Assoc Dir, Amb Clinical Svcs

Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | PCMG Admin
Category: Director/Management
Location: Phoenix
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 747927
Posted On: 5/10/2023

Position Summary

The Associate Director, Ambulatory Clinical Services provides clinical leadership and oversight to Phoenix Children’s Medical Group (PCMG). The Associate Director focuses on achieving effective and efficient outcomes in four major areas: 1) clinical service operations and patient flow; 2) clinical staff development; 3) effective clinical service models and protocols; and 4) related clinical policies and procedures. The Associate Director, Ambulatory Clinical Services partners with PCH and PCMG operational and clinical leaders in order to meet the enterprise mission of exemplary patient care, education and research across all PCMG ambulatory care delivery locations. The Associate Director reports directly to a VP, PCMG Operations, although for delivery of clinical services and nursing oversight this role will report to the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer. In addition, to Associate Director duties and responsibilities, the Associate Director fulfills the duties and responsibilities of Clinical Practice Manager or Manager, Ambulatory Services for assigned divisions and/or service lines.

Position Duties

  1. Develops and administers organizational staffing plans, position descriptions, policies, protocols, and procedures related to nursing and clinical professional practice within all PCMG specialty divisions.
  2. Responsible for supervising, directing, coaching and mentoring the assigned core group of clinical leaders and staff within PCMG including the delegation of responsibilities within the scope of practice and validated competencies in order to meet the workload demands of the division, clinical service and/or location.
  3. Participates in all nursing, quality and clinical service activities, as appropriate, in Phoenix Children`s. This role shall have a coordination and reporting responsibility to Phoenix Children`s Senior Vice-President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer, including but not limited to development and support for the shared clinical service operational management structure, staff participation in departmental and PCH nursing and clinical services structures.
  4. Responsible for the development, design and implementation of the ambulatory clinical care practices to identify opportunities for improving patient safety and quality of care, including but not limited to, participation in quality and performance improvement studies; and, instituting evidence-based improvements into ambulatory clinical care service delivery within PCMG’s professional practices, patient outcomes and satisfaction.
  5. Clinical Practice Manager or Manager, Ambulatory Services Duties and Responsibilities
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families


Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable
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