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Clinical Director - Ambulatory Care

Company: Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY)
Location: Bronx
Posted on: November 16, 2023

Job Description:

Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY) is one of the largest multi-disciplinary groups in the country whose main purpose is to nurture and embolden the healthcare providers who take care of the most fragile and vulnerable patients throughout New York City. With over 4,000 physicians and healthcare professionals who provide services to NYC Health + Hospitals (H+H), the largest public health system in the United States, we believe our highly skilled practitioners do more than just diagnose and treat; we uplift the spirits and dignity of patients because we love what we do, and it shows. NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, located just 15 minutes from NYC, is an acute care teaching hospital academically affiliated with Weill-Cornell Medical College. Lincoln Medical Center is also an NYS designated Level 1 Trauma and Stroke. Qualifications :

  • Board Certification or Eligibility
    Current NYS License (or ability to obtain one) Responsibilities: Street Health Outreach and Wellness (SHOW) program utilizes mobile units to provide health screenings, vaccinations, wound care, basic material necessities such as socks and bottled water, behavioral health and social service referral supports, and harm reduction services to New Yorkers who are unsheltered. A further goal of the program is to connect patients to NYC H+H facility-based clinics, where they can receive ongoing medical care and support services. Among those are the Primary Care Safety Net Clinics, which specialize in caring for patients with experiences of homelessness and provide comprehensive medical care, social support, addiction treatment, and care coordination for those dealing with multiple health issues and homelessness. Position Title: Clinical Director Street Health Outreach and Wellness/Primary Care Safety Net Clinic(s) Purpose of the Position We are seeking energetic and collaborative clinicians who are passionate about delivering comprehensive primary care to patients with complex social, medical, and behavioral health needs, in particular to those with experiences of homelessness. In this position you will join a multidisciplinary and dynamic team who is committed to delivering patient-centered care and improving care models to better address the needs of patients with complex needs. As part of this position the time allocated for direct patient care will be shared between Street Health Outreach and Wellness (SHOW), and the Primary Care Safety Net (PCSN) practice, a facility-based outpatient comprehensive care program for people experiencing homelessness. The director's overall responsibility is to provide leadership and direction for this model of care delivery while providing direct oversight to the medical staff. Under the direction of facility leadership and in tight collaboration with the Care Models Team in the Office of Ambulatory Care & Population Health, the director plans, organizes and directs the operation and is responsible for the administration and coordination of the service to the highest medical standards. Summary of Duties and Responsibilities
    • This position will be partially based at facility-based Primary Care Safety Net Clinic and partially based out of mobile clinics as part of the Street Health Outreach and Wellness program. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
      • Direct, monitor, and evaluate clinical aspects of the PCSN and SHOW programs
      • Plan and direct quality assurance and improvement processes along with other departmental directed activities.
      • While staffing the mobile clinic, canvas surrounding neighborhood to engage with patients experiencing homelessness. Offer limited medical services while encouraging patients to visit van or clinic for further evaluation and services.
      • Continuously evaluate SHOW and PCSN processes and propose revisions of clinical services, policies, and protocols to Central Office team to assure the highest medical standards.
      • Manage assigned staff, including completion of provider evaluations
      • Interact with housing navigation program
      • Work with a multidisciplinary team to deliver care for patients with experiences of homelessness and who often have co-occurring mental health conditions
      • Use the principles of harm reduction and a patient-centered approach to deliver care
      • Exhibit sensitivity to the needs of a culturally and linguistically diverse patient population
      • Plan and lead monthly care coordination and staff meetings for PCSN and SHOW teams.
      • Participate in regular meetings with Central Office Care Models Team; peer PCSN/SHOW Clinical Directors at other facilities; and external partners including city agencies and community-based organizations
      • Participate in business planning process in collaboration with Care Models Team to secure future resources for the practice
      • Pursue continuing medical education opportunities related to the needs of patients served through PCSN and SHOW
      • Disseminate best practices to immediate teams in the care of people experiencing homelessness, through both internal and external channels Qualifications: Board Certification or Eligibility
        Current NYS License (or ability to obtain one) Benefits:
        • Salary plus generous annual bonus
        • Academic Appointment at Weill Cornell College of Medicine
        • Four weeks vacation,13 holidays + 1 week funded CME yearly
        • 10% salary 401K employer contribution, MD fully vested by end of year 1
        • Stroke covered by separate team - no stroke call. Excellent work-life balance with minimal night/weekend call.
          • Excellent health insurance, no need for prior authorization for almost all services.
          • Excellent dental insurance, orthodontics, and optical benefits.
          • J1 Visa Sponsorship supported Salary: $225,000 Eligibility for loan forgiveness through the National Student Debt Forgiveness Center Visa candidates are considered Please note proof of Covid-19 vaccination is required prior to hire Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V apply now > Share

Keywords: Physician Affiliate Group of New York (PAGNY), Mount Vernon , Clinical Director - Ambulatory Care, Executive , Bronx, New York

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