Administration - Management Physician Job with ChenMed in Louisville, KY

Seeking Top Notch Leader in our Louisville, KY Market- Center Medical Director

ChenMed Louisville, KY 40216
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Not Specified
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
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  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 10/18/2021
  • 944346

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES  (for own panel initially and progressively is accountable for center):

  • Independently provides care and oversight of outcomes, as applicable, for patients with acute and chronic illnesses encountered in the older adult patient.
  • Takes full accountability for patient care and outcomes and will appropriately seek consultation from specialists when needed; remains involved in, and responsible for, the detailed care of the patient.
  • Engages with the hospitalist whenever one of their patients is in the hospital (regardless of whether the hospitalist works for ChenMed or not).
  • Responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment, management, education, health promotion and care coordination and documentation for patients with acute and complex chronic health needs.
  • Leads their care team consisting of care promoter (medical assistant), care facilitator, and care coordinator for patients able to come to the office.
  • For patients that are unable to come to the office—in hospital, SNF, LTC or home-bound, the CMD will engage with the transitional care team and others including case managers, acute and transitional-care physicians, and other resources that may be available depending on the market (e.g. telehealth).
  • Leads Super Huddle (SH) and Transforming Care Meeting (TCM) weekly, as well as supports Center Manager/Center General Manager.  CMD partners with Center Manager/Center General Manager to co-lead center stand-ups and deliver exceptional patient care across their respective teams.
  • Joins national director biweekly meetings and attends annual/biannual clinical leadership conferences.
  • Plays an active role in the management of their center and will help cover for other providers who may be out for various reasons. Takes an active role as needed in recruiting patients for the center and additional providers for the company.
  • Drives a positive culture that supports a cohesive team approach, drives excellent results and relationships, and promotes "best place to work" culture measured by employee engagement scores.
  • Upon successfully making progress on attaining consistent primary care performance trending towards that of a ChenMed PCP Partner, maintaining trajectory of medical director training, the CMD will be asked to increasingly assume the role and responsibilities of a Senior Medical Director, which may include:
  • Managing, mentoring and coaching PCPs in his/her assigned center to deliver outstanding clinical outcomes, including sampling other PCP’s daily huddles within their center
  • Leadership rounding with the PCPs (reduced involvement of market clinical leader)
  • Partnering with Center Manager/Center General Manager to drive continued improvement of center financial performance, and helping increase center membership
  • Performs other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s discretion.

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ESSENTIAL BEHAVIORS AND SKILLS  (for own panel initially and progressively is accountable for center):

  • Availability and Accessibility  to build trust from their patients. It is expected that CMDs will make themselves as available to their patients as possible by being open and available for walk-in visits and answering phone calls and messages in a timely manner
  • Service Orientation: CMDs provide care that they would want for a family member or for themselves to each patient at every interaction
  • Evidence Based Medicine: The CMD remains updated on evidence-based medicine, but also recognizes that factors outside of traditional medicine, like lifestyle and nutrition, have a large impact on patient health outcomes. The CMD stays up to date on clinical, nutritional, and lifestyle-based interventions to improve outcomes
  • Physician Leadership  is integral to good healthcare, so the CMD must be willing to continuously work to develop and improve leadership skills for the benefit of one’s patients, their team, their center and the company
  • Quality: Our patients deserve the highest quality of care. This requires a willingness to work with the care teams towards achieving high quality outcomes and quality measures. At the same time, CMD will always be looking for ways to continuously and systematically improve their practice of medicine and the operations of their center
  • Influence: CMD must competently and compassionately influence their patients, their teams, and themselves to achieve the best outcomes
  • Self-Care: A CMD can take the best care of their patients when they are adequately caring for themselves physically, mentally, socially and spiritually. Physician wellness is important for sustainability and promoting the health of physicians, staff, and patients
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite products including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, plus a variety of other word-processing, spreadsheet, database, e-mail and presentation software as used in the company
  • Ability and willingness to travel locally as needed in their market, if applicable, nationally for initial training (2 weeks) and then occasionally (up to 25%) regionally and nationally for recruiting or training purposes
  • Fluency in English, verbal and written. There may be jobs in some centers that require fluency in other languages, and this will be made known at the time of application
  • This job requires use and exercise of independent judgment

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE CRITERIA:

  • MD or DO in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics or similar specialty required
  • Current, active MD licensure in state of employment is required
  • Board Eligibility is required; Board Certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Geriatrics or similar specialty is preferred
  • Once Board certified, CMD will maintain board certification in their terminal specialty by doing necessary MOC, CME and/or retaking board exams as required
  • Must have a current DEA number for schedule II-V controlled substances
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ clinical experience in geriatric, adult or family practice setting preferred
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ clinical leadership experience is preferred
  • May be an existing high performing PCP or PCP Partner at Chen Med with a proven ability to manage a panel of >350 patients with outstanding clinical, customer service and cost efficiency. Preferred to have been with the organization >2 years, be a recognized leader among peers, and be able to lead teams in quality and performance improvement initiatives
  • Will need to successfully complete full medical director training prior to promotion to Senior Medical Director

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