Deputy Medical Executive: Telehealth and Allied Services

Elk Grove, California
$333,048 - $501,744 depending on assignment
Sep 26, 2019
Dec 25, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

Deputy Medical Executive: Telehealth and Allied Services

$333,048 - $501,744 depending on assignment

Do you want the challenge of a leadership role in an organization committed to change management, process improvement, and better health outcomes?  Consider the following executive opportunity with California Correctional Health Care Services (CCHCS):

In this key statewide position, and under the general direction of the Deputy Director, Medical Services you will:

  • Serve as the primary physician leader responsible for statewide Telehealth Services and Allied Health Services (Laboratory, Radiology, Dietary, and Pharmacy Services)
  • Supervise the Assistant Deputy Medical Executive and Clinical Chiefs tasked with overseeing various Allied Health Services
  • Provide clinical guidance to promote evidence-based practices and adherence to professional standards
  • Promote the Complete Care Model and Quality Management systems

To thrive in this role, you must have:

  • A minimum 5 years of clinical experience in a comprehensive medical setting; 2 of which must have included supervising physicians
  • Experience in medical practice compliance, conducting quality reviews, and practical practice development
  • CA medical license
  • Board Certification (ABMS or AOA)
  • Experience in modern hospital administration and management
  • The ability to travel throughout the state on a moderate basis

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A minimum 5 years of experience as a Medical Director/Executive or equivalent in a comprehensive medical setting
  • Experience overseeing primary care services for 150,000 – 200,000 covered members/lives
  • Experience overseeing a large telehealth program
  • Knowledge and related experience with telehealth technology
  • Experience working with managed care plans

This opportunity is available at CCHCS Headquarters in Elk Grove.  Located approximately 15 miles south of California’s capitol, Sacramento, this friendly bedroom community features modern neighborhoods, excellent schools, and makes a great home base for day trips to Lake Tahoe, Napa, and San Francisco.

In return for your efforts, CCHCS offers a robust benefits package, including:

  • Secure State of California pension that vests in 5 years
  • 401(k) and 457 retirement plans – tax defer up to $38K – $50K per year!
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • And much more

Interested candidates, please send CV or contact:

Nicole Hererra

(916) 691-3893

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