Child and Adolescent Medical Director --Florida

Location: Florida-Jacksonville
Duration: Permanent - Full Time
Job ID: 40543 (20721988)
Category: Child Psychiatrist Physician Job
Company: Sumo Medical Staffing
Contact: Jeff Parker    Call: 8012857216
Job Salary:   $200,000 to $220,000
Accepted Visas: J-1 , H-1B
Job Posted: 07/31/20

Child and Adolescent Medical Director --Florida - 40543 (20721988)

***Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Medical Director Role***

Description

To provide leadership, direction and management in all aspects of the agency’s medical operations performance, to represent and advocate for the agency; to act as the primary medical/psychiatric resource for Florida client.

 

General Duties and Responsibilities:

• Treats clients, family members, provider stakeholders and fellow employees, with courtesy, dignity and respect.  

• Demonstrates ethical and professional conduct in the performance of all position functions, free of fraud, abuse and conflict of interest.

• Delivers the highest standard of clinical treatment to clients and their families and ensures that professional standards of conduct prevail.

• Complies with Corporate Compliance and other policies and procedures governing the agency.  

• Maintains the highest level of client confidentiality.

• Demonstrates an understanding of and support for the agency’s strategic vision, mission and core values.

• Ensures that the highest standards of ethical fiscal practices are followed and that professional standards of conduct prevail. 

• Completes all administrative responsibilities willingly and competently and models teamwork throughout the agency.

• Completes all administrative responsibilities willingly and competently.

• Assists in meeting the agency’s annual budgetary goal by meeting or exceeding performance standards.

• Immediately reports any real or suspected child abuse or neglect, as defined in FL Statutes, Section 415.504, to FL Department of Children and Families via the FL Protective Services System as a condition of continued employment.

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversees and ensures that medical services are provided in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and statutes.

• Ensures compliance with the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) regulations, Medicaid provider network entities and other third party carrier requirements, as well as the agency’s policies and procedures.  

• Provides and directs psychiatric services that fulfill the requirements of funding sources, accrediting bodies and FL statutes to include: 

o Evaluations.

o Pharmacological management.

o Consultations with parents/guardians, agency staff and other stakeholders.

o Emergency psychiatric evaluations and interventions as necessary.

• Partners with the Chief Programs Officer and Quality Assurance Director to develop and implement medical services related policies and procedures for coordinating and improving integrated service delivery systems.

• Ensures confidentiality of client records. Honors each client’s right to privacy and confidentiality.

• Demonstrates age and specific needs-appropriate services to clients and creates a warm and welcoming environment for them and their families. Involves the family in treatment planning for the child, explaining things so they can understand.

• Ensures that no conflict of interest occurs in referrals to private practice groups and other organizations in which a business relationship or ownership interest may occur.

• Acts as a medical resource for staff, providing psychiatric consultation and training as needed.

• Provides analysis of the Center’s current psychiatric performance and financial position to the President/CEO, Executive Team, and Board of Directors. 

• Participates in public relations, marketing and development activities. Promotes the services of Child Guidance Center and develops new referrals and business opportunities.

• Maintains internal control over expenditures and billing functions. Is responsible for the management of resources to determine how personnel are used and money is spent. 

• Researches industry trends and assesses community needs to ensure medical services are innovative, pertinent and consistent with the agency’s objectives and philosophy and that they meet industry standards of current best practices.

• As part of the agency’s Executive Team, keeps senior management informed of relevant activities, concerns, and developments.

• Keeps the President/CEO informed of all medical and business concerns and personnel matters. Acts as a conduit from staff to the President/CEO and from the President/CEO to staff.

Knowledge of and compliance to the laws, legal codes, government regulations and industry rules related to providing Child & Adolescent psychiatric services and medication management in Florida.

• Understanding foundations, principles and theories of providing psychiatric services to children.  

• Understanding of the impact of internal and external trends and influences on Center operations.

• Ensuring alignment with the agency’s strategic plan when making decisions, implementing actions and communicating with direct reports and others.  

• Interpersonal skills and communication techniques to influence acceptance for ideas and in negotiating decisions. 

