Associate Medical Director – Physician

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JOB PURPOSE AND REPORTING STRUCTURE:  The Associate Medical Director is responsible for overall primary medical services for the health center relative to medical providers.  The Associate Medical Director reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer.  Complies with all agency policies and procedures concerning corporate compliance including privacy of protected health information.  This position is 40% administrative, 60% clinical and requires board certification in Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Med-Peds.


  1. Clinical Oversight
  • Provide oversight of the medical staff including physicians, advanced practice nurses, physician associates, contracted specialty providers and other allied health professionals and monitors the clinical team according to the clinical standards, ethical principles and policies of the health center.  Typically oversees 8-12 direct reports
  • Serve as a collaborating physician to non-physician care providers as applicable by law
  • Provide consultations to nurse practitioners and other providers of the clinic as it pertains to managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients as appropriate.
  • Ensure delivery of patient-centered, high-quality care
  • Develop, implement and monitor clinical protocols, guidelines and standing orders
  1. Quality Assurance and Improvement
  • In partnership with Director of Quality, lead quality improvement initiatives to enhance patient outcomes and satisfaction
  • Monitor clinical performance metrics and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Ensure compliance with healthcare regulations, accreditation standards and internal policies.
  • Conduct regular reviews and audits of clinical services
  • Work collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Operations to address clinical quality, safety, efficiency of workflows and productivity.
  • Follow and comply with all safety and work rules and regulations. 
  • Assist with clinically related incident reports
  1. Medical Staff Management
  • Participate, along with Human Resources and Chief Medical Officer, in the recruitment, hiring and privileging of staff.
  • Provide mentorship, coaching and professional development opportunities for medical staff.
  • Provide consultations to nurse practitioners and other providers of the clinic as it pertains to managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients as appropriate.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews and provide ongoing feedback to staff relative to performance including constructive feedback and support to meet professional goals
  1. Financial Management
  • In conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer, participate in the development of the medical activities budget, including staffing and support plan and equipment needs projection.
  • Optimize the use of resources to provide cost-effective care.
  • Assist with optimization of the EMR relative to clinical practice to improve efficiency and productivity.
  • Identify and implement cost-saving measures.
  • Provide input on grant-related clinical activities
  1. Communication and Collaboration
  • Facilitate effective communication between medical staff and administration
  • Engage with patients, families and the community to gather feedback and improve services.
  • Arrange and conducts regular meetings of medical clinic providers.
  • Collaborate with other OCHC service lines such as behavioral health, dental, and community services.
  1. Clinical Practice
  • Perform the essential duties and responsibilities of a primary care physician consistent with Outreach Primary Care Physician standards and job description.
  • Maintain clinical and technical competency and remain current in technology and changes in the industry

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Carries out supervisory responsibilities with a high level of emotional intelligence in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, training and motivating employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and leading conflict resolution in a direct and professional manner.  

Education and Experience:

  • Medical Doctorate (MD) or Doctorate of Osteopathy (DO) and Board certification required.
  • Family Medicine, Med-Peds, or Internal Medicine preferred.
  • A minimum of 4 years of clinical practice experience required.
  • Experience in Community health/public health preferred.
  • Two to three years’ experience in a clinical leadership capacity strongly preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Requires a current medical license in the state of Wisconsin.

Compensation:  $206-$222k annually

Outreach Community Health Centers welcomes all

Outreach Community Health Centers, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.

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