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System Medical Director, Urgent Care Division

Atlantic Health System
Morristown, New Jersey
Competitive Salary with Comprehensive Benefits Package
Closing date
Oct 17, 2023

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Specialty / Focus
Urgent Care
Position Type
Medical Director
Practice Type
Practice Management, Urgent Care Center
Practice Setting
Hospital / Health System, Non-profit
Employment Type
Employee (W2)

Job Details

Atlantic Health System is Seeking a System Medical Director - Urgent Care Division for a Great Opportunity in New Jersey

Atlantic Health System (AHS), one of the largest integrated healthcare systems in New Jersey, is seeking a highly motivated and experienced System Medical Director to lead and manage multiple urgent care sites across the organization. The System Medical Director will be responsible for engagement, alignment, and support of Atlantic Urgent Care (AUC), managing Physicians to help AHS achieve its mission and vision, achieve AHS ambulatory goals and performance expectations, and maintain AHS values and behaviors, in collaboration with AUC Leadership, AHS Service Line and AHS leadership.


The ideal candidate for the System Medical Director role will have at least 5 years of experience in healthcare administration with a proven track record of leadership in an urgent care environment. This physician leader will be capable of managing multiple urgent care locations, starting with 12 sites across New Jersey and increasing to 20 by the end of the year. The candidate should also possess extensive knowledge and experience as an emergency medicine physician, with previous experience in managing an urgent care facility, as well as site medical directors and staff. Strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills are also essential for this role.



  • MD or DO degree Board certification in his/her specialty area
  • Must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of New Jersey
  • 5+ years’ experience since residency or fellowship and showing experience in leadership
  • Proven ability to manage medical directors and/or other senior healthcare leaders
  • Experience working in emergency medicine or urgent care settings
  • Ability to rotate through multiple sites regularly
  • Thorough understanding of healthcare regulations and compliance requirements



  • Competitive salary with robust benefits with health, dental, Rx and vision plans
  • 403b retirement plan with company match
  • Reimbursement for Relocation
  • Comprehensive Malpractice Policy
  • Non-Profit Health System – eligible for Federal Student Loan Forgiveness
  • $5,000 for Annual CME and Time Off incremental to PTO days
  • Full reimbursement for Boards and Licensing fees
  • Tuition reimbursement for Advanced Degrees
  • Outstanding growth & mentorship opportunities


To learn more about this position and other opportunities with Atlantic Health System, please send your CV to Lori Velasco, Physician Recruiter at


About Us:

Atlantic Health System is at the forefront of medicine, setting standards for quality health care in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and the New York metropolitan area. Powered by a workforce of almost 17,500 team members and 4,800 affiliated physicians dedicated to building healthier communities, Atlantic Health System serves more than half of the state of New Jersey including 11 counties and 4.9 million people.  In 2022, Atlantic Health System Marked our 14th Consecutive Year on the Fortune ‘100 Best Companies to Work For®

Atlantic Medical Group is a physician-led and physician governed organization that delivers the highest quality health care for Atlantic Health Systems (AHS).   AMG is a multispecialty physician group with more than 1000 physicians, nurse practitioner and physician assistants at over 300 locations throughout north and central New Jersey.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and, therefore, abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, sexual or affectional orientation, national origin or nationality, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, protected veteran status, ancestry, marital status.  


Connections That Matter.

We are unique because of the connections our team members make with our patients, our communities and each other. At Atlantic Health System you will work with a talented and diverse team with a shared commitment to building healthier communities, while helping you reach your highest potential.

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