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Clinical Director-Medical

Community Health Center of Snohomish County
Lynnwood, WA Full-time
Posted on September 11, 2019

Community Health Center is recruiting a full-time Clinical Director at the Lynnwood Medical Clinic. 

The Clinical Director operates in a team with other clinic healthcare providers and support staff. The Director, while performing job specific functions of respective physician position, supervises the day-to-day clinical activities of all medical provider staff. Such supervision must be in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards, guidelines, and regulations that govern the clinic, and as may be required by the Chief Clinical Officer to ensure that the highest degree of quality care is maintained. The Director coordinates patient care with the Practice Manager to provide maximum clinic efficiencies. This position provides management and supervision to designated staff.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Reads, speaks, understands and writes proficiently in English.
• Effectively communicates orally and in writing.
• Represents the organization in a professional and effective manner to the community.
• Independent and self-directed.
• Supports, motivates and sustains a team-oriented culture.
• Provides operational and project management leadership across the organization.
• Articulates organizational vision and implements organizational strategic initiatives.
• Demonstrates excellent financial skills in budgeting and handling revenues and expenses.
• Exercises sound judgment, tact and diplomacy.
• Evaluates and effectively addresses highly complex issues and problems.
• Delegates work, sets expectations and monitors activities of subordinate staff appropriately.
• Applies skills in employee relations: recruiting, onboarding, coaching, terminations, etc.
• Demonstrates leadership and basic management skills.
• Knowledge of medical terminology.
• Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel and Outlook.

Preferred:
• Bilingual skills.

Education
• High school graduate or equivalent.
• Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO).
• Completion of an accredited residency program in area of practice (e.g., family practice, internal medicine, or pediatrics).

Preferred:
• Education and training in specialized care such as family practice, internal medicine, pediatrics, obstetrics and prenatal.

Experience
• Supervisory/management experience (2 years).
• CPT-4 coding experience.
• ICD-10 coding experience.
• Healthcare information systems, such as electronic health record and practice management systems experience.
• Experience in a multiple provider medical practice.

Preferred:
• Experience as a practicing clinician (5 years).
• Familiarity with federally qualified health centers or FQHC “look alikes.”
• Working in a not-for-profit organization.
• Working with low income, multi-ethnic populations.

Credentials
• Physician license (MD/DO) with the State of Washington.
• Board eligible/Board certified by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA) in Family Practice, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics. Board certification - must be obtained within one year from date of hire.
• DEA controlled substances registration.
• Hospital privileges - must be obtained within 60 days of employment.
• Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (CPR/AED) certification - must be obtained within 90 days of employment.
• Successful completion of CHC’s credentialing and privileging review upon hire and recredentialing as appropriate.

Other
• Driver's license with the State of Washington.
• Motor vehicle insurance liability policy, a certificate of deposit, or a liability bond to the required limits.

Job Specific Functions/Performance Expectations:
1. Assures the services of CHC are provided to patients on a daily basis and according to CHC standards.
2. Participates in identifying and resolving day-to-day operational problems in collaboration with leadership team.
3. Collaborates with leadership team to develop and implement long-range plans and budgets of the clinic.
4. Facilitates quality improvement activities at the clinic level.
5. Informs Chief Clinical Officer of provider performance issues and needs.
6. Assists providers with patient advocacy: in clinic care, referrals, pharmacy, triage, by identifying obstacles to meeting patient’s needs.
7. Provides medical care to all age groups in accordance with the State of Washington Department of Licensing and professional scope of practice.
8. Provides diagnostic and therapeutic medical services to CHC patients. Makes reasonable and sound medical assessments and treatment plans.
9. Obtains complete medical history and physical data from patients.
10. Interprets and integrates data to determine appropriate diagnostic and therapeutic procedures as needed.
11. Orders appropriate laboratory and diagnostic procedures.
12. Interviews and advises patients regarding health and illness prevention. Recommends community resources to meet patient and family needs.
13. Instructs patient and family regarding medications and treatment instructions. Promotes medical care through direct patient care and education.
14. Identifies special needs of CHC patients and works with staff to address those needs.
15. Participates in Quality Improvement and Utilization Management programs and activities.
16. Documents encounters in an accurate and timely manner.
17. Provides therapeutic intervention following accepted guidelines or protocols.
18. Coordinates delivery of care with appropriate clinical staff to ensure quality of care is met.
19. Adheres to attendance standards in order to perform the job functions for daily operations and/or continuity of patient care.

We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package designed to address health, time off, retirement and career-advancement needs.

To learn more and to apply for this position, please visit our website www.CHCsno.org to complete an online application and/or submit your resume for consideration.

Join a team that loves what they do and cares about those they serve.

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