Associate Medical Director

Portland, OR | Physicians

Position Summary:

GoHealth Urgent Care, one of the nation's fastest-growing urgent care networks, is seeking a progressive Associate Medical Director (AMD) for its network of centers in the Portland metro area.

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

Salary and benefits are competitive, including health/dental/vision, retirement, and a generous PTO and CME allowance.

Essential Functions

  • Collaborate with the Medical Director and Legacy GoHealth 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.

Qualifications

  • M.D. Degree or equivalent from an accredited College of Medicine.
  • Completion of Medical Residency with Board Certification (Family Medicine, Med-Peds or Emergency Medicine strongly preferred)
  • 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.

GoHealth Urgent Care invites military veterans to apply for our positions.


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. 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, 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.

The Greater Portland market spans both Washington and Oregon. Magnificent Mount Hood is always in view, accessed by the historic Columbia River Highway, which winds through beautiful rivers, waterfalls, valleys and scenic sights. Local attractions include the Pittock Mansion, St. Johns Bridge, the International Rose Test Garden, Lan Su Chinese Garden, and the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry. There are also many wineries and breweries, the Portland Farmers Market, and lots of local music and nightlife — plus great shopping and restaurants. And you’ll find many friendly neighborhoods with great schools.