(Physician/MD qualifications required) Medical Director – The PCBH Medical Director will be responsible for the oversight of Hospitals behavioral health and primary care integration effort, informed by SAMSHAs Bi-Directional Integration Model.
This position will be responsible for clinical supervision and mentorship of Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Social Workers and other health care personnel within the Health Center and Community Wellness Programs.
Participate in and support Quality Improvement activities for both programs while performing administrative tasks and duties.
The ability to establish rapport quickly and to communicate effectively with consumers of healthcare, their family members and other providers
Continual interaction with clinical providers to ensure appropriate care is provided to patients
Works with clinical providers to incorporate evidence based guidelines into daily practice|workflows
Fosters integrated team development. Outlines clear expectations regarding team-based care, roles | responsibilities and workflow
Reviews and evaluates evidence based practice policies and practice standards
Ensures that provider documentation is concise, accurate and timely per policy and procedures
Continuous review and evaluation of providers performance working in conjunction with the Associate Medical Directors, Program | Nurse Manager and Chief Medical Officer, as necessary.
Utilizes systems to evaluate performance behaviors as it relates to direct care, treatment, discharge planning, follow up care and documentation
Assists in identifying areas of deficiency and creates and tracks corrective action
Competency: Participates in the recruitment, hiring and orientation of new Providers
Participates in the interview process for new clinical providers
Collaborates with Associate Medical Directors, Program and Nurse Managers in developing and revising patient care standards, protocols and procedures
Assists the Nurse and Program Manager in providing an environment for a coordinated and integrated team approach to patient care
Interacts with Program Manager and Nurse Manager to develop agenda for monthly staff meetings
Coordinate and lead monthly staff meetings
When required, participates in investigation, analysis and corrective action plans for complaints related to each department
Oversees peer review for the clinical providers on a monthly basis identifying trend issues, concerns and education opportunities
Attends monthly MEC|Medical Staff meetings
In collaboration with the Nurse Manager ensures compliance with the New York State Department of Health Code 405
In collaboration with the Program Manager ensure compliance with OMH regulations.
Understands and applies the philosophy| mission of Hospital
Align strategic direction with the overall strategic plan of Hospital
Works with the Nurse Manager and Program Manager to determine staffing and equipment requirements.
Participates with Nurse Manager and Program Manager in planning, promoting, and conducting quality improvement activities for the calendar year
Keeps medical staff members informed of Quality Improvement activities and outcomes
Participates in investigations of accidents, incidents and complaints and creates recommendations for corrective action
Accepts other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the Chief Medical Officer or Chief Executive Officer
Participates in continuing education programs and maintains board certification
Adheres to Hospital mandatory annual requirements
Remains current with required certifications as required by Hospital privileges
Participates in hospital Policy and Procedure committee and Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee