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Medical Director

Job Description

Miami Jewish Health is one of the largest providers of healthcare and living options for aging adults in the Southeast. We operate Florida PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Centers, the largest PACE program in Florida, which serves as health plan, healthcare provider, and social center designed for older adults with complex medical needs. We have four adult day health centers that serve participants in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Our careers are challenging, meaningful and rewarding. Join us now to do purposeful work in supporting our community’s seniors and their families.

 

Job Title: Medical Director (Florida PACE Centers)

 

Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Florida PACE Centers, Inc. Chief Medical Director, the Medical Director is responsible for the clinical aspects of the program; provides direct clinical supervision to the medical care staff of the program and assists in related administrative tasks.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides direct primary care; including inpatient management, in home visits, routine assessments, reassessments and episodic care as indicated
  • Educates the participant and caregivers to assist in the development of advanced directives for the participants health care wishes and ensures participants wishes for end of life are followed
  • Participates in daily interdisciplinary team meetings
  • Maintains relevant parts of charts according to MJH, State of Florida, and CMS
  • Communicates with families according to PACE/MJH guidelines and in a courteous and timely manner
  • Serves as a liaison between the PACE program, MJH and the physician community
  • Provides information & conducts presentations as required
  • Formulates, develops, and executes medical plans, policies, and programs for the PACE Program
  • Serves on committees and attends a variety of committee and non-committee meetings, department meetings and in-services as needed

Job Requirements

Education:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical or Osteopathic School
  • Fellowship trained in Geriatrics preferred

Experience:

  • Minimum of 2 -3 years clinical experience supervisory and administrative experience preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Valid State of Florida Medical License Required
  • Board Certification
  • Valid Florida’s Driver’s License & Proof of Insurance

Abilities Required

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple projects
  • Analytical/critical thinking
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

 

Functional Demands

Environment Work Conditions:

  • Normal working condition with adequate lighting and ventilation

Infectious Material Exposure:

  • Routine exposure to blood/body fluids/tissues

 

Organizational Expectations

  • Ensures that resident’s/patient’s rights are adhered to
  • Demonstrates professionalism and accountability
  • Demonstrates a caring attitude consistent with Miami Jewish EmpathicareSM toward MJH residents, patients, family members, employees, and other facility guests
  • Demonstrates excellent communication skills
  • Ensures confidentiality and security of patients’ medical information
  • Identifies and utilizes appropriate channels of communication
  • Able to speak, read and write English
  • Able to think and act calmly to meet unusual occurrences of the job
  • Adheres to the organization’s Mission, Vision and Values
  • Participates in departmental activities, meetings and in-services and follows established guidelines
  • Maintains a safe working environment

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

We believe in the power of empathy, the value of relationships and the importance of a life well-lived. Come see why Miami Jewish Health is unlike anywhere you’ve ever worked before. We offer competitive compensation, medical/dental/vision coverage and a 403(b)-retirement savings plan for eligible full and part-time positions, free on-campus parking, an onsite fitness center and more.

 

Miami Jewish Health provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

 

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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Broward PACE Program

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On-site

Job Type

Full-time

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