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Medical Director

position type: full-time salary range: Competitive pay and excellent benefits available! department: Executive county: Humboldt County location: Arcata
open date: April 18th 2018 closing date: Open Until Filled notes: In accordance with 42 CFR 136.42 American Indian Preference will be given. See also PL 93-638. All are welcome to apply. attachment: Please download this PDF

Job Description

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• The CMO provides direct supervision to physicians (MD and DO) and mid-level practitioners (NP and PA) and provides recommendations to the Clinical Operations Director. The CMO provides medical expertise with respect to planning and establishing goals, objectives and policies to improve clinical services that are consistent with UIHS’ Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles.

• The CMO must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with health care providers within the facility as well as healthcare providers in hospitals and nursing homes, private practitioners and law enforcement agencies throughout the community.

To Apply For This Position You Must Meet The Following; Medical Degree, MD or DO; Board Certified from a United States accredited school. Must meet the requirements for medical licensure, as well as those for privileges on the Clinical Staff of United Indian Health Services, Inc. Five years progressive work experience in a supervisory capacity and clinical setting. This position requires a knowledge of, and sensitivity to, cultural and language differences. Must have excellent interpersonal skills in handling interactions with hospital staff, other agencies, groups, clients and families. Must be able to work as a team member and develop productive and cooperative working relationships with health care providers within the facility as well as healthcare providers in hospitals and nursing homes, as well as private practitioners and law enforcement agencies throughout the community.

This position requires familiarity with national accreditation standards; experience with quality assurance, peer review activities, and medical staff credentialing and privileging standards.

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