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Medical Director of Children Services

New York NY

Posted: 09/26/2018 Department: Physician and Physician Assistant Job Number: 5049

Title: Medical Director of Children Services

Location: New York City, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physician

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring a Medical Director of Children’s Services for a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) located in NYC. The Medical Director of Children’s Services will direct patient care, provide clinical supervision, and carry out program development.


  • Medical screening, evaluations and primary care to adolescents.
  • Serve as liaison between the health center, the pediatric department, and other medical facilities for patients referred to those facilities.
  • Participate in case conference and case management activities.
  • Recruit, train and supervise medical and dental providers in the performance of their clinical duties.
  • Inspect, correct, and process assigned bi-weekly assigned employee timesheets.
  • Participate in quality improvement activities, in conjunction with the Quality Improvement Team and the Chief Medical Officer.
  • Provide in-service training for the health center’s professional and administrative staff.
  • Identify and maintain clinical staffing requirements.
  • Review and modify protocols periodically and evaluate staff performance in relation to these protocols.
  • Coordinate with hospitals regarding patients who are transferred to the emergency room or admitted to the hospital.
  • Manage dental services and contractual requirements.
  • Coordinate with OCFS/CTH regarding transferring patients with chronic medical problems
  • Assure that the mid-level practitioner(s) provides specified services or clinical activities in accordance with accepted medical standards.
  • Observe, implement, and promote the federal regulations as defined by HIPPA and Policies and procedures as defined by the health center.
  • Prepare monthly goals report for submission to the department.
  • Ensure compliance with all grant specific reporting and requirements.

Education Requirements:

  • MD. degree from an accredited medical school
  • New York State Board Certification in Pediatrics or Family Medicine, M.P.H.

Experience Requirements:

  • Experience in hospital administration recommended
  • Minimum three years related experience in family, pediatric, adolescent urban populations

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to speak Spanish

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