• Cultivating diversity as an opportunity for learning and understanding, demonstrating agency leadership for others to follow the example.

• Analyzing and interpreting data, developing practical applications in order to achieve data-driven outcomes.

• Delegating work activities appropriately, and providing support, direction and oversight while maintaining assignment accountability.  

• Implementing high clinical standards with well-defined, realistic goals.

• Implementing program contracts, demonstrating sound and effective leadership. 

 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Oversees and ensures that medical services are provided in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, regulations and statutes.

• Ensures compliance with the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) regulations, Medicaid provider network entities and other third party carrier requirements, as well as the agency’s policies and procedures.  

• Provides and directs psychiatric services that fulfill the requirements of funding sources, accrediting bodies and FL statutes to include: 

o Evaluations.

o Pharmacological management.

o Consultations with parents/guardians, agency staff and other stakeholders.

o Emergency psychiatric evaluations and interventions as necessary.

• Partners with the Chief Programs Officer and Quality Assurance Director to develop and implement medical services related policies and procedures for coordinating and improving integrated service delivery systems.

• Ensures confidentiality of client records. Honors each client’s right to privacy and confidentiality.

• Demonstrates age and specific needs-appropriate services to clients and creates a warm and welcoming environment for them and their families. Involves the family in treatment planning for the child, explaining things so they can understand.

• Ensures that no conflict of interest occurs in referrals to private practice groups and other organizations in which a business relationship or ownership interest may occur.

• Acts as a medical resource for staff, providing psychiatric consultation and training as needed.

• Provides analysis of the Center’s current psychiatric performance and financial position to the President/CEO, Executive Team, and Board of Directors. 

• Participates in public relations, marketing and development activities. Promotes the services and develops new referrals and business opportunities.

• Maintains internal control over expenditures and billing functions. Is responsible for the management of resources to determine how personnel are used and money is spent. 

• Researches industry trends and assesses community needs to ensure medical services are innovative, pertinent and consistent with the agency’s objectives and philosophy and that they meet industry standards of current best practices.

• As part of the agency’s Executive Team, keeps senior management informed of relevant activities, concerns, and developments.

• Keeps the President/CEO informed of all medical and business concerns and personnel matters. Acts as a conduit from staff to the President/CEO and from the President/CEO to staff.

• As part of the Executive Team, may assist in the development of the agency’s annual insurance and benefit plans by making design and selection recommendations.

• May provide on-call services. 

• Completes all administrative responsibilities willingly and competently. 

• Maintains personal work space and/or office in a clean, well-organized and safe manner.

• Completes other tasks as assigned by the President/CEO.

• Provides staff training as requested and attends agency-related activities and events.

Education and Experience Requirements:

• Licensed in the State of Florida to practice medicine with an unrestricted right to prescribe controlled substances and medications.

• Board certified in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry plus at least two years of post-certification experience in a setting that provides behavioral and mental health services to families.

 

 

Preferred Experience

• Previous experience supervising staff and managing productivity/budgets relevant to business standards.

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

• Knowledge of and compliance to the laws, legal codes, government regulations and industry rules related to providing Child & Adolescent psychiatric services and medication management in Florida.

• Understanding foundations, principles and theories of providing psychiatric services to children.  

• Understanding of the impact of internal and external trends and influences on Center operations.

• Ensuring alignment with the agency’s strategic plan when making decisions, implementing actions and communicating with direct reports and others.  

• Interpersonal skills and communication techniques to influence acceptance for ideas and in negotiating decisions. 

• Cultivating diversity as an opportunity for learning and understanding, demonstrating agency leadership for others to follow the example.

• Analyzing and interpreting data, developing practical applications in order to achieve data-driven outcomes.

• Delegating work activities appropriately, and providing support, direction and oversight while maintaining assignment accountability.  

• Implementing high clinical standards with well-defined, realistic goals.

• Implementing program contracts, demonstrating sound and effective leadership. 

 


  • Great option to become a leader and long term direct hire need 
  • Jacksonville, Florida location for great area to be in Florida 
  • Responsive client to now or in 2019 coming on board