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Market Medical Director - Houston, TX

Houston, TX 77002
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  • Job Code
    848872

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 Medical Director (MD) 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 MD 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 Medical Director is also responsible for mentoring all assigned Lead Physicians and Market Medical Directors in their leadership development.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintain a collegial relationships with physicians (employed and contracted) in order to support the business efforts of the organization
  • Conducts and directs standardized, functional Patient Care Coordination (PCC) meetings and ensures patient information is disseminated to physicians to ensure appropriate patient care is being delivered
  • Implement market specific initiatives and ensures that processes and procedures are aligned with the business model
  • Drives improvement of quality indicators in assigned market by identifying, directing, and executing continuous quality improvement activities or processes
  • Perform annual evaluations of the, Market Medical Director, Lead Physician(s), and other providers as directed
  • Participates in Committees, as needed
  • Collaborates with Market Operations and Provider Relations staff in the market(s)
  • Assists in the identification of potential physician practice acquisitions in assigned market
  • Partnering with the Clinical Affordability team to support new innovative approaches to making healthcare more efficient and meaningful to PCPs and patients alike; ultimately bending the cost curve in region
  • Developing and cascading clinical outcome/improvement messaging to business units to foster tighter working culture
  • Helping set agendas/strategies and leading multifaceted teams of Physician Business Managers, Risk Adjustment RNs, and Quality RNs
  • Assist driving aligned performance in largely an independently contracted provider network through the development of meaningful relationships,  financial and quality incentives, best practices, forward thinking solutions to improve our value proposition to medical providers 
  • Assist in the identification and development of current/new best practices in support of continuous financial and quality improvement
  • Serve as an integral dyad partner interfacing with Corporate level support divisions, to include: Quality, Risk Adjustment, Cost and Care
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

You'll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

 


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Posted: 2020-01-15 Expires: 2020-03-16

UnitedHealth Group is the most diversified health care company in the United States and a leader worldwide in helping people live healthier lives and helping to make the health system work better for everyone.

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Market Medical Director - Houston, TX

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