Internal Medicine Physician Job with ChenMed in Richmond, VA

Revolutionizing Primary Care – Medical Director of Transitional Care Richmond

ChenMed Richmond, VA 23223
  • Accepts J1 Visas: Not Specified
  • Accepts H1B Visas: Not Specified
  • Loan Assistance:Not Specified
  • Private Practice
  • Academic Opportunity:No
  • Telemedicine Opportunity:No
  • 12/07/2021
  • 946744

Welcome to ChenMed and our family of companies: ChenMed, JenCare and Dedicated Care. Our company started 35 years ago and now consists of: 3,300 team members, 80+ centers across 12 states, in 21 cities and we continue to grow. Our primary care physicians are true hands-on caregivers transforming the health and lives of seniors on Medicare Advantage. Through our Value Based Care approach, you and your patients thrive in our high-touch, relationship-centered model – something the traditional, FFS healthcare model cannot provide. As a ChenMed physician, you have all the resources and team support, you need to succeed.    

We not only value our physicians, but we invest in them. Every single one! ChenMed has developed a leadership training program and career track for every role. As part of the ChenMed team:

Job Description Summary

The Medical Director, Transitional Care will spend at least half of their time devoted to leading the transitional care team in the activities described above. This position may also have additional duties in the market, depending upon their areas of expertise and the needs of the market. They may include:

  • Serving as the primary care physician for a partial panel of our patients.
  • Serving as the hospitalist or skilled nursing facility physician for some of our patients (providing direct care in those facilities).
  • Time dedicated to utilization review and management.
  • Participation in Targeted Coverage Time- which is time providing care for patients whose primary care physician is on paid time off or otherwise unavailable.
  • Coaching physicians and other clinicians in support of the overall quality and performance in the market.
  • Deliver introductory training for all new practitioners.
  • Help MCMO with physician meetings, training, and education of PCPs and administrative and support staff.
  • Develop internal training materials and SOPs focused on the clinical development of the ChenMed/JenCare team.
  • Participate in team meetings and lead focused clinical discussions in market huddles, team meetings, and Humana JOC meetings.
  • The exact division of time dedicated to different duties will depend on market needs and will be determined by the Market Chief Medical Officer.

Markers of success:

  • Market sick days/1000 will meet local market goals.
  • Decreasing 7, 30, and 90 day hospital and SNF readmission rates.
  • Safely minimized hospital and SNF length of stays.
  • Market Part A costs will meet local market goals.
  • Transitional care team is capturing > 95% of inpatient care episodes.
  • Transitional care team is completing post discharge care plans on > 90% of discharges.


  • This physician will need to possess strong clinical skills in the management of seniors with complex medical needs throughout all environments of care.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, the ability to build relationships with external organizations, and interest in information technology applications in medical settings.
  • As leader of a transitional care team, this physician will need to effectively lead and manage the daily activities of the team members.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with our primary care physicians, their center based care teams, and other staff.
  • Good analytical skills and the ability to manage for results.
  • Excellent medical skills.
  • Conflict management and resolution skills, and ideally, experience of population risk management or complex chronic disease care management.
  • Fluent in English.


  • Medical Degree is required.
  • At least three (3) years of post-residency experience.
  • At least three (3) years of experience in management preferred.
  • Valid and current license in the state of the region.
  • An MBA, or other related advanced business/healthcare degree or documented training (e.g., ACPE programs) preferred.
  • Prefer prior experience in quality improvement and or medical/healthcare leadership activities.
  • Previous experience working with interdisciplinary teams.

Our Physicians enjoy

  • Work/Life Balance
    • Monday – Friday / 7:30 – 5:00 (Admin time already included in your schedule)
    • Small patient panel size: 450 patients maximum (our physicians see patients an average of once per month)
    • Very light Triaged Telephonic call only
  • Paid Time Off
    • 16 Days PTO
    • 3 Sick Days
    • 2 Floating holidays
    • 6 national holidays
  • Comprehensive Benefit Package
    • Health, Vision, Dental
    • 401k 3% match
    • Relocation
    • Commencement Bonuses available
    • CME - $3500 plus 5 days
  • Industry Leading Leadership training and advancement opportunities for EVERY Team Member

Practice Profile

  • Primary Care Practice (V.I.P Service to Senior Patients through preventative patient care
  • Full Front and Back Office Support for each Physician
    • Nurses
    • Case Management
    • Social Workers
  • In-house consulting specialists
  • On-site lab and prescription dispensary

If you are interested in learning more about opportunities to become a ChenMed Physician, visit our website or contact e for additional information.

Best regards,
George Ward
ChenMed Market Physician Recruiter