Medical Director Job DescriptionCIGNA Medical Group (CMG) is a core business unit of CIGNA Healthcare of Arizona which operates 20 healthcare centers (clinics), with ancillary components including imaging centers, an outpatient surgery center and 4 Urgent Care facilities.This position combines clinical practice of primary care 40-60 % with change agent/leadership duties 40-60 %A CMG Medical Director will serve as the key medical administrator overseeing the clinical activities of Primary Care clinicians within the healthcare centers under their responsibility. This position will work in collaboration with operations partners to further the goals of CMG by acting as a change agent for practicing clinicians within the healthcare centers around the areas of quality, service, people, finance and growth.In collaboration with operations partners, he/she leads the healthcare centers’ teams of clinicians in the delivery of quality medical care and ensures positive customer experiences as a result of excellence in all daily operations. This leader/Medical Director will report to the Senior Medical Director, and will work closely with matrix partners to advance the patient care delivery model at the healthcare center.1- RESPONSIBILITIES (leadership: in collaboration with dyad operations partners)Leads primary care clinician engagement within the healthcare center and accountable regionChange agent for clinicians in clinical practice to achieve triple aim of better clinical outcomes, better patient experience and enhanced efficiencies. Responsible for involving clinical teams to improve the individual experience of care for patients within the healthcare center and accountable region.Have as direct reports the Supervising Clinicians at the facilities under his/her responsibility.Ensures consistency of the practices and is accountable for quality of care/patient experience within his/her healthcare center and aligned region to align to the CMG care delivery model as it evolves and changesDrives standardization and reduction of variability in workflow and across common clinical conditions. Supports efficiency and effectiveness efforts within the healthcare center and accountable regionEnsures appropriate referral patterns within clinical practices in his/her healthcare center and accountable regionEngages in clinical process improvement at healthcare center level and accountable region as rolled out across CMG as best practices or new programs.Manages the selection process, development, and performance of the physicians who report to him/herImplements programs and is responsible for utilization management outcomes within the healthcare centerManages local non-CMG specialty relationships as appropriate2- RESPONSIBILITIES (clinical)Provides primary care for CMG patients deemed to fall within the scope of his/her specialty (Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics).Diagnoses and treats patients for disorders on a general level without restriction to special systems or regions of the body: serves as the general practitioner to patients for general diagnostic and therapeutic medical care.Coordinates care of patients using team model as established by CMG: utilizes appropriate resources, programs and team members as CMG care delivery model evolvesScopeThe Medical Director is the primary manager of the primary care clinicians within the healthcare center and accountable region. He/she has accountability for leading and engaging clinicians (working in conjunction with operations partners) to optimize the performance of individuals within the health care center. In collaboration with their operations counterparts are responsible for the financial performance of the practices they manage.Qualifications:This position requires that the incumbent be a licensed and board certified (or grandfathered within CMG credentialing processes) primary care physician with previous leadership experience. Achievements are largely dependent on successful interactions with operations dyad partner, clinicians within the healthcare center, and CMG medical leadership partners.Understanding of operational reports and metric data, and comprehension of how to communicate that data to clinicians for the purposes of understanding of targets, motivation and decision making.Strong clinical fundamentals are a requirement. Individual will be accountable for communicating and driving change at the individual clinical practice level.Education:Doctorate Degree in Medicine (MD or DO).Current Board Certification in Primary Care specialty (or grandfathered within CMG credentialing processes)About CignaCigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you’ll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people’s lives. 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