• Single Specialty Medical Director: Primary Care, West Region

    Job Location(s) US-ID-Boise
    Position Type
    Regular Part-Time
    Requisition ID
  • Overview

    The Single Specialty Medical Director reports to the System Service Line Medical Director or a delegate, who reports to the Chief Medical Officer. The Site Medical Director will work in a close partnership with administration to positively impact the entire St. Luke’s Health System. This role encompasses leading providers in a specialty, focusing on clinical outcomes, supporting operational performance, and collaborating with provider leaders in other specialties across the health system. The time commitment is flexible, but is anticipated to be a 0.5 FTE. This medical director position is regional and will oversee 8-10 clinics in a geographic area that includes urban and rural clinics from Elmore (Mountain Home) and west.   


    QUALIFICATIONS: (Minimum qualifications required for the job)

    • Education:  Graduation from an accredited school of Medicine or Osteopathy and successful completion of an accredited residency program. Advanced degree in business, healthcare administration, healthcare quality improvement, or other is desirable, but not required.
    • Experience: At least 3 years of clinical practice required. Demonstration of progressive leadership roles within healthcare organization(s).
    • St. Luke’s Clinic Membership: The Site | Single Medical Director must be a member of the St. Luke’s Clinic through an employment, PSA, or ESA relationship and in good standing.
    • Licenses/Certifications:  1) Membership as a licensed physician (MD or DO) on a St. Luke’s Medical Staff.  2) Maintain Board Certification within specialty 3) Ability to maintain at least a part-time clinical practice while performing the job duties noted above.


    • Serve as the accountable physician leader for all elements of performance within the specialty group.
    • In partnership with his/her administrative leadership, facilitate the execution of system strategies within the specialty/site.
    • In partnership with his/her administrative leadership, lead the providers in the group to achieve ever-improving clinical outcomes at the lowest total cost of care, including those measures as defined on an annual basis by the organization.
    • Identify and foster innovative opportunities to improve the value of care and collaborate with the System Medical Director or delegate in identifying those innovations that may be ready for pilot implementation.
    • In collaboration with the CMO or CMO’s delegate assure performance to meet or exceed quality dashboard and benchmark standards.
    • Support administration in the oversight of group operations, as required.
    • Coordinate services with acute care, post-acute care, and ambulatory leaders to assure most effective utilization of specialty services within the site to drive best outcomes, optimal patient and family experience, and lowest total cost of care.
    • Oversee the recruiting, onboarding, performance, development, and support of providers within the group, supporting the work of the St. Luke’s Clinic to establish a culture of a High-Performing Group.
    • Supprt Clinical Documentation Improvement efforts to optimize the complete and accurate recording of illness burden in the group.
    • Support his/her administrative leadership in optimizing the financial performance of the group, including supply chain and Pharmacy and Therapeutic standardization, as appropriate.
    • Partner with leaders throughout the St. Luke’s Health System to assure reduction in care variation and standardization, where possible.
    • Serve as a physician leader, demonstrating the values and behaviors of St. Luke’s leadership, inspiring constituents to achieve ever-improving patient-centered care outcomes.


    For more information on this and other St. Luke’s opportunities, please contact Whitney Clark via clarkw@slhs.org or 208.493.0646. 


    *St. Luke’s is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.




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