Sanitas Medical Centers

Medical Director

US-CT-Bridgeport
4 months ago
Job ID
2017-1030
# of Openings
1
Category
Operations/ Clinical

Overview

Sanitas Medical Center is currently seeking a qualified Medical Director to join our team. Our medical centers provide services such as primary care, walk-in urgent care, lab, diagnostic, and health care education and resources for our patients. We strive to attract people who believe in our mission and are dedicated to the service of our patients and their families. 

Responsibilities

The Clinical Medical Director is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all medical care and quality of services provided at the Clinic. Serves as a member of the Administrative Management Staff, and will collaborate with the CEO and Executive Leadership on the development of services and program plans as well as delivery sites and hours of operation to be offered.  Ensures proper functioning of day–to-day operations of the clinic, in coordination with clinic staff, to provide consistent quality of care to patients of the clinic.  This role may also provide delivery of medical services to patients of the Clinic.

  • Provides leadership for a number of activities related to the delivery of medical care and clinical services such as cost management, utilization review and quality assurance
  • Collaborates in the development and periodic review of written clinical policies, guidelines and protocols for the functioning of the clinic and responsibilities of the clinicians
  • Leads the development and implementation of the disease management programs and supervises risk coding
  • Participates in the recruitment and selection process for medical providers and other clinic staff
  • Plans, assigns, and directs work; assesses and appraises employee performance
  • Collaborates in ensuring the viability of the organization through the oversight of provider productivity, development of the annual budget and participation as a member of the administrative management team Develops; presents clinic performance reports to Joint Venture leadership
  • Assumes responsibility for quality of medical services rendered to patients by monitoring quality and appropriateness of care
  • Provides supervision of continuing professional education, in-service training and orientation of new medical staff
  • Provides key input to the development of care delivery policies and procedures
  • Oversees documentation and care planning
  • Performs periodic review of practice management functions
  • Serves as a liaison between clinic staff and Joint Venture administration; provides consistent communication to the CEO, ensuring that information, reports and materials are provided to describe clinic activities and progress toward agreed upon goals
  • Participates, with JV Management team, in the overall budget planning and monitoring process; reviews the formulation and evaluation of clinic goals and budgets
  • Assures a high standard of medical care by reviewing results of patient satisfaction surveys; reviews clinical patient complaints
  • Maintains OSHA, emergency preparedness, infection control and regulatory compliance for the clinic
  • Supports physician education, in-service training and orientation of new medical staff
  • Provides professional oversight for advanced practice nurses (APRN) and/or physician assistants (PAs)
  • Handles physician behavior and impairment issues
  • Analyzes, manages and develops improvement plans for adverse events as well as patient complains/issues that arise from medical care
  • Leads physician governance committees to include Medical Records Quality Committee, Infection Diseases Committee, and Adverse Events Committee
  • May deliver direct patient care within the clinic scope of practice

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