Job Description - Medical Director - Pruitthealth Athens
Medical Director - Pruitthealth Athens - 2004412
Provides physician coverage for medical care and consultation to
all patients of the facility in an organized and professional
manner at all times. Assists the Executive Director,
Administrators, and the Directors of Health Services to achieve
consistent, optimal patient care and help ensure the adequacy and
appropriateness of medical care provided to the patients.
Participates in the development of a system providing a medical
care plan for each patient, which covers medications, nursing care,
restorative services, diet and other services and a plan for
Assists in arranging for continuous physician coverage for
medical emergencies and in developing procedures for emergency
treatment of patients.
Serves as the medical representative of the facility in the
Serves as liaison with attending staff physicians in an effort
to ensure effective quality medical care.
Maintains responsibility for the development of written by-laws,
rules and regulations applicable to attending patients in the
facility at the Georgia War Veterans Home.
Medical Staff by-laws, rules and regulations, when
Participates in developing patient care admission and discharge
policies. Participate in developing an effective P.I. program and
Utilization Review program.
Is available for consultation in the development and maintenance
of an adequate medical record system.
Advises the Administrator with regard to the adequacy of the
facility, patient care services and medical equipment.
Is available for consultation with the Administrator and the
Director of Health Services in evaluating the adequacy of the
nursing staff and the facility to meet the psychosocial as well at
the medical and physical needs of patients.
Is available for consultation and participation in in-service
Is knowledgeable of the policies and programs of public health
agencies, which may affect patient care programs in the
MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Graduate of an accredited School of Medicine
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
One (1) year professional experience in the medical field in a
long term care setting.
MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW:
Current, active and unrestricted Physician license in state of
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Preferred qualifications)
Previous physician practice or healthcare physician provider