Medical Director

Tufts Medical Center Physicians Org
Tewksbury, Massachusetts
Jan 11, 2019
Jan 11, 2020
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type

As Facility Medical Director (FMD), you will serve as the chief physician and clinician for the Hathorne units at the Tewksbury Hospital. You will work closely with the Facility Director, the Director of Nursing and other administrative leadership for the hospital. You will be responsible for the provision of care and treatment delivered by the clinical inpatient services. You will oversee the development, implementation, maintenance, monitoring and improvement of all clinical programs in the Hospital.

You will be responsible for the maintenance of professional practice standards, staff composition, performance evaluation, education, and training. In addition, you will be responsible for the scheduling and supervision of the psychiatrists and the midlevel prescriber clinicians assigned to include, but not limited to, Tufts Medical School clinicians, credentialed per diem and locum physicians/midlevel prescriber clinicians.

You will also provide medical leadership to ensure that the Hospital meets CMS, Joint Commission, DMH, DPH standards and help the Hospital prepare for all licensure and accreditation reviews. In addition, you may be involved with DMH service providers DMH contracted agencies, providing consultations if deemed appropriate, and providing periodic cross coverage on units when staffing is short and to cover as the doctor on call (DOC) if needed.  As Chief of Psychiatry, your clinical work and documentation should meet all applicable standards and be an example for the rest of the staff

As a member of the Tufts Medical Center staff, you will also be eligible for faculty appointment, at a rank determined by the Tufts University School of Medicine.  Faculty Members are expected to demonstrate excellence in one or more Areas of Distinction that provide a unifying theme for their Academic Activities, achievements and scholarship; to demonstrate effectiveness in Educational Activities; and to participate in Academic Service; along with participation in the education mission which may include clinical teaching as well as didactic instruction for medical students, residents and other learners.


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