Mount Sinai Careers

Part-time Medical Director for ArchCare's Telistat Restorative Care Unit

New York, New York
Physician


Job Description

Part-time Medical Director for ArchCare's Telistat Restorative Care Unit!

ArchCare, the Continuing Care Community of the Archdiocese of New York, provides top-quality healthcare and other services to thousands of people each day through an ever-expanding array of home- and community-based residential care programs. Including:
  • Long-term nursing home care and short-term rehabilitation 
  • Nursing home alternatives that keep seniors healthy, safe and independent
  • Healthcare plans that coordinate members’ every healthcare need 
  • Home health services for infants, children and adults 
  • Family-centered hospice and end-of-life care 
  • Specialized programs for people with exceptional care needs, including Huntington ’s Disease, HIV/AIDS and developmental disabilities 
As one of the largest and most dynamic Catholic health systems in the nation, ArchCare caters not just to the physical health of those they serve, but to their emotional and spiritual well-being, too. Helping families understand their healthcare options and cope with the challenge of making sure their loved one is well cared for is just as important to the organization.

Job Summary:
The part-time (about one day a week) TRCU Medical Director will be a licensed physician in the state that the facility is located in.They will be actively involved in all major clinical program components of the Telistat Restorative Care Unit and will directly participate in the oversight of the TRCU program and patients/residents.

Responsibilities:

This position will be reporting to the Facility Medical Director/Facility Administrator and has responsibility for the following:
  • Implementation of resident care policies and the coordination within the TRCU, including approval of all medical consultations allowed to practice within the Facility
  • Collaborating with the Facility Medical Director, TRCU Program Director and clinical staff and consultants to help develop, implement and evaluate resident care policies and procedures that reflect current standards of practice;
  • Complete patient rounds within TRCU to assess appropriate level of care
  • Participating in the resident's assessment and care planning
  • Monitor changes in resident's medical status
  • Provide consultation or treatment when called by the TRCU
  • Prescribing new therapy as medically required
  • Conducting required routine visits or delegating follow-up visits to nurse practitioners or physician assistants and supervision thereof.
  • Assisting the staff of the Facility to identify, evaluate, address and resolve where possible, medical and clinical concerns and issues that affect resident care, medical care, or quality of life, such issues and concerns being related to the provision of services by physicians and other licensed health care professionals;
  • Serving on appropriate committees, for example: Quality Assessment, Ethics, Interdisciplinary Meetings, and others as required and related to resident health care;
  • Educating staff as necessary to improve resident health care.
Qualifications:
  • Licensed physician within the state of operation;
  • Board Certified in critical/intensive care medicine or Board certification as a Hospitalist;
  • Five to ten years of clinical practice, including inpatient and outpatient care, with three to five years of experience related to Nursing Homes;
  • Two to five years of leadership experience;
  • Covered or eligible to be covered by Malpractice Insurance;
  • Demonstrated continuing education;
  • Strong independent decision making ability;
  • Excellent communication, leadership, consensus building, analytical, and human relations skills including the ability to integrate medical policy development with clinical practicalities
About Mount Sinai:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated delivery system encompassing seven hospital campuses, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai’s vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. 
  
The System includes approximately 7,100 primary and specialty care physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 140 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. Physicians are affiliated with the renowned Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, which is ranked among the highest in the nation in National Institutes of Health funding per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of the nation’s top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery, and is in the top 50 in four other specialties in the 2017-2018 “Best Hospitals” issue of U.S. News & World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in seven out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally. 

The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.
  
Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System