HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION Facility Medical Director in EL PASO, Texas
Job/Position DescriptionPhysician IVHHSC is seeking a Physician to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals to provide clinical care and leadership to El Paso State Supported Living Center (SSLC). As Medical Director, you will work with a dynamic group of staff and professionals who are dedicated to providing supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a team environment where staff clinicians collaborate to provide comprehensive care and services. To learn more about the SSLCs, see https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/intellectual-or-developmental-disabilities-idd-long-term-care. The State of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave.The SSLC Medical Director is responsible for managing, coordinating and directing all medical services including psychiatric, dental, pharmaceutical and laboratory work at the SSLC. Ensures the delivery of high quality medical services to individuals with intellectual disabilities served by SSLCs. Oversees and directs the diagnoses and treatment of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who also have complex medical, psychiatric and/or behavioral health needs. Directs the administration of specialized medical treatments and procedures. Delegates to persons under his/her supervision portions of these duties and sufficient authority for their accomplishment but maintains overall responsibility for the medical care of the individuals at the SSLC. Participates in and oversees medical staff participation in treatment team process. Directly supervises staff Physicians, Advanced Nurse Practitioners (APRN), Physician Assistant(s), Pharmacist(s), Dentist(s), Psychiatrist(s) and oversees contracted staff in these positions. Serves as a primary care physician for a smaller caseload when needed. Assists other medical staff with complex cases. Provides and coordinates treatment to employees injured in course and scope of employment. Ensures optimum performance of the medical services department toward full compliance with the terms of the Department of Justice (DOJ) Settlement Agreement. Responsible to constructing the on-call duty schedule and shares on-call duty with other qualified medical staff. The Medical Director works under the minimal supervision of the SSLC Director with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Essential Job FunctionsAttends work on a regular basis and may be required to work a specific shift schedule or, at times, even a rotating schedule, extended shift and/or overtime in accordance with agency leave policy and performs other duties as assigned. Serves in the medical on-call rotation. Ensures the delivery of high quality medical services to individuals with intellectual disabilities served by SSLCs in accordance with current accepted medical practices. Oversees and directs the diagnoses and treatment of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities who also have complex medical, psychiatric and/or behavioral health needs. Provides medical services and care to assigned caseload. Directs the administration of specialized medical treatments and procedures. Coordinates with specialty clinics. Delegates to persons under his/her supervision portions of these duties and sufficient authority for their accomplishment but maintains overall responsibility for the medical care https://jobshrportal.hhsc.state.tx.us/ENG/CareerPortal/job\_profile.cfm?szOrderID=482683 Copy the URL in the preceding sentence to an Internet Explorer browser to apply to the job directly through the Texas Health and Human Services Career Portal.