Medical Director - MS Health Partners - Physician

Mount Sinai Health System
New York, New York
Jul 30, 2020
Jul 30, 2021
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type
The Mount Sinai Health Partners seeks an experienced Medical Director to oversee two Health Centers!


Mount Sinai is one of the largest health systems in the U.S. with a strong reputation for quality of care (18th ranked academic medical center) and research/education (18th ranked medical school). There are ~40,000 employees working together each year to provide billions of dollars in high-quality care for millions of patients.

Mount Sinai is accelerating a transition to a business model focused on population health and customer value. To help achieve this aim, we have launched a new line of business of onsite and near-site health centers. With these health centers, Mount Sinai builds a primary care practice right at the employer’s worksite where traditional fee-for-service payments are replaced by a value-based alternative that enables the clinical team to provide patient-centered care.

These health centers provide comprehensive, convenient and exclusive care to employees and their families. A foundational principle of our practice is the power of the provider and patient relationship; the core of primary care. Our practices are designed to provide convenient care -- whenever needed, and include a virtual care team to support our providers and patients. We are currently recruiting a Medical Director to help lead these next-generation practices.

Role Summary

Our team seeks a Medical Director to provide primary care and clinical oversight to a suite of onsite employer health centers. This position will report to the Chief Medical Officer of the Commercialization team. 

The Medical Director will help design and lead a new way of delivering care and wellness programs at the workplace. We are looking for an excellent clinician with 6+ years of experience treating adults in a Primary Care setting and at least 2-3 years of experience leading others. This leader should foster positive culture and strong leadership skills to consistently improve patient and team experiences. This position is expected to travel between health centers in Manhattan and New Jersey.

The Medical Director will be responsible for:

Delivering primary care

    Delivers primary care both in-person and virtuallyActs as a patient advocate to explain test and treatment options, coordinates care with the broader medical team, and explains healthcare benefits, costs, and risksWorks collaboratively with other staff to promote team-based care
Leading the clinical team

  • Provides clinical leadership to all members of the practice
  • Cultivates a service culture embraced by all members of the practice team
  • Conducts regular meeting with the clinical team focused on professional development and ongoing medical educations (e.g. journal club, case conferences, clinical workshops)
  • Participates in the interviewing and hiring of clinical team and provides direct supervision for all providers
  • Assesses and manages provider performance
Supporting employer wellness offerings and public health readiness

    Advises the customer on occupational and public health mattersProvides clinical guidance on wellness and health promotional offeringsParticipates in communicating and marketing the practice model to new patients as well as other stakeholders such as clients, patients, and third-party vendors
Leading quality improvement activities

    Partners with the Administrative Manager to develop, implement, and manage clinical policies and proceduresDevelops a quality programLeads practice innovation and improvement initiativesEnsures compliance with Mount Sinai policies, procedures, and regulatory requirementsEngages in review of data with staff members of the practice and members of the Mount Sinai Commercialization Team and provides regular reports on health center performance
The ideal candidate has the following education and experience:

    Licensure: New York State License with current registrationLicensure: Be willing to apply for New Jersey State LicenseAt least six years of experience treating adults in an outpatient setting.At least two years of clinical leadership experience
About the Mount Sinai Health System:

The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes approximately 7,480 primary and specialty care physicians; 11 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 410 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 12 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 20 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Nephrology, Neurology/Neurosurgery, and Orthopedics in the 2019-2020 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in five out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 12th nationally for Ophthalmology and the South Nassau Communities Hospital is ranked 35th nationally for Urology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai St. Luke's, Mount Sinai West, and Mount Sinai South Nassau are ranked regionally.

Please specify Job Title of interest and send CV with Cover Letter to:
Alex Cano
Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System

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