Medical Director, Comprehensive Care Program
Martin's Point Health Care | Portland, ME
Martin’s Point Health Care is seeking a part-time Medical Director to provide clinical leadership to our Comprehensive Care Program (CCP), which is based on the highly effective advanced preventative care model developed by Health Quality Partners (HQP).
This program represents a combination of care coordination, disease management, and personalized preventive interventions delivered by our community-based nurse care managers with the goals of person-centered care through monitoring and educating patients on chronic conditions, improving quality of life and reducing health care costs.
The Medical Director works in concert with the Program Director in all aspects of its care delivery. She/he reports to the chief medical officer and serves as a clinical resource and advisor to the CCP as it relates to patient care. She/he is an “ambassador” to external systems and community partners. She/he will work closely with the Program Director to ensure the program’s full integration, maintenance and promotion both within the organization and the community.
Key Attributes and Outcomes:
- Supports and promotes the key principles of program design that are the hallmarks of a replication model for Health Quality Partners:
- Person centered
- Population relevant
- Drives growth and expansion.
- Is responsive in the care of patients and families and in communications with team members and in relationships with practicing providers.
- Effectively articulates the program in both its design and implementation, its purpose, background, evidence-base and motivation--to all external parties.
- Consistently provides inspiration and vision for the team, the organization and community partners.
- Frequently reviews design principles with staff to think through solutions.
- Serves as a thought-leader and partner as the program evolves and adapts to exert greater effectiveness and efficiency in serving at -risk populations.
- Remains open, flexible, adaptable and agile as the program grows, expands.
- Embraces change as we test promising modalities that advance the work.
- Effectively builds constructive relationships with interdisciplinary team members.
- Supports financial stewardship for long term viability.
- Acts as a champion of the clinical- care-design to ensure that standards of care are clearly communicated and implemented.
- Actively contributes to an improvement methodology.
- Works closely with the program director to plan and facilitate weekly community-based nurse meetings including the setting of agendas, preparing educational materials and follow up, reviewing cases in SPERO and/or EHR sources.
- Provides follow up and follow through for nurses and clinical leads as it relates to clinical questions.
- Supports training of clinical leads and nurses in the promotion of the model and supports evidence-based approaches.
- Provides mentoring and shadowing opportunities for nurses and clinical leads during home-based evaluations.
- Supports planning around the annual budgeting process.
- Arranges liaison activities with physicians, leaders and clinical personnel at health centers and health systems to support growth, expansion, coordination and integration.
- Supports development and performance conversations as it relates to clinical activities.
- Draws in subject matter expertise that supports growth, development and ongoing education of clinical staff.
- Is a key contributor and participates in all relevant recruitment activities that support an outstanding workforce.
- Conducts regular reviews of patient charts to ensure compliance with agreed-upon and medically-dictated standards.
- Supports the program director as an advisor in the annual Organizational Development planning and performance assessment programs as they relate to clinical staff.
- Supports supervision of professional and non-professional activities to assure compliance with appropriate standards required by all governmental agencies and conforms to policies, regulations, and procedures required by MPHC.
- Reviews, monitors and supports activation of all quality related activities that ensure a safe, reliable, effective and patient-centered model.
- Escalates specific concerns that relate to quality, safety, effectiveness or reliability to the chief medical officer.
- Maintains a practice in his/her respective specialty.
- Provides Medical Services as directed by MPHC.
- Performs such other duties as are requested by MPHC consistent with the role of a physician employee of MPHC.
- Monitors and ensures adherence to budget as it relates to FY operations so that the program is financially sustainable.
- Acts as steward of MPHC resources, employing process improvements where possible to keep costs at minimum while investing in cost-saving measures.
- Maintains excellence of care delivery.
- Supports and defines standards and acts as a model in the approach to care delivery.
- Ensures that policies and protocols remain sound, up to date and are aligned with current scientific evidence.
- 10+ years of direct patient care experience ideally in primary or geriatric care.
- Trained or experienced in the care of older adult populations.
- Leadership and/or management experience.
- Demonstrated experience working with Clinicians to deploy best clinical practices.
Required License(s) and/or Certification(s) for All Levels:
- Board certification as MD or DO.
- Additional fellowship training in geriatrics preferred.
- Active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in Maine (if practicing medicine in this State).
- Active and unrestricted license to practice medicine in New Hampshire (if practicing medicine in this State).
- DEA license.
Skills/Knowledge/Competencies (Behaviors) for All Levels:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to lead and manage in a fast-changing environment.
- Ability to prioritize and attend to strategic and essential tasks in a busy, complex environment.
- Strong people-leader with ability to manage conflict and hold difficult conversations.
- Strong learning agility and emotional intelligence.
- Ability to partner with Director and CMO to establish work processes that meet patient and staff needs and expectations.
- Ability to act as mentor and coach to nurses and staff.
- Ability to hold others accountable for their behaviors, standards, and expected outcomes.
- Strong ability to delegate.
- Strong meeting management skills.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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