Chief Physician

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General summary

This is a licensed professional position which may function as the clinical director of a state facility, direct a statewide medical review program for physicians licensed by the State Board, and/or offer consultation on medical policies for a state agency.  The position may serve as medical policy director and/or perform peer reviews for compliance and standard of care.  In addition, incumbents at this level are accountable for mentoring other physicians and may act as the medical director for a designated facility.

Knowledge, skills & abilities

In addition to those identified in the previous levels:  Knowledge of agency mission and procedures, and principles and practices of medical supervision.  Ability to supervise, plan, and coordinate the activities of health care professionals. 

Typical qualifications

Licensure as a Physician and 5 or more years of post-residency experience.

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