For seniors most in need of care, high quality health care is too often beyond reach. JenCare Senior Medical Center a ChenMed Company is a national leader in value-based, primary care that was founded to bring concierge-style medicine — and better health outcomes — to the neediest populations. ChenMed is a senior focused primary care organization, in nine U.S. markets through its 50+ senior medical centers. As a fully capitated Medicare Advantage provider, ChenMed provides a concierge level of care with minimal to no expense to the beneficiary.
Due to our success, we continue to grow and will be hiring highly qualified Medical Director of Transitional Care to join our team in– New Orleans, LA!
As a leader in preventive, value-based care we are seeking a Medical Director of Transitional Care who appreciate senior patients, excel in a collaborate environment and strive for positive outcomes for the patients.
The Medical Director, Acute and Transitional Care is a local market medical leadership position reporting directly to the Market Chief Medical Officer and focused on leading the market’s care for its members as they transition through environments of care outside of our centers. This talented physician will lead the transitional care team, a cohesive group of health care professionals dedicated to keeping our patients connected to their primary care physicians during episodes of acute hospitalization, post-acute care, and also during periods of increased need at home. The transitional care team may include physicians, nurse practitioners, case managers, and administrative support staff. Key daily activities for team members include continuous communication with primary care physicians and inpatient providers, participation in the market’s case conferences, review of inpatient cases via inpatient courtesy visits and remote EMR review, care coordination, risk assessments, home health care monitoring and review, complex community case management, and home visits for high risk and homebound patients. The Medical Director, Acute and Transitional Care will spend at least half of their time devoted to leading the transitional care team in the activities described above. This position may also have additional duties in the market, depending upon their areas of expertise and the needs of the market
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If you’re looking for a change for the better, where you can start on a path to make a difference for patients and yourself, then we may be the right place for you.
Medical Center Locations:
MidCity Center, 4710 S. Carrollton Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
Kenner Center, 1918 Williams Boulevard, Kenner, LA 70063
West Bank Center, 501 Lapalco, Gretna, LA 70056 Metairie II Center, 3530 Houma Boulevard, Metairie, LA 70006
About Our Area
The legendary city of New Orleans is renowned for everything from the annual Mardi Gras festivities in the historic French Quarter to the exciting Jazz & Heritage Festival. It is an invigorating city of fantastic dining and amazing music whose European, Caribbean and African cultural influences have made it among the most desired visiting destinations in the world. Aside from culinary and musical excitement, New Orleans is thriving once again as a sports center and will be hosting the 2013 Super Bowl at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Census Bureau statistics for 2008 reported a population of 336,644.
Enjoy the Bourbon Street nightlife, the classic elegance of the beautiful historic mansions and architecture and outstanding cultural attractions at such institutions as the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) in City Park, the Ogden Museum of Southern Art and the Contemporary Arts Center. At the annual Jazz Fest, savor the rhythms of blues, bluegrass, folk and Cajun music at this sensational event that is second only to Mardi Gras as a favorite for New Orleans visitors.
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