Executive Director of Medical Services

NYC Department of Health/Mental Hygiene
New York City, New York
$72,038.00 - $185,000.00 (Annual)
Nov 08, 2021
Public Health
Position Type

Job ID.  494332 # of Positions.  1

Business Title Executive Director of Medical Services, Bureau of Public Health Clinics

Title Code No: 5304A

Level M3
Title Classification Non-Competitive
Proposed Salary Range $ 72,038.00 - $185,000.00 (Annual)
Work Location 42-09 28th Street
Division/Work Unit Medical Services

As of August 2, 2021, all new hires must be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, unless they have been granted a reasonable accommodation for religion or disability. If you are offered city employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation for exemption is received and approved by the hiring agency.

Job Description

The Bureau of Public Health Clinics (BPHC) is under the division of Disease Control, comprising of four Tuberculosis clinics, eight Sexual health clinics. One immunization clinic will join the bureau shortly. The mission of the BPHC is to promote a healthy community by providing New Yorkers with the resources needed to make informed and empowered health decisions; identify and treat tuberculosis, and provide immunization and sexual health services regardless of ability to pay or immigration status. The Bureau of Public Health Clinics seeks to hire an Agency Medical Director, Level III to serve as the Executive Director of Medical Services.


  • Recruit, hire, train, counsel, and evaluate both clinical providers and professional staff involved in the delivery of clinical services of STIs, HIV, Tuberculosis, and Viral Hepatitis.
  • Participate in the overall development and directions of the Medical service unit.
  • Establish, implement standards and protocols of medicine practice.
  • Perform routine electronic medical records audits for proper, timely documentation and standards of care.
  • Participate as a part of the management team in consulting and the development of new clinical services or initiatives that expanding access.
  • Communicate with regulatory agencies and their representatives and maintain an understanding of regulations and care standards.
  • Provide evaluation and appropriate action to improve provider performance and quality of care.
  • Provide clinical? care in BPHC clinics; on call after hours as well as participate in emergency preparedness activities and response as assigned
  • Ensure an adequate environment for professional development through scientific research, publications, continuous training

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

  1. Possession of a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York plus valid Board Certification issued by the appropriate American Specialty Board in an approved medical specialty; and four years of medical practice including one year of experience in an administrative or supervisory capacity;
  2. A combination of education and/or experience equivalent to that listed in "1" above. However, all candidates must have a valid license to practice medicine in the State of New York, and one year of medical practice in an administrative or supervisory capacity.

Minimum Qual Requirements Preferred Skills

  • At least 3 years of experience working as a medical administrator or medical director in a clinical setting Completed an accredited residency training program in at least one of the following areas: Internal Medicine, Family Practice, or in Preventive Medicine?
  • Completed a fellowship training in Infectious Diseases?
  • Clinical experiences in at least one of the following areas: STDs, HIV,Tuberculosis, Viral Hepatitis and Immunizations
  • Experiences working at FQHC or knowledge of FQHC recognition is a plus Preferred Experience with HRSA 340B Drug Pricing Program
  • Preferred Experience working in high volume primary care clinic with a diverse patient population including racial / ethnic minorities, LGBTQ community, and Immigrants.
  • Good computer skills and basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Additional Information

Please note: If you are called for an interview you will be required to bring to your interview copies of original documentation, such as:

  • A document that establishes identity for employment eligibility, such as: A Valid U.S. Passport, Permanent Resident Card/Green Card, or Driver’s license.
  • Proof of Education according to the education requirements of the civil service title.
  • Current Resume
  • Proof of Address/NYC Residency dated within the last 60 days, such as: Recent Utility Bill (i.e. Telephone, Cable, Mobile Phone)

Additional documentation may be required to evaluate your qualification as outlined in this posting’s “Minimum Qualification Requirements” section. Examples of additional documentation may be, but not limited to: college transcript, experience verification or professional trade licenses.

If after your interview you are the selected candidate you will be contacted to schedule an on-boarding appointment. By the time of this appointment you will be asked to produce the originals of the above documents along with your original Social Security card.


The federal government provides student loan forgiveness through its Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) to all qualifying public service employees. Working with the DOHMH qualifies you as a public service employee and you may be able to take advantage of this program while working full-time and meeting the program’s other requirements.

Please visit the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program site to view the eligibility requirements: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/repay-loans/forgiveness-cancellation/public-service


To Apply
Apply online with a cover letter to https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov/. In the Job ID search bar, enter: job ID number # 494332.

We appreciate the interest and thank all applicants who apply, but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.

The NYC Health Department is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse and culturally responsive workforce. We strongly encourage people of color, people with disabilities, veterans, women, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender and gender non-conforming persons to apply.

All applicants will be considered without regard to actual or perceived race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, marital or parental status, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, age, prior record of arrest; or any other basis prohibited by law.

NOTE: This position is open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate in your resume that you would like to be considered for the position under the 55-a Program.

Residency Requirement
New York City Residency is not required for this position
POSTING DATE 10/19/2021
POST UNTIL Until Filled

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