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Date: Aug 31, 2021

Location: GAINESVILLE, FL, US, 32641

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Requisition No: 371523 

Agency: Children and Families


Position Number: 60004755 

Salary:  $47,316.360-$255,325.11 

Posting Closing Date: 11/05/2021 

This is a professional position in a large mental health facility.  The incumbent is expected to maintain a positive and professional attitude and manner at all times ensuring individuals receive comprehensive medical and mental health services in a cost effective, customer oriented manner.  Follows medical ethics and standards in an outcome oriented management system, while maintaining sensitivity to the constitutional rights of patients.  Ensures that all Psychiatric and Primary Care treatment at NFETC are administered in accordance with policies and procedures, rules and regulations, and State and Federal Statutes.  Employs and directs all Senior Physicians.  Administers effectively, directs and assumes operational responsibility for all physician-based services at North Florida Evaluation & Treatment Center.  Researches, designs and writes policies and operating procedures which relate to clinical services and which are used by all levels of clinical staff.  Administers clinical personnel matters in compliance with applicable Personnel Rules & Regulations, and in compliance with applicable collective bargaining agreements.  Develops recognized programs of resident care, which lead to customer satisfaction.  Assists in developing the hospital’s budget, costing out programs, establishing expenditure priorities, and administering expenditures so that budget integrity is maintained while controlling expenditures.  Serves as a consultant in matters relating to psychiatry, general medicine and clinical administration.  Recruits medical staff, privileges and credentials all members of the professional clinical staff at NFETC, on a bi-annual basis.  Reviews and monitors daily reports of activities and incidents.  Seeks, compiles and provides information, advisories and reports that assure the clinical staff is kept informed of current developments. As part of the hospital’s Executive Management Team, participates in and chair meetings, as requested, relating to clinical service delivery and hospital management as it relates to aspects of resident care.  Acts as a liaison between the hospital and academic institutions/other hospitals, which may entail traveling to such institutions and hospitals.  Participates in administrative matters that bear on clinical issues called for by the Department and/or hospital policy and procedures.  Maintains membership to the Department of Children and Families Clinical Advisory Committee. Writes and reviews correspondence, reports, opinions on matters relating to clinical practice as assigned by the Hospital Administrator and/or the Assistant Institution Superintendent for Residential Operations. Assists in interviewing, selecting and training new employees.  Approve submitted timesheets and leave requests on the People First system for all direct reports. Supervises all direct reports ensuring that they meet individual performance standards that have been negotiated, adhere to standards for professional practice for their specific discipline, receive quarterly coaching and ensure that they follow an approved Employee Development Plan. Participates as a consultant in departmental in-servicing meetings and programs.  Reviews records of problem cases and sets up case conferences on topics of interest for Continuing Medical Education (CME), in association with the University of Florida, Department of Psychiatry.  Establishes selected cases for consultation to validate treatment excellency and efficiency. Coordinates, facilitates, and supervises the system of obtaining consultant services for patients with special problems for all external procedures. 

This position requires licensure as a physician pursuant to Chapter 458, Florida Statute and two years of professional experience in the practice of medicine. Certification by a recognized board in a medical specialty can substitute for the required experience.

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

Nearest Major Market: Gainesville