Site Medical Director
- Edwards, CO
Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC) are in Glenwood Springs, Basalt, Rifle and Black Hawk Colorado. Each community health center is as unique as the town in which it is located, but all share the same mission:
“To provide high quality, integrated primary, behavioral, and dental health care in the communities we serve, with special consideration for the medically underserved, regardless of ability to pay.”
GENERAL PURPOSE: The Site Medical Lead at the direction of the Chief Medical Officer is responsible for the ongoing development, growth and oversight/authority of site medical operations in collaboration with the clinic manager. They are responsible for promoting the MFHC strategic plan through high standards of practice, development of policies, protocols and practice guidelines, participating in rigorous performance improvement monitoring, and staff education. This position participates in clinical and administrative decision-making with special attention paid to the pursuit of the IHI Triple Aim of improved patient outcomes, enhanced population health and controlling cost.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES (Listed in descending order of importance)
- Embraces the mission, vision and values of the Board of Directors of Mountain Family Health Centers (MFHC)..
- Participates in the organization’s strategic planning process.
- Participates in site-focused management.
- Develops clinical goals and leads the clinical staff to successful achievement of goals as stated in the Strategic Plan.
- Evaluates staff performance and reports to CMO.
- Responsible for all site medical services and programs in collaboration with clinic manager.
- Provides direct patient care.
- Evaluates site performance clinically and financially in collaboration with clinic manager.
- Responds to patient and staff concerns and complaints.
- Participates in Clinic Improvement Meetings.
- Authors/reviews/revises medical care related policies, protocols and procedures as delegated by CMO.
- Attends meetings and maintains contact with other organizations that affect MFHC’s mission including but not limited to; CCHN, local and state healthcare agencies and other human services agencies.
- Maintains patient confidentiality at all times in accordance with HIPAA regulations.
B. Clinical Oversight Duties:
- Oversees performance of site Physicians, Family Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants and reports to the CMO.
- Education or Formal Training & Experience:
- Licensed MD, DO, PAC, FNP
- MD’s must be Board Certified in Primary Care Medicine.
- Valid medical license/DEA registration in the jurisdiction of the facilities.
- 3 years experience in caring for underserved populations.
- ACLS certification.
- Electronic Medical Record competency and proficiency
- Effective interpersonal skills and an understanding of the interdependent roles of various allied health professions.
- Bilingual fluency in Spanish strongly preferred.
- Knowledge, Skill & Ability: (include materials and equipment directly used)
- Essential to have ability to lift, carry, push and pull up to 35 pounds.
- Essential to have ability to use routine office equipment such as computer and telephone.
- Essential to have ability to stoop, kneel, bend, crouch, twist and reach.
- Essential to have ability to hear routine conversations.
- Essential to have ability to comprehend both oral and written communications.
- Ability to establish and maintain courteous working relationships with patients, staff team members, insurance entities and others
- Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
- Ability to attend meetings outside of the service area.
- Ability to work flexible hours to meet job requirements.
- Physical Requirements and Workplace Environment:
- Requires periods of standing and walking.
- Requires long periods of time sitting while on the telephone and/or doing computer work.
- Requires sufficient near vision to be able to read documents and computer screen.
- OSHA Classification is Category I: All procedures or other job-related tasks that involve an inherent potential for mucous membrane or skin contact with blood, body fluids or tissue, or a potential for spills or splashes of these fluids.
- HIPAA Classification: Unrestricted Access: A workforce member with unrestricted access will have full access to patient’s protected health information, including the patient’s entire medical record, for patient care purposes.