Job ID: 289541994  |  Last Updated: 1/17/2022

Site Medical Director – Family Practice w. CO mts

Denver, CA
Applicant Contact
Jonathan Thompson

Job Description

Site Medical Director Family Practice
Our client in Western Colorado is currently in need of a permanent Site Medical Director for the ongoing development, growth and oversight/authority of site medical operations in collaboration with the clinic manager at the other 2 locations.
Education or Formal Training & Experience:
Licensed M.D. or D.O.
M.D.s must be Board Certified in Primary Care Medicine.
Valid medical license/DEA registration in the jurisdiction of the facilities.
3 years of experience in caring for underserved populations.
ACLS certification.
Electronic Medical Record competency and proficiency.
Effective interpersonal skills and an understanding of the interdependent roles of various allied health professions.
Bilingual fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.
3-5 years of leadership experience preferred.
3 years of administration/management experience.
OB experience optional.
Physical Requirements and Workplace Environment:
Requires periods of standing and walking.
Essential to have ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 pounds.
Requires long periods of time sitting while on the telephone and/or doing computer work.
Requires sufficient near vision to be able to read documents and computer screen.
Must pass a criminal background check.
Annual Flu vaccine required. Employer will provide.
Obtain PPD for tuberculosis (annually if provider). Employer will provide.
Obtain vaccine records for MMR, Varicella, T-DaP and Hep B. Employer will provide.
OSHA Classification is Category I: All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissue, or a potential for spills or splashes of these fluids.
HIPAA Classification: Unrestricted Access: A workforce member with unrestricted access will have full access to patients protected health information, including the patients entire medical record, for patient care purposes.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:
Embraces the mission, vision and values of the Board of Directors of the Family Health Centers.
Site Medical Director Duties:
Participates in the organizations strategic planning process.
Performs all duties as outlined in the Medical Doctor job description.
Participates in site-focused management.
Develops clinical goals and leads the clinical staff to successful achievement of goals as stated in the Strategic Plan.
Evaluates staff performance and reports to CMO.
Responsible for all site medical services and programs in collaboration with clinic manager.
Provides direct patient care.
Evaluates and maximizes site performance clinically and financially in collaboration with the Clinic Operations Manager (COM).
Responds to patient and staff concerns and complaints.
Works closely with the SAT (Site Accountable Team) and participates in (organizes with COM) Clinic Improvement Meetings.
Authors/reviews/revises medical care related policies, protocols and procedures as delegated by CMO.
Attends meetings and maintains contact with other organizations that affect the clinics mission including but not limited to; CCHN, local and state healthcare agencies and other human services agencies.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
Clinical Oversight Duties: Oversees performance of site Physicians, Family Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and reports to the CMO for the clinics location.
Provider Duties:
Makes competent health care diagnosis and treatment decisions.
Provides diagnostic and therapeutic services to patients, including performing history, physical exams and prescribing therapy; managing acute, chronic, and preventive care; and referring for hospital and specialty services.
Reads x-rays (initial interpretation), interprets laboratory results, outside test results and reports from outside consultants.
Provides or supervises patient information or education.
Assists in monitoring the quality of Laboratory, X-ray and other clinic services.
Provides input to the Health Care Plan, clinic improvements activities and the site team.
Supervises health care performed by family nurse practitioners and physicians assistant, to include being available by telephone to provide back-up and information during normal office hours, when scheduled to work.
Reviews and signs charts as preceptor for physician assistants within two weeks of the encounter in accordance with provisions of the Board of Medical Examiners.
Assists in developing and monitoring guidelines for non-physician clinicians to use when physician in not on site.
Assists in developing and implementing guidelines for after-hours coverage.
Assists other staff in complying with any special conditions of grant awards, rules, regulations or laws.
Works with the management team to improve clinic productivity and to enhance the cost-effectiveness of health services.
Assists in the Quality Improvement program, development and implementation of quality guidelines and peer review.
Attends clinical and organizational meetings including clinic staff meetings, site team meetings, provider meetings and All-Staff meetings. Attends additional meetings as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer, including but not limited to: P&T, Quality Improvement, Collaborative and JCAHO committees.
Assists other staff to comply with any special conditions of grant awards, rules, regulations or laws.
Providers triage services after hours as required by the Sites on-call schedule.
Participates in the JCAHO process.
Assists in provider coverage for unanticipated leave.
Assists with in-service training programs.
Adheres to the infection control policies and procedures.
Maintains patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
Other duties as assigned.
Medical, Dental and Vision
Worksite Wellness Program, EAP, 457 retirement fund, 403B retirement plan with 3% matching after 1 year of employment, 160 PTO hours within the first year and so much more

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