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Nursing Home Medical Director

Company: Essen Health Care
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Essen Health Care is seeking at Essen is seeking a full-time Medical Director to oversee various Nursing Home within EssenThe Nursing Home Medical Director will oversee the daily operations of various Nursing Homes and collaborate with multidisciplinary teams at Essen. In this role, your responsibilities will include staffing, financial management, supervising resident care, marketing, and community outreach. A thorough knowledge of federal, state, and local standards for long-term care is a necessity.The selected candidate serves in this leadership role which offers opportunity for teaching and mentoring. Ensure the facility's compliance with the rules and regulations of government and accrediting bodies with potential innovative pilot projects, but not limited to:

  • Collaborates with the facility leadership, staff, and other practitioners and consultants to help develop, implement and evaluate resident care policies and procedures that reflect current standards of practice;
  • Assess the current resident population and identify current programmatic and educational needs.
  • Develop new clinical programs as the resident population change.
  • Facility identify, evaluate, and address/resolve medical and clinical concerns and issues which may affect resident care, medical care or quality of life.
  • Implementing resident medical care policies.
  • Coordinating physician services and medical care in the facility.
  • Coordinating the review, prior to granting or renewing professional privileges or association, of any physician, dentist or podiatrist;
  • Assuring that each resident's responsible physician attends to the resident's medical needs.
  • Collaborating with the health care team including the pharmacist, dentist and other clinical consultants.
  • The medical director sustains his or her professional development through self-directed and continuing education.
  • Assist the facility educate and train its staff in areas that are relevant to providing high quality patient care.
  • Serves as a resource regarding geriatric medicine and other carerelated topics, and helps the staff and practitioner identify and access relevant educational resources (e.g., books, periodicals and articles).
  • Informs attending physicians about policies and procedures and state and federal regulations, including updates.
  • Advise Essen Health Care operating staff and participates when necessary in the development of contact relationships with other health care delivery systems.
  • Participate in ongoing clinician in-service training
  • Assure quality and safe service for patients and staff by enforcing policies, procedures, standard, rules, Joint Commission for Accreditation of Health Care Organizations requirements, and legal regulations.
  • Serves as a resource regarding geriatric medicine and other carerelated topics, and helps the staff and practitioner identify and access relevant educational resources (e.g., books, periodicals and articles).The successful candidates will have the following Qualifications:
    • Doctor of Medicine (MD)
    • Board Eligible/Board Certified
    • Formally recognized qualification in geriatric medicine.
    • Board-certified with demonstrable experience as a geriatric physician.
    • Certification Medical Director in Long Term Care (AMDA CMD) strongly preferred
    • Local/state regulations and certifications, Continuing Medical Education (CME)
    • Joint Commission for Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations requirements must be met.
    • Experience Managing in Long-Term Care settings Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary focus in the Bronx. Staffed by over 300 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City. Essen maintains a Clinical Information Services team that maintains our enterprise-wide electronic medical record system, data repository, clinical analytics and population health capabilities. Our Community Services teams creates and sustains relationship with community organizations and agencies and health plans.Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Essen has won awards for its patient care innovations and recently launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations.Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a population health model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social needs.Essen Health care is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically diverse

Keywords: Essen Health Care, Mount Vernon , Nursing Home Medical Director, Healthcare , Bronx, New York

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