Practice Level Medical Director / Internist Southwest of Boston 2/22/2019

Brigham & Women's Physicians Organization(BWPO) Norwood, MA

Norwood, MA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Are you an internist with some leadership experience? Brigham and Womens Primary Care practice in Norwood is currently searching for a Primary Care Medical Director to lead the practice and to provide clinical primary care duties.

The Primary Care Practice Medical Director is responsible for the oversight of all aspects of patient care within the practice. S/he oversees the clinical work of all the care-givers within the practice and collaborates with the Practice Manager to ensure staffing supports the clinical needs of the patients. In collaboration with the Director of Primary Care and Primary Care administration, the Medical Director is responsible for meeting quality, cost, efficiency, outcome, and patient engagement metrics for the practice, as assigned by the Director of Primary Care. The Medical Director will have a meaningful understanding of, commitment to, and provide leadership around, patient centeredness and team-based care. Also, s/he collaborates with the Department of Medicine residency program to ensure that teaching goals and requirements are met for any trainees in the practice.

Time is divided between leadership at a practice level (1 session) and clinical care as a primary care physician (5-7 sessions). This would be around 0.125 FTE Leadership 0.625 to 0.825 Internist.

Reports to: The Director of Primary Care

Collaborates with: Administrator for Primary Care, Practice Manager, and all training resources (coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, team development, etc.) recommended and provided by Primary Care Central Administration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Collaboratively hire physicians and advanced practice clinicians for the practice. Responsible for periodic performance evaluations of clinicians within the practice

Collaboratively creates a team environment with input and skills of each member of the practice.

Assists the Practice Manager with the hiring and evaluation of the non-provider staff.

Provides resources to advance the knowledge and practice of team based care.

Participates in and supports the maintenance of processes to ensure that continuous quality improvement is a core practice competency.

Provides mentoring and support to faculty as needed.

Participates in primary care leadership meetings.

Participates in various committees as requested by the Director of Primary Care.

This is a non-academic teaching practice

Brigham and Womens Hospital is one of the top-ranked hospitals in the United States that also is a major teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School. At Brigham and Womens Hospital, our primary care physicians deliver exceptional care with both passion and purpose. Our primary care physicians are able to build their careers upon the foundation and support of Brigham and Womens. We offer:

All primary care practices are NCQA level 3 recognized or currently applying for recognition

Embedded high risk care management nurses in all practices to provide care coordination and care management for highest risk patients

Population management program in all practices to support between visit care

Embedded behavioral health team including social work, psychiatry and depression population health management to support patients with behavioral health needs

State of the art Electronic Medical Record and Enterprise Data Warehouse Systems to support clinical care and

population health

Clinical, leadership, management and quality improvement professionals development program accessible to all PCPs

World class integrated specialty network -piloting innovative delivery models including e-visits and virtual visits

Diverse practice locations

Full and part time opportunities available

Opportunities to teach medical students and residents as desired

BWH Primary Care provides comprehensive adult medical care for over 200,000 patients across our sixteen primary care practices throughout the greater Boston area. Our facilities are modern and patient-centered, with high-caliber clinical and support staff teams. Our PCPs see a complete range of adult patients across all demographics and diseases and conditions. Our growing network of primary care practices in eastern Massachusetts is testimony to Brigham and Womens commitment to primary care as a critical component of managing populations, and our dedication to providing the best experience and health outcomes for our patients.

For additional more information please email your CV to:

Paul Porter
Director of Physician Recruitment-Primary Care
Brigham & Womens Hospital
Boston, MA


Depending upon the position, there may be teaching responsibilities to satisfy Harvard Medical School requirements. To maintain an academic position at Harvard Medical School one must complete at least 50 hours of teaching per academic year.

Pre-employment health and drug screening and annual compliance with the Influenza Vaccination policy.

EEO Statement

Brigham and Women's Physicians Organization/Harvard Medical School is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.