Senior Medical Director of Community Health Centers

Harbor Health Services Inc (FQHC) | Boston, Massachusetts 02108

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 11, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34004


Seeking a mission-focused physician leader to join Harbor Health Services Inc. as Senior Medical Director in Eastern Massachusetts! 

The Position

  • The Senior Medical Director, Community Health Centers, will be responsible for the direction and leadership of clinical practices across Harbor Health’s Community Health Centers.  
  • Reporting to the Senior Vice President (SVP) of Community Health Centers, the Senior Medical Director will be responsible for delivering high-quality patient care while ensuring safety, quality, and patient satisfaction throughout the organization. 
  • The Senior Medical Director will advise the CEO and compliance executive leaders on important updates regarding risk management, quality, and malpractice claims and will be responsible for the overseeing and maintaining the current quality Improvement plan. 
  • This individual will collaborate closely with other Harbor senior leadership including the Senior VP, Site Practice Managers, Director of Nursing, and Medical Directors to improve current processes, establish performance standards, and ensure compliance pertaining to local, state, and federal regulations. 
  • The Senior Medical Director will be responsible for the implementation and management of provider initiatives including provider contracts/compensation plans, provider engagement/experience, training, orientations plans, and credentialing processes. 
  • This leader will represent the organization when collaborating with associations, institutions, and government bodies at the local, state, and national level. In addition, this individual will partner with other providers, including community health centers, community mental health centers, social service agencies, and area hospitals/provider networks. 


  • MD/DO is required. Strong preference for residency training in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine.
  • Must possess a minimum of ten years of clinical practice experience in addition to a minimum of ten years of management experience is required.  
  • Clinical experience within a community health center and/or ambulatory setting is required. 

The Organization

  • Harbor Health Services Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit public health agency with a mission to help individuals achieve their full potential through access to local, affordable services that promote health. 
  • Harbor provides medical, behavioral health, dental, and support services to more than 30,000 patients in Boston, the South Shore, and Cape Cod. 
  • Harbor Health operates five community health centers, including Geiger Gibson Community Health Center – the first community health center in the U.S., founded in 1965! 
  • In addition, Harbor Health operates two Programs of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly, a program that allows frail elders to live in their homes and communities, as well as the Dorchester South/South Boston Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program. 
  • Harbor Health is a Federally Qualified Health Center and is a ‘‘deemed” facility under the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). The FTCA provides medical malpractice coverage to all deemed facilities and its staff. 

The Community

  • Boston, Massachusetts offers a unique mix of historic culture and modern change – a vibrant and diverse business sector, prestigious colleges and universities, unrivaled hospitals, world-renowned museums, rich history, and close proximity to the beaches of Cape Cod and the White and Green Mountains!
  • Dorchester is a Bostanian neighborhood, only a quick 20-minute commute from Boston, that offers a wide-array of family friendly activities including farmers markets, fishing, bowling, parks, and horseback riding. Dorchester also boasts many restaurants and shops including Choptank River Crab & Oyster Co, Lindy’s Seafood, and more. 
  • Cape Cod, situated on the peninsula of Massachusetts, offers bay and ocean beaches, quaint villages, seafood restaurants, and shopping. Make sure to try to Oysters at The Lure! Cape Cod also offers spas, beautiful golf courses, and kayaking.  
  • Plymouth is a coastal town in Massachusetts, south of Boston and is the site of the first Pilgrim settlement, founded in 1620. Plymouth Rock, a boulder in Pilgrim Memorial State Park, marks the place where settlers are thought to have landed on shore. 




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