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Medical Director / Vice President of Clinical Services, Orange, CA

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties

Medical Director

Orange, CA

May 9, 2019

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Medical Director / Vice President of Clinical Services

Job Locations US-CA-Orange
Job ID 2019-1555
# of Openings 1
Category Directors & Executives


Your passion makes the difference!

The Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties team consists of medical professionals, health educators, advocacy, and corporate positions all working together to provide the community with high quality health care and education, regardless of personal circumstance or ability to pay. We are looking for passionate individuals who want to help us change lives and empower communities through reproductive freedom, gender equality, and health care access.

Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties has a full-time opportunity for a Medical Director / Vice President of Clinical Services.

At PPOSBC, we understand the importance of a well-rounded benefits program and are dedicated to providing you with unique benefits that meet the needs of you and your family. We are proud to offer a range of plans that help protect you in the case of illness or injury including:

  • A competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and eligible dependents, life insurance, and long term disability
  • Generous vacation, sick, and holiday benefits
  • Generous 401(k) matching contributions


Essential Functions:

  • Directs and supervises the clinical aspects of PPOSBC medical programs.
  • Manages the evaluation, recommendation, implementation and ongoing evaluation of medical programs.
  • Responsible for the management of Physicians, Clinical Director, Clinical Quality Director and Clinical Quality Management Team. Directly involved in the evaluation and selection of agency physicians.
  • Assumes legal responsibility for ordering and distribution of drugs and devices in compliance with state and federal laws and affiliate protocols.
  • Provides oversight of the PPOSBC laboratory and acts as Laboratory Director.
  • Advises the COO regarding matters of a clinical nature and provides clinical reports, as needed, to President/CEO and Board of Directors.
  • Oversees the development of PPOSBC medical policies and protocols.
  • Provides medical consultation to clinicians regarding the clinical management of patients.
  • Spends approximately 35% of time providing direct patient care and clinical services; including surgical abortions.
  • As an integral part of the Patient Services management team, ensures clinics function at maximum efficiency and delivery of high quality services. Supports COO, Sr. Director of Patient Services and Health center management by producing and championing appropriate reporting and performance management of licensed staff.
  • Evaluates and validates clinical training requirements and materials.
  • Completes clinical evaluation and sign-off of physicians and clinicians.
  • Provides clinical expertise and consults with Sr. Director of Patient Services regarding the selection, clinical performance and potential separation of Clinician staff; including Certified Nurse Midwives, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants.
  • Reviews and approves Occurrence Report Forms, as necessary, for submission to Affiliate Risk Management Services.
  • Participates in the development of a list of consultants who are willing to care for patients referred from the PPOSBC.
  • Assists in the preparation of department budget
  • Represents Planned Parenthood, as needed, in the medical community.
  • Provides consultation to the CEO and VP of Communications & Marketing on media responses regarding medical issues relevant to the affiliate.
  • Initiates, develops, and supervises research programs as approved the PPOSBC Board, and PPFA.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Licensure and/or Certification Requirements:

  • Must possess an active CA unrestricted license to practice medicine.
  • Board Certification or eligibility for certification.
  • Hospital privileges with at least one partnering hospital.
  • Current ACLS certification

Minimum Education:

  • MD or DO; OB/GYN preferred

Minimum Work Experience:

  • 5 years of physician experience required, preferably as an OB/GYN

Supervisory Experience:

  • Prior management experience preferred

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