Contra Costa County Health Services currently has a leadership opportunity for a Medical Director to plan, organize, direct and provide senior executive leadership with the CEO for the Contra Costa Health Plan (CCHP). The successful candidate will recommend, develop, implement and evaluate clinical goals, objectives, policies and procedures.
Qualified candidates will possess a valid physician license issued by the Medical Board of California and Board Certification in a specialty applicable for the assignment. Candidates must have 5+ years of experience in a managed care environment, preferably including 3+ years in an administrative capacity in both managed care and Medicaid experience.
Successful candidates will have knowledge of laws, statues and regulations governing California Health Services providers (DMHC & DHCS); familiarity with HEDIS and NCQA; experience with Utilization Management, Quality Assurance, Performance Improvement, and pharmacy oversite; and will collaborate with multiple departments and provider networks with CCHP.
Our mission is to care for and improve the health of all people in Contra Costa County with special attention to those who are most vulnerable to health problems.
Contra Costa Health Services is the largest department of County government, employing more than 3,500 individuals. Only 13% of the CCHS budget is from local tax resources. The remaining 87% is supported by federal and state funding programs, such as Medi-Cal and Medicare as well as program grants and fees.
We provide high quality services with respect and responsiveness to all.
We are an integrated system of health care services, community health improvement and environmental protection.
We anticipate community health needs and change to meet those needs.
We work in partnership with our patients, cities and diverse communities, as well as other health, education and human service agents.
We encourage creative, ethical and tenacious leadership to implement effective health policies and programs.