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Regional Medical Director

Company: Wellpath
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: November 20, 2023

Job Description:

Compensation Range: $45 - $56 / hour
You Matter:
--- Make a difference every day in the lives of the underserved
--- Join a mission driven organization with a people first culture
--- Excellent career growth opportunities
Join us and find a career that supports:
--- Caring for overlooked, underserved, and vulnerable patients
--- Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging
--- Autonomy in a warm team environment
--- Growth and training
Perks and Benefits
In addition to comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, paid time off, and 401k, we foster a work, life balance for team members and their family to support physical, mental, and financial wellbeing including:
--- DailyPay, receive your money as you earn it!
--- Tuition Assistance, student loan assistance, and dependent scholarships
--- Employee Assistance Program (EAP) including free counseling and health coaching
--- Company paid life insurance
--- Tax free Health Spending Accounts (HSA)
--- Wellness program featuring fitness memberships and product discounts
--- Preferred banking partnership and discounted rates for home and auto loans
Why Us:
Now is your moment to make a difference in the lives of the underserved.
If there is one unifying characteristic of everyone on our team, it is the deep desire to make a difference by helping society's most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Every day we have the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those whose calling it is to serve others, now is your moment to join our mission to provide quality care to every patient with compassion, collaboration, and innovation, to live our mantra to "Always Do The Right Thing!", and to collectively do our part to heal the world, one patient at a time.
How you make a difference:
Under the direction of the Statewide Medical Director, the Regional Medical Director, the Regional SE Medical Director will be responsible for the assigned regional area and incompliance with all applicable medical standards, state and federal rules and regulations.
Key Responsibilities:
Responsible for success of health care program facilities including performance of clinical staff
Monitor services provided by non-physician providers within the detention facilities to include:
o Quality of medical records
o Pharmaceutical practices
o Implementation and adherence to Policy and Procedures as well as Standardized Procedures
Consult with PA/FNPs and RNs on all conditions falling outside standardized procedure parameters
Perform sick call and physical examinations as scheduled
Review and countersign records of patients seen and treated by RNs (under nursing procedures)
Countersign all verbal and telephone orders
Participate in Quality Management, P&T and Peer Review meetings
Monitor hospitalized patients in collaboration with Case Management to assure timely return to the detention facilities
Attend Quality Assurance and/or MAC and other Administrative meetings
Provide coverage on an as needed basis, approximately 20%
Responsible for the performance evaluations and successful training of direct reports
Perform other duties as assigned.
Oversee utilization management and total cost of care for their region to include: pharmaceutical cost, offsites, ER, observation/inpatient hospitalizations, and complex care
Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer
Qualifications & Requirements:
Graduate from accredited medical school
Minimum one (1) year of experience
Previous correctional/detention facility experience preferred
Unrestricted current medical license with no restrictions - must maintain all certifications, educational requirements, licensing, etc.
Current Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) registration
Current (and must maintain) lifesaving BLS certification through AHA
Current (and must maintain) security clearance
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer:
We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.
We encourage you to apply! If you are excited about a role but your experience doesn't seem to align perfectly with every element of the job description, we encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or one of our many other roles.

Keywords: Wellpath, Atlanta , Regional Medical Director, Accounting, Auditing , Atlanta, Georgia

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