Physician - Urgent Care

Oakland County, MI 48341

Specialty Urgent Care
Profession Physician

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland (SJMO) has an excellent opportunity for an Urgent Care physician to provide leadership as Medical Director over Urgent Care facilities located in Oakland County, Michigan.

The selected physician will serve as a personal advocate for patients, physicians, staff and hospital administration to ensure that they are served in manner that meets their needs as a valued customer or employee.

The schedule for this opportunity includes providing a minimum of 18 administrative hours and a minimum of 56 clinical hours per pay period. The medical director will also be responsible for didactic lecture sessions with current medical students.

A qualified candidate for this opportunity will apply their leadership qualities to ensure that all practice members appropriately perform in a manner that reflects quality medical care and support of the hospitals vision, mission and values including:

  • Performing physician-needs assessments
  • Participating in physician and nurse manager recruiting and selection
  • Participating in the recruitment and selection of key staff
  • Developing and implementing performance standards for physicians and staff
  • Developing policies and procedures to ensure professional development and maintenance of clinical skills
  • Developing, monitoring, and reporting quality control programs
  • Ensuring compliance with all regulatory and accreditation standards
  • Reviewing standards for patient flow, access and satisfaction
  • Developing clinical pathways and service standards
  • Developing, monitoring and reporting on compliance plans for accreditation, regulatory requirements and reimbursement
  • Participation in plans to improve quality and maintain productivity
  • Provides quality and didactic reviews for physicians and staff
  • Developing and monitoring standards for medical record documentation, security and management
  • Assisting in developing marketing and promotional material and strategies
  • Maintaining standards to ensure a safe workplace
  • Serving on practice specific workgroups to ensure quality and financial standards are being maintained and improved
  • Collaborating with the development, and implementation of a quality program that is incorporated into the organization wide reporting system.
  • Assisting in the evaluation of medical staff performance, and when necessary, take corrective action and/or appropriate action in response to incident reports, ethical or professional challenges, and/or patient complaints.
  • Attending urgent care leadership meetings to review physician scheduling, narcotic logs, patient complaints, supply/equipment orders, process improvement initiatives, new urgent care launches, etc.
  • Serving as a liaison between urgent care, hospital ER, area physicians and specialists
  • Maintains a working knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, code of ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.

Clinical time will be spent performing clinical services such as delivering urgent and ambulatory care to walk-in patients. This includes examining, diagnosing, treating or otherwise addressing patient injuries, illnesses, ailments and/or urgent care needs, as well as fulfilling Medical Staff Membership requirements.

The selected physician will also lead didactic lecture sessions for current medical students. Each lecture session runs between one and a half to two hours at a time (one hour lecture and one hour prep time). Each preceptor is expected to do a total of five to six didactic sessions per core rotation (twelve weeks). The course coordinator will tabulate the number of sessions for each preceptor on a monthly basis and provide it to the student coordinator

St. Joseph Mercy Oakland is offering an excellent compensation package for the right Urgent Care physician to perform this leadership role in Oakland County, Michigan.


An excellent competitive compensation and complete benefits package is being offered for the right candidate.