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Medical Director Primary Care Physician

Requisition Number 19-3263 Job Location Maryville, Tennessee

Premise Health is seeking a Medical Director to provide primary care and clinical leadership at our state of the art on-site outpatient clinic at Denso Corp in Maryville, TN!  Denso is Maryville, TN's largest employer, and the city boasts a low cost of living, excellent school systems, is located close to metro Knoxville, and is the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains.

What makes a Premise Health Medical Director role unique?

  • Practice evidence based medicine where you are not paid for production
  • Bottom line is measured by the quality of patient care
  • A work life balance that is not just promised
  • A collaborative approach with a focus on each individual patient
  • Practice in a supportive, collaborative environment
  • Less paperwork and administration time
  • Ability to tap into a national clinical information infrastructure

Responsibilities include:

  • Assumes overall responsibility for patients ages 2 and older receiving care in the health center.
  • Works in tandem with health center manager/supervisor to ensure a collaborative, team-oriented environment.
  • Provides episodic, preventive, and/or primary health care to patients depending on the needs of the client.
  • Conducts histories, physical exams and prescribes medical treatment Develops treatment plans in collaboration with patients; educates and advises on medical issues as needed.
  • Provides referrals both internally and externally to appropriate medical resource or specialty
  • Participates in the development of annual health center goals and objectives.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care; schedules follow up visits and/or phone calls
  • Identifies emergency situations and provides care within legal scope of practice.
  • Reports directly to the Regional Medical Director for medical responsibilities and reports indirectly to the health center manager/supervisor for administrative and operational workings of the site.
  • Participate in the development of policies and guidelines (clinical and administrative) to correct and improve service to the client/account.
  • Collaborates with other health center staff to ensure clinical alignment and scope of practice based on evidence based data.
  • Coordinates and researches continuing educational opportunities for the development of staff within the health center.
  • Ensures the use of standardized and consistent medical procedures/processes within the health center.
  • Assists with decisions regarding the hiring of physicians and providers to ensure quality and fit of candidates.
  • May be a subject matter expert in a particular medical field or expertise; occupational health, primary care, pharmacy/PC integration, integrative medicine, etc. and provides consultative advice and insight on unique medical cases, patient situations and/or client issues.
  • Participates in the incident/occurrence reporting process being mindful of risk management and mitigation, quality, compliance and client relationships.
  • Performs annual evaluations of all physicians and providers with input from the health center manager.


  • Minimum Educational requirement: MD or DO degree, Board Certified in Family Practice, Internal Medicine and/or Occupational Health by the AOA or ABMS.
  • 3-5 years experience in family practice, emergency room, ambulatory care, or occupational health settings, primary care or emergency medicine or board eligible in aforementioned practice areas.
  • Must have current state and federal DEA certification.
  • Current certification in AHA or ARC basic life support for health care providers is required, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills, confident in all settings with individuals at all levels of the organization both internal and external.
  • Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based programs.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state within which the site is located.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records.
  • Knowledge of workplace health and safety concepts and OSHA regulations.
  • Medical Review Officer (MRO) certification, in some cases may be required.
  • 3 years management/leadership experience within the healthcare industry.

If you are interested in becoming part of a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare, apply today to join one of our 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country.

For more information, please call Jeff Ligon 615-468-6233 or email

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