Associate Medical Director *Up to $10,00 Sign-on Bonus*

Job Posted 6/6/2024
Axis Community Health
5925 W Las Positas Blvd STE 100
Pleasanton, CA 94588
United States
Category Healthcare
Experience Required
Degree Required
Healthcare / Health Services
$240,000.00 to $250,000.00 Per Year
Job Description

Sign-on Bonus of $10,000

Company Description:

Axis Community Health, a nonprofit established in 1972, provides comprehensive healthcare services to over 15,000 individuals across all age groups in the Tri-Valley area. The mission of Axis Community Health is to provide quality, affordable, accessible and compassionate health care services that promote the well-being of all members of the community.

Our mission is rooted in delivering high-quality patient care, encompassing primary healthcare, mental health support, and dental services. We are committed to ensuring equitable access to essential healthcare services for every member of our community, irrespective of financial status, language proficiency, sexual orientation, cultural background, living situation, or insurance coverage.



  • M.D., D.O. or Advanced Nursing degree from a recognized academic institution with board certification in a primary care specialty field of practice.
  • Current valid California physician or nurse practitioner license.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Chief Medical Officer:

  • Provide direct clinical medical services in the area of board certified medical specialty in accordance with the highest applicable standards of medical and professional practice.
  • Provide oversight of clinic scheduling activities at designated site.
  • Monitor cost containment activities in the provision of direct medical services and clinical operations at designated site.
  • Ensure that the clinical staff adheres to clinic protocols, to include patient flow and procedural matters at designated site.
  • Assist with provider cross coverage scheduling and after-hours back up call scheduling as needed
  • Provide all services in accordance with accepted medical standards, organizational policies, contractual requirements, and in a manner that is responsive to the needs of all patients.
  • Supervise clinical providers including collaboration with advance practice providers as needed and assist CMO with conflict resolution that might arise among staff and patients
  • Work with the Chief Medical Officer, other Associate Medical Directors, and Medical Director of Population Health to Identify practice improvement opportunities and make a positive impact on resource utilization.
  • Maintain a high level of awareness of evolving medical practices and work in collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer to develop and implement new practices and protocols as appropriate in adult medicine, pediatrics and reproductive health services for all locations.
  • Participate in Community Health Center Network meetings, internal and external meetings and activities as requested.
  • Leadership experience with ability to effectively lead programs and manage professional–level employees preferred
  • Basic skills with Outlook, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
  • Previous experience with Epic EMR preferred.
  • Excellent ability to work well in a team setting.
  • Ability to keep accurate, clear and legible records.
  • Ability to interact effectively and in a supportive manner with persons of all backgrounds.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Employer paid health, dental, and vision benefits to the employee.
  • Option to participate in a 403(B) retirement plan with employer matching contribution.
  • Partial educational reimbursement.
  • 12 paid holidays.
  • Accrued paid time off with each pay period.
  • Employee discount programs.
  • Colleague Referral Bonus Program

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Physical, Cognitive, and Environmental Working Conditions:

Work is normally performed in a typical clinic office work environment (and, in some cases, telecommuting sites). The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position if the accommodation request does not cause an undue hardship.

Physical: Occasionally required to carry/lift/push/pull/move up to 20lbs. Frequently required to perform moderately difficult manipulative tasks such as typing, writing, reaching over the shoulder, reaching over the head, reaching outward, sitting, walking on various surfaces, standing, and bending. Occasional travel to other Axis health centers and other occasional travel will be required.

Equipment: Frequently required to use repetitive motion of hands and feet to operate a computer keyboard, telephone, copier, and other office equipment for extended periods.

Sensory: Frequently required to read documents, written reports, and signage. Must be able to distinguish normal sounds with some background noise, as in answering the phone, interacting with staff etc. Must be able to speak clearly, understand normal communication, and be understood. Must be able to see clearly and have the ability to judge distances and spatial relationships to see objects where and as they actually are.

Cognitive: Must be able to analyze the information being received, count accurately, concentrate and focus on the given task, summarize the information being received, accurately interpret written data, synthesize information from multiple sources, write summaries as needed, interpret written or verbal instructions, and recognize social or professional behavioral cues.

Environmental Conditions: Frequent exposure to varied office (medical clinic/office) environments. Rare exposure to dust and loud noises.



Axis Community Health is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants and employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation, please contact for assistance.


Disclaimer: This job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, Axis Community Health reserves the right to modify or change the requirements of the job based on business necessity.


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5925 W Las Positas Blvd STE 100
Pleasanton CA 94588
United States
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