Market Medical Director

US-IL-Chicago
Req No.
2017-2145
Category
Clinical/Medical
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

About Concerto Health

Concerto Health is an Irvine, CA-based company with one vision: to redesign primary health care delivery for millions of people with complex health needs. The Concerto name reflects our unique approach to healthcare. It’s about how we work in concert with all aspects of the health care delivery system.

 

The Concerto Health care model changes everything – payment, staffing, processes, IT systems, and culture. Our model surrounds patients, families, and their caregivers with a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals and systems. Our innovative team-based approach to care delivers unparalleled results in the areas of patient/staff experience, transitions of care, quality, and cost, fostering a culture that humanizes health care delivery for those most in need.

Responsibilities

We are seeking a primary care physician leader to join our innovative team in Chicago, Illinois that is committed to improving care for under-served and complex-needs patients. Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Medical Director will be based in our office in Chicago, Illinois.

 

The Medical Director must have a strong desire to improve health outcomes for our members.   The Medical Director will provide oversight to a field-based provider team of physicians and advanced practitioners, as well as provide clinical direction to education to other team members, including nurse care managers, social workers, and patient care coordinators. He or she will build close relationships with members of the care management team, and be committed to working in a collaborative fashion to provide excellent care for patients. They must possess excellent time management and organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and multi-task. Flexible and dynamic, a creative problem solver, this self-starting candidate will exhibit a high level of professionalism that allows them to lead and work effectively with a team of dynamic and unique individuals.

 

Specific duties include leadership of field-based provider team and participation in intradisciplinary care team meetings to develop care plans for members. The Medical Director is expected to provide clinical direction and education to other team members. Other responsibilities include meeting with network providers regarding care coordination, documentation initiatives, and quality programs.

Qualifications

  • Graduation from an accredited medical school
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine or Family Practice with additional training in geriatrics or palliative care preferred.  Board Certification pending is acceptable with the understanding that the candidate must become Board Certified within one year.
  • Active Medical License in the State of Illinois, or the ability to obtain one.
  • Ideally five or more years’ experience since completion of residency
  • Public health and/or health administration studies preferred
  • Must be comfortable diagnosing and treating the wide range of medical issues seen in the adult population including complex cases with multiple co-morbidities.
  • Must be comfortable treating the whole patient, including patients living with mental illness and substance use disorders.
  • Must be able and willing to coordinate care with internal members of the care team as well as external providers.
  • Ideal candidates will want to work as advocates for their patients. They will also embrace the concept of teamwork and mutual support of their colleagues.
  • Average to advanced computer & software skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook)

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