Regional Medical Director - OCONUS

Requisition Number:  47539

Houston, TX, US, 77002

Overall Purpose of Job


The Regional Medical Director (RMD) works as a part of the Medical Services department within the Government Medical Services business and is responsible for providing medical leadership and expertise to all projects.  Specifically, the Regional Medical Director (OCONUS) is responsible for overseeing patient care standards at all sites and for all clinicians within the assigned programs, ensuring that clinical staff deliver the highest quality of medical care and that all policies and procedures are in place and correct.  The RMD (OCONUS) GMS is also responsible for assisting in the design of clinical solutions for new projects and proposals. The RMD (OCONUS) works directly with the Medical Director (GMS) in performing the following:

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides direct oversight and coordination of clinical governance at all project locations, adhering to site specific and regional policies and procedures.
  • Assists the Medical Director (GMS) with all aspects of clinical governance across all assigned GMS programs.
  • Provides medical direction and administration including, but not limited to, developing medical policies, protocols, and procedures.
  • Initiates, enables, and monitors quality improvement programs and initiatives. 
  • Reports incidents and accidents and near misses and works with GMS Team to formulate an action plan to resolve and prevent them and mitigate identified risks and hazards.
  • Initiates and improves methodologies for collecting anonymised statistical data regarding clinical performance.
  • Participates in physician leadership committees and training initiatives across the North American group of physicians and International SOS more broadly.
  • Acts as a liaison for International SOS (GMS) with all relevant government agencies, contractors and local/regional medical facilities.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides oversight of all processes dealing with disruptive or impaired clinicians.
  • Partners with business development teams within Government Medical Services and other commercial staff as required to promote new business agendas and assists in solution design.  
  • Is the medical representative of GMS in front of clients when the MDR is unavailable.
  • Engages with all clients to ensure that contracted medical services meet their requirements.
  • Working with the clinical operations team and operations team ensures that mobilisation of new projects is coordinated and meets the required timelines.
  • Regularly coordinates, attends, and directs practice meetings for medical leadership on sites as directed by the MDR.
  • Actively participates in recruiting activities to include job description creation, resume’ reviews and candidate interviews, in coordination with the GMS Recruiting Team.

Experience Required

  • Minimum 5 years practice experience in an appropriate clinical speciality
  • Minimum of 5 years in a management position.
  • Relevant experience planning, deploying, and managing remote/austere medical sites. 
  • Remains in good standing with appropriate professional regulatory body
  • U.S. Government medical background is an advantage.
  • Current or previous US security clearance is an advantage.
  • Familiarity with relevant US Government Agencies for refugee/immigration operations to include DOS, DoD etc.ination with the GMS Recruiting Team.

Education Required

  • Medical Degree from a recognized US academic institution (MD/DO)
  • Full registration and license to practice medicine in US.
  • Upper-level medical administrative experience with overseas medical operations, to include immigrant/refugee shelter operation.
  • Current DEA certificationc.ination with the GMS Recruiting Team.

Additional Information

This job description outlines the types of responsibilities the incumbent is required to perform.

The incumbent may be required to perform job related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. This job description is subject to regular review.

Nearest Major Market: Houston