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Practice Level Medical Director / Internist - Southwest of Boston

Brigham and Women's Hospital Norwood, MA
  • Expired: June 26, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

Are you an internist with some leadership experience? Brigham and Women's Primary Care practice in Norwood is currently searching for a Primary Care Medical Director to lead the practice and to provide clinical primary care duties. The Primary Care Practice Medical Director is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of patient care within the practice.

S/he oversees the clinical work of all the care-givers within the practice and collaborates with the Practice Manager to ensure staffing supports the clinical needs of the patients. In collaboration with the Director of Primary Care and Primary Care administration, the Medical Director is responsible for meeting quality, cost, efficiency, outcome, and patient engagement metrics for the practice, as assigned by the Director of Primary Care. The Medical Director will have a meaningful understanding of, commitment to, and provide leadership around, patient centeredness and team-based care.

Also, s/he collaborates with the Department of Medicine residency program to ensure that teaching goals and requirements are met for any trainees in the practice. Time is divided between leadership at a practice level (1 session) and clinical care as a primary care physician (5-7 sessions). This would be around 0.125 FTE Leadership 0.625 to 0.825 Internist.

Reports to: The Director of Primary Care Collaborates with: Administrator for Primary Care, Practice Manager, and all training resources (coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, team development, etc.) recommended and provided by Primary Care Central Administration. Duties and Responsibilities: Collaboratively hire physicians and advanced practice clinicians for the practice. Responsible for periodic performance evaluations of clinicians within the practice Collaboratively creates a team environment with input and skills of each member of the practice.

Assists the Practice Manager with the hiring and evaluation of the non-provider staff. Provides resources to advance the knowledge and practice of team based care. Participates in and supports the maintenance of processes to ensure that continuous quality improvement is a core practice competency.

Provides mentoring and support to faculty as needed. Participates in primary care leadership meetings. Participates in various committees as requested by the Director of Primary Care.

This is a non-academic teaching practice Brigham and Women's Hospital is one of the top-ranked hospitals in the United States that also is a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. At Brigham and Women's Hospital, our primary care physicians deliver exceptional care with both passion and purpose. Our primary care physicians are able to build their careers upon the foundation and support of Brigham and Women's.

We offer: All primary care practices are NCQA level 3 recognized or currently applying for recognition Embedded high risk care management nurses in all practices to provide care coordination and care management for highest risk patients Population management program in all practices to support between visit care Embedded behavioral health team including social work, psychiatry and depression population health management to support patients with behavioral health needs State of the art Electronic Medical Record and Enterprise Data Warehouse Systems to support clinical care and population health Clinical, leadership, management and quality improvement professionals development program accessible to all PCPs World class integrated specialty network -piloting innovative delivery models including e-visits and virtual visits Diverse practice locations Full and part time opportunities available Opportunities to teach medical students and residents as desired BWH Primary Care provides comprehensive adult medical care for over 200,000 patients across our sixteen primary care practices throughout the greater Boston area. Our facilities are modern and patient-centered, with high-caliber clinical and support staff teams. Our PCPs see a complete range of adult patients across all demographics and diseases and conditions.

Our growing network of primary care practices in eastern Massachusetts is testimony to Brigham and Women's commitment to primary care as a critical component of managing populations, and our dedication to providing the best experience and health outcomes for our patients. For additional more information please email your CV to: Paul Porter Director of Physician Recruitment-Primary Care Brigham & Women's Hospital Boston, MA Email: PPorter@BWH.Harvard.eduDepending upon the position, there may be teaching responsibilities to satisfy Harvard Medical School requirements. To maintain an academic position at Harvard Medical School one must complete at least 50 hours of teaching per academic year.

Pre-employment health and drug screening and annual compliance with the Influenza Vaccination policy.

Brigham and Women's Hospital


Norwood, MA