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Physician / Family Practice / Texas / Permanent / Medical Director Job

Company: Health and Human Services Commission
Location: Harlingen
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:
Physician III HHSC is seeking a Physician to join an interdisciplinary team of professionals to provide clinical care and leadership to State Supported Living Center. As Medical Director, you will work with a dynamic group of staff and professionals who are dedicated to providing supports and services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This is a team environment where staff clinicians collaborate to provide comprehensive care and services. To learn more about the SSLCs, see https://hhs.texas.gov/services/disability/intellectual-or-developmental-disabilities-idd-long-term-care. The State of Texas offers many benefits to employees, including competitive salaries, career advancement, health and dental insurance, and paid vacation and sick leave. The Facility Medical Director is responsible for effective leadership to ensure the delivery of high quality medical services to individuals with intellectual disabilities served by HHSC State Supported Living Centers. Work is both administrative and clinical and involves directing and monitoring medical services, participating in treatment team process, and supervising staff Physicians, Family Nurse Practitioners (FNP), Physician Assistant(s), Pharmacist(s), Dentist(s), and consulting Psychiatrist(s). The Medical Director may serve as a primary care physician for a smaller caseload and will be responsible for sharing on-call duty with other staff physicians, physician assistant(s) and FNPs. Provides and coordinates First Aid services to employees resulting from on the job injury/illness. The Medical Director works under the general supervision of the facility Director with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. The Medical Director may delegate to persons under his/her supervision portions of these duties and sufficient authority for their accomplishment, but may not relinquish overall responsibility for the medical care of the individuals. Provide treatment to HHS employees injured in course and scope of employment.

Keywords: Health and Human Services Commission, Harlingen , Physician / Family Practice / Texas / Permanent / Medical Director Job, Executive , Harlingen, Texas

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