Minimum Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
• Possession of a license to practice medicine in New York State AND eligibility for certification by a Member Board of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) in your specialty.
• Medicaid and Medicare certified.
• Current Medical Specialist 2.
• Eligible for 70.1 or 52.6 transfer by way of current permanent status in a title deemed comparable to Medical Specialist 2, by the Department of Civil Service.
Duties Description The Medical Specialist 2 will provide primary care to assigned patients, who live in OPWDD residences for developmentally disabled adults.
• The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring the diagnosis and treatment of all conditions of the assigned patients. This will include coordinating care of sub-specialists, imaging facilities, and laboratory testing. Logistical coordination of care will be assisted by OPWDD staff, but medical interpretation and medical communications are the responsibility of the incumbent.
• The incumbent will be responsible for ensuring all appropriate preventive care including all immunizations according to CDC/ACIP standards for assigned patients.
• The incumbent will provide overnight telephone coverage as “Practitioner On Call” on a rotating schedule with the rest of the Medical Staff.
• Additional duties will include working with medical and nursing staff on improving care, medical representation on teams, participation in facility wide committees and compliance with all oversight entities (i.e. OPWDD, NY State Department of Health).
• Full compliance with Office of People with Developmental Disabilities policies and regulations.
• Maintain qualifications for Specialty and for Medicare and Medicaid certification of provider status.
• Other duties assigned appropriate to the title.
Additional Comments • The assignment of PS&T employees will be made in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding between PEF and Hudson Valley DDSO regarding the posting of job vacancies. Preference will be given to OPWDD employees impacted by closures. If you are being impacted by closure, please indicate this on your resume/cover letter.
• All OPWDD employees must be eligible and maintain eligibility for full and unconditional participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Continued employment will depend on maintaining eligibility.
• If you are employed by state government you may be able to receive loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF). The PSLF Program forgives the remaining balance on Direct Loans after 120 qualifying monthly payments have been made under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time for a qualifying employer. For more information on PSLF, please visit www.studentAid.gov/publicservice.
• OPWDD IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
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