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Associate Medical Director - West Berkeley

Associate Medical Director - West Berkeley

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LifeLong Medical Care has an exciting opportunity for a Physician to join our multi-disciplinary team. The ideal candidate must have a commitment to providing high quality primary care, building collaborative teams, and working with underserved populations. We are looking for a Primary Care Physician with Administrative experience and a passion for developing and participating in a team model of care for a complex population.


LifeLong Medical Care is a large, multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) with a rich history of providing innovative healthcare, behavioral health and social services to a diverse patient community. To learn more about LifeLong Medical Care, please visit our website -


We offer competitive salaries and excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, generous leave benefits including nine paid holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts, 403(b) retirement savings plan.  Loan repayment (HPSA scores = 15) is possible through the National Health Service Corp and State LRP programs. To learn more, visit the following link: 



Additional information is available by contacting Fidel Rodriguez at 510-981-4171.  CV submissions can be sent to




The position’s duties will include a mix of clinical and administrative responsibilities with about 50% clinical time.  Duties include:

  • Oversee existing Programs (e.g. Scribe, Hep C, MAT) including some direct supervision of staff, and partner with others to develop and implement new programs.
  • Work closely with Director of Primary Care Operations to ensure cooperative relationships between clinical and administrative staff.
  • Interact regularly with site-based AMD’s and Center Managers to identify and respond to their needs.
  • Ongoing involvement in provider recruitment and retention efforts.
  • Regular interactions with other administrative leaders such as CFO, CAO, Director of Planning, and Director of QI.
  • Participate in committee meetings requiring clinical representation such as QI and P&T
  • Supervise physicians and advanced practice providers
  • Participate actively in collaborative care, team building and training
  • Provide direct patient care


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Individual must be a physician possessing a current CA Medical Licensure and experience working with vulnerable patients in outpatient primary care.
  • Prior management experience.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a, fast-paced health care setting and prioritize competing job demands.
  • Demonstrated ability and sensitivity working with a diverse staff and patient population from varied race, ethnic, socioeconomic, age, education and lifestyle backgrounds.