Primary Care Medical Director

San Francisco Bay Area

san francisco, CA 94103
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Terry Dickerson
Contact Number:
(469) 524-1537
Merritt Hawkins

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This is organization has a deep history serving those who are uninsured, homeless, and the socio-economically disenfranchised, including those with HIV/AIDS. We provide Primary Medical Care, Mental Health Services, Social Support, Re-entry, and Substance Use Disorder Treatment. We have 4 separate clinic locations in in the community that provide an integrated model. Each clinic has its own unique history of serving a wide patient base from African American, API, Co-Occurring Disorders, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Incarcerated, LGBTQ, MSM, Parolees, Probationers, Women and Children, and Youth and Young Adults.

We are currently looking for 3 clinical positions including Internal and Family Medicine staff, Medical Director, and Deputy Medical Director positions.

Job Details:
  • Provide preventive-oriented ambulatory primary care as part of an integrated health care team in a patient-centered health home delivery model
  • Provide primary care to those with chronic disease, addiction, and mental illness
  • We have medical students, residents, and fellows rotating through, and the medical director may have an opportunity to get a adjunct professor title through UCSF
  • Outpatient-only with telephone call
  • Between 1:4 to 1:5 call with minimal telephone only
  • Patient population is 18 years of age an higher
  • 18 patients per day (total patient panel of 1,100)  
  • EHR – E-clinical works
  • Practice is integrated and has behavioral health with 1 Psychiatrist and 2 LCSWs (1 part-time) 
  • 80% of the patients for the clinic come from substance abuse, mental health, criminal justice system, homeless, or near homeless
  • Assist Medical Director in supporting mid-level practitioner and review mid-level practitioner and/or peer-physician charts
  • May act as clinical lead in the absence of the Medical Director
  • Base salary plus incentives
  • Relocation and a retention bonus
  • Full health, dental benefits, and retirement plan
  • Understand social determinants of health, impact on health, and referral to support addressing patient needs regarding determinants
  • Integrated team setting
  • Comfortable with and has experience in transgender health
  • Familiar with treating issues like addiction
  • Needs of individuals experiencing homelessness, HIV, and Hepatitis C
  • The ideal candidate is also comfortable treating chronic disease and mild to moderate mental illness
  • In addition to advocacy and care for an underserved population, you will gain increased knowledge of addiction treatment across a continuum of care
  • You will also learn about integrated care beyond the clinic to include substance use disorder, mental illness treatment, and social determinates of health
Medical Director Position 
  • Will have oversight of the clinical management of the practice and direct management of 1 Physician, 2 Nurse Practitioners, and a PA
  • 40% to 50% administrative duties, including 4 to 5 half days, seeing an average of 10 patients
Deputy Healthcare Officer
  • Will have oversight of the medical directors
  • 20% clinical

About The Company

Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer.  We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.