Regional Medical Director
Wellpath | Nashville, TN
The Regional Medical Director will understand and effectively communicate and abide by the applicable standards and requirements of CCS, the contracting agency and the security regulations of the institutions to which assigned as well as supervise and provide care which meet or exceed the constitutional requirements of access to care, right to a professional medical judgment and right to care that is ordered.
- Doctor of Medicine degree (MD) or the Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree (DO).
- Experience in Family Practice, Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine or Public Health preferred.
Must obtain and maintain current licensure within the state of practice as required by CCS and accrediting and contracting agencies.
- Must have and maintain a current DEA number.
Must maintain privileges.
- Must maintain CME requirements for continued medical practice in each state.
Obtain and maintain applicable state medical licensure and DEA registration.
Provide clinical oversight to the facility medical programs, as defined by the CCS, accrediting and contracting agency.
Review and monitor applicable treatment guidelines, clinical decision support monographs and tools, clinical policies and procedures and deploying clinical initiatives.
Collaborate, communicate and coordinate with the Associate Chief Clinical Officer, Division President, Regional Vice President and respective Health Services Administrators (H.S.A.) in responsibilities which include but are not limited to: Recruiting and Retention of practitioners, Continuous Quality Improvement, Healthcare related patient grievances, Infection control, Utilization management of inpatient and outpatient services, laboratory and medication formulary management and deploying clinical initiatives.
Understand, utilize and monitor Chronic Care Clinics that assure compliance as defined by the CCS, accrediting and contracting agencies.
Will serve as an active member of the CCS Continuous Quality Improvement Committee.
Attend all weekly scheduled leadership calls as assigned.
Attend Medical Executive Committee meetings as assigned.
Optimizes the use of Telehealth for Mentoring, providing schedule care, providing TeleHelp services and the use eConsult modules.
Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
Perform other duties as assigned.
CCS is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer