Medical Director

Bronx, New York
Oct 24, 2019
Nov 23, 2019
Full Time

Medical Director

 RiverSpring Health Plans, formerly known as ElderServe Health, is seeking a full time Medical Director. Our programs include a Managed Long Term Care program (MLTC), Fully Integrated Dual Advantage (FIDA) program, Institutional Special Needs Program (I-SNP) and Medicaid Advantage Plus program (MAP).  Collectively, RiverSpring Health Plans helps care for 18,000 members.

The majority of our members are frail, medically complex elderly people whom we try to keep as well as possible for as long as possible.  We pride ourselves on our focus on personalized assessment and treatment plans which are tailored to the needs of the individual member.  We seek to improve functioning, reduce hospitalization, keep people in their homes and increase satisfaction through compassionate caring, high quality care and innovation to accommodate individual differences and preferences.

 The Medical Director works with an interdisciplinary team of administrative and clinical staff who are highly experienced in the care of the frail elderly and disabled individuals to develop care plans and guidelines and assess quality.

 The Medical Director is responsible for assuring that the medical care provided to members meets current standards of care and is consistent with individual patient needs and wishes. 

 The Medical Director is responsible for the quality assurance program, chairs the Quality Assurance Committee, appoints its members and sets the agenda.  The Medical Director identifies opportunities for improvement and leads the development of projects to improve health outcomes.  He/she chairs the Medical Advisory Committee which suggests and evaluates clinical practice recommendations and is also a member of the Corporate Compliance Committee. The Medical Director develops policies and procedures related to care, develops practice guidelines and describes their appropriate use, assures compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements for medical care, participates in the training and education of staff, and reviews and discusses problematic cases with physicians, nurses, nurse care managers and other providers to change and improve treatment plans.

This position reports to the Executive Vice President of RiverSpring Health Plans.  The ideal candidate must possess a current NYS license and registration; MD degree from an accredited medical school; Board Certification (Internal Medicine a plus); familiarity with Medicare and Medicaid regulatory and reporting requirements; experience in a medical/healthcare management capacity, and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

 For more information about this exciting opportunity, please visit our web site at

Please send resume with salary requirements to: Assistant Vice President Human Resources, The Hebrew Home at Riverdale, 5901 Palisade Ave., Riverdale, NY 10471 or E-mail:   EOE