Medical Director - Exempt

  • Contra Costa County, CA
  • Martinez, California
  • Jul 01, 2020
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $343,093.32 Annually USD

Job Description

The Position

Bargaining Unit: Management - Mgmt Classes, Classified & Exempt

CLOSING DATE:Open Until Filled


Contra Costa Health Services is looking for a seasoned, dynamic, and results driven individual to serve in the capacity of Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP) Medical Director. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of an organization that strives to improve the health and well-being of all residents of Contra Costa County, this may be the right opportunity for you! With direct responsibility for the overall activities relating to the quality of medical care and services for all CCHP members,you will play a key role within the Health Plan Executive Team to provide leadership on the organization's initiatives to ensure medical decisions are rendered by qualified medical personnel based upon standards for acceptable medical care.

The successful candidate will have expert knowledge of clinical practice and medical education; current health care trends and managed care contracting; and computer-based clinical and management health care information systems. Managed Care experience is highly preferred.


Contra Costa Health Plan has a membership of about 200,000.CCHP provides managed care health insurance with its safety net community and county provider partners at an affordable price for diverse populations. We offer patient-centered medical homes to assure coordinated, comprehensive, compassionate and quality care. We care for the people of Contra Costa County - families and children, pregnant mothers, newborns and the elderly; for the underprivileged and medically needy; and for our own County employees.

Typical Tasks

Depending on the designated assignment; duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Works closely with the senior executive leadership team of Contra Costa Health Services
  • Coordinates and facilitates the integration of services throughout the system of care
  • Participates in the overall management of division and inter-division issues;
  • Develops standards of care
  • Develops strategies to expand provider networks
  • Recommends, develops, implements and evaluates goals, objectives, policies, and procedures related to assigned program
  • Ensures programs meet the overall goals in the areas of quality and safety, patient experience, staff experience and financial stewardship
  • Provides surveillance and planning for improvement of medical care
  • Acts as liaison between administration and other physicians
  • Consults with Nursing Administration regarding patient care
  • Monitors, evaluates, and reports on the quality and appropriateness of the applicable programs
  • Supervises all levels of medical, professional, technical and support staff; full supervision includes responsibility for selection, performance evaluation, and corrective action
  • Reviews and evaluates administrative and patient care policies and procedures
  • Participate in in-service training programs
  • Provides expert consultation and information to administration regarding assigned program's ability to meet the psychosocial, medical and physical needs of patients and their families
  • Trains and supervises interns and residents
  • Orients consulting physicians in protocols and procedures
  • Performs related duties as assigned
  • Stands ready to report to work or responds to inquiries off hours immediately if called as directed by the Health Services Director

Minimum Qualifications
License Required: Possession of a valid physician license issued by the Medical Board of California and a Board Certification in the specialty applicable for the assignment.

Experience: Five (5) of experience, or its equivalent, in the practice of medicine, preferably including two (2) years in a responsible administrative capacity applicable for the assignment.

Selection Process

Tentative Application Review period: February 24, 2020- Until Vacancy isFilled
Tentative Final Interview date: TBD. The department will call candidates for scheduling
If you have further inquiries regarding this position, please reach out to:

Health Services Personnel, Human Resources Analyst: Laurén Jimenez

After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

All Contra Costa County employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law. Employment with the County requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

It is the policy of Contra Costa County to consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identify, gender expression, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Job Address

Martinez, California United States View Map