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The Senior Medical Director (SMD) is the clinical lead responsible for the oversight of the designated medical departments of Valley Health Partners Community Health Center (VHP). The SMD ensures that the principles of the highest quality of care and safest levels of care are integrated into all areas of VHP and is responsible for the direct supervision of VHP Physician Leaders. The SMD advises the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) on matters pertaining to VHP quality and safety programs in collaboration with the Administrator, Clinical Services and oversees the clinical aspects of health care delivery in their designated departments in collaboration with the Administrator, Operations.
Clinic hours are M-F 8-5pm
Acts as a primary medical care provider for individuals and groups of patients within the community health center.
Responsible for day-to-day quality, safety, and clinical operational aspects of VHP health care activities in partnership with the CMO and Administrator, Operations.
Directly supervises VHP physician leaders in the designated departments of responsibility.
Conducts performance evaluations and manages professional development of direct reports.
Must be Board Certified
10 years of Clinical Experience
Minimum 2 years of experience as Medical Director or health care leadership position with direct oversight of physicians and clinical practitioners
Preferred experience with director oversight of community-based and/or Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) based providers
Residency in Pediatrics or OBGYN
A current PA Medical License or ability to obtain one is required
Benefits & Perks:
Attractive Work Schedule & Starting Bonus
Highly Competitive compensation with a superb benefits package
Low-cost health insurance for employees and their families
Generous CME allowance and time
Top-tier retirement programs
Educational Stipend and Loan Forgiveness Assistance Program
Malpractice Insurance with Tail Coverage
Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.