Associate Medical Director - Eastern Market AtlantiCare Urgent Care

Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Mar 20, 2019
Mar 19, 2020
Emergency Medicine
Full Time
Position Type

Associate Medical Director, AtlantiCare Urgent Care Network

The AtlantiCare Physician Group Urgent Care Associate Medical Director will support the Eastern Market locations which includes nine centers along the southern NJ coast; Expanding from Manahawkin to Cape May Court House, NJ. The Associate Medical Director will report to the Urgent Care Medical Director and be accountable to this individual for peer review, clinical quality and provide patient care clinical services.   The Associate Medical Director will work collaboratively with the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Urgent Care and RN Nurse Directors. 

This role will be responsible for positive group culture and will ensure high quality, efficient and consumer friendly care for urgent care at all AtlantiCare locations.  This exciting leadership role provides the opportunity for flexible work life balance.  One weekend per month is required, two-three shifts per week (mix of 12,8 and 4 hour shifts) with the ability to work remotely to perform administrative tasks.  Additional tasks will include providing assistance with physician recruitment, interviewing candidates and applicant selection.  You will have the ability to share your innovative ideas by implementing special projects, highlighting your strengths by incorporating urgent care best practices and leading one of Southeastern New Jersey’s largest urgent care networks.

Physician Leadership Experience

  • Accepts responsibility for shared goals
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal skills and is respected and trusted by colleagues and peers across the system
  • Demonstrates professional behavior in all settings
  • Committed to high efficiency, quality and productivity in both the inpatient and outpatient arenas
  • Exhibits AtlantiCare's values and CICARE standards
  • BC in Emergency or Family Medicine

Leadership Duties

  • Develop strong professional relationships with each provider in order to foster an environment of trust and team oriented behaviors
  • Participates in monthly meetings with Urgent Care Medical Director
  • Monitor and achieve goals set forth in the Urgent Care scorecards
  • Develop and implement an APG urgent care quality improvement plan, best practice protocols, and clinical pathways conforming to both AtlantiCare and regulatory agency standards
  • Participate in system performance improvement activities and/or assigns others as appropriate
  • Leads physician strategies that align behaviors/ actions to assure an optimal patient experience and create patient loyalty
  • Supports physician participation in all system-wide education and training
  • Encourages collaborative participation by all of the APG Urgent Care providers with other specialties – supporting AtlantiCare First and Hub & Spoke initiatives
  • Conducts onboarding and annual performance evaluations for providers in region and review with Medical Director
  • Assists with the coordination planning, development and execution of the employer’s Urgent Care center expansion and improvement projects
  • Promotes a regional reputation of excellence
  • Co-Lead monthly staff meetings with RN Directors
  • Perform Physician Chart Reviews (3 per quarter/physician)
  • Act as Collaborating Physician for APNs and PAs
  • Perform APN and PA Chart Reviews (5 per month/APN,PA)
  • Work closely with Medical Director to address concerns related to provider performance
  • Participate in local/community events
  • Participates in other duties, as necessary

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