Seeking a Medical Director to oversee the Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE Program which has served the Columbia, SC community for 31 years. The Medical Director will lead an interdisciplinary team consisting of medical doctors, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and additional support staff to serve the 300+ participants within Columbia. There are four centers operating within the Midlands PACE program with additional opportunity to collaborate with the Upstate PACE Program in South Carolina.
Provides clinical leadership to the Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE program, including oversight of policies and procedures for clinical services and the Quality Assurance (QA) program.
Supervises PACE clinical staff, including physicians, physician extenders, and other members of the clinical team as assigned.
Works jointly with the PACE Program Director to develop, implement, and update policies and procedures related to the medical care of PACE participants.
Oversees the development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE Quality Assurance (QA) program.
Provides direct primary clinical care, including oversight of inpatient management and assessments and call coverage rotated with other PACE physicians.
Works jointly with the PACE Program Director to oversee 24-7 on-call coverage for PACE participants.
Serves as a liaison between the PACE program and the physician/provider community.
Actively participates in National PACE Association primary care activities such a committees/subcommittees and work groups; attend NPA conferences on a regular basis as both an attendee and presenter.
Participates on Prisma Health SeniorCare PACE Quality Assurance Committee, Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Committee, Leadership Team, Ethics Committee, and other work groups as assigned.
Columbia is centrally located in the state and is home to the University of South Carolina. Only an hour from Charlotte and two hours from Charleston, the beach or the mountains. Spend time locally at the 50,000 acre Lake Murray with its shoreline extending over 550 miles or at one of three rivers. Watch collegiate or minor league sports. Shop or dine at any of the great restaurants year round.
Internal Number: 10196
About Palmetto Health- USC Medical Group
The Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group is a not-for-profit company that brings together physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care providers from two of South Carolina’s most respected organizations – Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine. We are the Midlands region’s largest multispecialty, clinically integrated medical group and 11th largest employer.
Combining the medical excellence, compassionate care and clinical research expertise of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine with the advanced technologies of Palmetto Health, our health system partner, we go beyond caring for people to caring about people.
We are building a system to provide our patients with many new services and areas of expertise, providing greater access to care in convenient locations. All patients cared for by Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group providers will not need to take any additional action – all medical records have been transferred to the new group, and community members will continue to access their providers using the same contact methods they have in the past.