Urgent Care at Home – NP/PA

Urgent Care at Home - Houston, TX

Houston, TX

Job Description

We are seeking a local medical director to help us expand in our goal to provide high quality, acute, and post-acute care, outside the boundaries of the hospital, emergency departments and urgent care centers. Our medical directors will work closely with the local market directors, lead Advanced Practice Providers and line providers with a goal of preventing unnecessary emergency department visits and contributing to the reduction of hospital readmissions. The medical director is responsible for ensuring that all patients receive high quality acute care.

 

This opportunity is great for entrepreneurial medical leaders who want to be in on the ground floor of a value-based healthcare organization driven to build the world’s largest in-home care system.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Laboratory director – with all regulatory requirements
  • Review provider charts and provide feedback regarding medical management of patients, documentation, appropriate billing/coding issues
  • Assist in hiring all providers in assistance with the lead APP
  • Coordinate equipment/supplies with the Operations Manager/office manager ensuring all appropriate care needs are met
  • Work with other regional directors and national director to update existing Treatment Guidelines and create new (TG’s) as required.
  • Meet with local physician leaders to integrate care
  • Provide information with community engagement managers to all supporting channels of care regarding the service provided
  • Establish relationships with services associated with care such as outside laboratory, mobile and stationary radiography for ultrasound, x-ray, CT, MRI.
  • Provide care within local, state, national rules, regulations
  • Be part of the virtual-physician call schedule
  • Have access to local Health Information Exchange (HIE)
  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) access and knowledge of use
  • Business development and account management
  • APP (Employee) reviews
  • Potentially assist in the integration with local nurse advice line to enhance local presence

 

Qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • 5-10 years’ experience as a medical director
  • Must have an active state medical license in the state where the office is located
  • Have or be willing to obtain the required credentials to be laboratory director to the level of a Moderate Complexity laboratory
  • Active, unrestricted driver’s license
  • Member of local hospital staff with privileges

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