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Part-time remote Medical Director in California

Company: MedCare Staffing, Inc.
Location: Bakersfield
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Bakersfield, California. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com



We're looking to rapidly grow our team with values-driven, diverse, caring professionals to help us.
Position Overview: The Medical Director leads, manages, and supervises the medical team and assures the highest quality of patient care at the lowest cost, including comprehensive evaluations, patient consultations, and medication management (including detox protocols) to an ethnically diverse patient population. The medical director works directly with the Clinical Director to support a true multidisciplinary team approach to patient care. Candidates must be licensed psychiatrists. This position is fully remote.
Competencies:
Leads and Engages Staff: Leads by example, encourages and recognizes employees for their openness and honesty; consistently, in all cases, holds employees accountable for sharing accurate and complete information; actively acknowledges employees and colleagues who follow through and demonstrate commitment.
Creates a Positive Learning Environment: Leads a high performing team that far exceeds expectations. Shares best practices for maintaining focus and overcoming obstacles. Consistently instructs others on how to give constructive performance feedback that facilitates professional development. Actively solicits feedback from others and works to implement suggestions. Utilizes feedback to improve leadership effectiveness.
Takes Initiative: Is a role model for seeking and accepting additional responsibilities, accepting constructive criticism and learning from mistakes. Inspires others to contribute above and beyond the scope of their jobs in order to provide the best quality programs.
Effectively Communicates: Proactively communicates assertively, consistently, and profoundly throughout organization; ensures that important matters are shared with all appropriate individuals.

Specific Responsibilities:


  • Assists in monitoring, directing, coaching, and evaluating medical staff.
  • Provides technical advice to the Executive Director on matters that require medical judgment.
  • Provides consultation and peer review for all medical staff within the program.
  • Provides and arranges after-hours call coverage in coordination with other medical staff to ensure continuity of patient care.
  • Maintains and enhances the highest standards of healthcare delivery to all patients.
  • Ensures that all healthcare services are provided in the most cost-effective and efficient manner.
  • Oversees, monitors and updates the facility's medical policies and procedures when necessary.
  • Assists in the development of performance measures, collection of data, and outcome reporting.
  • Reviews relevant patient satisfaction data, including complaints, and responds as necessary.
  • Assists with the implementation and operation of a quality assurance program as it relates to patient care.
  • Addresses risk management and patient grievances related to clinical care.
  • Assists the Executive Director in determining the need, and arranging for, continuing education opportunities for medical personnel.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary treatment team meetings.

    Minimum Qualifications

    • Unrestricted MD or DO in Psychiatry and licensed or license by the state of California.
    • Licensed psychiatrist in the state of California
    • Valid DEA Certification.
    • Minimum of 7 years' practice
    • Experience in addiction medicine and a residential behavioral healthcare environment is preferred.
    • Ability to work as a member of a management team.
    • Ability to communicate and work effectively with medical staff, patients, clinical support and administrative staff.
    • Proficiency in use of electronic health records.
    • Requires computer and internet skills, including Microsoft Word and Outlook.
    • Dynamic and enthusiastic personality

      Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, anywhere between 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

      Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs

Keywords: MedCare Staffing, Inc., Bakersfield , Part-time remote Medical Director in California, Executive , Bakersfield, California

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