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Medical Director-Full Time. Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community Charleston, South Carolina

Company: National Medical Association
Location: Charleston
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Roper Saint Francis Healthcare and Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community are currently seeking a full time Board Certified Geriatric Medicine, Internal Medicine or Family Medicine physician to join as Medical Director of the Post Acute Program at The Bishop Gadsden Retirement Community and the Roper St. Francis Putnam Clinic on the campus. This leader will work with the Bishop Gadsden Administration and Roper Saint Francis Physicians Partner Network on the collaborative partnership to deliver excellent medical care to the community. This role will maintain clinical work in an established RSF Ambulatory Primary Care Practice, Assisted Living, and Skilled Nursing facility. This work is supported by two (2) full time APP's, Nursing, Medical Assistant, and the Roper St. Francis HealthCare system. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, directs and supervises clinical aspects of medical care In Primary Care Clinic, Assisted Living, Post Acute and Long Term Nursing units in partnership with practice administration to achieve employee engagement, resident satisfaction, high quality and financial performance.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of policies, provide advice and recommendations regarding adherence to state/federal laws and other guidelines.
  • Coordinate the medical care, which includes acting as liaison with other physicians.
  • Consult with administrative and appropriate professional staff in matters regarding the maintaining of medical records.
  • Participate in periodic in-service programs at the request of the community.
  • Provide administrative/clinical hours each month in the capacity of Medical Director. Participate in meetings required to meet state and federal regulations, which include meetings such as Quality, Case Management, Ethics Committee, Resident and Health Services Board Committee, and others as may be deemed necessary from time to time.
  • Participate in monthly Givens Estates Health Center Utilization Review and Quality Improvement meetings.
  • Review written reports of surveys and inspections related to health care and make recommendations to Administration.
  • Clinical responsibilities include:
    • Conducting patient assessment, examinations and treats patients in a variety of settings.
    • Ordering diagnostic tests, consultations, analysis and diagnostic images to provide information on patient's condition.
    • Analyzing reports and findings of tests and examination and diagnose conditions.
    • Attending patients in medical office, nursing home, assisted living, and memory care.
    • Administering or prescribes treatments and drugs.
    • Coordinating care with outside physicians, rehab providers, other facilities, as necessary.
    • Participating in activities to promote the growth of the practice.
    • Communicating with patients, their families and other providers to achieve high quality care, including discussions on end of life issues.
    • Participating in quality assurance, peer review and other administrative activities.
    • Participating in night and weekend call rotation of Providers.
    • Documenting services provided in medical chart and for billing purposes.
    • Working cooperatively and collaboratively with other physicians, nurses, medical assistants, administrative personnel and managers. Community Information: Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community Southeast's leading life plan retirement community, Bishop Gadsden Episcopal Retirement Community has more than 500 residents and 400 employee team members that shape its vibrant character. Located on James Island, within close proximity to historic downtown Charleston, South Carolina, Bishop Gadsden offers first-class lifestyle in an amazing city. Founded in 1850, Bishop Gadsden is a not-for-profit, faith-based retirement community, affiliated with the Episcopal Church. We welcome everyone, regardless of religious affiliation. Since 2003, Bishop Gadsden has earned the highest accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), receiving exemplary marks in the area of Finance and Human Resources. This voluntary process demonstrates our dedication and commitment to improving the quality of life of the people who live and work here through innovative practices and programs. Bishop Gadsden continues its legacy of innovation in senior living with the award-winning Gadsden Glen opened in 2022. In addition to providing skilled nursing and supportive memory care residences, Gadsden Glen now welcomes the Charleston community for short-term, post-acute rehabilitative care, where healing, exceptional physical therapy, and successful return-to-home outcomes are emphasized in this state-of-the-art environment HealthCare System: Roper St. Francis Healthcare Healing all people with compassion, faith, and excellence. Roper St. Francis Healthcare is Charleston's only private, not-for-profit healthcare provider. The 657-bed system comprises more than 90 facilities and services in three counties. Member hospitals include Roper Hospital, Bon Secours St. Francis Hospital, Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital and Roper St. Francis Berkeley Hospital. Our active medical staff is made up of more than 900 board certified doctors. The group includes Roper St. Francis Physician Partners, an expansive network of more than 200 physicians who offer primary care and 20 subspecialties. Roper St. Francis is routinely recognized for excellence in patient care by national organizations and agencies such as BlueCross BlueShield, the Commission on Cancer, National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers, Thomson Reuters, U.S. News & World Report, Consumer Reports and more. With more than 6,000 employees, Roper St. Francis is Charleston's largest private employer, and the system consistently scores in the superior category for patient and physician satisfaction Candidates will have:
      • Current and active plenary physician license to practice in the state of South Carolina required.
      • Board Certification Internal Medicine or Family Practice required. Board Certification in Geriatrics preferred.
      • Experience or added qualifications in geriatrics preferred.
      • CDS Certification and DEA Registration required.
      • One (1) year of documented experience working with a frail or elderly population, preferred.
      • Effective skills in physical assessment and chronic disease management for frail older adults.
      • Desire to work in a continuing care retirement community setting, providing medical care across the continuum, Independent Living to Long Term Skilled Nursing.
      • Able to manage changing priorities according to community residence needs.

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