Leadership Opportunity as a Medical Director with University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA

Inpatient and outpatient

Keck Hospital of USC

University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine of the Keck School of Medicine of USC (DFM) is seeking a full-time physician Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine (Clinician Educator), to join the faculty practice and serve as Medical Director.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Assists the Vice-Chair of Clinical Affairs and Clinical Administrator in providing operational and administrative leadership to the DFM private practice. ~ 40% of time.
  • Gathers input from clinicians on changes in operational processes and supports the development and achievement of programs and practices.
  • Oversees private practice operations and innovations to increase quality of care, joy in practice, and patient satisfaction.
  • Recommends strategy for quality and process improvements, clinical expansion and productivity growth.
  • Represents the DFM at various ambulatory quality, clinical practice, risk management, and patient experience committees at the Keck Medical Center.
  • Collaborates with hospital operations management to enhance clinical efficiencies and team collaboration.

Clinical Responsibilities:

  • Builds and maintains an active outpatient panel. Estimated 60% of time.
  • Develops patient-centered care plans that incorporate counseling on healthy lifestyle choices, preventative medical care and psychosocial stressors, as well as coordination of referrals to specialty and behavioral health services.
  • Oversight of clinics with med students and residents
  • Performs medical procedures/examinations such as: physical exams, minor procedures, pap Smears, suturing and wound care and caring for adults and children with acute and chronic conditions.
  • Participates on-call panel for ill or injured patients and those seeking medical advice after hours.

Required Experience:

• At least 4 years experience as a Medical Director in primary care clinics

• Data-driven, quality improvement processes/projects results

• Creating and empowering high functioning teams

Posted July 14, 2021