Organization: Shingletown Medical Center
Category: Medical Director
Location: Shingletown, CA
Date Job Posted: January 13, 2022
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SHINGLETOWN MEDICAL CENTER
MEDICAL DIRECTOR JOB POSTING
Join us to provide health care services in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) located in California’s beautiful western sierras. Shingletown is a small town located along California State Route 44 in the mountains just below Mount Lassen. We are also known as "The Gateway to Lassen". For additional information about Shingletown Medical Center check us out at www.shingletownmedcenter.org. Work as an integral part of our provider staff by participating in our medical/behavioral health team, QA/QI and additional staff teams.
Regular/Benefited Employee, 3-4 10 hour shifts per week.
The Medical Director is responsible for assuring the quality of clinical practice at Shingletown Medical Center (SMC) through the maintenance of a quality assurance process to monitor clinical policies and procedures used to ensure quality of patient care with sensitivity to efficiency, access and cost effectiveness. The Medical Director maintains excellent communication with both the clinical staff and the management team helping to resolve problems related to operational issues that impact patient care services. The Medical Director is the lead spokesperson for the clinical staff, represents them at Management and Board meetings, and along with the Clinic Nurse Manager is their management representative. The Medical Director also assists in budget and operational planning by providing input into the decision-making process and shares responsibility for keeping clinical expenses within budget guidelines.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prime Responsibility - The Medical Director takes a leadership role in achieving objectives and handling problems. Such responsibilities are those that can only be reasonably done by a physician and are clinically oriented functions.
Shared Responsibility - The Medical Director shares in a leadership role with the Chief Executive Officer in achieving objectives or resolutions to clinical problems or systems/process issues affecting patient care and access to services.
Consultative - The Medical Director will be consulted on issues that may have an impact on the medical staff, the quality of clinical practice and access to services provided at Shingletown Medical Center (SMC).
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