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Associate Medical Director

Company: Tri County Human Services
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Position Description:

The Associate Medical Director participates with management and the Medical Director in the development and review of agency-wide policies and procedures related to medical care received by agency clients. The physician, in concert with the medical director, reviews the medical services provided by agency medical staff and by medical consultants to ensure that service quality is consistent with agency standards and licensing rules.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* Provides direct medical services to agency patients and persons served through mental health, substance abuse disorders that require treatment through Medication Assistant Treatment (MAT).
* Participates in Quality Assessment and Improvement and peer review activities related to medical issues.
* Reviews medically related Incident Reports and provide appropriate feedback/direction regarding same as necessary.
* As assigned, performs an annual review of the agency's medical policies and procedures and makes recommendations for changes, as necessary/appropriate, to administrative staff.
* Participates in clinical case staffing and reviews of client treatment plans as required by Medicaid or other third party payers.
* Reviews and signs appropriate treatment/care plans, Medicaid and other health insurance claims.
* Provides for the supervision of medical services provided advanced practice registered nurse, physician's assistants, part time and consulting physicians, medical assistants and support staff.
* Is available to agency medical staff and consulting physicians in an on-call capacity and carries a cellphone to facilitate same.
* Provides validation of training that meets physician and agency licensing requirements

Minimum Training and Experience

Requires licensure as a physician by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation and knowledge of substance abuse/dependence and mental health issues. Certification as an Addictionologist is preferred.

Keywords: Tri County Human Services, Lakeland , Associate Medical Director, Healthcare , Lakeland, Florida

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