"WE ARE LOOKING FOR A MEDICAL DIRECTOR IN SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA, CALIFORNIA (EAST BAY)
In support of our rapid nationwide growth, we are currently building out a new urgent care facility in the East Bay of the Greater San Francisco Bay Area (California). We are seeking exceptional applicants for an onsite Full-Time Medical Director to lead this new endeavor once we open the doors.
This is a ground-floor opportunity—you will be responsible for the medical operations of a new urgent care / primary care clinic, starting from its very first patient.
Provide outstanding, empathetic, patient-centric and patient-convenient care
Optimizing patient flows to minimize wait times and efficiently operate the clinic
Provide complete and timely documentation in our electronic medical record (EMR) system
Hire and supervise other medical providers. Initially this will be other staff physicians. As patient volumes increase, we may bring in Advanced Practice Clinicians (PAs/NPs).
At first, the role will be primarily patient-facing. If desired, further medical leadership opportunities will be available as patient volumes increase and as we open other sites in the Greater Bay Area.
What you can expect from AFC
Patient care without the administrative hassles—spend more time working with your patients to provide high-quality care
A defined, fixed, full-time (~40 hours/week) work schedule—no late nights/on-calls (although some weekends)
Average patient loads of approximately three patients per hour, during an average day (although with some ability to flex)
Fully equipped, brand new, state-of-the-art facilities with onsite labs, digital x-rays, POC pharmacy, and tablet-based EMR system
Medical malpractice insurance provided by employer
Competitive compensation, incentive bonus program, full benefits, 401(k) with matching, and generous PTO
Board Certified / Board Eligible
Active California Medical License
Current DEA Certification
Current BLS, ACLS, and PALS Certifications
3-5 years post-residency clinical experience, preferably within a primary care, urgent care, community care, ACO/Kaiser, IPA, or similar environment/association
Ability to treat patients of all ages
Exceptional patient listening, interpersonal, and empathy skills
Unparalleled bedside manner and compassionate approach that results in consistently high levels of patient satisfaction, word-of-mouth referrals, and return visits over time
Ability to sustain a positive work environment for all provider and support staff, including contributing to high job satisfaction and career advancement opportunities for others
Strong belief in (or at least amenable to) innovative healthcare delivery models, including alternative site care / patient convenience care in consumer/retail-based settings
Community, family, or professional ties to the East Bay (or at least a desire to become a valued member of the community)
Center hours will be Mon-Fri 8 am-8 pm, and Sat-Sun 8 am-6 pm. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Since 1982, American Family Care® (AFC) has pioneered the concept of non-emergency room urgent care. Founded by Dr. Bruce Irwin, AFC now goes beyond broken bones, offering everything from flu shots to physicals. We’re dedicated to quality care and patient satisfaction so that people can live life uninterrupted.
Physicians staff our centers, and we offer extended weekday hours. We’re also open on the weekend. There’s no need to make an appointment; walk-ins are always welcome. A visit to AFC is only a fraction of the cost of an emergency room trip, making it the smart alternative in non-life-threatening situations.
Inc. Magazine has ranked AFC as one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S. We’re proud to serve more than three million patients each year, and with over 200 clinics nationwide, we can offer accessible care close to home. With no appointments, short wait times, and in-network physicians available with extended hours, it’s no wonder more patients turn to AFC."