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Family Medicine Medical Director

Chicago, IL

Posted: 04/15/2022 Job Number: 799753

Job Description


Department/Office | Clinical Operations

Work Location | Varies

Classification | Exempt

Supervises | Yes

Reports To | Chief Clinical Officer

Employment | Full-time

Position Summary

The Medical Director will have direct accountability of daily medical delivery of services which includes primary care, behavioral health, and dental services. This individual will be responsible for organizing, administering, and setting the strategic direction of the department by collaborating with the Chief Clinical Officer, Chief Medical Officer, other Medical Directors, and leaders throughout the organization. The Family and Internal Medicine providers will report directly to the Medical Director and will work closely with all Clinical Operations areas.

Education and Position Requirement
  • M.D. or D.O., Board Certified.
  • License to practice medicine in the State of Illinois.
  • Additional advanced degree in business, public health, healthcare administration, or related field of study preferred.

  • Displays strong organizational skills in a high-intensity, patient-focused work environment.
  • Strong oral/written communication skills are a must.
  • Experience with EMR systems. (Centricity a plus).
  • Experience with Microsoft Office: WORD, Excel.
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment with the ability to network, organize and coordinate.
  • Sound judgment and expert decision-making abilities.
  • Flexibility with managing multiple projects.
  • Attention to detail and a dedication to accuracy.
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a professional & discrete manner.

Experience & Training
  • 5 years of clinical experience.
  • 2 years of administrative experience in a clinical setting.
  • Experience in a community-based health care setting.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
  • Establish and assume maintenance of professional standards in all Center medical departments including oversight of center-wide medical protocols.
  • Evaluate and monitor the quality of patient care services.
  • Manage and provide clinical leadership for family and internal medicine physicians for this FQHC.
  • Oversees all onsite medical, academic, teaching, and training practices.
  • Oversees all health provider training programs in conjunction with the Human Resources department.
  • Oversees all provider clinical educational and licensure requirements in conjunction with the Human Resources department.
  • In collaboration with Chief Clinical Officer and Chief Medical Officer, plan, develop and implement programs to assure responsiveness to patients and community health needs.
  • Oversee activities related to recruitment and retention of physicians in conjunction with the Human Resources department.
  • Represent the Center on medical/clinical issues with external agencies when appropriate.
  • Provide direct patient care in the appropriate clinical unit as directed.
  • Ongoing evaluation of efficient and accurate utilization of electronic health record systems by providers to maximize revenue.
  • Oversees providers’ schedules to ensure adequate provider coverage to accommodate demands for medical services and to maximize utilization of exam rooms.
  • Oversees and manages providers’ productivity in conjunction with the Director of Clinical Operations and Director of Patient Services.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of the Health Center’s plan to ensure reduction in targeted community health disparities and migration to a value-based care environment.
  • Oversees and manages Medical Collaborations and medical linkage agreements.
  • Completes special projects as assigned on a regular basis.
  • Ensures compliances with FTCA requirements in conjunction with the Human Resources department.
  • Establish and ensure consistent delivery of patient quality care standards across all medical specialties.
  • Oversee provider scheduling process to ensure adequate coverage to accommodate demands for medical services and to maximize utilization of exam rooms.
  • Actively participates in daily huddles to discuss cases related to patients' social and health needs.
  • Function with discretion and confidentiality always keeping in mind HIPAA requirements. Consistently demonstrates compliance with HIPAA regulations, professional conduct, and ethical practice.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned, which are within the scope of duties enumerated throughout.

If this position is in a Supervisory position (person who assigns and reviews work, prepares, conducts, and signs performance evaluations, effectively recommends and imposes disciplinary action, or adjust grievances).

  • There is an occupational risk for exposure to TB, as this position has extensive patient contact. I understand and acknowledge that this job description is contingent upon satisfactory acceptance of the annual recommended TB testing(s) for a designated period.

  • The only acceptable exceptions to this mandate at the time of hire and annually are documented medical contraindications and documented religious objections. I also understand and acknowledge that staff who decline TB testing or flu vaccinations due to medical contraindications, religious objections, or if the vaccine is unavailable due to supply constraints, will be required to wear a mask when determined to be appropriate.

  • Therefore, by signing this job description, I agree to abide by the FQHCs Influenza Prevention, Vaccination, and TB Guidance Policy.

Meet Your Recruiter

Lindsey Cusic
Account Executive - Healthcare Leadership

In Lindsey’s early years she was a part of a youth group in her community that worked with the adolescence in the surrounding areas of Murfreesboro, TN. While She was there, she saw and learned the importance of caring for individuals who are less fortunate, in bad circumstances, or simply have nowhere to go. This is where her love of helping people developed. She had a craving to be a part of the bigger picture of caring more about the resolution than the problem.

She is passionate about people and is presently obtaining a BS in Psych so she can improve her understanding to truly make an impact on lives.

She is am married to her best friend whom she has known for 15 years, a proud pet mom, an avid hiker and wine connoisseur. She is passionate about travel, people and cooking. She has traveled to numerous states and backpacked Asia. In her career she spent 3 years in Admissions ranking among the top performers and successfully reaching the given target for her campus in her 2nd year as Director. She has also effectively recruited for Providence and Kaiser in the Portland Area for Acute Care & Skilled Nursing Communities RN’s and RN’s throughout Oregon before making the transition to UHC.

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