• Medical Director

    Job Locations US-AZ-Phoenix
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/9/2018 5:58 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
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    Job Schedule
    Regular Full-Time
  • Project/Position Introduction

    *This role is contingent upon Bid Award*


    MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

    As a member of the senior leadership team for MAXIMUS Federal Services, the Medical Director provides strategic and tactical oversight and guidance essential to the effective and compliant operation of the Segment's healthcare-related projects.



    • Assist in strategy development initiatives to increase health business
    • Manages /oversees and approves the development, interpretation and implementation of all medical policies, ethical guidelines and performance standards for MFS programs in the healthcare arena; ensures that these policies are communicated to appropriate staff for execution
    • Based on operational data, a strong understanding of internal and external customer requirements, and input from operations leadership, oversees resource allocation among multiple projects to effectively meet staffing needs and customer requirements. Partners with Human Capital on recruiting and hiring to attract and retain a qualified pool of medical staff
    • Prepares and recommends qualifications requirements for credentialing, job descriptions, and evaluation standards for all medical staff
    • Is responsible for and oversees the SMI Eligibility Determination functions, including management of the clinical, quality management and medical management components of the programs

    • Attends AHCCCS Medical Director meetings, as directed by AHCCCS

    • Advises on health information system needs; develops, recommends, and conduct special studies of health needs and priorities, interprets clinical data


    The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

    • Arizona-licensed physician, in good standing, board-certified in psychiatry required
    • Substantive experience as a Medical Director, including in areas such as organizational development, compliance and thought leadership
    • High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities
    • Excellent written and verbal communication Strong persuasive and presentation skills, self-starter, strong problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Meets or exceeds all standards established for this position
    • Demonstrates teamwork and promotes positive company relations
    • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required
    • Ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
    • Ability to successfully execute many complex tasks simultaneously

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and use hands to handle, finger or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust


    Work Environment:

    Standard, fast-paced office


    EEO Statement

    EEO Statement
    Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you

    A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

    MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

    MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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