Full Job Description
The Associate Medical Director (“Site Medical Director”) for Primary Care in our west region, encompassing our locations from Meridian to Baker City, will work in a close partnership with administration to positively impact the entire St. Luke’s Health System. This role encompasses leading primary care providers, focusing on clinical outcomes, supporting operational performance, and collaborating with provider leaders in other specialties across the health system.
Serve as the accountable physician leader for all elements of performance within the specialty group.
In partnership with his/her administrative leadership, facilitate the execution of system strategies within the specialty/site.
In partnership with his/her administrative leadership, lead the providers in the group to achieve ever-improving clinical outcomes at the lowest total cost of care, including those measures as defined on an annual basis by the organization.
Identify and foster innovative opportunities to improve the value of care and collaborate with the System Medical Director or delegate in identifying those innovations that may be ready for pilot implementation.
In collaboration with the CMO or CMO’s delegate assure performance to meet or exceed quality dashboard and benchmark standards.
Support administrationin the oversight of group operations, as required.
Coordinate services with acute care, post-acute care, and ambulatory leaders to assure most effective utilization of specialty services within the site to drive best outcomes, optimal patient and family experience, and lowest total cost of care.
Oversee the recruiting, onboarding, performance, development, and support of providers within the group, supporting the work of the St. Luke’s Clinic to establish a culture of a High-Performing Group.
Support Clinical Documentation Improvement efforts to optimize the complete and accurate recording of illness burden in the group.
Support his/her administrative leadership in optimizing the financial performance of the group, including supply chain and Pharmacy and Therapeutic standardization, as appropriate.
Partner with leaders throughout the St. Luke’s Health System to assure reduction in care variation and standardization, where possible.
Serve as a physician leader, demonstrating the values and behaviors of St. Luke’s leadership, inspiring constituents to achieve ever-improving patient-centered care outcomes.
Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education: Graduation from an accredited school of Medicine or Osteopathy and successful completion of an accredited residency program
Experience: At least 3 years of clinical practice required. Demonstration of progressive leadership roles within healthcare organization(s).
St.Luke’s Clinic Membership: Must be a member of the St. Luke’s Clinic through an employment, PSA, or ESA relationship and in good standing.