Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers
Medical Director, Division of Adult Medicine
Hours: M-F 9:00 to 5:00
Department: Medical Services
Home base: John Bell Health Center
Supervisor: Chief Medical Officer
Full Time, 40 hours per week; Exempt
Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers offer a team-centered, multi-disciplinary approach to support the provision of adult primary care, pediatric and adolescent care, dental services, HIV and HCV care, in addition to behavioral health and substance abuse services. We also offer a wide range of educational programs, HIV and HCV counseling and testing, and youth programs. Philadelphia FIGHT’s adult medical clinics include the John Bell Health Center and the Johnathan Lax Treatment Center, the largest HIV primary care clinic in Philadelphia. Our health centers provide culturally competent, non-judgmental, high quality care to, regardless of the ability to pay. In addition to medical care, Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers connect patients with social services, resources, and insurance benefits.
The primary function of the Medical Director is to develop and oversee the medical operations of Philadelphia FIGHT's Adult Health Centers, under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer and to work closely with the Pediatric and Adolescent Medical Director.
Maintain a minimum of 5 clinical sessions a week, on average, with a maximum of 8 clinical sessions in any given week. The number of clinical sessions will vary seasonally based on the administrative and clinical needs of the Adult health Centers: Jonathan Lax Treatment Center, John Bell Health Center, Broad Street Ministry, and Clinica Bienestar.
Primary Care Oversight
Supervise and coordinate primary care for all patients enrolled at the adult health centers. Ensure that all care is delivered in a manner that is compliant with all applicable city, state and federal laws. Ensure that care meets requirements set forth by payers, HRSA's Health Center program, and other policies that affect Philadelphia FIGHT's designation as an FQHC. Additionally the Medical Director is responsible for assuring that medical care provided at the adult health centers is delivered in a manner consistent with relevant standards of care and treatment guidelines promulgated by the American Medical Association, United States Preventive Task Force, and relevant subspecialty organizations. The Medical Director is responsible for assuring that all clinical staff is conversant with applicable standards of care and treatment guidelines. The Medical Director will assure that all clinical staff receives appropriate training, including maintaining continuing education credits as required by their professional licensure, to remain up to date on all such standards and guidelines. The Medical Director will work closely with Administrative Directors of each clinic site.
Provide ongoing clinical supervision for all clinical staff that will include oversight, as required by law, physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants practicing at the health centers. Provide supervision and mentoring to other clinical staff at the adult health centers, including periodic chart review consistent with the ongoing quality assurance monitoring plan of the FQHC. Ensure that clinical staff members can demonstrate competence in the use of the electronic medical record system. Participate in the hiring of clinical and administrative staff within the adult health centers and ensure that staff is working in accordance with the professional expectations set forth by Philadelphia FIGHT Community Health Centers.
Design and implement office protocols and policies to ensure that the adult health centers can meet quality metrics set forth by HRSA, Ryan White, payers/health insurance companies and any other applicable program. Establish patient-centered quality assurance policies specific to FIGHT's patient population. Support clinical and administrative staff by providing education on quality improvement methodology.
Maintain the confidentiality of all patients, clients and study subjects of the Center in accordance with HIPAA.
Candidate must be a competent physician, administrator, and a team player who is committed to improving medical and psychosocial outcomes for underserved adults.
Must demonstrate good leadership skills and be able to communicate effectively with staff, community partners and other stakeholders.
Reports to: Chief Medical Officer Travel Requirements:
Minimal local travel required between Philadelphia FIGHT Health Centers. For the purposes of professional development, the medical director should attend at least two professional conferences annually. These conferences may be regional or national and should feature content that will aid the medical director in their clinical and/or administrative duties.
Work Hours: 40 Hours/Week
Ability to stand, walk or sit for extended periods of time
Some light lifting, twenty pounds or less, may be required on and infrequent basis
Ability to work at a computer screen for extended periods of time
Competitive, benefits included.
Initial probationary period is three months. Performance of other tasks may be assigned on an as-needed basis.
FIGHT is an EEO, Affirmative Action, LGBTQ, and people living with HIV/AIDS and protected veterans institution.
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