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Medical Director

Birmingham, AL

Posted: 01/30/2023 Job Number: 1284331 Pay Rate: 230k/year - 260k/year

Job Description



SUMMARY:   Under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer of ARMS, Medical Director is responsible for medically directing patient care teams of physicians, mid-levels and care coordinators in all ARMS clinical sites.  Medical Director will also maintain a direct care patient panel.





1.      Provide medical direction and administration including, but not limited to, developing clinical practice guidelines.

2.      Preparing reports for the governing board.

3.      Development of clinical policies and procedures.

4.      Management of strategic development.

5.      Supervising physicians and mid-levels; performing quality assurance activities.

6.      Oversee clinical peer review

7.      Oversee documentation and care planning.

8.      Reporting to Clinical Leadership Team and Executive Team.

9.      Participating and directing provider and medical Quality Improvement and Care Team Meetings.

10.  Establishing linkage with pharmacy, dental care, and community referral entities, social support resources to improve and expand the scope of services available through community referrals.

11.  Establish positive relationships with local medical community and attend local medical society functions.

12.  Other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.



1.      Interview patients to obtain history, perform physical examinations, ordering labs, and other tests, prescribing medications and treatments.

2.      Providing continuity in managed care for patients with pre-existing long term problems.

3.      Make referrals for secondary and tertiary care.

4.      Performing medical procedures, according to privileges issued.

5.      Providing health maintenance visits, evaluating for immunizations, and providing anticipatory guidance and referrals; performing contract and special physical exams as EPSDT, employment etc; family planning screening and education.

6.      Documenting all patient contact accurately and legibly on the medical record.

7.      Perform as an active member of the medical team.

8.      Other duties as assigned by the Chief Executive Officer.  




1.      Ability to perform each position responsibility satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodation.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the positon.

2.      Ability to understand that safety in a condition of employment.

3.      Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the EMR/PM system and compile reports or data.

4.      Must be able to read, write and speak English.

5.      Must be able to travel to all ARMS Clinical Sites and be willing to work on-call and periodic weekend.




1.      Skill in providing excellent customer service and support; organizing and prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines; and excellent written and verbal communication.

2.      Ability to interact effectively and professionally with persons from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, education, racial, ethnic and professional backgrounds.

3.      Ability to work effectively with managers, co-workers, members of the public and professional groups.

4.      Ability to communicate effectively, clearly, concisely with others (internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing), consistently demonstrate positive/proactive customer service attitude.

5.      Consistently maintain ethical behaviors exemplary of quality public service and fair standards, inclusively, among all employees and members of the public.

6.      Ability to work as an effective team member; function independently, exercise sound judgement an initiative; be flexible to shift priorities; maintain confidentiality; establish and maintain effective interpersonal work relationships, effectively assist providers; work toward goals and objectives.





Preference will be given to work experience in a public health or community health clinic setting, previous work experience as a Medical Director, completion of an accredited primary care residency program, or Board Certification (or eligible) in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.






1.      Current licensure as an MD/DO to practice in the state of Alabama by the State Board of Medical Examiners.

2.      Current DEA, DPS certification

3.      Current CPR certification (ACLS required)

4.      DOT certification

5.      Current Immunization Records

6.      Must be able to meet and maintain current credentialing and privileging requirements.




Ability to organize, communicate effectively and knowledge of general corporate operations are a must.

Meet Your Recruiter

McKenna Hackney
Project Coordinator

Born and raised in Bellingham, WA, Kenna moved down to Oregon in 2018 to attend the University of Oregon, where she got her undergraduate degree in Business Operations and Analytics. She’s long known that in her career, she wants to be contributing to the “greater good”, whether that be in regard to environmental justice, social justice, or simply helping a fellow human. She’s beyond proud to be doing just that in her work at UHC Solutions.

Outside of the office, Kenna can be found running, skiing, and often making the drive from Portland to Eugene to cheer on the Ducks.

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