Medical Director (MD/DO)

Avon, CT | Physicians

Position Summary:

At GoHealth Urgent Care, we place the needs of our patients first - by providing an effortless patient experience, a welcoming culture of care and seamless integration with market-leading health systems and our communities.
GoHealth partners with regional health systems that are at the forefront of care delivery innovation, including Northwell Health (f/k/a/ North Shore-LIJ), New York's largest health system, Legacy Health, the largest nonprofit, locally owned health system in the Portland-Vancouver area, Dignity Health, one of the nation's largest health care systems, headquartered in San Francisco, and now Hartford HealthCare, the largest integrated health system in the state of Connecticut.

We are Committed to Quality Care
Our Connecticut locations have been accredited by Urgent Care Association of America. The only program of its kind, this accreditation was awarded for GoHealth's excellence in both certification and quality and safety standards. This accomplishment signifies our continued dedication to the patients we serve.
We are looking for a Medical Director - Physician (MD/DO) to join our growing team in Connecticut.

Essential Functions

  • Lead, counsel, and engage a frontline clinical workforce of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants, focusing on the highest level of care and a high standard of customer satisfaction. Work directly with Regional Physician Leads (if applicable) to manage their respective regions.
  • Direct and identify best practice standards including establishing clinical policies, procedures, rules, regulations and methods of operation related to the Hartford Healthcare - GoHealth Urgent Care Network.
  • Establish quality metrics and initiate process improvement programs. Support Hartford Healthcare-GoHealth Network's strategy to increase exposure and to enhance the image of the Program to health care providers and residents. Participate in the development of patient education materials and seminars.
  • Work collaboratively with the Market President of the network and the operational team to implement best practice operations for the network.
  • Manages and collaborates with Regional Physician Leads (if applicable) in 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 care-givers within their assigned region.
  • Collaborates across and within regions to share resources, implement improvement initiatives, and optimize clinical, financial, operational and customer service performance.


  • B/C Family Medicine, Medicine/Pediatrics, or Emergency Medicine & experience with patients of all ages
  • Must have at least 3-5 years prior clinical leadership experience (Urgent Care leadership experience is preferred)

Additional Details

  • Rapidly growing network with eight urgent care centers at the end of 2017 and an additional six centers scheduled to open in 2018
  • Full-time position with duties divided between clinical care and administration 
  • Competitive compensation package including base salary, leadership stipend, and annual bonuses. Relocation assistance also available.
  • Malpractice insurance, health/dental/vision, PTO, CME allowance, and 401k/457b
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 urgent care career opportunities in Connecticut, Missouri, New York City, San Francisco and the Portland-Vancouver area. And all of these positions have one thing in common: the 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 or burn them out, providers can balance and prioritize their professional and personal lives. And our practice model helps free them from excessive paperwork and overly burdensome regulatory programs that take away from the time they could spend providing the highest-quality care for their patients.

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.