Job Description

Job Title:                          Director of Community Adult and Family Medicine

Reports To:                       Chief Medical Officer

Job Summary:                  Provides leadership, development and oversight of adult and family medicine physicians and programs. 


Qualifications and Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 


Essential Job Duties:

  • Provides Program Leadership
  • Leads by example.
  • Fulfillment of CCHCI requirements of “Director” (see Definition of Organizational Titles).
  • Directs, promotes, and oversees implementation of "Medical Home" concept.
  • Regularly reviews overall productivity of medical program providers.
  • Researches and facilitates implementation of evidence-based, best practices.
  • Helps establish and regularly reviews outcomes measures and provides intervention whenever necessary to ensure completion of program goals.
  • Attends and participates in leadership, Continuous Quality Improvement, board and other meetings as a member of the CCHCI Leadership Team.
  • Ensures strong representation at local, regional and national meetings, including participation in quarterly and annual meetings organized by the Arizona Alliance of Community Health Centers, Accountable Care Organization(s), Clinically Integrated Network(s) and others.
  • Develops, plans and implements policies, procedures and workflow for the adult and family medicine programs.
  • Seeks and facilitates new program opportunities and funding.
  • Participates in needs assessments of current and proposed/future clinical sites.
  • Develops and maintains formal relationships with specialty providers.
  • Provides medical provider services in a clinic setting on a regular basis.
  • Ensures timely completion and submission of medicine-related surveys and reports.


  • Provides Supervision and Leadership to Provider Staff
  • Directs and oversees adult and family medicine physicians, to include recruitment, hiring, training, evaluating, retention, and conducting disciplinary actions and other personnel actions as required.
  • Facilitates and promotes orientation, operational training, hands-on coaching and mentorship, and other staff development tools and resources for adult and family medicine physicians, and monitors performance.
  • Ensures that regular, productive staff meetings take place for adult and family medicine providers.
  • Ensures all medical providers receive regular and meaningful peer review and feedback.
  • Maintain a strong clinical presence and rapport with all medical provider and support staff


Required Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) required.
  • Licensed in Arizona with current board certification in specified profession required.
  • Minimum five years of clinical experience required.
  • Any combination of education and/or experience that provides the necessary skills required may be considered.
  • Current CPR certification required.
  • Driver's License and Proof of Insurance may be required if requesting mileage reimbursement.
  • Valid Fingerprint Clearance Card required.




Preferred Education, Experience, Certificates & Licenses:

  • Advanced degree(s) in a relevant field (MBA, MHA, MMM, MPH or other) and/or certification in physician executive leadership (CPE) preferred.
  • Three years of leadership experience, especially at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), strongly preferred.



Required Language Skills:

  • Ability to comprehend and compose effective instructions, correspondence and communications in English in both oral and written format.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, internal providers and staff and other agency staff working in cooperation with the organization.
  • Ability to communicate technical information to non-technical personnel.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to occasionally exert enough force to move objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Ability to continuously remain in a stationary position.
  • Ability to constantly move about inside the workplace to assist patients, operate office or medical equipment, etc.
  • Possesses hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to constantly operate computer, telephone, and other office machinery.
  • Possesses close visual acuity necessary to accurately record and view information on a computer monitor, handwritten and typed documents.
  • Ability to discern the nature of sounds at a normal spoken volume.
  • Possesses range of body motion and ability to exert enough force to lift and move patients.


Other Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to perform medical math that may include the use of ratio/proportion, dosage calculation, metric and household equivalents, roman numerals, abbreviations, and general math including percentages, etc.
  • Ability to employ statistical / mathematical methods to collect and analyze data and develop solutions.
  • Ability to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Ability to perform a variety of assignments and make decisions requiring considerable independent judgment.
  • Ability to resolve challenges and work under pressure.
  • Displays high level of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of HIPAA and Corporate Compliance rules and regulations.
  • Knowledge of Human Resources Policies and procedures and Employee Handbook.
  • Knowledge of health care plans and community health centers.
  • Knowledge of HRSA Operational Site Visit, HRSA Health Program requirements, FTCA, and FQHC governance strongly preferred.
  • Computer literacy required with proficiency in use of all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Knowledge of Electronic Health Records preferred.
  • Ability to employ motivational techniques to train, mentor and lead staff.
  • Demonstrated leadership and management skills with successful track record for building high performance teams and leading organizational change in complex environments.
  • Proven ability to successfully supervise and mentor physicians and nurse practitioners.
  • Demonstrated initiative in obtaining formal administrative and/or executive leadership experience.
  • Ability to prioritize and plan work activities, use time efficiently and develop realistic action plans.
  • Ability to positively always represent CCHCI to the public.


Work Environment & Conditions:

  • Work environment is typical of a health clinic setting with occasional exposure to communicable diseases, bodily fluids and hazardous chemicals.
  • Work occasionally involves use of needles and other medical equipment with proximity to electrical current, and exposure to moving mechanical parts and some hazardous chemicals.
  • Work requires reliable transportation as position requires frequent travel and extended hours to include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Work requires ability to be contacted by cell phone during or outside of regular work hours.