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Primary care Medical Director

Requisition Number 20-1016 Job Location Oxnard, California


Premise Health, is the nation's leading provider of direct care to some of the country's best employers, is currently looking for a full time Medical Director to provide Primary care to patients ages 2 and older at our on site clinic at Reiter Affiliated Companies in Oxnard, CA



What makes this opportunity 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
  • Ability to lead collaboratively for the care of the farm worker community
  • Less paperwork and administration time
  • Ability to tap into a national clinical information infrastructure

Summary:

The Medical Director reports directly to the Director, Client Operations, administratively, and to the Regional Medical Director, clinically. The Medical Director is responsible for the medical leadership, clinical oversight and patient care for the Medical Center.

Essential Functions:

  • Assumes overall responsibility for patients receiving care in the Medical Center
  • Works in tandem with the Medical Center Manager/Supervisor to ensure a collaborative, team-oriented environment
  • Ensure clinic locations are aligned with direction, workflows, and engagement.
  • Collaborates with client leadership to develop strategies to improve the health of the workplace.
  • Participates in outreach activities and engagements in line with client health initiatives, and provides support in client related community outreach and events.
  • Provides episodic, preventive, and/or primary healthcare to patients, depending on the needs of the Client;
  • Conducts histories, physical exams and prescribes medical treatment;
  • Develops treatment plans in collaboration with patients, as well as educates and advises patients on medical issues, as needed
  • Provides referrals, both internally and externally, to appropriate medical resource or specialty
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care and monitors progress of patients
  • Participates in the development of annual Medical Center goals and objectives
  • Maintains Electronic Medical Record software
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care
  • Schedules follow up visits and/or phone calls
  • Identifies emergency situations, and provides care within the legal scope of practice
  • Leads and motivates medical providers in the Medical Center environment by utilizing effective medical and people/performance management processes
  • Participates in the development of policies and guidelines (clinical and administrative) to correct and improve service to the Client/account
  • Collaborates with other Medical Center staff to ensure clinical alignment and scope of practice based on evidence based data
  • Establishes communication mechanisms to deliver consistent and timely communication of directives, best practices, regulatory and medical research updates to the Medical Center staff
  • Supports, leads and models the vision, mission and values of the Company
  • Coordinates and researches continuing education opportunities for the development of staff, within the Medical Center
  • Ensures the use of standardized and consistent medical procedures/processes within the Medical Center
  • Assists with decisions regarding the hiring of physicians and providers to ensure quality and fit of candidates
  • May be requested to teach/train precepts and provide mentoring to site physicians and staff providers
  • May oversee and provide evidence based process improvement recommendations to ensure quality of care
  • May be a subject matter expert in a particular medical field or expertise (Primary Care, Pharmacy/PC integration, Integrative Medicine, etc.) and provide 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 Medical Center Manager
  • Other duties as assigned, as well as other projects, as required to address specific medical needs

Requirements:

  • Minimum educational requirement: MD or DO degree, Board Certified in Family Practice,Internal Medicine by the AOA or ABMS
  • 3 – 5 years’ minimum in Family practice, emergency room, ambulatory care 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 healthcare providers, Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope
    of services
  • Minimum 3 years management/leadership experience within the healthcare industry
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and collaboration skills
  • Ability to travel for outreach and clinic visits. Travel in between three health centers in California on a monthly cadence or as needed for business needs.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills in English and Spanish.
  • 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 Medical Center is located

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with farming community.
  • Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records

For more information, please contact Jeff Ligon, Physician Recruiter, at 615-468-6233 or jeff.ligon@premisehealth.com


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