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Regional Medical Director, Northeast U. S. Region

Company: Wellpath
Location: Memphis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Why Wellpath: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!"About this role:Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer (CMO), the Regional SE Medical Director will be responsible for the assigned regional area and incompliance with all applicable medical standards, state and federal rules and regulations.Additional Details: Admin. Clinical position for oversight of locations within the Northeastern U.S. Travel throughout and residence in the Northeast U.S. Required. Leadership and clinical experience within correctional healthcare preferred. What you bring to the table:Education:Graduate from accredited medical schoolExperience:Minimum one (1) year of experiencePrevious correctional/detention facility experience preferredLicenses/Certifications:Unrestricted current medical license with no restrictions must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registrationCurrent (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHACurrent (and must maintain) security clearanceWhat you will do:Responsible for success of health care program facilities including performance of clinical staffMonitor services provided by non-physician providers within the detention facilities to include:o Quality of medical recordso Pharmaceutical practiceso Implementation and adherence to Policy and Procedures as well as Standardized ProceduresConsult with PA/FNPs and RNs on all conditions falling outside standardized procedure parametersPerform sick call and physical examinations as scheduledReview and countersign records of patients seen and treated by RNs (under nursing procedures)Countersign all verbal and telephone ordersParticipate in Quality Management, P& T and Peer Review meetingsMonitor hospitalized patients in collaboration with Case Management to assure timely return to the detention facilitiesAttend Quality Assurance and/or MAC and other Administrative meetingsProvide coverage on an as needed basis, approximately 20%Responsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reportsPerform other duties as assigned.Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability EmployerOur investment in you:Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan optionsTime off & leave benefits401KTuition ReimbursementParental benefitsPerks and discountsAnd more available here https://wellpathcareers.Com/

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