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Title:Medical Director
Company:Outside In
Description:Outside In is seeking a full-time Medical Director to oversee Outside In’s clinical operations; we are a Federally Qualified Health Center serving houseless and underserved communities. This position serves to support primary care providers and other clinical staff in delivering outstanding outpatient services to our patient population.

Do you need to feel connected to the mission and vision of your organization? At Outside In, we are guided by a belief in each individuals potential for change and growth. Since 1968, we have been successfully empowering homeless youth, LGBTQIA+, people of color, those experiencing homelessness, and other marginalized communities to become healthy and self-sufficient. With a collaborative approach to community partnerships, we value hope, integrity, and compassion. We believe our people are our greatest asset and we value their competence. At Outside In, your time and talent truly make a difference.

This is a full-time, 1.0 FTE exempt, non-represented position with a starting salary range of $187,616 to $219,481 annually. Outside In offers an excellent benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental insurance, Employee Assistance Program, health, dependent care, and transportation flex plans, 403(b) retirement plan with full vestment on day one, 18 days of paid vacation in your first year with increases every year until your sixth year, paid holidays, and an Employee Discount Program that offers employer discounts on everything from dining to cars.

Who you are:

You delight in effectively leading a team, and have the ability to establish and manage strong partnerships across an organization.
You are flexible with your day, adjusting your work to meet the needs of the team and the clinic.
You are comfortable in a leadership role; and can explain and guide excellent clinical care direction for the clinical team, including in a mentorship role for newer providers.
You have a strong understanding of working in and leading the operational layers of a primary care outpatient clinic, and are also comfortable delegating work.
You are patient-centered, empathetic, and passionate about serving OI’s population.
Your friends would describe you as humbly competent, willing to learn from those around you and do the work your team needs in the moment.
You reflect and/or identify with the populations we serve. You are culturally competent in your ability to relate to all types of people.
You can work hard and diligently, while maintaining boundaries within the role along with a reasonable workload.
You have communication skills that are appropriate to the audience: patients, clinical staff, non-clinical staff.
You are known for your effective and strong communication amongst professional and personal connections.
You are passionate about anti-racist practice, initiating equity and anti-racist discussions within the department to ensure the equitable impact of the mission within our communities and with our stakeholders.
What you will do:

Implement evidence-based protocols and guidelines to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care.
Provide brief clinical consultation and clinical teaching while modeling exemplary clinical practice.
Support the Agency’s overdose prevention and response program and signs off on standing orders for the syringe exchange program.
Support development of a population and team-based approach to health care with emphasis on collaboration and shared accountability for excellent patient outcomes.
Oversee clinical components of Transgender Care, East Clinic, School Based Health Care, Mobile services, Integrated Behavioral Health Services and other innovations to address client needs.
Lead and manage staff ensuring engagement to meet organizational and department goals and objectives.
Support and participates in Quality Assurance/Process Improvement activities. Works in close collaboration with staff assigned to quality efforts.
Many other important and exciting things!


We are committed to having an applicant pool for this position that reflects the diversity of the people we serve, and we highly encourage Black, Indigenous and People of Color and Queer folx to apply.

Studies have shown that women and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described in a job description. We know that the best candidates for this job might include individuals who haven’t engaged in traditional educational systems, and if this position speaks to you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you meet every one of our described qualifications.


Expert-level knowledge of pharmacology and medical/clinical decision-making.
Excellent consultation skills, including the ability to provide curbside consultation, as well as complex technical medical and psychotherapeutic advice to colleagues of various medical and counseling disciplines.
Experience in a multi-disciplinary approach to physical and mental health and chemical dependency, including Medication Assisted Treatment.
Experience in gender-affirming care and providing care to non-binary and transgender patients.
Knowledge, training, skills and/or experience in providing and supervising services in a highly diverse work environment to a highly diverse and vulnerable population.
Knowledge of public/health administration, budgeting, personnel, contracts, laws and regulations, requirements and best practices.
Openness to change and willing to lead change within the organization. 
Ability to handle administration of multiple program sites assuring efficiency in service delivery and program communication.
Excellent communication skills. Ability to display non-judgmental attitude.
Ability to keep accurate and appropriate records/documentation.
Skilled at working with staff across programs and implementing agency-wide policies, procedures, and best practices on clinic team.   
Knowledge of patient bill of rights, data privacy, record protection, HIPAA and 42CFR Part 2 regulations and record retention policies.
Required Qualifications

Current Oregon licensure and board certification as Primary Care Provider (MD, DO)
Board certified if applicable.
Must have full prescriptive powers in Oregon with a DEA number.
Must meet Outside In privileging requirements as required by FTCA.
Experience in direct service administration of primary care programs.
Five years’ experience providing direct care as a medical provider.
Experience working on FQHC setting highly desirable.
Experience in clinical leadership highly desirable.
Current CPR certification or able to obtain (onsite) within one month.
Must pass a background check.
Contact:Kathleen Carter
Address:1132 SW 13th Ave
Portland, OR 97205



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