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MEDICAL DIRECTOR - Integrated Care Model - Full Risk Model of Care

Company: The HealthCare Initiative
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

MEDICAL DIRECTOR - Integrated Care Model - -- Full Risk Model of Care
Are you ready to change healthcare by leading clinical operations for an innovative health care delivery model?
Elevate your future with -co-workers -passionate -about -a patient-centered care model supported by comprehensive services to improve the quality of care while reducing over-utilization of high-cost care settings.
The Medical Director -provides medical care for members across a variety of settings, including but not limited to the clinic, patient's homes, the nursing home, assisted living facilities and personal care boarding homes. Direct hospital inpatient care is not required but close coordination of care with hospital-based providers is essential. The Medical Director is also responsible for oversight of day-to-day medical operations at the Medical Office Building and provides supervision of physicians and nurse practitioners. They assist with quality initiatives, utilization and resource management.
Primary Care - 70%

  • Provide medical care to enrolled members, including the evaluation, diagnosis and management of their medical conditions, including but not limited to taking of a medical history, performance of physical examination, ordering and interpretation of diagnostic tests, formulation of an assessment of condition and a treatment plan, writing prescriptions, ongoing follow up of same, and management of medical information from specialists and hospital teams.
  • Document medical care in the member's EPIC medical record, in compliance with documentation policies.
  • On a rotational basis provides after-hours on-call coverage every few weeks. All calls are first triaged by an RN with only a subset (
  • Participate within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for members, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that further the care of members.
  • Presents input into, initiates and/or facilitates new medical programs and processes in support of strategic goals.

    Administrative & Supervision - 30%

    • Assists with management of the primary care budget, identifying monthly budget variances.
    • Provides reports on utilization areas: Inpatient, ER, Outpatient, Nursing home, Pharmacy and areas where there is a significant budget variance.
    • Participates in the quality initiatives in conjunction with the Quality Department.
    • Responds to center grievances with respect to primary care complaints.
    • Champions at least one primary care strategic initiative
    • Coordinates the regular primary care team meetings held at the clinic and may lead local primary care meetings when asked.
    • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring and termination of primary care staff under the supervision and in consultation with the Area Medical Director
    • Effectively supervises and manages direct reports and provides, by example and leadership, motivation and direction to employees of the organization.
    • Helps set the tone of the department to ensure morale, teamwork, and that the positive employment culture of the organization is maintained.
    • Regularly schedules leadership/management, department, and staff 1:1 meetings to provide leadership, development, and a forum for communication to ensure coordination and collaboration in meeting organization and individual goals.


      • Doctor of Medicine or Osteopathy degree
      • Board Certified in a primary care specialty (will consider Board Eligible but must pass boards within 12 months of employment)
      • Current active Medical License for state in which practicing.
      • DEA License with full prescriptive authority
      • Adequate malpractice coverage
      • Not on the Preclusion List
      • A minimum of one year working with the senior population.


        • Postgraduate training in a primary care specialty, including but not limited to internal or family medicine or geriatric medicine.
        • Bilingual a plus!

          Interested candidates please send resume to for confidential consideration.
          KEY WORDS:
          Integrated care
          Value based care
          Full Risk model
          Primary care
          Internal medicine
          Ambulatory clinics
          Healthcare innovation
          Medical director
          Coordinated care delivery
          Aging Well
          Whole person health
          Wrap around care services


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