Associate Medical Director

Avon, CT | Physician Leadership

Position Summary:

At GoHealth Urgent Care, we GO above and beyond for our patients, communities and team members to ensure effortless, personal and connected experiences. That's why we partner with the most innovative and integrated health systems and staff our centers with the most knowledgeable providers.

GoHealth Urgent Care has partnered with Hartford HealthCare, Connecticut's most comprehensive healthcare network, to create a substantial network of urgent care centers throughout Connecticut that put patients and providers first, through delivering superior care and convenience. The partnership provides patients with greater access to innovative urgent care through state-of-the-art technology and unique patient access tools, such as online registration and appointment scheduling.

We’re looking for an Associate Medical Director (MD/DO) to join our welcoming and diverse community of Providers.

The Associate Medical Director (AMD) assists in the managing and directing of all clinical services and is primarily responsible for the quality of care and all issues related to the clinical caregivers.  The AMD collaborates across and within regions to share resources, implement improvement initiatives, and optimize clinical, financial, operational and customer service performance.

Urgent Care Center Locations:

  • North Region: Enfield, Windsor, Avon Torrington, Bishop’s Corner, Corbin’s Corner
  • West Region: Cheshire, Meriden, Bristol, Southington, Newington, Wethersfield
  • East Region: New London, Norwich, Glastonbury, Vernon, Manchester and South Windsor

GoHealth Urgent Care is a different kind of practice.

  • Partnering with Hartford HealthCare allows us to reach beyond the episodic patient treatment of traditional urgent care.
  • Our state-of-the-art centers are beautiful, patient-friendly and equipped with imaging, labs and an advanced Epic EMR.
  • Our patient satisfaction scores validate our focus on the quality of care.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborate with the Medical Director and Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care leadership to address site-specific issues with both targeted and generalized measures to improve performance.
  • Mentors new and existing employees in important aspects of care include EMR functionality, equipment use, clinical care and organizational imperatives.
  • Provide direct patient care as a scheduled provider for the requisite number of hours per pay period as stipulated by leadership.
  • Respond to volume surges and other unforeseen circumstances to preserve the patient experience and prevent patient reneging.
  • Perform chart audits for clinical KPI monitoring at the center, organizational, and individual level as directed by the Medical Director
  • Assists in recruitment, provider qualification and training, maintenance of competencies, proficiency testing, and regulatory compliance.
  • Completes the regional staffing schedule using available automated tools, and dynamically works to keep staffing at correct levels.
  • Analyzes needs for higher or lower staffing tied to volume targets, and monitors NPS scores and complaints to identify positive and negative trends needing intervention.
  • Mentors new and existing employees in important aspects of care include EMR functionality, equipment use, clinical care and organizational imperatives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • MD/DO Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine.
  • Completion of Medical Residency with Board Certification required
  • Licensed as a physician in the State of Connecticut
  • Administrative experience in emergency medicine, urgent care, or a related field, preferably in a major medical center or health system, strongly preferred.
  • Outstanding communication and management skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with GoHealth staff, management, health system partners, required

We are Committed to Quality Care

Our Hartford HealthCare-GoHealth Urgent Care locations have been accredited by the Urgent Care Association. The only program of its kind, this accreditation was awarded for GoHealth Urgent Care's excellence in both certification and quality and safety standards. This accomplishment signifies our continued dedication to the patients we serve.

If you’re a dynamic, flexible, experienced Physician who wants to take your career to the next level, we look forward to speaking with you today!


GoHealth provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. We invite military veterans to apply for our positions. In addition to federal law requirements, GoHealth complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


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Why GoHealth?

GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding career opportunities in Connecticut, Missouri, New York City, North Carolina, Northwest Arkansas, Oklahoma City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: flexibility to practice urgent care medicine the way it was meant to be, without the stress and bureaucracy of hierarchical organizations. With reasonable work hours that don’t emotionally exhaust them or burn them out, our team can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives.

The lifestyle you can lead.

Hartford, the capital of Connecticut, has a population of 125,000 and something to offer everyone, with a mix of history, culture, entertainment and excellent restaurants. Hartford’s nearby suburbs are also a great place to live and work. Avon is home to beautiful Found Land Park and a historic one-room schoolhouse. Bloomfield features magnificent Penwood State Park. Roaring Brook Nature Center and Sweetheart Mountain’s tranquil trails are just outside Canton. These communities and others offer welcoming neighborhoods, good schools and an outstanding quality of life.