Medical Director

Location: Culver City, California
Date Posted: 23-07-2018
Medical Director
The Medical Director provides oversight and support to help maintain and continuously improve the quality of care provided to the company’s qualified and registered patients and caregivers.
The Medical Director facilitates education and training activities of retail store and dispensary registered agents, identifies and suggests topics for training through observation and evaluation of patient care.  Also develops, organizes, and facilitates education programs for patients, caregivers, board members, and the community at large concerning methods of consumption, cannabinoid profiles, regulation updates, as well as company services and programs.
The Medical Director participates in the monitoring of the company’s quality assurance program, anticipates and plans for change and meets local compliance requirements.
Core Responsibilities
Staff, Patient, and Caregiver Education
  • Serves as a resource for information about medical marijuana and ancillary subjects and shares educational resources (books, periodicals, articles) with the company and qualified registered patients and caregivers.
  • Assists in developing mechanisms for ensuring a regular flow of educational materials to internal and external audiences.
  • Promotes their professional development through self-directed and continuing education.
Community Integration
  • Develops and organizes community integration events.
  • Encourages and facilitates community involvement in the community outreach and 
integration activities of the company.
  • Articulate the company’s long-term mission to the community and assists the community in 
achieving a realistic understanding of the company’s capabilities and services.
  • Acts as a community advocate for the company.
Management and Administration
  • Coordinates with administration to monitor the company’s quality assurance program.
  • Participates in the development and periodic evaluation of policies and procedures and reviews the policies and procedures manual quarterly.
  • Ensures company staff is properly trained and informed with changes in policies and 
procedures, and provides training when necessary.
  • Participates in disciplinary actions of the organization when appropriate.
  • Organizes, coordinates, and monitors the activities of the company and ensures that the quality and appropriateness of services meets company, regulatory and community standards.
  • Acquires an understanding of municipal, county, and federal regulations related to the company’s operations and provides feedback to legislators, policy makers, and local decision makers on existing and proposed rules and regulations.
  • Acquires, maintains, and applies knowledge of social, regulatory, political, and economic factors that relate to patient care services.
  • Participates in the company budget process to assure the availability of resources for educational programs, materials, and functions.
  • Provides information and support for company staff concerning medical marijuana and ancillary subjects.
  • Attend company meetings, community organization meetings, and industry networking events.
  • Oversee patient and caregiver documentation to ensure company services, products, programs, and educational materials are serving the needs of the patient base.
  • Establish and maintain ongoing relationships with key industry leaders, community leaders, as well as government and department officials to ensure significant developments in the field are identified and monitored. 
  • Assist in the management of strategic development and implementation of the company’s quality assurance program.
  • Licensure, Board Certification, and Medical License 
  • Criminal Background Check 
  • 3-5 Years Medical Director experience 
  • Knowledge of Pharmaceutical product development, product lifecycle and commercialization process 
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail 
  • Effective time management and ability to multitask 
  • Proficiency in Windows based software and point of sale applications 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment 
  • Thorough understanding of applicable medical marijuana laws and how they apply to the operations of the company
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