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CMU Medical Education Partners Primary Care Director in Saginaw, Michigan

The Primary Care Director is responsible for the operations of all CMU Health Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine-based specialty practices, Family Medicine, and supervising respective non-Faculty staff.

Functions Unique to Primary Care Director:

  • Directly responsible for maintenance or improvement of the standard family medicine, internal medicine and specialty clinics workflows and protocols, provider relations and the patient experience.

  • Maintain high-quality of care as demonstrated by:

  • Patient Centered Medical Home recognition; and

  • participation in local and/or state committees, such as THRIVE’s Strengthening Primary Care and Care Coordination Models Project; and

  • collaborating with IM and FM Faculty leaders on performance improvement initiatives to optimize the performance, including but not limited to performance on MIPS, PHO initiatives, and other pay for performance objectives.

  • Collaborate with Ascension St. Mary’s to assist in supporting post-discharge placement of patients needing primary care services and the establishment of a post discharge clinic.

  • Support the growth of Internal Medicine-based specialty clinics, including endocrinology, infectious disease, rheumatology, and others.

    General Functions:

  • In collaboration with administration and department physician leaders, provide administrative oversight of CMEP clinical practices, including but not limited to management of each provider’s template and clinical schedule, maintaining minimal unfilled appointment slots, timely open encounter resolution, clinic cycle time, great patient experience, point of service collections, and more.

  • Responsible for clinic finances and budgets, expense reports (including payroll and timesheet approval) and periodic variance evaluation and justification.

  • Use data to inform decision-making; collaborate with others to recommend and use dashboards or reports to enable data-driven management.

  • Understands and supports quality, safety and performance improvement initiatives based on organization or clinic priorities.

  • Hire, train, counsel, support, develop, evaluate and improve the performance of direct reports to current standards, expected behaviors, corporate values and policies.

  • Adhere to leadership expectations and maintain semiannual performance evaluations on all direct reports.

  • Assist in physician and APP recruitment.

  • Approve and submit timesheets for physicians within department.

  • Evaluate and manage clinical equipment and other assets and recommend necessary expenditures to Operations Director.


Family Medicine Office Manager, Clinical Practice and Hospitalist Coordinators, Department Assistants, Clinic Staff

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Nursing or Healthcare related field, ideal candidate would possess a master’s degree.

  • Minimum four years’ experience as a manager (ambulatory setting preferred)

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills that encourage harmonious working relationships with individuals in the health and educational settings.

  • Must possess strong leadership, organizational, and planning skills.

ID: 2021-1403

External Company URL: https://cmuhealth.org/physiciancareers