Southwest Ohio Medical Director
The Medical Director (MD) is a key member of the Clinical Executive team, engaged in defining the overall business strategy and direction of the Medical Centers and Pharmacies. The position provides medical oversight, expertise, and leadership to ensure the delivery of affordable quality primary and HIV healthcare services. Ensures optimization and coordination of the clinical processes across all clinical sites and organizational programs. Ensures positive relationships with peers and community members in expansion markets. Plays an integral role in recruitment of new providers in specified markets. The MD serves as a EHR super user physician, modeling and acting as a resource to other providers. This role is also active in direct patient care at the rate of 50% of employed time on a weekly basis.
MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
- Supports the execution of clinical delivery improvement and development strategies to include clinical efforts for improved patient outcomes, reduced variations in care, and enhanced provider engagement.
- Assists the CMO in creating an organizational culture that promotes patient safety and high standards of ethical conduct, while delivering high quality patient outcomes
- Innovate patient care initiatives and leverage technology, including tele-health and e-visits.
- Assist with the development and implementation of the clinical direction for the organization with focuses on primary and HIV care.
- Keep abreast of emerging models in health care delivery especially in the realm of population health management and quality.
- Identify and define new and innovative strategies to achieve business goals and objectives.
- Supervise and mentor physicians, advanced practice providers and other clinical staff as assigned.
- Provide the highest quality outpatient medical services to patients by assessing healthcare needs, performing physical examinations, ordering pertinent diagnostic tests, diagnosing, providing education to patients and prescribing pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic therapies including controlled substances.
- Provide culturally competent health care to all patients with particular focus on the LGBTQ community.
- Play a key role on a multidisciplinary team to develop coordinated treatment plans for patients.
- Assist with the accreditation process and maintain standards for privileging.
- Participate in clinical strategy development and implementation, to include new site expansion.
- Develop strong peer and community relationships in new expansion markets for the organization.
- Build and leverage cross functional collaborative relationships to achieve shared organizational goals.
- Assist with the development and implementation of strategic goals related to the quality improvement, management programs and accreditation standards.
- Recommend clinical objectives with reference to implementation of health plans.
- Help to ensure compliance with all legislative, program, and funder regulations including standards of HRSA, CMS, ODH, HIPAA and OSHA regulations.
- Maintain and develop strong working relationships with local, regional, and national agencies involved in primary care, HIV, and LGBT healthcare.
- Build ongoing relationships with other service providers in community and promote the services that Equitas Health Medical Center and Pharmacy provides.
- Assist the CMO in the development and monitoring of quality metrics and analytics, including provider compensation metrics and structure.
- Assist with Equitas’ transformation to FQHC-LAL and PCMH status and with workflow and care team design, to include population health management.
- Other duties as assigned
- Current and non-sanctioned State of Ohio medical licensure.
- Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Family Practice or Internal Medicine.
- Ability to obtain malpractice insurance and DEA licensure.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:
- Minimum five (5) years’ experience in medical administration
- Previous experience in an FQHC Clinic setting is highly desirable.
- Must possess or attain within three months of start date the clinical competency in contemporary HIV care.
- Must be able to meet and maintain current NCHC credentialing and privileging requirements.
- Must have reliable transportation and valid Ohio driver’s license.
Background and reference checks will be conducted. Hours may vary, including working some evenings and weekends based on workload. Individuals are not considered applicants until they have been asked to visit for an interview and at that time complete an application for employment. Completing the application does not guarantee employment. In accordance with Equitas Health’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy, pre-employment drug testing will be administered. EOE/AA
It is the policy of Equitas Health that no employee or applicant will be discriminated against because of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender, gender-identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, HIV status, genetic information, political affiliation, marital status, union activity, military, veteran, and economic status, or any other characteristic protected in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. This policy applies to all phases of its personnel activity including recruitment, hiring, placement, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, separation, recall, compensation, benefits, education, recreation, and all other conditions or privileges of employment.
Equitas Health values diversity and welcomes applicants from a broad array of backgrounds.