Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc. is a premier provider of community-based healthcare in Southern Alameda County. We provide high-quality culturally and linguistically appropriate services to diverse and low-income populations through a myriad of educational, medical, mental health and integrated support services. Our commitment is to ensure the human right to accessible primary medical care through advocacy and community empowerment.
We have an immediate opening for a qualified Physician/Medical Director to provide hands-on leadership to our excellent team of medical providers. Working across multiple sites (including two school-based sites) in a team-oriented environment our Clinical team includes MDs (FP, IM, OBGYN, PEDS), FNP, PNP, and PAs. With the full compliment of clinical and administrative support staff, the Medical Director ensures smooth operation for two main clinical sites in Hayward and Union City. The job requires a passion for community based healthcare, combined with a commitment to clinical quality standards.
The Medical Director must demonstrate exemplary diplomacy and tact in working with patients, clients, providers and staff alike. The qualified candidate must have a demonstrated track record showing the ability to bring people together under a common vision to accomplish very tangible goals in productivity. Working from a solutions-oriented approach, the Medical Director monitors clinical performance to ensure medical services and operations are in compliance with all applicable regulatory and licensing agencies. As a member of the Executive Management team, the Medical Director is responsible for implementing, reviewing and developing Clinical protocols, performance objectives, productivity benchmarks, compliance measures, provider workflow planning and provider scheduling. Also, the position serves as coach/mentor/trainer to staff providers, giving guidance in best practices, troubleshooting of medical services and operations issues in priority of urgency according to TVHC policy and FQHC standards. The Medical Director will also represent the Clinic at required meetings with affiliated agencies. As a licensed MD the Medical Director will also provide direct patient services in addition to their duties in administration. Services are provided at one of our total four (4) clinical service sites. The position also plays a key role in the implementation of new programs including Electronic Health Record integration.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum 5 years of management experience, preferably in a community based setting; Current, valid license to practice medicine in the State of California, including DEA license and CPR; Current, relevant, and substantial knowledge of areas related to health center licensing and operations, e.g., legal/regulatory, administrative, policy, protocols, and other clinical issues, especially within a managed care environment, required; Knowledge and understanding of mid-level supervision agreements and regulations; Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team, in collaborative settings; Ability to motivate staff, promote team building; Excellent problem-solving skills required, including creativity, resourcefulness, timeliness, and technical knowledge related to analyzing and resolving medical/administrative problems; Sensitivity to needs of culturally and linguistically diverse patient and employee population; Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends, as needed.
TO APPLY: Send cover letter and CV to 22331 Mission Blvd. Hayward, CA 94541 or by replying to this post.
Tiburcio Vasquez Health Center, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer! Visit us at www.tvhc.org