Job Description

Job Title: UPMC Shadyside Urgent Care- Medical Director
Job ID: 1700002V
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Emergency Medicine
Department: UPP36 - Shadyside Urgent Care
Location: 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh PA 15213


UPMC Emergency Medicine is seeking a Physician, board-certified in Family Practice or Emergency Medicine for exciting Urgent Care opportunities at various locations. UPMC Emergency Medicine is the largest employer of emergency physicians in Pennsylvania. We offer exceptional career growth opportunities and stability as part of a financially strong and thriving world class health system. Our outstanding compensation and benefits package includes malpractice with full tail, an employer-funded retirement plan, paid health insurance, generous CME allowance and more. From an academic perspective, we successfully have one of the top EM residency programs in the country.
UPMC is currently interested in a Medical Director at Shadyside. The cultural and sports activities of downtown Pittsburgh are easily accessible from all locations. Hours of operation are 9am-9pm daily with no call and no overnight shifts. Physician will provide and manage direct patient care, including physical examinations, evaluations, assessments, diagnoses and treatment. Additionally, physicians will complete procedures such as splinting, suturing and managing infection and wound care. Most of our full time physicians work from 11-13 shifts per month. Administrative duties for our Site Lead Physicians come with an extra stipend and include supervision of our highly trained Urgent Care APPs and their chart sign off, creating the provider schedule, QA review, complaint resolution, and attendance at quarterly directors meetings.
Administrative Responsibilities:
  • Medical Director shall participate in the Quality Assurance programs for the UPMC Urgent Care at Shadyside, and shall faithfully perform each and every duty which may be incumbent upon him/her to perform as necessary to ensure the UPMC Urgent Care at Shadyside compliance with all applicable accrediting and licensing requirements, including without limitation, the requirements and standards established from time-to-time by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations and CMS. 
  • Medical Director shall take responsibility for evaluating and answering all complaints and inquiries of patients concerning professional medical services in the UPMC Urgent Care at Shadyside.  In addition, shall furnish UPP Emergency Medicine with a written analysis of each such complaint, and shall include in the analysis any actions recommended by the Site Lead for the purpose of improving any deficiencies, as appropriate. 
  • Medical Director is the first level of contact to arrange emergency call off coverage. The use of the Urgent Care Schedule Coordinator and Chief of Urgent Care Services will serve as back up when securing coverage is problematic. The Medical Director is also responsible for approving site providers’ vacation requests and personal days off requests based on current UPP policy.
  • While working their regular shifts, will participate in the back up consultation schedule for APP’s working without physician back up.
  • Shall perform all other duties as assigned by UPP Emergency Medicine.


Licensure, Certifications and Clearances:

Family Practice, Emergency Medicine or Internal Medicine Board Certified.

Salary Range: $ to $

Union Position:

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