Lincoln CountyNewport 97365
Full Time
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Medical Director/physician

Lincoln County
Full Time 36 SW Nye St, Newport, OR 97365, United States
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Overview

The salary range for this position is $138,646 - $186,329. A stipend of 10% is also provided for Medical Director functions. 


Your job in the department is to . . . 

Provide oversight of all Community Health Center (CHC) clinical programs. The employment agreement negotiated at the time of hire details the proportion of time spent in each role.

Your job also involves . . .

Performing professional work as a physician three of five days (60%) per week providing direct in-person patient care services. 

Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities
Typical Qualifications

Minimum Education Level

Specifics: For a physician, graduation from an accredited medical school and completion of 1-year internship. For a family nurse practitioner, graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner school. 

Minimum Experience Level

Four-Five years

Specifics: For a physician, five years of increasingly responsible medical experience in a primary care, family practice or internal medicine clinic, graduation from an accredited medical school and completion of 1-year internship. Behavioral health experience is preferred.  For a family nurse practitioner: Five or more years of increasingly responsible medical experience, graduation from an accredited nurse practitioner school, possession of a license as registered nurse in the State of Oregon, and certification as a nurse practitioner by the State of Oregon at the time of appointment. Certification as a Doctor of Nursing Practice and behavioral health experience is preferred.

Certifications

Certification(s) required. 

Specifics: For a family nurse practitioner, certification as a nurse practitioner by the State of Oregon at the time of appointment.          

Driver’s License

Oregon Driver's License required.

Specifics: This position also requires an insurable driving record and a valid Oregon driver’s license within 30 days of appointment.

Other Licenses

Professional License required (list below)

Specifics: For a physician, possession of, or ability to obtain, licensure to practice medicine in the State of Oregon. Must meet all credentialing requirements.   For a family nurse practitioner, possession of a license as registered nurse in the State of Oregon at the time of appointment.  

Desirable Qualifications: For a physician, behavioral health experience is preferred.  For a family nurse practitioner, Certification as a Doctor of Nursing Practice and behavioral health experience is preferred.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND/OR ABILITIES

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The required knowledge, skills and/or abilities are listed below:

Knowledge of:

  • Work is accomplished within a broad framework, with authority and responsibility in area of service. Work is evaluated in terms of accomplishment of assigned goals and objectives. 
  • Principles, practices and procedures of community health, general medicine and surgery.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing the practice of medicine.
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations governing the practice of community health.
  • Methods and techniques of diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and injuries.
  • Principles of supervision and organizational development.
  • Clinic workflows and procedures, methods, and electronic health care processes.

Skill or ability to:

  • Manage the work of medical professionals to achieve goals and objectives.
  • Develop and modify policies, rules, and procedures.
  • Direct an effective QA/QI Program.
  • Work with professional independence, initiative, and judgment in performing medical diagnostic and treatment services.
  • Develop therapeutic relationships with a wide variety of patients from diverse educational, social, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Convey information, ideas, and facts both orally and in writing to supervisors, colleagues, and individuals, inside and outside the county, using language and a format the audience will best understand.   
  • Utilize computers and other technology to communicate in written and verbal forms (e.g., word processing, texts, emails, spreadsheets, department-specific software).
  • Effectively relate well with others, including supervisors, colleagues, and individuals inside and outside the county. Exhibit a professional manner in dealing with others and working to maintain constructive working relationships.  
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Show up to work on time, and follows instructions, policies, and procedures. Meet productivity standards, deadlines, and work schedules.   

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