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Physician - Administration - Management Job in New Orleans, LA

Associate Chief Medical Officer Needed Mon-Fri No Nights or Weekends

ChenMed New Orleans, LA 70118
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  • Remote Opportunity:No
  • 12/03/2019
  • 732193

For seniors most in need of care, high quality health care is too often beyond reach. JenCare Senior Medical Center a ChenMed Company is a national leader in value-based, primary care that was founded to bring concierge-style medicine — and better health outcomes — to the neediest populations. ChenMed is a senior focused primary care organization, in nine U.S. markets through its 50+ senior medical centers. As a fully capitated Medicare Advantage provider, ChenMed provides a concierge level of care with minimal to no expense to the beneficiary.

Due to our success, we continue to grow and will be hiring a highly qualified Associate Chief Medical Officer to join our team  in– Memphis,TN!  


As a leader in preventive, value-based care we are seeking physicians and clinicians who appreciate senior patients, excel in a collaborate environment and strive for positive outcomes for their patients

Practice Profile

  • Primary care practice model assuming full risk and accountability for patient outcomes
  • PCPs serve as the quarterbacks or general managers for total patient care
  • Care team including dedicated nurses and cases management social workers that support physicians, so they can remain at the center of patient care
  • Transitional care team that includes full scope of in-house consulting specialists
  • On-site lab and prescription dispensary
  • Patient concierge services including transportation to and from appointments, prescription delivery, holistic health services including acupuncture, yoga and tai chi and nutrition seminars.
  • Our Physicians Enjoy

  • Small patient panel size: 420 patients (our physicians see patients an average of once per month)
  • Highly competative Comp package that leads the Market
  • Monday – Friday schedule, no nights or weekends
  • Practice call – telephonic only and only 2-3 week blocks per year
  • Comprehensive benefits and retirement package
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • CME allowance
  • Unique, hands-on, three-week orientation program
  • Blackbelt and leadership development training
  • Partnership opportunity after one year of practice



    • Brings together primary and multi-specialty care experts with ancillary medical services, including dental, pharmacy and acupuncture under one roof.  Maximizes doctors and services in “one shop” to deliver coordinated and collaborative health care that enhances quality outcomes, efficiency, and the patient experience.
    • Values a positive and welcoming approach to patient care, particularly for underserved seniors with low to moderate incomes. 
    • Advocates wellness for patients along the health continuum, from intensive, preventive care to treating multiple, complex, chronic illnesses.    Invests in our patients by implementing strategies that help prevent complications from chronic complex medical problems.
    • Takes ownership of patient outcomes.  Participates in doctors’ meetings three times a week to present their patients to the entire group to enhance accountability and collaboration, as well as foster ongoing innovation.
    • Utilizes customized, end-to-end technology designed to support every aspect of the ChenMed model and culture.  This technology also enhances performance in practices that share a similar culture, health care philosophy, and patient mix.
    • Oversees the medical services of 2-3 medical clinics and 4 to 8 plus physicians in a specific market according to our protocol.
    • Hires, manages and mentors primary care physicians as a clinical leader. Directly responsible for talent selection and development including but not limited to: leading candidate interview panels, facilitated practice (shadowing physicians), 1:1s, leadership development plan execution, and performance management.
    • Directly manages both primary care and one additional clinical functional area (e.g., transitional care or cardiology)
    • Leads our physician providers in weekly morbidity and mortality meetings and participates in market leadership, executive, and recruiting meetings
    • Supports the development and cultivation of positive relationships with local specialists and the medical community under the guidance of the market chief medical officer.
    • Manages clinical teams to adhere to standard operating procedures on coding, HEDIS and other evidence based medicine.
    • Cultivates a uniform clinical culture, clinical values, clinical approach, incentives and performance values for our provider.

    • Other duties as assigned and modified at manager’s discretion.



    • Current, relevant, and substantial knowledge of areas related to health center licensing and operations, e.g., legal/regulatory, administrative, policy, protocols, and other clinical issues, especially within a managed care environment, required.
    • Knowledge and understanding of mid-level supervision agreements and regulations.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team, in collaborative settings, required.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
    • Understands and is committed to maintaining highest level of confidentiality.
    • Demonstrated ability to provide leadership to staff and to build the trust and respect of patients, staff, colleagues, external contacts, and other MT members.
    • Able to motivate staff; promote team building; assume leadership role within clinical arena.
    • Excellent problem-solving skills required, including creativity, resourcefulness, timeliness, and technical knowledge related to analyzing and resolving medical/administrative problems.
    • Sensitivity to needs of culturally and linguistically diverse patient and employee population.
    • Excellent emotional coping skills, adequate to confront difficult emotional situations and emotional responses of others.
    • Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed the Service Excellence Standards of TVHC, Inc
    • Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends, as needed.
    • Demonstrated ability to utilize computer technology and to willingness to develop and adapt to the evolving technological requirements of modern medical health center practices required.
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