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Senior Medical Director, Ambulatory Quality

Intermountain Health
Murray, Utah
Posted Date
Jul 10, 2024

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Job Description:
The Senior Medical Director-Ambulatory Quality is a leader in Clinical Excellence supporting clinical and operational leaders at the system, region, market, and care site level. Enterprise scope may include Intermountain Health clinical functions including clinical programs, service lines, shared services, medical group, acute and ambulatory care sites, following a system led, locally deployed support model. The Senior Medical Director supports strategy and execution aligned with the Clinical Excellence leadership team to drive overarching strategies that support the delivery of highly reliable care that is safe, timely, effective, efficient, patient-centered, and equitable.

The Senior Medical Director, Ambulatory Quality is a physician leader will report directly to the Chief Quality and Safety Officer. The Senior Medical Director will be responsible for advancing the vision of top decile ambulatory quality outcomes through proactive care models.

Job Essentials

Development and advancement of ambulatory quality measurement strategy for primary and specialty care

Partnering with leaders and physicians throughout the organization on ambulatory quality improvement strategies, Service as a content matter expert and liaison for ambulatory quality matters with stakeholders in DTS/EPIC, Castell, Select Health, Trinsic and external payor programs.

Minimum Requirements
  • M.D. or D.O degree. Education must be obtained through an accredited institution and will be verified.
  • Active Medical Licensure, or in process of obtaining licensure.
  • Demonstrated clinical experience in primary and/or specialty ambulatory care.
  • Demonstrated experience working with payors and informatics.
  • Excellent consulting skills demonstrated success in leading by influence.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and to varying levels in the organization is critical to success.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate interdisciplinary teams and to develop effective relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Progressive leadership experience, such as medical directorship, medical staff leadership, or program leadership
  • Proven experience to drive system change.
  • Proven experience or certification in improvement science
  • Master's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration, Public Health or a related field
  • Experience working in a complex health system.
  • Experience with external entities that drive and support Ambulatory approaches and standards, including government agencies, and other organizations (NCQA, NQF, etc)

Physical Requirements:

Physical Requirements
  • Interact with others requiring employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information.
  • Operate computers, telephones, office equipment, and manipulate paper requiring the ability to move fingers and hands. - and -
  • See and read computer monitors and documents.
  • Remain sitting or standing for long periods of time to perform work on a computer, telephone, or other equipment.

Anticipated job posting close date:

Transformation Center

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The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.
$1.00 - $1,000.00

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion .

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


As the largest nonprofit health system in the Mountain West, Intermountain Health is dedicated to creating healthier communities and helping our patients and physicians thrive.

It’s time to think of health in a whole new way, and by partnering with our patients and communities, providing expert care closer to home, and making great health more affordable, we can help more people get and stay well. We proudly invest back into improving the care we deliver, and our pioneering research is making healthcare more personalized, effective, and affordable.

Serving patients and communities throughout the Mountain West, primarily in Colorado, Utah, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, and Wyoming, Intermountain includes 34 hospitals, 400+ clinics, a medical group, affiliate networks, homecare, telehealth, health insurance plans, and other services - along with wholly owned subsidiaries including Select Health, Castell, Tellica Imaging, and Classic Air Medical.

Our Caregiver Promise: Together, for the healthiest lives

We celebrate the different perspectives, backgrounds, experiences, and identities our physicians bring to their work every day at Intermountain. Across all areas of our integrated health system, we proudly share best practices, knowledge, and techniques to better serve our patients, communities, and each other.

Here, you’ll work alongside collaborative and curious minds who will support you, encourage you, inspire you, advocate for you, and challenge you to be your very best.

Our Values

Our value statements are core to our culture. They reflect the behavior and attitudes that are important to us, are an agreement for how we treat each other, help us make decisions on how to act, and are a promise of what people can expect from us.

Our action-oriented values, inspired and shaped by our own physicians and caregivers, speak to what it means to be part of Intermountain.

  • We are leaders in clinical excellence, delivering safe, best-in-quality care
  • We believe in what we do, living our mission every day
  • We serve with empathy, caring for each caregiver, patient, and member with compassion and respect
  • We are partners in health, collaborating to keep people well
  • We do the right thing, learning and acting with purpose
  • We are better together, building community through teamwork and belonging


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