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Physician Administrator 3 (Medical Director)

The Ohio Department of Veterans Services is seeking someone who will proudly serve as Medical Director to assure the adequacy and appropriateness of medical care for residents & the veteran population at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown, Ohio.  The Medical Doctor will plan, coordinate and direct continuous physician coverage for on-going treatments and medical emergencies.  He or she will review admission applications received for final approval and determine disability status of veteran residents.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Participates in resident care management to assure provision of adequate & comprehensive services including assisting with the development of policies & procedures.
  • Ensures medical compliance of Veterans Administration (VA) and Ohio Department of Health (ODH) rules and regulations (F 385, F 386, F 387, F 388, F 389 and F 390 (483.40 (a) (b) (c) (d) (e) (f), as well as other language throughout the SOP.
  • Organizes medical staff [i.e., provides consultation to the organization's health care providers concerning the agency's ability to meet the psychosocial, medical and physical needs of the resident; coordinates nurse practitioner’s work schedules, call dates for nights, weekends & holidays (on rotation basis) and serves in their absence himself/herself].
  • Meets on a regular basis with Pharmacy Operations Manager to ensure availability of current drugs and that all doctors use a standard list.  Visits nursing units as needed; covers nursing units when scheduled doctor is not available; responsible for transfer of acute medical/surgical cases to local facilities in emergency.
  • Assists in monitoring & evaluating the quality and appropriateness of medical services and patient care.
  • Must insure (by VA requirement 10-3567B) annual physicals, chest x-rays and EKGs are completed; that all patient treatments are current, physician orders & progress notes are updated per ODH & VA standards, discharge summaries are made and coordinate rehabilitation treatment and progress.
  • Coordinates transfer to V.A. hospitals in the Cincinnati, Chillicothe, and Dayton areas for consultation or more acute hospitalization.
  • Coordinates referrals for specialty care at both the VAMC and area Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOC) as well as private specialty care in Brown and Clermont counties. Coordinates/collaborates with local hospitals, coordinate/collaborate with Hospice program.
  • Confers with families & veterans regarding patient's prognosis & treatment.
  • Participates on relevant committees to discuss goals & objectives and to integrate unit functions [(e.g., Quality Assurance (QA) and/or Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI), Medical Director meetings, compliance programs and other resident care committees)].
  • Assists as needed in development of ongoing in-service training for staff.
  • Must possess a current certificate to practice medicine as issued by State Medical Board pursuant to Sections 4731.14 & 4731.281 of Revised Code.

Apply at www.careers.ohio.gov and filter by "Veteran Services Georgetown"

Physician Administrator 3 (Medical Director)

Ohio Department of Veterans Services
Georgetown, OH 45121
Full Time

Published on 11/22/2022

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