Job Description



Job Summary:

The Primary Care Medical Director, who reports to the Chief Medical Officer, serves as the clinician who oversees and guides the outpatient care and the medical director(s) of quality for primary care, facilitates office flow and addresses day-to-day clinical aspects, and acts as the direct clinical supervisor for outpatient medical practitioners. The Primary Care Medical Director will spend 1/3 of the scheduled time, approximately 12 hours per week on Medical Director Responsibilities and administrative time, and 2/3 of time, 28 hours per week as a primary care clinician and will work collaboratively and cooperatively as a member of the health care team within the Health Centers and the Hospital. 

  • Full-time outpatient position with leadership
  • Provider must have minimum of 5 years of practice in outpatient primary care
  • Experience with Rural Health Clinics desirable
  • Seeking a provider who plans to stay and practice within the community
  • Enjoys EMR Optimization, implementation and development, best practice strategies as well as direct patient care
  • Monday through Friday 8-5
  • 28 hours of patient contact time per week, 12 admin hours (3 office based, 9 medical director) - flexible (more with Division Chair role)
  • 20-24 patients per day
  • Community call (including local nursing home patients) TBD
  • EMR is Meditech Expanse, Dragon dictation
  • Supported by an RN Team leader and MA
  • Excellent IT and Marketing support to help build volume

Essential Qualifications: 

Graduate from an accredited Medical College with a Medical Degree in Family Practice or Internal Medicine. Successful completion of a residency program in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine and must be board certified or eligible by WMC Medical Staff Bylaws. Must possess a current New Hampshire State Registration in good standing. Leadership training and or experience are highly desired.  ACLS and BLS from the American Heart Association required.

Benefits:

  • Competitive compensation, including wRVU productivity, and benefits package.
  • Medical Director Stipend
  • Commencement bonus AND Retention bonus 
  • 5 weeks of vacation, 5 days sick time
  • 1 week CME time and $4,000 CME funds
  • Standard benefits package for medical, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD
  • Retirement plans
  • up to $19,000 relocation/rental assistance
  • Student Loan Repayment (SLRP) application assistance
  • Malpractice insurance with tail



About WMC:

The major strength of Weeks Medical Center is found in the ability of our physicians and staff to offer extensive services utilizing state-of-the-art technology while maintaining the personalized care of a community hospital. Weeks is a 25-bed critical access hospital offering medical, surgical, and intensive care services. In addition, a wide variety of outpatient services are available, including cardiac and physical rehabilitation; a fully-staffed oncology department; 24-hour emergency care; a fully equipped laboratory; and an extensive radiology department. Weeks is blessed with strong leadership and a dedicated community that allows us to meet the ever-changing requirements of today’s healthcare environment.

About North Country Healthcare (NHC):

North Country Healthcare is a non-profit affiliation of four medical facilities, Androscoggin Valley Hospital, North Country Home Health & Hospice Agency, Upper Connecticut Valley Hospital, and Weeks Medical Center, located in the White Mountains Region of New Hampshire. NCH includes numerous physicians and medical providers at multiple locations. This leading comprehensive healthcare network which employs hundreds of highly-trained individuals delivers integrated patient care through three community hospitals, specialty clinics, and home health and hospice services. NCH remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities we serve.

North Country Healthcare is an equal-opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

If you require a reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to the Human Resources department at the affiliate to which you are applying.

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