Community Medical Director

Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
ID
2020-1128
Category
Clinical Operations
Type
1.0 FTE/Full Time

Job Description

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

 

  • Practices the WellBe mission: To help our patients lead healthier, meaningful lives by delivering the most Complete Care. 
  • Collaborates with a clinical “Community Team” consisting of interdisciplinary team in managing the health and wellbeing of patients living in their homes.
  • Has a successful relationship with the Market GM, and Senior Medical Officer to achieve quality outcomes and growth in the community.
  • Understanding the impact on local and national landscape involving the WellBe clinical model consisting of: Health Policy, Socioeconomics, competition, CMS, regulatory, and other clinical data relevant to quality patient care.
  • Prioritizes and acts on the most promising opportunities to improve outcomes/performance of the Community metrics (i.e. clinical, cost/revenue, partnerships, and quality measures).
  • Spends time fostering key relationships in the Community Network  
  • For Hospitals and SNFs, where WellBe is not the attending, Community Medical Director will identify Hospitalists and SNFist groups, build individual relationships where mutual patient outcomes are achieved and creating contractual relationships when additional alignment is needed
  • Partner with WellBe Leadership to grow the organization, innovate the model and improve execution
  • Develops constructive Cross-functional / Matrix Relationships with WellBe business partners to enable the model.
  • Community Medical Director will be responsible for floating within the community physician role as needed
  • Other tasks needed to accomplish team’s objectives/goals

Job Requirements

Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO)
  • Current and valid state medical license required 
  • 5+ years’ experience managing an interdisciplinary team
  • 5+ years’ minimum experience as a community physician providing geriatric care.
  • 3+ years’ responsibility for managing a P&L

 Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Geriatric certified preferred
  • Palliative care certified/focus preferred
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) certified
  • Have a valid driver’s license, have access to a car and willingness to drive to patient homes/patient location as well as an active auto insurance policy
  • EHR medical documentation experience
  • Strong computer skills, including Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Strong verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent bedside manner and time management skills 

Supervisory Responsibility: This position will have direct management authority.

 

Travel requirements: Travel may be required up to 100% locally.

 

Work Conditions: Ability to lift up to 20lbs.  Moving lifting or transferring of patients may involve lifting of up to 50lbs as well as assist with weights of more than 100lbs. 

  • Ability to stand for extended periods
  • Ability to drive to patient locations (ie. home, hospital, SNF, etc)
  • Fine motor skills
  • Visual acuity

  

The preceding functions may not be comprehensive in scope regarding work performed by an employee assigned to this position classification.  Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of this position.  Management also reserves the right to make reasonable accommodations so that a qualified employee(s) can perform the essential functions of this role. 

Job Summary

Our Community Medical Directors oversee the clinical” Community Team” dedicated to a patient community population.  Community Medical Director will be expected to manage, mentor, and guide the clinical “Community Team” as well as deliver primary, urgent and acute medical care to an assigned population of patients.  A successful candidate will collaborate with various clinicians along with administrative/operational team(s) to deliver exceptional clinical, operational outcomes to WellBe patients and their families.    The Community Medical Director will be a WellBe Ambassador responsible for working with community physicians, hospitals, and other medical facilities including SNF's.  Community Medical Director at WellBe will be expected to contribute to our culture of collaboration, innovation, significant impact to the lives of our patients while experiencing personal growth within the organization. 

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