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Medical Executive Director

Company: Wellpath
Location: Hollywood
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people - our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to "Always Do The Right Thing!"OverviewOur Medical Executive Director is responsible for directing and monitoring all clinical programs. Reviews, schedules, and makes recommendations to the Hospital Administrator for changes, additions, etc. The Medical Executive Director assumes responsibility for assessing, planning, linking, monitoring, and advocating for each person served assigned to the clinicians with specific departments. Develops and conducts programs to provide education for conditions and problems relating to drug and alcohol abuse. Participates in interdisciplinary treatment planning conferences. Responsible for the comprehensive delivery of quality mental health care specific to hospital protocols.QualificationsEducation:Valid license to practice medicine or a limited permit and a license from another state or CanadaExperience:Seven (7) years professional experience providing services to persons with psychiatric disabilities, with two (2) years of which must have been at the administrative clinical level, assistant director or its equivalentFive (5) to seven (7) years must have been within a forensic settingAbility to read, analyze, and interpret scientific and technical concepts and applications, financial reports, and legal documentsAbility to respond to a variety of inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business communityExcellent written and verbal communicationMust be able to communicate with employees at all levels of the organizationMust be able to act as a competent liaison between the organization and the communityMust be able to write complex reports, speeches, and other communication materials that conform to prescribed style and format and are understandable to diverse audiencesAbility to apply mathematical concepts and applicationsAbility to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysisAbility to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusionsAbility to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variablesAbility to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the departmentLicenses/Certifications:Certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyResponsibilitiesMonitors clinical staff for compliance with professional standards of mental health care.Performs chart reviews for quality improvement purposes.Performs Peer Reviews on all Physicians and Nurse Practitioners in accordance with Hospital policies.Supervises the Clinical staff in facilitating mental health care at the facility.Performs psychiatric examinations on persons served referred by nursing/professional staff under guidelines established.Provides psychiatric treatment and orders studies, tests and ancillary services required consistent with the provision of mental health care services.Documents all care encounters with persons served in the medical record.Reviews/reevaluates weekly those cases requiring ongoing psychiatric/pharmaceutical intervention.Provides 24 hours on-call coverage to advise hospital staff in the care of persons served.Oversees all special treatment procedures, including seclusion and restraint, suicide and assault precautions.Oversees and monitors use of medication use in the facility.Duties include the development and implementation of clinical policy and procedures, assesses clinical staff competence and monitors compliance with all applicable standards including company, state, local and all licensing bodies.Supervises the development of and application of policies, procedures and protocols in the care of Patients.Meets with the Hospital Administrator at least weekly, or more often as needed for purposes of clinical program evaluation and planning.Designates level of care to be performed in the facility and the equipment needed to perform this level of care.Represents the Medical Staff on Hospital Committees.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.Perform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Keywords: Wellpath, Hollywood , Medical Executive Director, Executive , Hollywood, Florida

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