Medical Director (MD/DO)

Clinton Township, MI | Physician Leadership

Position Summary:

Henry Ford Health System, one of the nation's leading health care providers, and GoHealth Urgent Care, an on-demand consumer-centric care company, announced a new partnership to operate urgent care centers across southeastern Michigan. Three existing Henry Ford Macomb Urgent Care centers in Fraser, Chesterfield and Bruce Township will transition to the new joint venture in late 2021, and multiple new sites are expected to open in 2022 across southeast Michigan.

We're looking for a Medical Director to 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. The Medical Director will:
  • Direct and identify best practice standards including establishing clinical policies, procedures, rules, regulations and methods of operation related to the Henry Ford - GoHealth Urgent Care network.
  • Establish quality metrics and initiate process improvement programs. Support Henry Ford – GoHealth Urgent Care 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 Vice President of the network and the operational team to implement best practice operations for the network.
  • Manage and collaborate with Associate Medical Directors (AMDs) and Advance Practice Leads (APLs) (as 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 caregivers within their assigned region.
  • Collaborates across and within regions to share resources, implement improvement initiatives, and optimize clinical, financial, operational and customer service performance.
Job Requirements

Education

  • Medical Degree or equivalent from an accredited medical school required
  • Board certified in emergency medicine, family practice or med-peds
  • Current state medical license
Work Experience
  • Minimum of two (2) years of clinical leadership / administrative experience in emergency medicine, urgent care, or related field, preferably in a major medical center or health system, required.
  • Successful track record building, developing and leading high-performing medical teams; he or she must have strong analytical, management, delegation, organizational and administrative skills to develop and mentor a high performing team.
  • Outstanding communication and management skills, and an ability to work collaboratively with GoHealth staff, management, health system partners, required. Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven track record of flexibility and fluidity in managing many responsibilities, acting as a "coach" and manager while simultaneously managing multiple operational centers.
  • Possesses the tenure, knowledge, and skillset necessary to bring authority to new and existing relationships, both internal and external among physicians and non-physician executives.
  • Must possess recent experience in generally accepted and currently used methods and techniques.
Required Licenses/Certifications
  • Current state medical license at time of start
  • Clinical skills commensurate with a practice of evidence-based care and knowledge of standard of care for all common urgent care diagnoses
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Super-user level skills with a currently in-use electronic medical record preferred
  • Strong experience and skills in presentation of clinical and administrative topics to audiences of clinical and non-clinical staff in both formal in informal settings
  • Data analytics preferred

GoHealth Urgent Care is a different kind of practice.

  • Partnering with Henry Ford 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.
UPDATE: COVID Vaccine Announcement: GoHealth Urgent Care is requiring all new hires to disclose their COVID-19 vaccination status in all markets. In certain markets, it will be required that new hires be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 vaccine (either the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine series or the single dose Johnson & Johnson Janssen vaccine) prior to their first day of employment. This is a condition of employment, unless a faith-based or medical exemption is approved.

All qualified persons are granted an equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity or expression, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, genetic information, medical condition, family care leave status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status. The company will comply with all fair employment laws in each of the jurisdictions where we conduct business.


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Why GoHealth?

GoHealth Urgent Care has outstanding career opportunities in Connecticut, Delaware, Michigan, 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.

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