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, and Oak Street is leading the transition from fee-for-service to value-based care.
The Senior Medical Director will be responsible for leading our provider team in our Detroit market. The primary responsibility for the Senior Medical Director is management of and collaboration with local providers and medical directors. The Senior Medical Director is responsible for ensuring we achieve operational/clinical excellence and truly world class performance metrics in hospital admissions, quality/outcome metrics, 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 ideally practice primary care in our clinics at least 1 day per week alongside his/her provider colleagues. The Senior Medical Director will report to the Regional Vice President for Detroit. Additionally, we see this leader being a key thought partner in providing feedback on our clinical model. The role is based in Detroit and will require regular, local travel to clinics in the market throughout Detroit.
Ideal candidates will satisfy the following:
Passionate about their work, eager to have fun with our team, motivated to be a part of a fast growing organization. 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. 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 required. 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 providers. 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 program redesign. Excited by process of developing and implementing new processes. Must be willing to “get hands dirty” in executing upon the Oak Street vision. 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 cost). Ability to remain calm in stressful situations. Commitment to older adults and to low-income patients. Comfort with ambiguity and a love for problem solving.