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Full Time Medical Director Job Columbus, OH

Full Time
Columbus, OH
alarm 9 months ago
Employer State of Ohio Department of Veterans Services

Job Description

The Medical Director shall be responsible for decisions relating to medical diagnosis, treatment, prevention, rehabilitation, quality assurance, and the clinical aspects of the Department of Veterans Services involving all of the following: Licensure & certification of the Ohio Veterans Homes (OVH), including Nursing Home and Domiciliary operations; research; service plans; and delivery of mental health services. Leads process on reviewing rules, policies and guidelines to assure consistency with Ohio law and administrative rule, standards of Joint Commission (JC), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), other regulatory bodies and modern clinical standards.


Provides clinical supervision (i.e. reviews and approves employment recommendations, establishes performance goals, evaluates clinical performance) & coordination for the OVH Medical Directors; responsible for clinical decisions relating to medical diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and quality assurance.  Provides clinical leadership on OVH initiatives such as electronic medical record implementation, mental health plans and system of care improvements.


Advises the Director and other DVS staff on matters relating to licensure, research, and the certification and delivery of DVS services and the clinical aspects of DVS treatment policy and operations in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Provide clinical insight to broader public policy discussions on behalf of the department through venues including, but not limited to: interagency meetings, external speaking engagements and media inquiries.


Represents the Department and serves as the spokesperson for the Director on matters related to the delivery of DVS services; attends and provides testimony at meetings, conferences and other speaking engagements; interfaces with constituents, including patients, families, advocacy groups, boards and agencies; performs other duties as established by the Director.


Must have certificate to practice medicine as issued by State Medical Board pursuant to Sections 4731.14 & 4731.281 of Revised Code.  This position is unclassified pursuant to ORC 124.11(A)(9).


Applicants must successfully complete a background check as outlined under ORC 3721.121.

The State of Ohio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, age, disability or military status in employment provision of services. 


If contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations, due to a disability, should notify the office so that the proper arrangements can be made. 


*IMPORTANT* - If attaching a document that contains your Social Security Number (SSN), please redact SSN before attaching it to your application.

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