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Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 15 to 18 years
  • Job Code: JB108507
  • Expiry Date: Apr 30, 2019

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Health Care Provider
  • Job Role: Medical Director
  • Location:  Saudi Arabia

Job Description

  • Plans and directs all aspects of an organization's medical policies and programs. Responsible for strategic clinical relationships with physicians.Oversees the development of the clinical content in marketing materials. Ensures all clinical programs are in compliance. Writes research publications to support clinical service offerings.Requires a degree in medicine with at least 15 years of experience.Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complex tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to top management.
Main functions of a medical director:
  • Holds the senior medical administrative position in a medical group practice
  • Responsible for a number of  activities related to the delivery of medical care and clinical services such as cost management, utilization review, quality assurance, and medical protocol development
  • Oversees the activities of group physicians, including the recruiting and credentialing processes
  • Reports to the physician CEO/president and/or to the governing body of the organization
Directorship duties and responsibilities:
  • Attend standing meetings (board, committee, etc.)
  • plan and oversee the health services the hospital’s provides.
  • Develop and manage a budget, including presenting monthly financial reports to practice staff with the support of administration
  • Monitor quality and appropriateness of medical care
  • Provide guidance and leadership for performance guidelines
  • Develop policies and procedures
  • Manage strategic development
  • Oversee clinical peer review
  • Oversee documentation and care planning
  • Manage physician relations and/or representation
  • Handle clinical patient complaints
  • Address emergency issues
  • Support physician education
  • Manage community relations
  • Handle physician behavior and impairment issues
  • 15 percent more medical directors said they engage in strategic development
  • 12 percent more said they provide guidance and leadership for performance guidelines 
  • 14 percent more handle physician relations and/or representation
  • Certified Medical Director (CMD) or equivalent

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