LifeLong Medical Care

  • Associate Medical Director

    Job Locations US-CA-Oakland
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3 months ago)
    ID
    2018-1709
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Provider
  • Overview

    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 Federally Qualified Health Center in Northern California with over 42 years of dedicated service to the community. LifeLong provides comprehensive, compassionate care to over 60,000 patients in socio-economically underserved regions of the East Bay Area. We provide medical, dental, behavioral health, and school-based services at 20 sites across Oakland, Berkeley and West Contra Costa County. 

     

    Our mission is to provide high-quality health and social services to underserved people of all ages; create models of care for the elderly, people with disabilities and families; and advocate for continuous improvements in the health of our communities.

     

    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: www.nhsc.hrsa.gov 

     

     

     LifeLong Medical Care is an Equal opportunity employer

    Responsibilities

    The position’s duties will include a mix of clinical and administrative responsibilities with about 20%-30% 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

    • 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.

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