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Assistant Director for Population and Community Health (MD)

Tal Healthcare, New York NY NY

Title: Assistant Director for Population and Community Health (MD)

Location: New York City, NY

Industry: Healthcare

Occupational Category: Physician

Hours: Full-time

Description: Hiring an Assistant Director for Population and Community Health (MD) for a network of Family Health Centers with locations throughout New York City. The Assistant Director for Population and Community Health (MD) will be responsible for the development and implementation of Center-wide continuum of care population health initiatives and integration of these initiatives within the health system.

Responsibilities:

  • Examine, diagnose, and treat medical illnesses; evaluate health status, initiate therapeutic and preventive measures, and make appropriate and necessary referrals to specialty and other consultative medical services.
  • Participate in after hours? telephone triage coverage on rotating basis.
  • Assist the Medical Director in supervising the direct delivery of clinical services of physicians, mid-level practitioners and other clinical non-clinical staff engaged in population health management and activities as well of professional standards and ethics.
  • Supervision and direction of Population Health Manager, Chronic Care Nurse Manager, and population health staff.
  • Assist in the development of funding proposals to enhance existing programs
  • Train, orient, assign, motivate and evaluate staff.
  • Ensure adequate scheduling and coordination, including the on-call coverage
  • Lead and partner with internal and external team members and stakeholders to proactively manage the populations in alignment with strategic goals
  • Assist in developing, reviewing, and maintaining timely clinical protocols that support the provision of clinical services through efficient and effective patient care procedures
  • Coordinate with other clinical departments, including laboratory and radiology
  • Practice accepted infection control measures
  • Communicate on an on-going basis with other health care providers
  • Participate in the teaching and supervision of paramedical personnel.
  • Assist to establish and coordinate services with other local medical facilities
  • Work collaboratively with the RN Unit Managers to assist in achieving efficient patient flow

Education Requirements:

  • Master?s in Public Health, Public Administration or similar degree program.
  • License to practice medicine in the State of New York
  • Board Certification.

Experience Requirements:

  • Prior experience in a multi-site Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) or other health care environment.
  • Prior administrative experience in a clinical or non-clinical setting.
  • Prior supervisory experience.
  • Bilingual: English/Spanish or other language
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