Regional Medical Director - Houston, TX

Houston, TX

full-time
Inpatient and outpatient

Do you have compassion and a passion to help others? Transforming healthcare and millions of lives as a result starts with the values you embrace and the passion you bring to achieve your life’s best work.(sm)

The Regional Medical Director (RMD) is a key member of the Market Leadership and Management Team who shares responsibility for decision making and outcomes in the market with the other members of the market team. The RMD is responsible for improving the quality and efficiency of medical care in his/her market(s) and leading the provider network (both employed and contracted). The Regional Medical Director is also responsible for mentoring all assigned Medical Directors in their leadership development.

Required Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.)
  • Current board certification
  • Active, unrestricted medical license in applicable state(s), or ability to obtain licenses rapidly
  • Valid DEA
  • 5+ years of clinical experience, including 3+ years of experience as a Medical Director
  • Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential job function of this role. Candidates located in states that mandate COVID-19 booster doses must also comply with those state requirements. UnitedHealth Group will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination, and boosters when applicable, prior to employment to ensure compliance. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions with or without reasonable accommodation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of managed care experience
  • 3+ years of experience as a Medical Director
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) fluency


Posted July 7, 2022