Medical Director

Long Island State Veterans Home
Stony Brook, New York
Feb 04, 2021
Feb 04, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Medical Director 

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Executive Director, the Medical Director shall be responsible for the oversight and coordination of health care services to the residents, ADHC registrants and employees at the Long Island State Veterans Home. This shall include but not be limited to medical administration, clinical management and the medical education of the medical staff, fellows, interns and residents, physician extenders, as well as medical extender students and physician extender students. The Medical Director will also oversee and coordinate the review, prior to granting or renewing professional privileges or association of any physician, dentist, podiatrist or physician extender (RPA or NP). The Medical Director assures that each resident or ADHC registrant’s responsible physician attends to their medical needs, participates in appropriate care planning, follows the schedule of visits maintained in accordance with 10 NYCRR 415.15, and complies with facility policies in collaboration with the health care team. The Medical Director is part of the Home’s Senior Staff leadership.

Duties of the Medical Director may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Embraces the Mission, Vision and Values of the organization;
  • Arranging for appropriate physician coverage and credentialing for the facility;
  • Arranging for appropriate coverage and credentialing for psychiatry, psychology, dentistry, podiatry,
    optometry, audiology and other specialties as required by the resident/ADHC registrant population;
  • Insuring the quality and effectiveness of medical care;
  • Develops policies and procedures for both routine and emergency care;
  • Plans, directs and supervises overall health and medical service programs for the Home;
  • Advises the Executive Director as to the status of all current medical equipment and the need for any new or
    replacement medical equipment;
  • Oversees rehabilitation services including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and medical

Please see the full description of duties here:

Required Qualifications:

Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice. Qualified for a faculty appointment as associate or assistant professor with Stony Brook Medicine. Significant experience in long-term care administration, clinical care, teaching and research. Experience with managing medical and non-medical aspects of resident and ADHC registrant services, managing family relations and supervision of medical and ancillary staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Board Certification in Geriatrics

Board Certification in Palliative Care

Certified Medical Director as per AMDA-PALTC

Special Notes: Resume/CV and cover letter should be included with the online application.

Working Conditions:

Working conditions may involve exposure to infectious disease, blood, body fluids and/or tissue as well as other unpleasant elements such as accidents, injuries and illness. May be exposed to and be required to handle varying unpredictable, emergency and crisis situations. Occasionally subjected to irregular hours and pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.

The Long Island State Veterans Home is a tobacco free environment. Tobacco use is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from the Long Island State Veterans Home Employee Health Department, clear a background investigation, submit three (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

Essential Position:  This position has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed.  This means that when the Long Island State Veterans Home is faced with an emergency, employees in such positions are required to remain at their work location or to report to work.

The LISVH is a 24/7 skilled nursing facility. As such, all positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary to meet the operating needs of the facility.

The use of Vacation or Personal Leave accruals during the first 6 months of employment will not be authorized unless prior approval has been granted by Human Resources.

 The Long Island State Veterans Home, located on the campus of Stony Brook University, is a 350-bed skilled nursing facility with a 40-slot Adult Day Health Care Program dedicated to the care of honorably discharged Veterans of the United States Armed Forces, their spouses and Gold Star parents. Join an organization whose people make a difference every day and where commitment, compassion, initiative and leadership are recognized and rewarded. We care for America's heroes every day.

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

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