Position announcement - Executive Director

  
About the Board:
 
            The Alabama Board of Medical Examiners (“the Board”) is the state regulatory agency tasked with licensing, certifying, and regulating the practice of medicine and osteopathy in the state of Alabama. The Board’s duties include: qualifying physicians for licensure, approving collaborative and supervised practices between physicians and mid-level practitioners, registering physicians, physician assistants, and advanced practice nurses to prescribe and dispense controlled substances, and investigating and prosecuting violations of the Controlled Substances Act and the Medical Practice Act.  The Board currently employs 31 employees.
 
Position:          
 
            The Executive Director reports to the Board, which is comprised of sixteen actively licensed physicians. The Executive Director is responsible for the Board’s achievement of its mission to protect the safety and welfare of the public through the appropriate regulation of its licensees.  The Board currently manages over 18,000 active licenses.
 
Qualifications:

•  Post-graduate degree from an accredited university;
•  Minimum five years’ experience in a senior executive or management position;
•  Strong leadership and decision-making skills; self-directed;
•  Experience interacting with a legislative body to include any of the following: testifying before a legislative or regulatory committee, contract review, or lobbying for the passage or defeat of legislation;
•  Strong written and verbal communication skills;
•  Fiscal management skills;
•  Willingness to attain Certified Medical Board Executive (CMBE) status within two years of accepting employment
 
Responsibilities:
 
Administrative
•  Ensure that competent and qualified staff are in place to carry out the mission, functions and duties of the agency;
•  Provide personnel and facilities to the Medical Licensure Commission of the State of Alabama (Commission);
•  Perform annual staff performance evaluations;
•  Oversee monthly staff, committee, and board meetings and carry out the Board’s directives following monthly meetings;
•  Work with legal department and other designated staff to execute legal documents;
•  Establish and maintain relationships with other state and federal regulatory agencies to enhance and ensure fulfillment of the agency’s mission;
•  All other duties and activities as directed by the Board
 
Communication
•  Communicate directly with Board members keeping them apprised of the operations of the agency and of any pertinent activity ensuing between monthly Board meetings;
•  Disseminate in a timely and accurate manner all information necessary for the Board to function and make informed decisions;
•  Author timely and pertinent articles for the agency’s newsletter
 
Financial
•  Maintain the fiscal integrity of the Board and the Commission
 
Legislative
•  Oversee state government related activities: Sunset Review, fiscal audits, contract reviews, legislation, etc.
 
Application Process:
 
Please submit a cover letter and resume to applicants@albme.org.  Applications will be accepted through the close of business on October 8, 2018.

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