California Children's Services Medical Director (Half Time)
County of Sacramento
January 10, 2018
94805.00 - 115246.00
Part Time - Experienced
Hospital, Public and Private
The California Children’s Services (CCS) program provides diagnosis and treatment services, medical case management and physical and occupational therapy services to children under age 21 with CCS-eligible medical conditions, such as congenital heart disease, hemophilia, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, cancer and severe head, brain or spinal injuries. CCS also provides medically necessary physical and occupational therapy to special education students. The program pays for diagnostic services as well as eligible treatment services when the family is unable to pay for part or all of the cost of care.
The California Children's Services Medical Director has overall responsibility for medical case management, including medical eligibility, benefits, and denials of services. The Medical Director consults, liaises, and coordinates with physicians, hospital, Centers, and managed care insurance plans. Additionally, the Medical Director provides medical and public health expertise in interpreting state policies.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
Experience: At least 3 years in medical case management or specialty referrals for children with special health care needs.
Education: Board Certification in Pediatrics and a valid, current license to practice as a physician and surgeon with the Medical Board of California.
Additional Salary Information: Plus a 3.35% Management Differential and Excellent Benefits
Sacramento County continually strives to meet the changing needs of the residents of the County. Sacramento County was incorporated in 1850 and operates under the County Charter, where an elected five member Board of Supervisors serves as the governing body of the county, and is responsible for appointing a County Executive who oversees day to day administration.
The County currently employs ov...er 11,000 individuals and operates with an annual budget of nearly $4 billion. The county is comprised of 40 departments and provides traditional county-wide services (public assistance, public health, child protective services and mental health services, etc.) to all residents and certain municipal services (planning and development, Sheriff’s patrol, code enforcement, water utilities, etc.).