Job: Medical Director - PACE - NM - Albuquerque

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Posted: 02/28/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 965

Job Description

Medical Director - PACE - NM - Albuquerque

  • Location: NM, Albuquerque
  • Schedule: Regular Full-time
  • Department: 324 - SS Support Staff
  • Facility: TCC - InnovAge Greater New Mexico PACE
  • Date published: 28-Feb-2017
Job Description

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Director is responsible for the day to day medical operations at the center(s) and provides supervision of physicians and adult nurse practitioners. The Medical Director is responsible for the department budget, quality initiatives and other duties assigned by Executive staff.

Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities

Functional Category: Administrative

Estimated Percent of time Spent 70%

Assists the finance department with the preparation of the primary care budget.

Supports the strategic goals and vision of InnovAge and InnovAge PACE

Provides reports to the Chief Medical Officer monthly on the following areas:

Inpatient Utilization

Emergency department utilization

Outpatient specialist utilization

Nursing home utilization

Pharmacy utilization

Areas where there is a significant variance from budget

Explains budget variances to the Chief Medical Officer on a monthly basis.

Participates in the quality initiatives of InnovAge PACE in conjunction with the Quality Department.

Champions at least one primary care strategic initiative

Coordinates the regular primary care team meetings.

Participates in other projects that impact the primary care department as needed at the direction of the Executive Staff.

Functional Category: Supervision

Estimated Percent of time Spent 30%

Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and termination of primary care staff under the supervision and in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer..

Effectively supervises and manages direct reports and provides, by example and leadership, motivation and direction to employees of the organization.

Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable state and federal employment laws.

Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; recognizing and rewarding employees; corrective disciplinary procedures and practices (under direction of supervisor and in partnership with Human Resources), addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Ensures annual employee performance reviews are conducted in a timely and effective manner. Evaluates performance of employees for compliance with established policies and objectives of the organization and contributions in attaining objectives.

Helps set the tone of the department to ensure morale, team work, and that the positive employment culture of the organization is maintained.

Regularly schedules leadership/management, department, and staff 1:1 meetings to provide leadership, development, and a forum for communication to ensure coordination and collaboration in meeting organization and individual goals.

Job Qualifications

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions

REQUIRED

Education

Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree required

Licensure, Certification, Registration or Designation

Current active Medical License for state in which practicing, DEA number and adequate malpractice coverage required.

Work Experience and Qualifications

A minimum of one year working with the frail or elderly is required

PREFERRED

Work Experience and Qualifications

Postgraduate training in a primary care specialty, including but not limited to internal or family medicine and completion of post-residency training in geriatric medicine preferred, but not required.


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