MEDICAL PROGRAM ADMINISTRATOR 2405
The employee in this class plans, directs, and coordinates the medical aspects of a specialized health -related program, which provides professional medical services for departments and agencies within Suffolk County. The work involves responsibility for the technical direction and management of programs, the assessment and supervision of the quality and productivity of health facilities and services, and the organization, scheduling and staffing of clinics and/or programs, which serve the health needs of the County. Supervision is exercised over a professional and paraprofessional staff. Performance is subject to review by an administrative director through conferences and written reports. Performs related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Directs and supervises medical practices and procedures for the operation of health programs;
Organizes and staffs health related facilities;
Supervises the maintenance of attendance and accounting records;
Implements medical policy and maintains standards of performance;
Supervises the performance of physicians assigned to the program;
Provides general supervision and administrative direction for all personnel assigned to the program;
Works with other agencies, both public and private, in promoting the aims of the program;
May diagnose and treat patients within the area of competency.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, techniques and practices of medicine as they apply to the medical field to which the incumbent is assigned; comprehensive knowledge of the State and local laws affecting health services; thorough knowledge of current developments, literature and sources of information in the field of specialization; ability to plan and supervise the work of medical personnel in a manner conducive to full performance and high morale; ability to express oneself clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; physical condition commensurate with demands of the position.
Possession of a license to practice medicine in the State of New York and two (2) years of experience as a licensed physician in the field of assignment.
NOTE: Board Eligibility in a recognized specialty such as Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, or Internal Medicine may be substituted for one (1) year of the experience in the field of assignment; Board Certification in a recognized specialty such as Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, or Internal Medicine may be substituted for two (2) years of the experience in the field of assignment.