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Assistant Medical Director - School Health

BRONX, NY, US


As the academic medical center and University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System is nationally recognized for providing clinical excellence. Our mission; to heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve is what Montefiore Health System and all affiliates practice every day.

Montefiore Health System’s School Health Program is actively seeking an Assistant Medical Director

SUMMARY OF POSITION:

The Assistant Medical Director, in collaboration with the Medical Director and the Administrative Nurse Manager, is responsible for assuring the continuous delivery of high quality medical care at the Montefiore School Health Program school-based health centers, in compliance with all standards and regulations of Montefiore Medical Center and outside regulatory agencies.   The Assistance Medical Director position will be a half-time position, complementing the associate’s half-time position for direct patient care.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & CHARACTERISTICS:

  1. Strong leadership and communication skills
  2. Ability to balance medical/professional needs and administrative demands
  3. Ability to maintain professional and interpersonal relationships with physicians, managers, and staff.
  4. Pattern of demonstrating those behaviors that will position themselves as a role model within their office
  5. Creative, innovative and strategic thinker
  6. Ability to problem solve and promote effective organizational change
  7. Well organized
  8. Leadership experience

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Oversee physician and nurse practitioners, including supervision, one-on-one coaching, problem resolution, discipline, chart reviews and provider evaluations, including Ongoing Professional Practice Evaluations, in collaboration with Medical Director
  2. Actively contribute towards the creation of a positive work environment and culture.
  3. Assist medical providers with clinical practice management, including patient flow and meeting standards of evidence-based care.
  4. Ensure medical staff compliance with the MMC by-laws and rules and regulations.
  5. Assist Medical Director in initiatives related to clinical quality, patient safety and office improvement.
  6. Assist Medical Director with planning and facilitation of regularly scheduled periodic physician meetings.
  7. Collaborate with Program Managers to identify strategic opportunities and resolve operational issues
  8. Investigate and respond to patient complaints as needed with Site Administrator
  9. Assist Medical Director with interviewing and selection of new providers
  10. Assist Medical Director in providing orientation and mentoring for new providers

 

Department: School Health Program Bargaining Unit: Non Union Campus: MMG  Employment Status: Regular Full-Time Address: 3380 Reservoir Oval, Bronx
Shift: Day Scheduled Hours: 8 AM-5 PM Req ID: 107621 

 

Montefiore is an equal employment opportunity employer. Montefiore will recruit, hire, train, transfer, promote, layoff and discharge associates in all job classifications without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, age, gender, actual or presumed disability, history of disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy, military status, marital status, or partnership status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

 

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Mission:
To heal, to teach, to discover and to advance the health of the communities we serve.

Vision:
To be a premier academic medical center that transforms health and enriches lives.

Values
Define our philosophy of care, they shape our actions and motivate and inspire us to pursue excellence and achieve the goals we have set forth for the future. Our values include:

  • Humanity
  • Innovation
  • Teamwork
  • Diversity
  • Equity