Medical Director - Hospitalist

DispatchHealth

Houston, TX, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Life Sciences R&D/Engineering
  • Post Date: 04/01/2021
  • Website: dispatchhealth.com
  • Company Address: 3455 Ringsby Court #102, Denver, CO, 80126

About DispatchHealth

DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery through the most advanced on-demand, in-home healthcare model in the country.

Job Description

Company Description

DispatchHealth is redefining healthcare delivery through mobile and virtual healthcare.  A rapidly scaling Denver, Colo., startup, we provide right-sized healthcare through the power of technology, convenience, and service.  DispatchHealth is creating an integrated, convenient, high-touch care-delivery solution that extends the capabilities of the patient's care team and ensures that we provide personalized, quality care in the home or at the patient’s location of need.  Our skilled, certified providers arrive onsite with the expertise and tools necessary to administer advanced medical care, supported by our technological infrastructure to ensure quality and to improve outcomes.  DispatchHealth brings together experienced professionals with proven success in medicine, engineering and operations and a passion for transforming the healthcare landscape.

 

DispatchHealth is committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive team and serving all communities. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment regardless of race, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. DispatchHealth offers a comprehensive benefit package, including medical, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, family, and short-term disability leave. 

 

Do you want to be part of and thrive in a fast-paced, growth-stage, entrepreneurial technology, and healthcare delivery company?

 

Are you willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done?

 

Are you passionate about transforming healthcare through technology innovation, service and quality care delivered to patients?

 

Our Mission

We deliver trusted, compassionate care to al in the comfort of home.

 

Our Vision

Building the world's largest in-home care system.

 

Our Values are embodied in The DispatchWay

  • Courage to advocate for our patients and each other
  • Innovation to trailblaze a new path for healthcare
  • Integrity to create a respectful and inclusive environment
  • Compassion to provide quality, safe and excellent care

 


 

Position Summary

DispatchHealth is 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.

 

 


 

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

  • 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 medical malpractice coverage
  • Active, unrestricted driver’s license
  • Member of local hospital staff with privileges (+/-)

This is a part-time/contract position which will require approximately 40-50 hours/month.  Work will be performed in various settings including our local office, meetings in various medical offices and hospitals, and from home.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.