Morris Heights Health Center

Position Title: Medical Director - Internal Medicine
Position Location:
85 W Burnside Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453

County: Bronx

Contact Name: Yvette Woodley
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 718-483-1206
Contact Fax: 718-294-0783

CHCANYS Member Info: Member - Organizational

Position Description:



Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) is seeking an experienced Internist to provide clinical support and leadership to our Adult Medicine Department. The Medical Director will be responsible for the direction and coordination of clinical operations in a primary care setting. The incumbent will demonstrate proficiency in practice, planning and self-direction in building the Adult Medicine Practice. The Medical Director will work in conjunction with the Practice Manager and Director of Nursing to oversee the daily operations of the clinic and will be the supervise Internal Medicine providers. This position will be 80% clinical and 20% administrative/management. The Medical Director will participate in strategic and operational planning, establish productivity targets, and monitor performance measures. The Medical Director will demonstrate a high level of flexibility and commitment to meet the needs of a complex evolving patient care system and will advocate for quality patient care.  


  • Provides clinical direction and coordination for Adult Medicine services in collaboration with the Operations Leadership, ensuring that services are rendered in accordance with acceptable Internal Medicine standards
  • Provides primary medical care within the standard of care for Internal Medicine patient resources; consults with specialists regarding patient referrals; assists in providing adequate and appropriate medical information during the provision of specialist care
  • Assist with the development of Adult Medicine policies and procedures and conducts chart audits to assure compliance
  • Periodically reviews the Medical Policies and Procedures Manual and recommends updates through memoranda to Administration
  • Ensure new staff are trained and oriented to Morris Heights Health Center
  • Oversees the chart audit process for collaborative Nurse practitioner/Physician Assistant and maintains a peer review process
  • Adheres and supports the medical staff by laws, Joint Commission / HRSA standards, state and federal guidelines as per the agency’s needs
  • Participates in Performance Improvement activities


  • Medical degree from a medical college approved by the American Medical Association
  • Completed internship and residency training from an approved medical facility
  • Board certified or board eligible by specialty board
  • Previous management and leadership experience in a primary care setting is required


  • Focused on collaborative team-based care
  • Passionate about providing high quality care to low-income, underserved residents and those lacking access to health care
  • Spanish language skills are very useful


Since 1981, Morris Heights Health Center (MHHC) has had a record of distinction as the major provider of health care to Morris Heights and its surrounding areas in the Bronx. We've provided quality primary healthcare services to all members of the community, including the medically, socially and economically disadvantaged - from medical and dental services to counseling.

Morris Heights Health Center offers a highly competitive and comprehensive benefits package for our employees and their families. Our benefits coverage includes medical insurance, dental insurance, a prescription-drug plan, flexible spending accounts, long-term and short-term disability insurance, life insurance, paid time-off, and tuition reimbursement. In addition to the non-contributory profit-sharing plan, employees are encouraged to participate in our pre-tax savings plan.            

MHHC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which MHHC has facilities. Visit our website:

Special Instructions:

Please e-mail your resume to Yvette Woodley -

Compensation Range: competitive + incentive bonus

Compensation Type: Salary + Commission

Travel Desired: No Travel

Job Type: Physicians

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