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Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State, board-eligible or board certification in a medical specialty, and one year of experience in a clinical, hospital, or patient care setting.
Preferred Qualifications: Preferred candidate will have eight years of post-licensure experience practicing medicine, at least one of which is in an administrative or supervisory capacity. Demonstrated clinical and/or administrative leadership in health care delivery, including policy making and/or quality assurance/quality improvement experience. A strong understanding of the medical misconduct process as well as excellent communication skills, strong decision-making capability and effective collaboration skills are valued.
“Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC), the incumbent of this position serves as the OPMC Medical Director. Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following: Provide leadership and guidance on clinical issues that arise within OPMC and its investigation and adjudication of professional misconduct matters; Provide advice and guidance to Bureau of Professional Medical Conduct prosecutors as required; Administer a statewide Quality Assurance program, including updating policies and procedures and developing and delivering necessary training; Participate in the professional medical conduct process, including reviewing reports submitted to an Investigation Committee (IC) of the Board, and participating in IC and Pre-IC meetings; Assist with the clinical orientation and Quality Assurance evaluations of OPMC Medical Coordinators; Collaborate with the Physician Monitoring Program Medical Director representing the program’s interest in working with the Committee for Physician’s Health, and facilitating communications between the two entities; Participate in the evaluation of the information submitted by physicians appealing the posting of malpractice settlements to their New York State Physician Profiles; Represent the Department of Health and OPMC in meetings with the medical community, health care providers, and others as necessary; Participate in the Health Commissioner’s Grand Rounds program; and Perform other tasks as requested by the Director of OPMC.
Permanent, full-time, non-competitive appointment. Occasional travel to areas that may not be served by public transportation may be required. Must maintain credentials after appointment. Some positions may require proof of Covid-19 vaccination before employment can begin.
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