Medical Director

Physician Jobs South San Francisco, California



Premise Health is seeking a Medical Director to provide patient care and clinical leadership at their employer based direct care clinic in South San Francisco, CA 


Medical Director is responsible for the medical leadership and clinical oversight,

health outcomes, and patient care for the client health center. The Medical Director reports

directly to the Regional Medical Director and is partnered with the Health Center Manager and the Director of Site Operations to collaboratively operate the health center. The

Medical Director aligns medical professionals to company goals, targets and timelines, ensuring performance commitments and results are achieved.

Essential Functions:

  • Defines and drives health outcome initiatives; implements interventions and presents results to Health Center providers and management team as well as the client partner.
  • Collaborates in the development of clinical and administrative strategies, action plans, and processes to improve or create innovative approaches to service the medical requirements of the client/account.
  • Identifies trends and patterns via analysis of data; recommends resolutions and provides perspective in collaboration with the Director of Site Operations.
  • Presents data/medical findings and functions as a medical expert consultant for client facing meetings and sales presentations.
  • Develops and drives adherence to annual health center goals and objectives in collaboration with the Health Center Manager.
  • Leads and motivates medical providers in the health center environment; uses effective medical and performance development management processes.
  • Participates in the development of clinical and administrative policies and guidelines to meet expectations and improve service to the client/account. All policies and guidelines must be in alignment with Premise Health Quality of Care initiatives governed by the Clinical Performance Management team.
  • Establishes communication mechanisms to deliver consistent and timely communication of directives, best practices, regulatory and medical research updates to health center staff.
  • Supports, leads, and models the vision, mission, and values of the company.
  • Assumes overall oversite of patient care in the health center and collaborates with other health center staff to ensure clinical alignment and scope of practice based on evidence-based data/medicine.
  • Works in tandem with Health Center Manager to ensure a collaborative, results-driven, team-oriented environment.
  • Provides occupational health care, episodic, preventive, and/or primary health care to patients depending on the needs of the client. Conducts histories, physical exams, and prescribes medical treatment.
  • Evaluates the effectiveness of medical care and monitors progress of patients.
  • Coordinates and researches continuing educational opportunities for the development of staff within the health center. 
  • Assists with decisions regarding the hiring of physicians and providers to ensure quality and fit of candidates.
  • Evaluates, trains, and mentors the site physicians and staff providers.
  • Other projects as required to address specific medical needs.
  • Performs annual evaluations of all physicians and providers with input from the Health Center Manager. Being immediately available for consultation with Provider, either personally or by telephone.
  • As applicable, being present at Provider’s Medical Clinic to participate in review and provide necessary clinical direction and supervision of the Providers. 
  • Provide adequate collaboration and supervision as necessary to ensure Provider’s compliance with state collaboration and Employer clinical protocols and clinical “best” practices, applicable standards of care, and clinical guidelines.
  • As required under applicable state law and based upon duration of coverage, Physician shall review charts when medically appropriate; when requested by a patient; when prescription drugs written by Provider fall outside of scope of treatment protocols; and when controlled substances are prescribed.
  • As required under applicable under state law and based upon duration of coverage, Physician shall personally review at least ten (10) treatment encounters completed by NP/PA on a monthly basis for a total of thirty (30) encounters documented by Provider every quarter, and review 100% of treatment encounters forwarded by the NP/PA for ad hoc review.
  • Ensure that any prescription written by Provider is written on pre-printed prescription pads, or the electronic equivalent, bearing the name, address, and telephone number of Provider and that the Provider personally signs each prescription written by the Provider.
  • Ensure that the Provider uses the Provider’s personally assigned DEA number when prescribing controlled substances.
  • Follow any other clinical supervision requirements adopted periodically by the applicable State licensure board or Employer.



Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum Educational requirement: MD or DO degree, Board Certified in internal medicine and occupational health. Lifestyle Medicine certification encouraged.
  • Must have current state and federal DEA certification.
  • Current certification in AHA or ARC Basic Life Support for health care providers is required; Advanced Cardiac Life Support may also be required based on contract scope of services.
  • Minimum 5 years medical management/leadership experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with outcomes based health initiatives.
  • Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills, confident in all settings with individuals at all levels of the organization both internal and external.
  • Understanding of the economic trends in medicine.
  • Excellent quantitative skills. Must be able to analyze data trends, and to critically analyze the medical literature.
  • Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based programs.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the state(s) of sites that require provision of direct medical care or collaborative NP/PA supervision from the Medical Director

To support Premise Health’s commitment to the safety, health and wellbeing of our team members, clients and patients, Premise Health encourages all new team members to be fully vaccinated and up to date with a COVID-19 vaccine. Where applicable state or local laws or a client require, individuals who are offered and accept a position with Premise Health will be required to provide proof of vaccination in the form of a CDC vaccination card as part of the pre-employment onboarding process. *

*Except where a reasonable medical or religious accommodation can be granted.


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