Associate Medical Director - Billings, MT (40 hours) Mission Planned Parenthood of Montana empowers all people to make private reproductive health care decisions by providing quality health care, medically accurate education and advocacy for individual rights. Vision Every child is wanted, family planning rights are respected, and Planned Parenthood of Montana isthe leading resource on reproductive health. Associate Medical Director JOB SUMMARY Under general supervision of Medical Director, the Associate Medical Director provides overall direction for the medical practice within the organization in cooperation with the Medical Director. The position assumes responsibility for the interpretation and enforcement of medical policy and is responsible to achieve key financial and operational objectives which support the mission and strategies of Planned Parenthood of Montana (PPMT). Performs other duties to support affiliate operations. The Associate Medical Director is an advocate in implementing our mission to empower all people to make private reproductive health care decisions by providing quality health care, medically accurate education and advocacy for individual rights. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Develop and ensure PPMT protocols, medical forms, patient education materials and related manuals and documents are in compliance with current PPFA, Title X and other funding program requirements. Ensure that PPMT is in compliance with oversight bodies such as the Board of Nursing, Board of Pharmacy, PPFA, CDC, Medicaid and Title X; serves as medical liaison with such bodies. Ensure health center medication dispensing practices are in compliance with any/all related regulations. Work with department staff to maintain medical standards and adherence to protocol, and assist in the medical management of patients. Ensure clinicians are competent and practice in accordance with PPMT Medical Protocols. Help monitor agency productivity expectations and compliance standards. Work, as needed, with CRQM to prepare and submit Medical Liability Occurrence Reports. Oversee and/or participate in recruiting, selecting, proctoring, privileging, supervision and evaluation of all licensed staff. Work with PPMT JumpStart program to ensure appropriate orientation and training of all newly hired licensed staff. Provide direct training to newly hired clinicians as needed. Participate in ongoing training and professional education of clinicians and other health center staff. Advise staff and participate as needed in the development of contact relationships with other health care delivery systems Coordinate medical preceptorships/rotations. Provide consultation to other PPMT departments on medical issues and questions. Provide training and presentations as requested. Develop Standing Orders for the nurses. Involved in planning and facilitation of Clinician meetings. Involved in planning and facilitation of Affiliate Medical Committee meetings including preparing the agenda and meeting minutes Laboratory Services Serves as General Supervisor of Laboratory Services. Working closely with the Laboratory Director, or as their designee, the General Supervisors responsibilities include: Select testing methodology to assure accurate results. Verify testing methods (accuracy, precision, etc.). Assure proficiency testing enrollment through an approved program. Review proficiency reports and outline remedial actions as needed; review remedial actions taken to ensure adherence to standards as needed Ensure that a quality control and quality assurance program is established and maintained. Monitor employee competency. Evaluate testing personnel annually. Assure personnel competency and training. Assure reports include pertinent information for interpretation. Ensure that an approved procedure manual is available to all staff responsible for testing. Consult with patients regarding lab results, as needed. Clinical Services Actively participate in the delivery of reproductive health, transgender and abortion services. Promote and participate in ongoing clinical process improvement. Promotes teamwork, interdepartmental respect and trust through fostering cooperation and effectively handling personal conflicts and disagreements. Program Direction and Development Participate in the organization, implementation and ongoing evaluation of clinical programs. Assist with the implementation of clinical initiatives. Research Initiate, develop and supervise research programs. Public Relations and Advocacy Represent PPMT and its programs within the community. Develop relationships within the medical community to extend the reach of PPMT. Collaboratively, with the CEO and Public Affairs, confer with the news media about medical issues relative to PPMT and to health care. Prepare and deliver presentations to civic, educational and other interested community groups on matters related to health care and to PPMT. Compliance Comply with all PPMT protocols, policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with all PPFA National Abortion Federation and PPMT OPSS policies and standard operating procedures. Ensure all Title X, PPFA, OSHA, HIPAA and PPMT guidelines and protocols are followed regarding all services. (Including but not limited to medical standards and guidelines, customer service, personnel, fiscal, risk management, safety/security, pharmacy and quality assurance). Clients shall not be subject to coercion in use of any particular method of Family Planning (Title X requirement). Staff may be subject to prosecution if they coerce or they try to coerce any person to undergo abortion or sterilization procedures (Title X requirement). QUALIFICATIONS Education and/or Experience Medical degree License to practice in the state of Montana Additional Desired Qualifications Board certification or Board eligibility in Family Medicine or OB-GYN Prior experience and interest in family planning programs OTHER REQUIREMENTS Valid Montana drivers license, access to personal transportation and proof of automotive insurance Willingness to travel as needed to other PPMT health centers Planned Parenthood of Montana is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment. Planned Parenthood of Montana does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood of Montana is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.