This position is a full time, in-person Medical Director with an Arc Health partner clinic located in Burney, California.  Arc Health is promoting this position for the clinic.

The medical director is responsible for all functions of the Medical Department and provides primary health care services consistent with the philosophy of this non-profit health center. This involves the delivery of family oriented medical care services as well as providing general professional guidance of primary care staff. The Medical Director is responsible for assuring the highest standard of medical care and compliance with all regulatory and professional guidelines. The Medical Director oversees medical staff policies and procedures and health care delivery to assure quality patient care.  They report to the center’s Executive Director. The Medical Director will be given 25% administrative time per week to perform administrative functions and duties of the position. The remainder of the time will be conducting patient care.

This rural health center offers Medical, Dental, and behavioral health services, transportation, outreach, and senior nutrition services. It’s medical department covers general medicine, family practice, pediatrics, prenatal, gynecology, ambulatory acute care, chronic pain management, and routine health maintenance. Its primary focus is on the American Indian population, but non-Native patients are welcome as well. The service population includes residents of the Intermountain and surrounding areas as well as visitors to the community.


  • Graduated from an accredited medical school.
  • Licensed to practice in the State of California, preferably Board Eligible/Certified in Family Practice.
  • Minimum five (5) years experience in a management position in a medical facility.
  • Must have knowledge of regulations and standards of various regulatory and credentialing groups; i.e., Medicare, Medicaid, and AAAHC Standards.
  • Must have knowledge of Quality Improvement measures and methods, such as PDSA cycles.
  • Proficient in the use of electronic health records systems; preferably RPMS.
  • Working knowledge of associate health profession i.e., dental services, mental health services, nutritional services, etc.
  • Must possess active Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) certification.
  • Must possess a X-waiver certification to prescribe MAT services.
  • Experience in communicable disease response in the outpatient setting preferable.
  • Knowledge of personnel management and development of clinical leadership.
  • Must be sensitive and possess an awareness and keen appreciation of Native American traditions, customs, socioeconomic needs of the Native community, and practice trauma informed care.
  • Experience working with underserved communities.
  • Preference will be given to Native Americans in accordance with P.L. 93-638.15. Be willing to submit to and pass pre-employment drug screening tests.
  • Must possess a current BLS, PALS, and ACLS card.

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About Arc Health

Arc Health is a public benefits company that recruits high quality physicians to staff rural and underserved communities. Unlike other profit-driven locum tenens agencies, we have a commitment to social benefit. Our focus is on health equity and helping the most vulnerable populations through medical staffing.