Duties: Under the general supervision of the Director of the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC), the Public Health Physician 2 will serve 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.
HOW TO APPLY:
Submit cover letter and resume, preferably in PDF format, to Human Resources Management Group, CB/PHP2/59653 Room 2217, Corning Tower Building, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York 12237-0012, or by fax to (518) 473-3395, or by email to email@example.com with Reference Code CB/PHP2/59653 in the subject line. Failure to include the requiredinformation in the subject line of your email or fax may result in your resume not beingconsidered for this position. Resumes accepted until October 25, 2019.
Current license and registration to practice medicine in New York State AND board-eligible or board-certified in a medical specialty, and one year of experience in a clinical, hospital, or patient care setting.
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 collaborative skills are valued.
Internal Number: 59653
About New York State Department of Health
The New York State Department of Health directly employs over 5,000 people and more opportunities exist through Health Research Incorporated (HRI), an independent 501 (c)3 corporation established to seek and obtain grant money for the benefit of the Department. While most positions are located in Albany, many are located in regional and district offices throughout the state. The Department also directs and oversees patient care and research at five health care facilities:Helen Hayes Hospital, located in West Haverstraw, specializing in physical rehabilitation;New York State Veteran's Homes, long term care facilities for veterans and their dependents, located at:OxfordSt. AlbansBataviaand Montrose