Medical Director, Hospitalist

DaVita Medical Group - Arcadia, CA3.3

HealthCare Partners is looking for a Full-Time Hospitalist Medical Director to lead one of our largest employed hospitalist programs in Los Angeles. This high-profile position will include responsibility for over 14 full-time clinicians as well indirect management of an inpatient care management team and administrative staff. The Medical Director will interact closely with both regional and hospital leadership to manage a highly evolved population health model that is at the forefront of care delivery, and has ownership for quality and operational metrics related to inpatient care at the hospital system.

The clinicians we seek are those who practice medicine with a focus on patient care, not volume. We want our clinicians to take the time needed to truly address the patient’s needs and, above all, we are looking for great individuals who are ready to start working for an organization whose quality metrics measure in the 90th percentile - compared to other medical groups nationwide.

If you’re looking to join a physician-led community that is making a difference in healthcare, HealthCare Partners is the place for you. Our initial on-line application process will take you less than two minutes to complete!

Position Details:
50% Administrative, 50% clinical
Reports to Regional Inpatient and High-risk Director
Direct oversight of all employed and contracted hospitalist clinicians
Must work collaboratively with clinical, operational, and case management leadership to achieve clearly defined metrics related to utilization, quality, and outcomes
Strong interest in onboarding and developing new hospitalists and understanding of hospital operations are key attributes to success in this position

5+ years in a leadership role over a large hospitalist program or equivalent
Strong clinical training including ongoing practice
Unrestricted CA State Medical License (or willing to obtain if out of state)
Current CA DEA certificate required prior to start date
Board Certified in Internal or Family Medicine

FHM or SFHM status
Advanced degree in management or fellowship training a plus
Track record of change management and driving outcomes
Understanding of managed care operations including IPAs, ACOs, full-risk contracting models or equivalent
HealthCare Partners offers competitive pay with financial incentives for yielding strong metrics on quality care while seeing a lower than average census. We provide our clinicians an excellent benefit package which includes leadership pathways, CME reimbursement, paid license renewals and many other benefits, charitable sponsorships, and volunteer opportunities.