Corporate Medical Director in 375 Morris Rd, West Point, PA 19486 at Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Date Posted: 8/6/2018

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Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Inc. West Point, Pennsylvania

Reaching Out ~ Touching Lives ~ Living the Vision

New Corporate Medical Director opportunity available with Acts Retirement-Life Communities, Inc. For over 45 years, Acts has met the needs of senior adults living in our communities with quality care and service. With a vision founded in faith and guided by a commitment to integrity and loving-kindness, Acts has established an unsurpassed reputation for strength and stability in the senior retirement living industry. Today, our vision has continued to grow wherein today there are nearly 9,700 residents and 7,000 employees and 23 Acts communities. We are convinced that the secret to Acts' success has been our employees and the ability we all have had to work as a team to provide quality and caring resident service. We are looking for compassionate talent to live our Vision by joining our team.

Today, Acts Retirement-Life Communities is the largest not-for-profit builder, owner and manager of continuing care retirement communities in the United States. Our vision for Acts Retirement-Life Communities is to have The Acts Culture of Loving-Kindness be the basic fiber of our daily practice to meet the needs of those we serve.

The Corporate Medical Director will serve as a leader in the care transformation in providing innovative and visionary clinical leadership for this multi-campus continuing care retirement organization (CCRC). Working with the Senior Vice President, leads and supports the implementation of clinical initiatives that measure, assess and improve the quality and consistency of care delivered to all residents, and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards. Facilitates the analysis of quality performance and prioritization improvement opportunities in the skilled care centers and with the Acts Nurse Practitioner Program. Provides leadership to the contracted Medical Directors at the various skilled care centers on infection control, risk management and credentialing and consults on an array of issues involving physicians, Nurse Practitioners and other health care providers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement strategic goals related to quality improvement, clinical programs, and accreditation standards.
  • Oversees the Acts Nurse Practitioner Program providing clinical guidance and support.
  • Serves as Medical Director for various skilled care centers with some active patient caseload, providing oversight of physician services, and policy and procedure development & implementation.
  • Keeps abreast of emerging models in health care delivery; identify and define new and innovative strategies to achieve business goals and objectives.
  • Participate in senior management business and clinical strategy development and implementation.
  • Identify opportunities to collaborate and develop clinical integration opportunities with other health delivery systems to achieve affordable outcome.
  • Active engagement in business development opportunities to include presenting business and clinical capabilities to ACOs, legislative officials and other key health insurance companies.
  • Provides various educational presentations to Board, Senior management, residents, and employees.

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

  • Doctor of Medicine
  • Holds an active unrestricted license in the State of Pennsylvania, Delaware or New Jersey
  • State Geriatric Board Certification required
  • Minimum of 10 years of clinical and administrative experience in primary including experience as a Medical Director of a skilled nursing community or CCRC
  • Five+ years experience in the supervision and collaboration of Nurse Practitioners.
  • Certified by the American Board of Medical Specialities in respective specialty
  • Certified Long-Term Care Medical Director by AMDA
  • Knowledge of Medicare and Managed healthcare systems, medical quality assurance, quality improvement and risk management
  • Demonstrated ability to assess business needs, design and implement clinical programs and evaluate results
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal guidelines governing long-term care