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Description of Medical Director, Family Health Center of Harlem

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Medical Director, Family Health Center of Harlem Physician Ambulatory Care Facility New York NY
DESCRIPTION: The innovative, dynamic, well established Institute for Family Health (IFH)seeks a Medical Director for their fully renovated state of the art Family Health Center in Harlem, the home of the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine-Reports to Program Director of the Residency Program-academic appointment at Mount Sinai School of Medicine/newly established Department of Family Medicine and Community Health led by IFH.IFH sponsors 26 FQHC Clinics and three Family Practice Residency Programs located in NYC and the Hudson Valley.IFH has used EPIC, electronic health record system since 2002.IFH has a robust information exchange platform with Mount Sinai.IFH was first CHC Network in NY State to become certified by NCQA as Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home. IFH recently partnered with Mount Sinai Medical School to establish a Training Program in Harlem-dually accredited by ACGME and AOA . Currently there are (8) Family Practice MD and DO Residents- and will add(8) Residents annually over three years. In addition this facility has a 14 Chair dental unit. The Family Health Center of Harlem is an FQHC offering top quality patient centered services to people of all ages. This facility serves as an urgent care center with approximately 80,000 patient visits annually. There are currently (6) Family Practice Physicians, (6) Nurse Practitioners, (12) RNs, (12) PSR’s, (8) Residents. The Family Health Center provides Behavioral Health Services and also has a number of other clinical subspecialties that provide services. The facility runs (7) days a week from 8am to 10pm on weekdays and 8am to 8pm on weekends. Health care is provided to patients regardless of their financial ability to pay. Patients without insurance are also welcome to pay a discounted price based on their household income. The Family Health Center accepts Medicaid, Medicare and most private insurance.

EXPERIENCE: The successful candidate must be- BC FP Physician- min of five years post residency exp.and leadership exper at the Ass't, Assoc or Medical Director level.Experience in a busy urban ambulatory care center-focus on caring for an underserved population- demonstrated management experience in a clinical setting and competence as a teacher and preceptor of residents and medical students- excellent clinical, interpersonal, communication and organizational skills.
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