Medical Director Job Description


A medical director is a trained physician and their primary duty is to coordinate medical teams to achieve daily goals and the entire mission of a long-term care facility. They are responsible for monitoring and improving the level of care provided to patients and help reduce the operating cost of a healthcare facility. They are responsible for participant care, clinical outcomes, and implementation of quality assessment and performance improvement programs. Additionally, they work closely with the executive management team to implement strategies enhancing patient care and improving the medical practice. Medical directors work in hospitals and they should have at least 10 years of experience in clinical medicine. Successful professionals should possess a valid license to practice medicine. They need to work to improve the overall care quality of the hospital and work to enhance the relationship with vendors who work with their facility.

Medical Director Job Titles:

  • Medical Director
  • Associate Medical Director
  • Director of Clinical Operations
  • Corporate Medical Director

Medical Director Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in medicine and he will be responsible to manage accounts, medical strategy, client interaction, team management, and content oversight. As an integral part of the scientific service team, 2 to 4 years of experience is required. The medical director role will provide excellent visibility across an industry-leading agency. The medical director will be responsible for assisting in developing compelling scientific information and marketing content for clients, provide support to your team and clients ensuring deadline and creative implementation are met, provide medical strategy account management and business development within client interactions. The position needs to assist the chief medical director to direct and coordinate the medical management, quality improvement, and credentialing function for the business units.

Medical Director Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Coordinate with the medical board to update, amend and replace medical policies
  • Work directly with providers to educate them on the care process and determine what can be done to improve overall care quality
  • Act as a medical expert in dealings with vendors and non-medical facilities that works within the organization
  • Manage the number of activities related to the delivery of medical care and clinical services such as cost management, utilization review, quality assurance, and medical protocol development

Medical Director Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in medicine and board certification in family medicine, emergency care, and occupational health
  • Must possess a minimum of 10 years of experience practicing in medicine
  • Extensive knowledge about hospital administration
  • Valid license to practice medicine
  • Willing to travel at least 1 week out of each month
  • Experience in a hospital administration role
  • Good computer and electronic record skills
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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