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Site Medical Director - Cottage Grove

Site Medical Director - Cottage Grove

Job Location 
US-MN-Cottage Grove
Family Medicine
Visas Accepted 
Contract Status 
Authorized Hours 
Cottage Grove Clinic
Standard Work Schedule 

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Practice Description

HealthEast is seeking a Site Medical Director, Family Medicine (with or without OB), Internal Medicine or Pediatric trained physician, to join our well established primary care clinic located in Cottage Grove, MN, a growing southeast suburb of St. Paul, MN. Join a group that is well respected in the community with loyal patients.  The clinic's primary care group consists of 7 Family Medicine physicians (3 providers that do Obstetrics) and 1 nurse practitioner.  Other services available in the clinic inclue podiatry, diabetic education, x-ray and lab onsite.


Key Administrative Responsibilities:

  • 0.3 FTE (approximately 10 hours/week) is dedicated to administrative responsibilities
  • Will work in dyad partnership with the Ambulatory Manager to support day to day operations of the clinic
  • Coaching & development of providers including conducting annual reviews and communication with primary care leadership
  • Co-Lead Staff and Provider meetings
  • Co-Lead the Lean & Value Based Improvement (VBI) work at clinic
  • Assist with resolution of patient complaints of medical nature
  • Recruitment of Providers and staff in partnership with Clinic Manager



Clinical Duties:

  • 0.7 FTE (approximately 22 hours/week) is dedicated to cllinical responsibilities
  • 100% outpatient clinic opportunity
  • Patient encounters average between 18 - 22 patients per day 

  • A fully integrated electronic medical record (Epic) is utilized
  • Clinic hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm, Monday - Friday 
  • Opportunity to utilize a Scribe in the clinic
  • Patients are admitted to Woodwinds Hospital in Woodbury or St.John's Hospital in Maplewood



  • Graduate of an approved medical or osteopathic medical school

  • Ability to obtain a Minnesota license and DEA
  • BC in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Pediatrics
  • 2 years of practice experience
  • Previous Leadership experience required
  • Building Organizational Capability. Recognizing that staff development is an essential building block for organizational success. Establishing performance goals and objectives, monitoring progress against agreed upon metrics, and providing accurate behavioral feedback in a manner that maintains self-esteem
  • Change Management. Inspiring others to embrace change by displaying the proper attitude toward change while helping others to understand the need for and benefits of change. Engaging key stakeholders in the communication and planning processes to ensure buy-in. Being flexible and adaptable in the face of organizational change
  • Emotional Intelligence. Demonstrating insight into the emotions and motivations that underlie human behavior and using those insights to build effective relationships with others. Expressing self-awareness, personal responsibility, and confidence
  • Execution Focus. Developing and implementing systems designed to maximize personal, team, and organizational success. Achieving quantifiable and measureable results across a variety of tasks despite obstacles, risks, distractions, or pressure
  • Learning Agility. Keeping an open mind, and seeking out new ideas and ways of doing things, particularly when faced with novel situations. Studying, analyzing, and understanding new situations and new business problems and applying this new knowledge to other situations
  • Transformational Leadership. Creating and maintaining high levels of energy, instilling pride, and sustaining a vision. Motivating and inspiring the organization to achieve at the highest levels. Fostering an environment where staff is motivated to take on new challenges and providing sufficient support for their efforts.

 We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes a sign on bonus, relocation allowance, CME, malpractice insurance with tail coverage.


About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.


We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Community Information

The City of Cottage Grove has a population of approximately 40,000, that is located 10 miles southeast of downtown St. Paul, MN on the north  bank of the Mississippi River.  Cottage Grove is linked by US Highways 10 and 61 and boasts a comfortable commute to both St. Paul and Minneapolis and the airport in Bloomington.  With beautiful rolling hills, a wide range of housing options, two golf courses, 30 parks, more than 45 miles of trails, and a culture of neighbors helping neighbors, Cottage Grove offers its residents far more than the average Twin Cities suburb.

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