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Chief Medical Director

Philadelphia, PA, USA | Universal Health Services, Inc.

  • Industry:
    Healthcare - Hospitals
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  • Functions:
    General Management
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Accountable to the Executive Officer the Medical Officer is responsible for the provision of effective, quality clinical care at Friends Hospital thereby ensuring that the core mission of the hospital is achieved. The Medical supervises and monitors the provision of clinical care and ensures excellence of care.

The Medical Officer serves as a liaison between administration and medical staff leadership. He/she speaks for the administration of Friends Hospital on the medical components of hospital operations. Representing the administration of Friends Hospital, the Medical maintains ex-officio membership on all medical staff committees.

Serving as a key member of hospital administration, the Medical participates in current and future planning of hospital licensure and accreditation process, and fosters close relationships between the hospital and the attending physicians. patients and their families, payors, community agencies and regulatory bodies.

Outstanding ability to apply medical science and knowledge to the treatment of psychiatrically ill patients in a hospital environment and to diagnose and consult on complex patient care issues. Outstanding diplomatic and communication skills which facilitates easy dialogue with colleagues, staff, patients andheir families, under sometimes difficult conditions. Ability to provide leadership and motivate the professional staff of Friends Hospital

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