Director, Population Health - Field

Population Health Memphis, Tennessee


Company: Oak Street Health 


Title: Population Health Director, Field 

Location: Memphis, TN 


Company Description 

The mission of Oak Street Health is to rebuild healthcare as it should be.  


We are 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. 


The Oak Street model integrates outstanding clinical expertise, technology, and teamwork to deliver improved care quality and cost savings. These cost savings are then reinvested into care in our communities, creating a virtuous cycle of improving community health.  


We are a national organization serving over 100,000 patients and we are growing rapidly. We are a diverse team of care providers, service team members, technologists, community outreach experts, business professionals, and more -- all dedicated to our Oaky Values and motivated by our mission. We’re looking forward to getting to know you! 


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Role Description: 

At Oak Street, Population Health drives both our clinical and economic model and is focused on delivering high-quality, cost-effective care. 


The Population Health Director will be instrumental in designing and implementing key Population Health priorities. They will work on programs and interventions, targeted to the right patients, to improve quality and cost of care. They will be an effective cross team leader, working side by side with providers, care teams, operations team members, and Treehouse team members. 


Content areas for the Director will include, but not be limited to, transitions-in-care, pharmacy and medication adherence, HEDIS / Stars, accurate risk adjustment, preferred partner relationships, and patient engagement strategy. This will require building relationships with our clinicians, including primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, psychiatrists, registered nurses, licensed clinical social workers, and others. 


This is a fast-paced, high visibility role to ensure that we are driving innovation and improvement rapidly and consistently within an Oak Street division. This role will be aligned with a geographic division to rapidly drive results. 


This role will report directly to the Regional Vice President; with a dotted line to the central Population Health team. 


Core Responsibilities: 


  • Own the execution and the ongoing refinement of Population Health programs in the local division 

  • Work closely with functional leaders in the central office to assist with strategy and program design 

  • Work side by side with regional leaders and Care Teams to ensure effective implementation of key Oak Street clinical and business priorities 

  • Accountability to key population health metrics, including quality measures, utilization measures, and financial measures 

  • Other duties, as assigned  


What are we looking for? 

We’re looking for a motivated, experienced leader with: 

  • 5+ years of applicable experience in healthcare / population health / working with healthcare providers; or other similar fields 

  • Bachelor’s degree required 

  • Graduate degree preferred but not required (MBA, MPH) 

  • Ability to build the trust and confidence of a wide range of stakeholders 

  • Strong leadership and influencing skills  

  • Incredible level of organization and detail orientation 

  • Analytical and data savvy. Ability to develop business cases, ROI analysis, and financial analysis 

  • Someone who connects the dots between teams - a proactive communicator who puts individual projects into broader organizational objectives 

  • Expert in Excel, Google Apps, project management  

  • Pleasantly persistent approach 

  • Quick learner comfortable with a high level of ambiguity 

  • US work authorization 

  • Someone who embodies being “Oaky” 


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: 

  • Collaborative and energetic culture 

  • Fast-paced and innovative environment 

  • Competitive benefits including paid vacation and sick time, generous 401K match with immediate vesting, and health benefits 

Oak Street Health is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and encourage all interested readers to apply to