Company: Oak Street Health
Title: Senior Medical Director
Oak Street Health is a rapidly growing, innovative company of
community-based healthcare centers delivering higher quality health
and wellness care that improves outcomes, manages medical costs and
provides an unmatched experience for adults on Medicare in
medically underserved communities. By providing holistic,
comprehensive and integrated care right in our patients'
communities, we can help keep them healthy and reinvest cost
savings in further care for those same communities and others.
Since 2013, Oak Street Health has brought its singular approach to
tens of thousands of people across the nation. With an ambitious
growth trajectory, Oak Street Health is attracting and cultivating
team members who embody Oak Street values and are passionate about
our mission to rebuild healthcare as it should be.
For more information, visit www.oakstreethealth.com.
The Senior Medical Director will join Oak Street Health at a
critical time in the history of our company and of primary care.
The opportunity for impact is large and growing, with Oak Street
Health leading the transition from fee-for-service to value-based
The Senior Medical Director will be responsible for leading our
provider teams in the local market. The Senior Medical Director
will partner with the Regional Vice President to achieve
operational and clinical excellence and world class performance in
hospital admissions, quality, patient satisfaction, clinician
satisfaction, and medical cost. To offer context for the practice
and to remain close to our patients, the Senior Medical Director
will practice primary care in our clinics 2 1/2 days per week
alongside his/her provider colleagues. The Senior Medical Director
will report to the Executive Medical Director for the region.
Additionally, we see this leader as a key thought partner in
providing feedback on our clinical model.
Medical Director Management & Coaching: The Senior Medical
Director will lead and mentor the health center Medical Directors
in his/her region. This includes:
Supervising center medical directors and ensuring their
priorities are in line with those of the organization. This
includes but is not limited to supporting the medical directors as
they manage their teams, being the "go-to" for all questions, and
communicating updates and business priorities, including:
Assisting in offering constructive feedback to providers to
Helping medical directors master data-driven tools and practices
required to keep patients well and out of the hospital.
Reviewing quality dashboards with medical directors, and
implementing initiatives to improve quality outcomes.
Providing managed care perspective to medical directors as they
lead their teams.
Understanding and communicating provider
- The Senior Medical Director will be responsible for
interviewing, hiring, and retaining providers throughout the
Physician Leadership Development: The Senior Medical Director
will develop physician leadership in providers throughout the
market, with support from Provider Services. This includes:
- Developing a pipeline of internal clinical leaders who are
skilled in problem solving, communication, conflict resolution,
value-based care delivery, and collaboration with clinicians and
Support Organizational Strategy: The Senior Medical Director's
duties are primarily focused on the management of his/her market,
but in addition, the Senior Medical Director will have input into a
variety of organizational-wide projects, and will join committees
for clinical programs to support the enhancement of the care model,
Population Health: As a part of the Population Health program at
Oak Street Health, the Senior Medical Director is responsible
Supervising the interdisciplinary Complex Care Teams focused on
our highest need patients in the market.
Supervising the Transitions Nurses, who track all hospitalized
patients and coordinate post-discharge care.
Partnering with the population health and quality teams to
advance our care model.
Participating in documentation and coding activities, including
provider education and review sessions.
- Other duties as assigned.
What are we looking for?
M.D. or D.O. graduates.
Board certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine.
Fellowship training in Geriatrics and/or other professional
degrees (e.g., M.B.A., J.D., M.P.H.) welcome but certainly not
5+ years of experience in outpatient practice.
3+ years of experience in a physician management role or role as
medical director, managing a medical group of 20 or more
Extensive experience in clinical leadership roles, leading and
coaching physicians to be the best they can be for their patients
and their colleagues.
Experience with managed care and/or value-based practice and
familiarity with payer-provider collaboration.
Experience using a metrics-driven approach to analyze cost,
quality, and satisfaction data to drive clinical strategy and
Excited by developing and implementing new processes.
Self aware and confident in their leadership skills and eager to
share those with a fast growing, energetic team on the leading edge
of healthcare innovation.
Understand the basics of managed care and recognize that
population health and a focus on smart allocation of scarce
resources can lead to high value care (better care, lower
Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.
Commitment to older adults and to low-income patients.
- Comfort with ambiguity and a strong desire for problem
What does being "Oaky" look like?
Radiating positive energy
Assuming good intentions
Creating an unmatched patient experience
Driving clinical excellence
Taking ownership and delivering results
- Being scrappy
Why Oak Street?
Oak Street Health offers our coworkers the opportunity to be at
the forefront of a revolution in healthcare, as well as:
Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace
diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to