What does a Medical Director do?
A medical director is responsible for monitoring and improving the level of care provided and help reduce operating costs of a healthcare facility over time. Medical directors are also responsible for participant care, clinical outcomes, and the implementation and oversight of the quality assessment and performance improvement program. Additionally, successful medical directors will work closely with the executive management team to implement strategies that enhance patient care and improve the medical practice. Medical directors typically work in hospitals but also work in varying healthcare settings.
A Medical degree (M.D) along with 10 years experience in clinical medicine is required for a medical director role. Successful medical directors also possess a valid license to practice medicine. Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with superior interpersonal skills are also important.
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