Medical Director - Neurologist or Cardiologist, Remote Position

  • Sentara Healthcare
  • Remote
  • Oct 11, 2022
Physician Cardiology Neurology

Job Description

The Medical Director is responsible for providing clinical leadership within Sentara Health Plans, aligned to one or more plans. Accountable for monitoring utilization, case management and quality outcomes. The Medical Director collaborates with the Sentara Health Plans Chief Medical Director, Senior Medical Director(s) and Clinical Care Services (CCS) teams to establish, implement, and evaluate effectiveness of clinical programs to support members and meet the department goals. Medical Director activities further include support of the CCS nurses, Government services nurses, Pharmacy staff, Population Health and Quality Improvement Teams. Lastly, Medical Directors interact externally with network physicians, vended program clinical leaders, and government program leaders as required to improve the quality of clinical outcomes, cost efficiency and patient/member experience with the Health Plan and Health Systems with which we contract.

Physical Location

Optima Health - Va Bch

Department Number and Name

706002372 Clinical Care Services Admin

Employment Status

Full time


First (Days)

Job Posting

Optima Healthcare, the health plan division of Sentara, is recruiting a Medical Director to join its team. Qualified candidates will have experience working as either a Neurologist or a Cardiologist.  As Medical Director, provide utilization management and develop programs. Health plan experience preferred or utilization management experience as a provider. Leadership management experience required. The Medical Director is a Remote position in one of the following US states; VA, NC, MD, FL, NV, WY, SD, WA, IN, TN, GA, SC, TX, WV, WI.  

Required Education

Doctor of Medicine


Required: Clinical Practice - 5 years, Performance Improvement - Previous experience, Population Management - Previous experience, Project Management - Previous experience

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below

Licenses and Certifications

Required: Medical Doctor

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below


Required: Communication, Complex Problem Solving, Leadership

Preferred: None, unless noted in the "Other" section below


Board certification required. Masters level degree in Medical Management, Business Administration or Public Health preferred. Medicaid, including long term services and support, and/or Medicare, including D-SNP, experience preferred/ 


Virginia Beach, VA

Job Category

Health Plan, Professional/Management, Talroo-Health Plan, Talroo-Leadership