001-Dialysis Clinic, Inc.-Nashville, TN- Corporate Office

Medical Director, Home Treatment Program

US-TN-Nashville (Corporate Office)
5 months ago
ID
2017-6558
# of Openings
1
1633 Church Street
Category
Healthcare

Overview

The Home Program Medical Director provides vision and direction to DCI Home Therapies. The Medical Director will be a champion for home treatment modalities and a strong advocate for patient choice and education.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience in home modalities and be board certified in nephrology, with a physician license in good standing.

Responsibilities

  • Educates and continually updates physicians and DCI employees in topics related to home modalities via lectures at DCI meetings, outside meetings attended by DCI physicians, academic settings, hospitals and in DCI clinics. 
  • Leads and supports Home Therapy quality improvement initiatives in collaboration with Corporate Department of Education and Quality Management. 
  • Presents at New Administrator and Nurse Manager Meetings to promote Home Therapies among outpatient and inpatient clinic leaders. 
  • Works with Education and Quality Management Department on agenda, themes, and speakers for Home Therapy Meetings. 
  • Assists in the education of Corporate Home Therapy Nurse Consultants and supports them by working collaboratively to improve and elevate DCI’s Home Programs.
  • Works closely with Operations, Education and Quality Management to continually improve outcomes for patients on Home Therapies.
  • Supports and contributes to the continued development of the DCI Medical Information System as it relates to Home Therapies. 
  • Participates in monthly Home Program Operational Review Meetings.
  • Assists clinics in following improvement plans and discusses these with Medical Directors and/or other physicians to facilitate improvement as needed.
  • Consults on construction plans for space that includes Home Programs.
  • Helps to develop processes and tools for the evaluation, monitoring, and improvement of the performance of Home Programs. Keeps DCI up to date on technology, research, and best practices in the delivery of care at home.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert and resource for clinical research projects related to Home Therapies.
  • Collaborates with Director of Public Information to publish articles, press releases, etc., on DCI successes in the area of Home Therapies.
  • Assists Education Department with the development of virtual training sessions for employees and physicians in the DCI Education Module. 
  • Works with Department of Operations, Information Technology and others, as needed, to continue to develop and refine the financial dashboard for Home Therapies. 
  • Understands and supports DCI’s financial concerns, positions and priorities related to Home Therapies and the available technologies and products.
  • Balances priorities of high quality and excellent patient care with financial considerations and constraints in collaboration with other individuals and departments at DCI.

Qualifications

  • Intellectual skills/expectations include: gathers and accurately analyzes information; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; coordinates projects; communicates changes and progress; strives to build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others. 
  • Interpersonal skills/expectations include: manages conflict; responds quickly to clinics and DCI needs; meets commitments; maintains confidentiality of patient, employee and DCI information; remains open and objective to others’ ideas and tries new things; balances team, individual and DCI responsibilities; keeps lines of communication open and show respect for clinic staff , clinic management, Corporate Administrators and Corporate Nurses. 
  • Leadership skills/expectations include: inspires trust and respect; builds commitment and overcomes resistance; prepares and supports those affected by change; accepts feedback from others and gives recognition to others; includes staff in planning, decision-making and facilitating improvements; makes self available to both clinic and corporate staff; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; demonstrates initiative; works autonomously; demonstrates flexibility and reliability. 
  • Organization skills/expectations include: maintains and demonstrates professional ethics and relationships; works with integrity; upholds organizational goals and values; follows clinic and DCI policies and procedures; prioritizes and plans work activities; approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; accepts responsibility for own actions; adapts to changes in the work environment; is consistently at work and on time; follows instructions and responds to management direction; asks for and offers help when needed; maintains an orderly and clean environment and inspires others to do so; complies with regulatory requirements and agencies.
  • Compliance with DCI programs: All employees are accountable for adhering to the DCI Standard of Conduct. All employees are required to promptly report all known or suspected compliance-related violation or concerns.

 

DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.  If you are having difficulty using the online application system or would like to request other accommodations or application methods, please contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org  or 615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations where possible. Please do not call this number to check the status of applications as that information will not be provided

 

For more information about equal opportunity please see:

 

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf;

https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf; and

https://www.nlrb.gov/sites/default/files/attachments/basic-page/node-3788/employeerightsposter-8-5x11.pdf.

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