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Chief Medical Director

Company: Casa De Los Ninos Inc
Location: Tucson
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
Who We AreCasa de los Ni--os is one of the most established and well respected non-profit organizations in Tucson. We have been helping kids and healing families since 1973. Our services include parent education classes, Foster Care, Parents As Teachers, Behavioral Health, and Nurse-Family Partnership Program! Job SummaryUnder the administrative direction of the AVP of Behavioral Health, the Chief Medical Director, holds a high-visibility executive leadership role overseeing our medical team and directing systems, strategies, and processes to maximize positive health outcomes. This position will oversee the provision and delivery of our behavioral health treatment model. In addition, provides professional medical services and other related work as appropriate and designated by the CEO. The Chief Medical Director is responsible for compliance with all medical practices, policies, rules and regulations, and clinical performance standards of the state and federal government. Essential Duties Works with the regional health plans and Casa de Los Ni--os medical staff to ensure administration and delivery of high-quality, medically appropriate care. Utilizes the Casa de Los Ni--os EHR system and e-prescribing platform. Maintains psychiatric oversight in emergency services and acute care services (admission and discharge decisions, level of care determinations, and direct supervision of care).Ensures psychiatric coordination of care in outpatient and residential services through leadership and participation in regular interdisciplinary team case reviews. Coordinates with other medical providers, specifically primary-care physicians, to provide high-quality health care and delivery of services. Maintains direct involvement in the quality management and utilization management processes, adapting to changes in processes and procedures as necessary.Supports and coordinates with the Casa de Los Ni--os Medical Coordinator in the administration of scheduling psychiatric appointments and managing medication needs, including prescribing and refilling prescriptions as needed.Participates in the peer review process.Attends monthly Medical Staff meetingsOversees and manages medical staff.The Medical Director is an active member of the medical staff and shall be clinically responsible for ensuring all patients are receiving clinically sound care.

Requirements:
Doctorate of Medicine with specialty in psychiatry5 years of experience in a clinical, academic, or administrative capacity required.Strong community and public health orientation and experience in patient care required.Knowledge of the child and adolescent development spectrum.Knowledge of existing community based and family centered behavioral health services.Knowledge of and experience with administrative operations, process, and procedures involving leadership, supervision, and employee professional development. Proof of COVID Immunization.Must be able to meet training and agency requirements for the position.Must foster an environment that is solution-focused, dedicated, and compassionate to support the organization's mission, values, and strategic direction. Must exhibit a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, valuing diverse perspectives and encouraging contributions by all team members.Must possess or be able to qualify for and maintain a valid Arizona department of public safety level one fingerprint clearance card. Must possess and maintain a valid Arizona driver's license and be insurable under the agency's automobile policy. Our MissionCasa de los Ni--os promotes child well-being and family stability in our community. We place top priority on hiring and growing a team of knowledgeable, passionate, creative, and diverse individuals who have a strong desire to empower children and families within our community. More information about us and our current job openings is available at www.casadelosninos.org. Casa de los Ni--os is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, veteran status, gender identity, gender(sex), sexual orientation, or familial status.PI190859526

Keywords: Casa De Los Ninos Inc, Tucson , Chief Medical Director, Executive , Tucson, Arizona

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