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Associate Medical Director

Date: 08/26/2014

Description: Under direction from the CMO and Kern Health Systems’ Board of Directors, develops and implements systems and procedures for all medical components of the Plan. This is a single classification, reporting to the Chief Medical Officer and the Medical Director of Kern Health Systems (KHS).  The incumbent has the responsibility as a physician advisor and is directly responsible to the KHS Board of Directors for the quality of members’ health care under KHS UM process and QI process.

Requirements: Valid Medical Degree and license to practice in the State of California. Board eligible or certification in their area of specialty by the American Board of Medical Specialists (ABMS)  MPH, MBA, or MHA Preferred. Certification by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians or the American Board of Medical Management preferred. Minimum of 3 years medical leadership experience in a managed care organization or clinical setting. Minimum of five years of clinical practice experience. History of successful clinical outcomes and ability to analyze data for quality improvement and outcomes. Have an understanding of quality improvement cycle processes and outcome analysis. Expertise in healthcare delivery systems and quality performance improvement initiatives.

Req# 149-14