Location: Fresno, CA


MEDICAL DIRECTOR - PACE (All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) program seeks to empower seniors to maintain their independence and community engagement by delivering a comprehensive range of medical services. Our commitment to holistic care drives our passion to address the needs of the whole person, rather than just the symptoms. We foster a collaborative interdisciplinary team (IDT) approach, which plays a pivotal role in shaping our values, team culture, and mission.

We are embarking on the launch of a PACE program in Fresno, CA. In this role, as the Medical Director, you will operate at the heart of an IDT, providing personalized care. PACE presents an exceptional opportunity for clinicians, as it enables significant engagement with patients and allows for genuine caregiving, free from the misaligned incentives associated with fee-for-service models.

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Deliver primary care and evaluate and treat acute illnesses for a panel of approximately 150 participants
  • Conduct comprehensive assessments for participants and collaborate with the IDT to develop individualized care plans for each participant
  • Actively engage as a member of the IDT, ensuring effective communication regarding participant updates, contributing to care planning arrangements, and coordinating around-the-clock care delivery
  • Promote collaborative care coordination with network providers and IDT members, particularly concerning hospital discharge, short-term care, and long-term placement
  • Provide direction and support to Nurse Practitioners
  • Oversee participants' utilization of medical specialists and inpatient care
  • Participate in rotating night and weekend on-call duties
  • Supervise all participant care in the nursing home, conducting regular visits in accordance with PACE standards and participants' needs
  • Analyze outcome and utilization data, including adverse events, hospitalizations, and specialist use, in collaboration with the IDT to identify opportunities for enhancing care and operations

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • Successful completion of a residency program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
  • Master's or doctorate degree
  • Board Certification in Internal Medicine or Family Practice
  • Preferred Board Certification in Geriatrics
  • Active unrestricted California Physician License
  • State CDS Certification and DEA Registration
  • Valid state driver's license with a clean DMV record
  • Recent vehicle insurance documentation required
  • Outstanding clinical, organizational, and communication skills applicable in a setting serving frail, elderly participants, their families, and the IDT
  • Up-to-date knowledge of chronic care/geriatric issues and best practices

Benefits Include: Discover novel ways to apply your clinical expertise as we embark on rapid expansion. Experience the opportunity to shape our work environment within a nurturing and supportive atmosphere, where every individual feels genuinely cared for.

  • Comprehensive medical insurance coverage (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Work/life balance - fully supported! Enjoy 17 days of personal time off (PTO), observe 12 holidays annually, and receive sick time
  • 401K savings plan plus matching
  • Promotion possibilities - our strong track record of internal promotions means you can carve out your own career path!
  • Continuing Medical Education (CME) and Paid Time Away
  • Equity grants - typically reserved for executives, we want all team members to celebrate our successes as we expand rapidly
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • Additional benefits

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $260,831.32 - $339,274.69 per year

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