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Medical Director - San Antonio

Company: Texas Health Action
Location: San Antonio
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Texas Health Action (THA) is a community-informed non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to culturally affirming, quality health services in a safe and supportive environment, with an expertise in serving LGBTQIA+ people and those impacted by HIV. THA's programs include Kind Clinic, Waterloo Counseling Center, and TeleKind (telemedicine services). Read more about THA here: .The Medical Director will provide leadership in providing preventive healthcare in a safe and supportive environment, with an interest and desire to support the LGBTQIA+ community and other diverse populations served through the healthcare team at Kind Clinic. Texas Health Action is a specialty organization that provides sexual health services, HIV prevention, HIV treatment, and other preventive care in person and virtually with a multidisciplinary care team. The KIND clinic strives to remove barriers in healthcare to achieve health equity and improve health access. The Medical Director will be a practicing, Texas licensed, BC/BE physician, who is responsible for the clinical effectiveness and the quality of care provided by the health care team. This role will work with other system medical directors and the Chief Medical Officer to help lead the clinical care of the organization, provide input to the CMO in long-range strategic planning, and assist in the Quality Performance Improvement program. The Medical Director will provide leadership and direction in all clinical aspects of the medical practice for KIND clinic providers and serve as an example of clinical practice and operational excellence. The Medical Director will demonstrate organizational teamwork and foster optimal patient satisfaction and outcomes. The Medical Director will ensure a patient centered approach that views the patient as part of the care team, "patient as peer." Applicant Information:

  • If selected for this position, proof of COVID-19 vaccination will be requested prior to offer of employment.
  • Submitting official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses may be required prior to final offer. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position may be needed for employment verification.
  • The applicant selected for employment is subject to a pre-employment background check. A history of conviction may not automatically disqualify an applicant. Applicants with a history of conviction may be considered on a case-by-case basis, after individualized assessment of factors including the nature of the conviction, the job duties and responsibilities, the length of time since the conviction, and evidence of mitigation or rehabilitation. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.Duties and responsibilities
  • Provide direct hands-on patient care in a community-based practice setting
  • Responsible for the delivery of care, treatment, and referrals
  • Evaluate patients, based on medical training and/or specialty, to determine the medical condition of the patient (within the scope of services provided at the clinic), through the performance of physical examinations, evaluation of lab results and ultimately establishing a diagnosis and proposed treatment plan
  • Assist in health promotion and disease prevention education of both the patients and clinical team
  • Facilitates the patient's transition within and between health care settings; refer and transfer patients for specialty care and provide follow-up care
    • As a member of the health care team, exemplify an example in attitude towards patients and staff, thereby, performing duties with respect, dignity, privacy, and modesty to patients
    • Document each on-site/in-office procedure, prescription, consultation and patient contact in the EMR (patient's chart) and on any necessary clinical forms, within a 24-hour period
    • Counsel patient regarding medical and other health care problems which might affect patient's health and well-being
    • Maintain high standard of medical practice and participate in the training development of the healthcare team
    • Provide direction and leadership to the clinical healthcare team, with regard to the administering of a patient's care
      • Provide supervision in case assignment to advanced practice providers including sign off and review of documentation
      • Perform other job-related duties, as may be assigned, by the CMO
      • Participates in the recruitment and selection process for medical providers.
      • Performs clinical supervision of clinic providers, including participation in regular performance appraisals and feedback.
      • Supervises physician assistants and nurse practitioners at THA/Kind
        • Assists staff with treatment modalities pertinent to THA/Kind patient populations.
        • Demonstrates an understanding of THA/Kind's mission in performing all aspects of the position.
        • Will assist in the development of clinical education programs pertinent to THA/Kind patient populations
        • Establishes positive relationships with local medical community and attends local medical society functions
        • Ensuring that the medical staff and facility comply with the federal rules, regulations and codes Qualifications
          • Graduate from an accredited School of Medicine and ACGME Accredited Residency Program
          • Current, valid unrestricted Texas medical license
            • Valid DEA registration.
            • Current CPR/BLS (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) is required
            • Ability to supervise Advanced Practice Nurses/Physician Assistants
            • Previous experience providing services and exercising leadership in a culturally and linguistically diverse setting, with demonstrated success
            • Board Eligible/Board Certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Ob/GYN, Endocrinology, IM/Peds, Occupational Medicine, Preventive Medicine or Infectious Disease
              • 5+ years of clinical experience (post residency)
              • Excellent communication skills
              • Goal setting and accountability
              • Organizational, planning and process improvement skills
              • Analytical and problem-solving skills
                • Interpersonal skills including coaching and mentoring
                • Familiarity with Electronic Health Records, preferred Athena (will train), computer proficiency in word processing
                • Successful track record in primary care in a team based, patient-centered practice environment
                • Ideal candidate will have experience as a Medical Director in a Community Health Center or served as a Primary Care Physician in the public health field
                • Prior experience or interest in treating and diagnosing HIV/AIDS clients in an outpatient Primary Care setting

Keywords: Texas Health Action, San Antonio , Medical Director - San Antonio, Executive , San Antonio, Texas

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