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Roles and Responsibilities of a Medical Director //
The medical director is involved at all levels of individualized patient care and supervision, and for all persons served by the facility. The medical director serves as the clinician who oversees and guides the care that is provided, a leader to help define a vision of quality improvement, an operations consultant to address day-to-day aspects of organizational function, and a direct supervisor of the medical practitioners who provide the direct patient care.
Taken from AMDA - The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine's 2011 policy, the Roles and Responsibilities of a medical director are articulated in this document.
Attending Physician Competencies //
Taken from AMDA—The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine, the competencies address five areas: foundation (ethics, professionalism, and communication), medical care delivery process, systems, medical knowledge, and personal quality assurance and performance improvement. this list of competencies to provide attending physicians practicing in post-acute/long-term care (PA/LTC) with an evidence-based framework for the unique set of knowledge and skills necessary to facilitate quality outcomes in this setting.