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Medical Director, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine (Part Time)

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Department: Physician Leadership Job Number: 6049 Pay Rate: $90000-100000 Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a large non-profit mental and behavioral health services provider, is hiring a Medical Director to provide leadership in the provision of medical care.
Responsibilities:
  • Developing processes and procedures, and supporting clinical, nursing and program staff in addressing systemic issues related to health.
  • Work closely with program and nursing leadership to meet medical needs of this vulnerable population.
  • Serve, when needed, as liaison to medical providers in the community who provide primary or specialized care.   
  • Work 14 hours per week with a flexible schedule.
  • Develop, oversee, and assist with implementation of medical policies and procedures throughout ICFs and IRAs.
  • Participate in bi-annual interdisciplinary safety reviews of every individual in ICFs and IRAs to make and sign off on the determination if current level of care is appropriate.
  • Attend quarterly Medication Efficacy Review meetings for individuals who take psychotropic medication with a focus on impact of medical conditions and medications on behaviors.
  • Assist, as needed, with pharmacist’s quarterly Medication Regimen Reviews.
  • Collaborate closely with Executive Program Director, Senior Nursing Director, Clinical Directors and Residential Directors to maximize integration of medical care within disciplines.
  • Partner with Chief Medical Officer and Chief Nursing Officer around vision for medical care in IDD settings. Must have experience with this community. 
  • Support quality improvement projects in coordination with Senior Nursing Director.
  • Participate in work rounds when onsite.
  • Participate in environmental rounds in each apartment or residence.
  • Be available to nurses for consultation regarding acute medical concerns among individuals.
  • When necessary, provide collateral information and clinical impressions to local emergency room staff for individuals needing urgent evaluation.
  • When indicated, consult with hospital and nursing home medical staff to obtain information, provide information, advocate for an individual’s needs, or inform discharge planning.
  • Engage in outreach to local medical providers to diversify individuals’ options for primary care.
  • When indicated, speak with primary care providers regarding individuals whose health is declining so that observations can be shared.
  • Strengthen operational workings and communication lines among disciplines (nursing, program, clinical, medical providers) in a matrixed environment.
  • Works with Compliance Department to prepare for audits and responds accordingly to results of audits.
  • Stay current with emerging developments in the fields of concern related to emerging and best practices, evidenced-based practices in treating conditions that commonly impact people with developmental disabilities, and policy and workforce issues.
Requirements:
  • Medical degree with a license to practice in the State of New York is required. 
  • Candidate must have completed a residency in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine, and be Board Certified.
  • 2+ years of management experience including oversight of the delivery of clinical services
  • Experience of clinical practice in community-based setting
  • Verified verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven effective collaboration skills
  • Communication and relationship management.
  • Knowledge of clinical best practices and quality standards in medical care.
  • Business knowledge and skills.
  • Leadership and professionalism.
  • Demonstrated passion and experience serving individuals with developmental delays within a highly complex and diverse environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to medical care that prioritizes evidence and to person-centeredness, trauma-informed care, and culturally relevant treatment.

Job Perks:   

  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and other attractive incentives 
  • Generous PTO  
  • All major insurances (health, life, disability)  
  • Work-life balance is valued   
  • A team environment that believes in employee development, professional growth, and company longevity 
  • Culture is one of mutual respect, teamwork, and equality 
  • The organization embraces and values an inclusive work environment 

Salary: The posted range is not a guarantee. The actual salary will be based on qualifications, experience, and education and could fall outside of this range. Contact us for more information. 
 
If you are passionate about what you could accomplish in this role, we would love to hear from you! 

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