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Medical Director

Reference Number: KCILMD10

Medical Director
experience  Not Disclosed
location  Hines, IL
duration  11.5 Months
salary  Not Disclosed
jobtype  Not Disclosed
Industry  Government - State
Job Description

The client is seeking a Full Time Medical Director to source both Administrative and Clinical medical services. This position is administratively responsible for overseeing all medical and psychiatric and nursing care treatment. Must monitor emerging evidence-based standards of practice for inpatient psychiatric care and supervises, trains and credentials medical staff. Reviews all restraint authorizations and critical incidents and directs, designs and implements policies and trainings as needed. Serves as Chair on various committees and provides consultation to other hospital administrative personnel on clinical, medical, and nursing issues.

Roles & Responsibility:

Present an Illinois-licensed physician, as needed, to provide services to the client to ensure coverage. This includes verifying current and expired medical licenses and controlled substance registrations, verifying employment history from references, acquiring an AMA or AOA profile, and checking customary OIG websites for Medicare/Medicaid sanctions.

Under administrative direction of the client, the physician serves as the Medical Director of client; supervises medical staff; maintains the overall quality of clinical care provided to the individuals at the facility, including planning, staff administration and implementation of medical treatment regimens, individual care programs and services of the facility. Develops, implements, and monitors policies and procedures related to established standards for individual care, medical ethics and licensing/regulations.
Training will be provided to the Medical Director to facilitate requirements and infection control practices consistent with the Infectious Disease Control Policy. In addition, consistent with Center procedures, the Provider is required to receive a TB (Mantoux) skin test prior to staring the assigned duties or provide documentation of a test performed within the last ninety days.
The medical care and treatment records of the client individuals contain confidential information. They are by law and client policy required to be kept confidential. The vendor agrees to inform the Medical Director of the prohibition against making any copy of or otherwise distributing individuals’ records, nor otherwise disclosing any information from these records, except as necessary to perform services required by the contract or unless otherwise legally authorized.

Medical Director that unattended vehicles must be locked at all times and at no time should any vehicle be left unattended with the motor running or the key in the ignition. The Center’s traffic regulations must be observed.
Medical Director of the requirement to provide services in compliance with the standards as outlined by the accreditation agencies, and all applicable State and Federal laws, rules, regulations, and standards which includes, but is not limited to OSHA standards.

Minimum Requirements of the Medical Director: Requires an Illinois license to practice medicine and an American Board of Medical Specialties Certification, or its equivalent, in Psychiatry. Requires three years of substantive medical administrative experience in directing, planning, and evaluating a medical/clinical program. Requires ability to supervise and coordinate staff and activities of other professional disciplines. Requires ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with various professional disciplines. Verification of License and outlined experience above shall be provided by the vendor when presenting a qualified candidate.

Routinely, work hours will be 40 hours per week, between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday.
• 75% Administrative duties and 25% Clinical duties during an 8-hour day and/or a 40-hour work week
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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