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Medical Director

Apply Job ID 20773 Date posted Oct.. 06, 2021 Location Newport News, Virginia Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

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Nearly thirty years ago, QuadMed was born out of the idea that health care should be simple. By providing employers and their employees with quality onsite and near-site primary care, with a focus on wellness and prevention, we make a culture of health and well-being possible. Our caregivers working as a team, and with ample appointment times, have the opportunity to build meaningful patient relationships that produce measurable health improvement results. We’re proud to be a nationally recognized leader committed to transforming health care for the better. At QuadMed you can showcase your skills and your passion for patient care.

We are excited to offer an exceptional opportunity as a Medical Director with the Huntington Ingalls Industries Family Health Center, Operated by QuadMed located in Newport News, VA. The Medical Director is a practicing physician who serves as a clinical leader of a large clinic, in partnership with Operations. The Medical Director is responsible for medically directing patient care teams of physicians, advanced practice providers (APPs), and nurses at the clinic. This role supports QuadMed’s mission and strategic goals by leading key initiatives, supporting the growth and financial success of the clinic consistent with those of the client and QuadMed strategy. They are focused at a clinic population health level, while supporting providers at the clinical quality level. They are accountable for the health care outcomes for the clinic they serve.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES  
  • Serves as a strong people leader for QuadMed as well as a mentor and oversight for providers to achieve the strategic goals of the organization at the clinic level
  • Provides medical direction and administration including, but not limited to, developing local clinical practice guidelines. 
  • Provides supervision in partnership with Operations to physicians and APPs; including chart audits. 
  • Serves as collaborating physician to Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants as needed. 
  • Prepares reports for internal and external meetings.   
  • Perform quality assurance activities. 
  • Develop local medical protocols, including triage and standing orders. 
  • In partnership with operations, develops best practices in key clinical and operational areas.  
  • Reports out on clinical quality metrics to clinic leadership and QuadMed clients.  
  • Participates in and directs local provider and clinical care team meetings.  
  • Establishes and or maintains linkage with onsite pharmacy, onsite dental, onsite vision, community referral partners, and other resources to improve and expand the scope of services available through community resources.   
  • Works with client’s Health Partners to address mutual concerns or opportunities.   
  • Establishes and maintains positive relationships with local medical community and attends local medical society functions or other networking opportunities.  
  • Participates in the hiring process of medical providers and key clinical position.  
  • May serve in the Client Medical Director’s role during his/her absences 
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS  
Education:
  • Medical degree (MD or DO) Board certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine if applicable. 
Experience:  
  • Minimum of 7 years of primary care practice required
  • At least 3 years of experience supervising, training or mentoring advanced practice professionals preferred
  • At least 2 years of leadership experience managing other providers preferred  
License and / or Certification:  
  • Current licensure as an MD/DO to practice in the relevant state by the State Board of Medical Examiners   
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine 
  • Current CPR Certification required (ACLS preferred)  
Key Competencies
  • Skilled in providing excellent customer service and support; organizing and prioritizing workload and meeting deadlines; and excellent written and verbal communication.  
  • Ability to work effectively with managers, co-workers, QuadMed clients, members of the public and professional groups.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively, clearly, concisely with others (internal and external customers, both verbally and in writing), consistently demonstrate positive/proactive customer service attitude. Consistently maintains ethical behaviors exemplary of quality and fair standards, inclusively, among all employees and members that we serve.  
  • Ability to work as an effective team member; function independently, exercise sound judgment and initiative; be flexible to shift priorities; maintain confidentiality; establish and maintain effective interpersonal work relationships, effectively assist providers; work toward goals and objectives of draft priorities.  
  • Ability to give constructive feedback including evaluation of provider’s productivity and practice attributes.  
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to participation on clinical committees, providing education, Quality Review and/or other activities. 
  • Proven ability to work successfully with diverse populations and demonstrated commitment to promote diversity and inclusion 
Minimum Qualifications:  
  • 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 position.  
  • Must be computer literate with ability to enter information in the EMR system and compile reports or data as requested.  
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.  
Special Requirements:
  • Must be willing to travel occasionally between client health centers and other sites as needed.   
Additional Company Information
We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.
QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.
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