Medical Director

  • Vytalize Health
  • Remote
  • Jun 28, 2022
Physician

Job Description

About Our Company

Vytalize Health is a leading value-based care platform for seniors that has raised over $70 million in financing from top healthcare investors. We partner with primary care practices and power them through bold financial incentives and smart technology. We combine a Medicare ACO, virtual and in-home doctors' office, and a digital health platform to equip our network of physicians with everything they need to be successful in caring for their patients and staying ahead in a rapidly changing healthcare system. Our private equity-backed company works with over 500 providers and manages more than $2 billion in annual medical spending.

About our Growth

Vytalize Health has grown its patient base 150% year-over-year and is now partnered with 280 primary care practices across 16-states. The company's all-in-one, vertically integrated solution for value-based care delivery is responsible for $2 billion in medical spending. The company is expanding into new markets while increasing the concentration of practices in existing ones and has begun contracting with regional and national Medicare Advantage plans.

Visit www.vytalizehealth.com for more information.

Why you will love working here

We are an employee-first, mission-driven company that cares deeply about solving challenges in the healthcare space. We are open, collaborative and want to enhance how physicians interact with, and treat their patients. Our rapid growth means that we value working together as a team. You will be recognized and appreciated for your curiosity, tenacity and ability to challenge the status quo; approaching problems with an optimistic attitude. We are a diverse team of physicians, technologists, MBAs, nurses, and operators. You will be making a massive impact on people’s lives and ultimately feel like you are doing your best work here at Vytalize.

Your opportunity

We are currently looking for an ACO Medical Director (Remote) this role involves managing a medical unit and working with roughly 50+ independent PCPs to manage the total cost of care, quality, and patient experience for 10,000 Medicare patients and be responsible for roughly $100M in healthcare spending.

The goal is to increase access to care, enhance the patient experience, strengthen the relationship between PCPs and patients, and to eliminate wasteful and expensive healthcare spending – i.e., improve outcomes and lower costs.

You would be the lead physician working with primary care practices and supporting their performance by bringing them data, educating them, and coordinating with them through weekly meetings. You would have a team of 15+ clinicians and operations associates to implement the strategies you develop along with the PCPs.

You will coordinate with the data science, technology, and network development teams to coordinate care across the continuum to bring the latest digital and life science technology to the patient population.

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented, entrepreneurial Medical Director leader to help our new and existing practices and join a rapidly growing company, as we pioneer bold new ways to support our physician partners and patients. We want to ensure Vytalize always remains a place where people wake up excited to come to work (virtually) and can be successful while growing their careers. If you have outstanding experience in your field and want to be at the forefront of healthcare innovation, we’d love to hear from you.

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for a medical unit of 50 independent primary care practices.
  • Oversee health management of 10,000 Medicare patients.
  • Oversee a team of 15-20 clinicians and operations associates.
  • Responsible for $100M in total cost of care, with the goal of generating savings.
  • Develop a population health management plan for the medical unit
  • Responsible for developing strategies for each practice within the medical unit in coordination with the data science team
  • Coordinate implementation of the population health management plan with the PCPs
  • Oversee home-based care for high risk and homebound patients
  • Responsible for the Profit and Loss (P&L) of the medical unit
  • Implement, manage and oversee quality and utilization programs for the ACO.
  • Monitor the ACO’s quality goals and other KPIs and ensure the timely reporting of metrics.
  • Responsible for the management of the overall utilization rates and shall aim to reduce unnecessary healthcare spending.
  • May be involved in reviewing and providing feedback on digital health and other technologies that are designed to enhance the ACO’s performance and improve the delivery of patient-centered and integrated medical care.
  • Participate in the ACO’s efforts to generate new workflow process ideas and assist in various business development activities that are reasonably related to ACO’s participation in value-based care models, including partnership development and creation of knowledge management capabilities.
  • Other non-medical administrative services may be reasonably assigned to Physician by the ACO and that are customarily performed by a medical director.

What will make you successful here

  • MD Degree required
  • 3 to 5 + years of experience in the healthcare delivery system, e. g. clinical and healthcare industry required, with 3-5 years additional leadership and management experience in the healthcare industry is a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of industry regulations including Medicare, Medicaid and Commercial HMOs and those covering ACO related organizations
  • Demonstrated ability to make strategic decisions based on a thorough understanding of industry issues, trends and the regulatory landscape
  • Financial and budgeting knowledge and skills
  • Demonstrated ability to engage physicians and lead change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.

Perks/Benefits

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Annual bonus potential
  • Stock options
  • Health benefits effective on start date
  • Ability to join a fast-growing company that is helping pave the way for the future of value-based healthcare that works better for everyone