State of New Mexico
Job ID – 100022
Medical Director – Developmental Disabilities Supports Division
Salary Range: $89,461 – $155,626
Department: Department of Health
Location: Negotiable – Albuquerque or Santa Fe
Closing Date: Position will be open until filled
Why does this job exist?
This position is mission critical because it provides medical consultation and oversight for the Developmental Disabilities Supports Division (DDSD) and the Home and Community Based Services waivers operated by DDSD.
How does it get done?
This position supervises the DDSD Clinical Services Bureau, the Mortality Review Coordinator and the Special Needs Dental Clinic. The position provides medical leadership to Department of Health staff and contractors, provides leadership in all health matters including health policy development, establishing, monitoring and continually updating protocols and working with the healthcare community and University of New Mexico School of Medicine to build capacity for providing care to persons with intellectual disabilities. The position is responsible for addressing health related components of the Jackson vs. Los Lunas litigation.
The ideal candidate will have: experience directing and coordinating activities of nurses, specialists, therapists and other medical staff; experience providing comprehensive healthcare for people with developmental disabilities; trained and provided consultation to physicians and other healthcare providers; experience in mortality review protocols and experience developing clinical protocols for the evaluation and management of chronic conditions.
Medical degree from an accredited medical school and 6 years’ experience in the licensed practice of medicine are required. Must be licensed in accordance with the Medical Practice Act, Sections 61-6-1 through 61-6-35 NMSA 1978, and 16.10.1 through 16.10.19 NMAC, as applicable.
How to Apply
To Apply: http://www.spo.state.nm.us
Contact Person: Jim Copeland, Director DDSD
Phone (505) 841-6688; cell (505) 660-3453; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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