Senior Physician - Primary Care Supv - 60056623

State Of Florida Macclenny , FL 32063

Posted 1 week ago

Requisition No: 394326

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60056623

Salary: $160,000.00 - $175,000.00

Posting Closing Date: 06/24/2021

Chief of Primary Care Services (Senior Physician) - #60056623

All employees of state mental health treatment facilities are required to wear face masks and appropriate protective equipment as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In addition, staff will be required to complete Covid-19 testing upon hire and routinely during employment.


This is a professional position in a large state mental health facility. The incumbent serves as Chief of Primary Care Services to the Medical Executive Director (MED) and provides delegated managerial assistance and supervision as it relates to Primary Care Services and the Medical Services Department Mangers for Infection Control, Laboratory, Radiology, Dietitians and Dental Services. The incumbent is expected to maintain a positive and professional attitude and manner at all times; shall ensure individuals receive comprehensive medical and mental health services in a cost effective, customer-oriented manner; follows medical ethics and standards in an outcome oriented management system while maintaining sensitivity to the constitutional rights of patients.

Duties & Responsibilities/Examples of Work:

  • Incumbent supervises and provides overall direction to all Primary Care Physicians (PCP's). Incumbent ensures primary care coverage meets hospital needs; provides case review for problematic cases; reviews and approves primary care outside consultations for medical necessity; reviews and evaluates clinical performance; performs medication reviews and makes clinical recommendations when needed. Reviews admission referral packets and completes a medical report summary to include current medical status; request(s) for additional clinical information and recommendation for placement.

  • Participates with development and reviews of both internal and statewide operating policies. Monitors compliance with standards of care and quality key indicators. Assists with physician recruitment; reconciles and approves KRONOS electronic timecards; participates in functions of the Professional Staff Organization (PSO) through membership and Primary Care Representative to the Credentials/Executive Committee, Pharmacy & Therapeutic Committee, Medical Records Committee and Mortality Review Committee. Provides assistance and direction as it relates to Primary Care Services with Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects and attends Quality Council Meetings. Provides recommendations for equipment purchases for Medical Services and participates in budget planning. Participates in the clinical and performance review of on-site contracted physicians and medical providers.

  • Supervises and provides overall direction to Medical Services Department Mangers for Infection Control, Laboratory, Radiology, Dietitians and Dental Services. Reviews and evaluates Department Managers clinical and management performance; monitors monthly updates to each individual Department Unit Summary of Performance (USP)and compliance with Quality key indicators; assists with recruitment when there are Department Manager vacancies; reconciles and approves Department Manger KRONOS electronic timecards; attends Department Meetings as needed for information sharing.

  • Provides emergency primary care backup coverage to living areas when needed; provides treatment to patients and employees in the Acute Care Center if necessary. Investigates cases of contagious disease and other unusual illnesses and recommends appropriate prophylactic and therapeutic action.

  • Accepts clinical assignments based on hospital need as directed by Medical Executive Director.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This occupation requires licensure as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, Florida Statute; or licensure as an osteopathic physician pursuant to Chapter 459, Florida Statute; or a current Public Health Certificate issued by the Florida Board of Medical Examiners pursuant to Section 458.316, Florida Statues.

  • Management/Administration experience preferred, but not required.

  • NOTE: All responses to qualifying questions for the vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville

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Senior Physician - Primary Care Supv - 60056623

State Of Florida