- Supervises, mentors and supports the medical staff on matters related to the provision of medical care to ensure quality care is delivered to PHMC Health Network patients supervises the DON to ensure quality outcomes for the team
- Provides performance evaluation for the Clinical Directors and DON
- Guides the patient care teams in achieving a team-based model of care and effective care coordination and care transitions, as prescribed by PCMH standards.
- Establishes, reviews and authorizes medical protocols and standards; monitors medical trends and best practices and presents recommendations for modifications to clinic policy and protocols.
- Develops and administers quality assurance and improvement programs, including chart audits and other peer review methods.
- Enters into collaborative practice/prescriptive authority agreements and serves as the named supervising physician for designated advanced practice clinicians.
- Directs the medical care and health services of the organization to ensure compliance with legal standards and established policies and protocols in the pursuit of target outcomes.
- Advance the nursing profession and role of advanced practice nurses in medically underserved areas through advocacy and other professional activities
- Work within all state/federal laws and regulations and collaborating physician agreements
- Serve as liaison between the nursing center and senior management staff ensuring open communication between PHMC and the practice at all times
- Maintain positive relationships with managed care agencies, commercial providers, public and private funders and community organizations
- Participate in regularly scheduled administrative/management meetings
- Assist in writing proposals and reports as necessary
- Conduct quality improvement conferences, record audits and data management activities
- Assist in data collection, program evaluation and clinical assessments of services
- Maintain and update clinical protocols and primary care policies, in accordance with the standards of all relevant funders and regulators
- Promotes a culture of safety and quality by ensuring continuity and consistency in the implementation of established standards, protocols, policies and procedures.
- Perform other tasks as directed
- Understanding of the principles of community health care and service to special populations
- Spanish language skills a plus; cultural competence required
- Basic Life Support certification
- Ability to travel between worksites as needed
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including friendliness, and empathy
- Strong leadership and communication skills required
- Extensive knowledge of current health care needs and issues of children, adolescents and adults.
- Ability to collect adequate client data, conduct a physical exam, interpret physical findings and manage or refer patients as conditions or protocols dictate
- 5+ years’ clinical experience.
- Experience in, ambulatory primary care, community health and/or behavioral health required.
- Supervisory experience preferred.
- Graduation from a college or university accredited by the AMA with a Doctor of Medicine degree or accredited by the AOA with a Doctor of Osteopathy degree.
- Successful completion of an approved program of residency training in Family Practice or Internal Medicine.
- License to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania plus current DEA registration.
- At least five (5) years of healthcare related experience as a primary care physician, preferably in an outpatient clinical setting, community health center, or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
- Demonstrate a special interest in the area of community medicine and population health.
- Familiarity with an electronic medical record and practice management system
- Commensurate with education and experience.