Medical Director – Chapters Health System – Sainte-Lucie (48)

Chapters Health System

It’s fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they’re doing!

We’re committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

Qualifications:

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida
  • Minimum of eight (8) years as a practicing Physician
  • Minimum of five (5) years of management/leadership experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ hospice or palliative medicine experience
  • ABMS Board Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine or HMDCB certification or obtain HMDCB certification within one year of becoming eligible
  • Certification in Hospice and Palliative Medicine preferred
  • Previous medical administrative leadership experience
  • Expert verbal and written communication skills and public speaking presentation ability
  • Leadership skills to supervise and manage medical staff
  • Demonstrated skills in fiscal management and budget
  • Skilled in effective conflict resolution
  • Able to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Intermittent Driver – Valid driver’s license and automobile insurance per Company policy
  • Ability to make home/residence visits

Competencies:

  • Satisfactorily complete competency requirements for this position.

Responsibilities of all staff:

  • Represent Company professionally at all times through care delivered and/or services provided to all clients.
  • Comply with all state, federal and local government regulations.
  • Comply with company policies and procedures.
  • Observe company’s health, safety and security practices.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of patients, families, colleagues and other sensitive situations within company.
  • Use resources in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • Promote organization through participation in community and professional organizations.
  • Participate proactively in improving performance at the organizational, departmental and individual levels.
  • Improve own professional knowledge and skill level.
  • Advance electronic media skills.
  • Support organizational research and educational activities.
  • Share expertise with co-workers both formally and informally.
  • Participate in Quality Assessment Performance Improvement activities as appropriate for the position.

Leadership Success Factors:

  • Communication. Express thoughts and ideas clearly. Adapt communication style to fit audience.
  • Initiative. Originate action to achieve goals.
  • Management Identification. Identify with and accept the problems and responsibilities of management.
  • Judgment. Make realistic decisions based on logical assumptions which reflect factual information and consideration of organizational resources.
  • Planning, Organizing and Controlling. Establish course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a specific goal; plan proper assignments of personnel and appropriate allocation of resources. Monitors results.
  • Leadership. Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding others toward task accomplishment.
  • Work Standards. Set high goals or standards of performance for self and others. Compel others to perform
  • Tolerance for Stress. Maintain stability of performance under pressure and/or opposition.
  • Innovativeness. Generates and/or recognizes imaginative, creative solutions in work related situations.
  • Delegation. Allocate decision making and other responsibilities effectively and appropriately.
  • Staff Development. Develop the skills and competencies of subordinates.
  • Organizational Sensitivity. Perceive the impact and the implications of decisions on other components of the organization.
  • Ethics. Model highest standards of conduct and ethical behavior, adopting a strong position against fraud and abuse.
  • Regulatory Compliance: Educate and monitor staff regarding their own and the organization’s responsibilities for regulatory compliance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruits and hires employed and contract medical staff.
  • Participates in appropriate organizational and corporate committees, leads specific projects, and participates in research as directed by the Executive Director, AVP or CMO.
  • Reviews and utilizes monthly medical services management tool and provides appropriate feedback to staff.
  • Works cooperatively with clinical positions, AVP of Medical Services, Chief Medical Officer to ensure quality care to hospice patients consistent with patient/family care policies and procedures.
  • Monitors and advises medical staff of cost effective prescribing habits and provides authorization for non-formulary medications.
  • Participates in medical reviews as directed by the AVP, Medical Services/Chief Medical Officer.
  • Responds to issues identified in Ethics Point in a timely manner, develops an action plan, and provides education/implement changes based on findings.
  • Maintains a regular schedule of medical participation in all components of the hospice care program, and maintains 24 hour, 7 day per week medical staff coverage.
  • Provides clinical expertise and supervision to medical staff in order to ensure high quality cost effective care for all eligible patients and high quality, timely documentation.
  • Presents educational offerings to Physicians, Nurses and other health care personnel to ensure hospice services are accessible to all patient/families who need them.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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