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Clinical Instructor, Associate Medical Director - Urgent Care, Family Medicine, UW Medicine Primary Care, Seattle

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School / Campus / College: School of Medicine

Organization: UW Medicine Primary Care

Title: Clinical Instructor, Associate Medical Director - Urgent Care, Family Medicine, UW Medicine Primary Care, Seattle

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Position Description

University of Washington Department of Family Medicine (DFM) and UW Medicine Primary Care and Population Health (UWPC) are seeking a physician leader to serve as Associate Medical Director for the Urgent Care. Candidates should have leadership and clinical experience in an Urgent Care setting, be Board Certified, and possess strong communication and team building skills.

The ideal candidate will have a clear vision for the role of Urgent Care in our communities and in our healthcare system, strong clinical leadership skills, effective communication and facilitation skills, and the ability to collaborate with other leaders in the network and UW Medicine system.

UWPC and the DFM are committed to supporting clinician leaders in their professional growth, and the position would offer ongoing training and opportunities to collaborate with Medical Directors in a wide range of clinical leadership activities.

The Associate Medical Director will be an urgent care provider within UWPC and a UW DFM faculty member and meets all the requirements thereof.  The Associate Medical Director reports to the Medical Director as well as to the Chair,  Department of Family Medicine.  This leadership role is a .60 FTE, in addition to clinical FTE. The anticipated start date is Winter 2022/2023. In addition to fulfilling their leadership and management roles, this position will support educational programming throughout the continuum of medical education at one of the most prestigious Departments of Family Medicine in the world.

Responsibilities as Urgent Care Associate Medical Director will include, but is not limited to: 

  • Manages, develops, and evaluates competence and satisfaction of assigned workforce of Urgent Care Providers.
  • Monitors the performance of Urgent Care service line through delegation and accountability of outcome measures.
  • Collaborates with regional leadership and the Executive team in setting strategic priorities and overseeing financial accountability and budget plan.
  • Champions the system and network priorities and initiatives for service and access.
  • Integrates the concepts of Quadruple Aim and continual performance improvement into planning, processes and practices and orchestrates change to improve clinical and organizational outcomes and wellbeing.
  • Promotes standardization of operations at each urgent care, working with Clinic Chiefs regarding implementation and progress of standardized workflows.
  • Ensures high level of communication between Urgent Care providers, clinic, regional and network leadership and other organizational groups.
  • Oversees provider recruiting, onboarding, training and retention in collaboration with administrative team members and clinic chiefs.
  • Champions equity, diversity and inclusion in all administrative and clinical activities.
  • Assists in addressing provider performance issues.
  • Fulfills responsibilities of clinical faculty in the Department of Family Medicine, including teaching.

We offer:

  • Teaching opportunities
  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • A culture supportive of work/life balance
  • Strong network of specialists


Candidates must have earned an MD or DO, or foreign equivalent, completed residency, and should be board certified in Family Medicine.  Candidates will need to posses or obtain a valid Washington State medical license and DEA cert.


Apply here by uploading your CV.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact:
Deirdre Kayne Mimura, Physician Recruiter for UW Medicine Primary Care

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