves as liaison with health care providers in the community.
  8. Works with the Health Services Administrator to identify problems and to recommend solutions to improve patient outcomes.
  9. Assist the Health Services Administrator to monitor pharmacy services including formulary compliance, prescribing patterns and dispensing of medication.
  10. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  11. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  12. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  13. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  14. Perform other duties as assigned.


Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Savannah , Site Medical Director, Other , Reidsville, Georgia

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