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Medical Director- Medicine Specialties

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Minneapolis, Minnesota

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Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health clinics are committed to providing a work environment where passionate people have the knowledge, tools, opportunity and freedom to make a positive difference in the lives of our patients. We want you to be part of our team where each employee contributes to our mission of exceptional primary and specialty care. Allina Health clinics provide primary care, specialty care and urgent care services to people in 41 communities. More than 750 health care practitioners help patients identify health risks, manage chronic illness and find their path to better health.


Req ID: 53172

At Allina, our mission is to serve our communities by providing exceptional care, as we prevent illness, restore health and provide comfort to all who entrust us with their care. We live our mission by doing what’s right for our patients and our future and by creating a culture of Whole Person Care—an approach that recognizes all factors impacting health are connected – mind, body, spirit and community.

Whole Person Care represents what our caregivers have always provided when we are at our best. Bringing Whole Person Care to life for our patients relies on us bringing Whole Person Care to life for our employees. Our strategy, then, is all about making it possible for every employee to be at their best. Our investment in Whole Person Care for US is to cultivate engaged, high-performing employees and an optimal patient experience founded on strong relationships with self, colleagues and those we serve.

When life gets complicated, we are striving for a reality where, only at Allina Health, people are surrounded with all the care needed and feel loved. We are creating a system of excellence that allows our patients and employees to experience care seamlessly. Our approach will be one that allows us all to benefit from the strength of our system and the talent we all bring.

Position Purpose
The Medical Specialties Medical Director of Allina Health is accountable to shape and implement organizational strategy, clinical care, and service initiatives for the non-surgical specialties of Allergy, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Eye Care (ophthalmology, optometry), Infectious Disease, Integrative Medicine, Pulmonology and Sleep, and Rheumatology across the Allina Health Clinics and the Penny George Institute for Health and Healing. In addition, this position will be responsible for the advancement of medical specialties, enhancement of provider recruitment, team engagement, and fostering a positive culture. This strategic leadership role, which partners with a dyad operations leader, offers an opportunity to build a team of Medical Specialists across Allina Health. This position is approximately 60% administrative and 40% clinical.


  • MD or DO.
  • Board certification in Allergy, Dermatology, Endocrinology, Eye Care (ophthalmology, optometry), Infectious Disease, Integrative Medicine, Pulmonology and Sleep, or Rheumatology.
  • MBA or MHA preferred.
  • Physician licensed in the State of MN.


  • 5+ years of clinical practice experience as a medical specialist.
  • Recognized as an excellent clinician with knowledge, interest, and involvement in care improvement, clinical quality, service excellence, and cost effectiveness.
  • 4+ years in a relevant clinical leadership role preferred. We seek a seasoned physician leader.
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including the ability to:
    • Communicate effectively and act as a role model to motivate and influence others.
    • Coach, support, and develop physicians and physician leaders.
    • Plan, organize, prioritize, and coordinate the implementation of projects and initiatives.
    • Understand and utilize clinical, financial, and operational information for business improvement.
    • Maintain positive energy and personal engagement through change.
    • Make decisions, take action, and sustain forward momentum in a complex organization.
    • Act as an advocate and champion for the patient.
  • Effective team member with the ability to build strong relationships and a commitment to team success.

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Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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Executive / Mgmt / Supervisory, Physician