Peabody, MA | Nursing-Management

Executive Director of Clinical Practice - North Shore Physicians Group


About Us

North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG), the largest multi-specialty physicians group north of Boston, is a leader in innovative practices. We are explorers at heart! Here, ideas come from everyone—to the benefit of everyone we serve.

We continually seek the best ways to streamline care for both patients and providers. Our medical team of more than 400 physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other care professionals is consistently working together to discover new ways to improve and enhance our practices to benefit the health of our patients and the careers of our providers. Through our team-based approach, the goal is to make our practice of medicine smarter and more efficient.

With NSPG as your employer, you’ll experience clinical excellence, supportive practice environments, and opportunities for career advancement!

General Overview

As a member of the NSPG Executive Team and reporting to the Senior Vice President of Operations, the Executive Director of Clinical Practice collaborates with senior team colleagues, site leadership partners, strategic partners, and enterprise colleagues in the development and implementation of both enterprise and group wide strategies that support the delivery of exceptional ambulatory medical care across the MGB system.


An opportunity for an experienced RN, the Executive Driector role leads teams of nurses, medical assistants, nutrition professionals, and other clinical support staff in the use of Lean tools, focusing on innovative patient care with consistent standards across 30+ locations - all while driving best in class outcomes in our team-based care environment.

Understanding NSPG's business model, industry and marketplace, the Executive Director of Clinical Practice demonstrates the ability to assess complex situations, diagnose clinical practice problems, and determine the appropriate course of action to enhance the effectiveness of the organization in alignment with core values. In addition, the Executive Director of Clinical Practice shares responsiblity for developing and managing new, innovative programmatic and service line offerings to patients.

Are you ready to bring your exceptional skills to this innovative leadership team and join us in driving medicine forward?


The scope of oversight and influence includes but is not limited to:

  • Leadership of NSPG Nursing and medical assistants in collaboration with Site Leadership
  • Progressive ambulatory nursing models which promote top of license/skill set performance
  • Clinical support staff development and integration in a team based care environment
  • Clinical staff protocols, standard work, education and training
  • After Hours Call Program co-leadership
  • Anticoagulation management services
  • Diabetes education and self management for patients
  • COVID service line support: testing, vaccination, treatment/therapies, infection control support
  • Point of Care Testing
  • Infusion Therapy



  • Required: Minimum BSN required
  • Preferred: Master’s degree in healthcare administration, nursing or other related


  • Required: Massachusetts RN licensure
  • Preferred: NP


  • Required: Minimum of 10 years of progressive health care leadership and clinical experience required. This should be inclusive of clinical service line expertise, staff education and training, patient education, patient care model design, quality, safety, process improvement, customer service and financial/bugetary accountability with demonstrated solid performance leading large teams of HCW
  • Preferred: The ideal candidate will possess significant ambulatory experience in a large multi specialty group setting and will be familiar with team based care models that optimize top of skill/license performance to ensure high value patient care at all points of service. Experience with point of care diagnostic testing, anti coagulation management and COVID outpatient care are a plus. Although NSPG will provide educatin and training in Toyote Lean/NS Productin System management, prior experience using lean tools is optimal.

Applicants with relevant experience will be considered. Salem Hospital, a member of Mass General Brigham, is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Minorities and women are strongly encouraged to apply. Pre-employment drug screening is required.

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Katherine Melanson
Talent Acquisition Partner

Peabody, MA
With NSPG, you’ll experience:

Career advancement

Grow, learn and develop new practice innovations.

Continue your medical education.

Make academic connections and explore teaching opportunities.

Explore leadership opportunities.

Develop clinical and administrative career ladders.

A supportive practice environment

Collaborative professionals.

Patient-centered care model.

Leadership that listens and values your contributions and ideas.

Autonomy and respect for your skills and expertise.

Excellent salary and benefits.

Clinical excellence

NSPG’s MHQP Patient Experience surveys show that we perform higher than the state mean in all domains with 92% of patients indicating that they would recommend NSPG services.

Our physicians are polling in the top 75th percentile of AMGA Satisfaction metrics for almost every major category—the highest physician satisfaction scores of any medical group in the Boston region.

25th percentile in MGMA cost benchmarks and top 75th percentile in revenue benchmarks.

The North Shore area offers an excellent quality of life:
  • Communities with varied and rich histories and convenient access to museums, art, restaurants and shops.
  • Natural beauty, handsome architecture and vivid history—only 15 miles north of Boston.
  • 30 miles of gorgeous rocky coastline with breathtaking beaches and harbors.
  • World-class sailing and close proximity to the mountains and picturesque New England.
  • Easy access to a multitude of universities, colleges, and public and private schools.
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