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UnitedHealth Group

AZ Sr. Medical Director Adult Medicine



Full Time

On Site


Phoenix, Arizona, United States

The Sr. Medical Director, Adult Medicine, is a member of the leadership team and responsible for the quality, cost and service levels of health care provided by the Arizona Adult Medicine Division. This position works closely with the senior leaders to direct, manage and evaluate all adult medicine practice operations. This position is also responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring of activities in direct support of patient satisfaction, quality improvement, utilization and quality management. This position is 40 percent clinical outpatient direct patient care and 60 percent administrative.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and communication for adult medicine physician leaders, physicians, and clinical staff
  • Partner with medical management staff to promote clinical process improvement and access enhancement
  • Lead population health initiatives to align with the greater mission of the organization
  • Responsible for patient engagement and responsible for implementing or sustaining improvement plans around survey information on such topics as NPS, HOS/CHAPS, and other measures.
  • Support patient growth initiatives
  • Ensure effective quality assurance and risk management processes
  • Ensure customer satisfaction and compliance with regulatory standards
  • Ensure cost effective delivery of health care within the adult medicine practice management operations
  • Ensure that all NCQA and other accreditation standards are met
  • Ensure ongoing professional medical management development programs
  • Responsible for effective interviewing, selection, orientation, development, and retention of adult medicine providers
  • Ensure strong partnership with the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) team in alignment with growth initiatives
  • Establish direct professional relationship with key departments including the risk bearing entity (RBE), pharmacy, underwriting, medical adjudication, claims and provider relations, and assist with issues and/or concerns

You’ll be rewarded and recognized for your performance in an environment that will challenge you and give you clear direction on what it takes to succeed in your role as well as provide development for other roles you may be interested in.

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have an active and unrestricted medical license in the State of Arizona or ability to obtain prior to employment
  • Board certification in a postgraduate clinical specialty

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum five to seven years of clinical experience in an adult medicine medical group practice
  • Five years prior management experience in a clinical setting
  • Experience in medical utilization management, medical quality assurance, quality improvement techniques, risk management and a value-based care environment
  • Extensive knowledge of primary care operations; strong knowledge of management practices, human relations, consensus building and collaborative ability
  • Must have strong oral and written communication techniques and be professionally respected by peers; leadership ability; demonstrated expertise in the adult medicine setting

UnitedHealth Group is working to create the health care system of tomorrow.

Already Fortune 6, we are totally focused on innovation and change. We work a little harder. We aim a little higher. We expect more from ourselves and each other. And at the end of the day, we're doing a lot of good.

Through our family of businesses and a lot of inspired individuals, we're building a high-performance health care system that works better for more people in more ways than ever. Now we're looking to reinforce our team with people who are decisive, brilliant - and built for speed.

Come to UnitedHealth Group, and share your ideas and your passion for doing more. We have roles that will fit your skills and knowledge. We have diverse opportunities that will fit your dreams.

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: UnitedHealth Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.