Medical – CC All Sites – Associate Medical Director

Thundermist Health Center

Thundermist’s Mission – To improve the health of our patients and communities by delivering exceptional health care, removing barriers to that care, and advancing healthy lifestyles.

Please note, effective September 1,2021, all Thundermist employees are required to have an initial dose of vaccine to prevent Covid-19. Effective October 1, 2021, all employees of RI licensed health care facilities must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19. Employees may be deemed exempt from this requirement based on documentation from their health care provider.

Job Description

Job Title: Associate Medical Director of Convenient Care Services

Reports to: Medical Director

Department: Medical

FLSA Status: Exempt

Job Grade: P

Version Date: March 2023 

General Responsibilities:

The Associate Medical Director of Convenient Care, in conjunction with the Convenient Care and site management teams including the Medical Director of Convenient Care, is responsible for assisting in the oversight of the provision of Convenient Care services at all Thundermist locations, as well as providing clinical care to patients in accordance with the policies, procedures and philosophies of Thundermist Health Center. The Associate Medical Director is a key member of the on-site management team, working closely with the Medical Director, Practice Manager/Director, and Manager/Director of Nursing in a variety of areas, including site/provider clinical quality performance and clinical operations. The Associate Medical Director plays a major role in supporting the mission of the health center in the community by acting as a liaison between the health center and the wider health professional community. The Associate Medical Director works closely with the Medical Director in the area of clinical risk management and issues pertaining to provider clinical performance. They would also be involved in Clinical Quality Improvement and Professional Development projects.


Required Qualifications:

  1. APRN with Board Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner
  2. One or more years of clinical practice in primary care, convenient care or similar practice setting.
  3. Full, unrestricted RI license to practice healthcare.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Candidates who do not meet all of the preferred qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Significant Job Functions:


  • Participate with the Medical Director on the Thundermist Health Center Clinical Leadership team. As a member of this team, you will participate in reviewing and setting Thundermist Health Center clinical practices and policies.


  • Work with the Convenient Care Medical Director and Convenient Care Practice director in organizing personnel and operational activities of Thundermist Health Center to optimize productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.


  • Prepare and recommend qualifications statements and center policy for credentialing, job descriptions and evaluation standards of medical providers;
  • In conjunction with the Practice Director and Medical Director, interview all medical provider candidates for Convenient Care;
  • In conjunction with the Medical Director prepare and perform annual evaluations for all site medical providers in conjunction with the COO;
  • Provide supervision for all medical providers, including quality review audits; one on one staff meetings; participate in determination of disciplinary actions and terminations of medical personnel in conjunction with the Chief Medical Officer, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer and Human Resources.
  • Help with professional development and career development and mentor/guide providers when needed.


  • Interpret clinical data; manage and supervise medical care of patients.
  • In conjunction with Chief Operating Officer, Medical Director and Practice Director, participate in periodic review of practice management functions and measures;
  • In conjunction with the Medical Director, review patient satisfaction surveys in conjunction with the site leadership team, secondary review of patient complaints, primary responsibility for resolution of complaints against medical providers;
  • Participate in periodic clinical reviews, including provider dashboards and peer reviews. With the assistance of the Medical Director and Practice Director, monitor compliance with clinical standards.

Physical Effort/ Environment:

  • This role is onsite
  • While certain accommodations can be made, this position requires some physical exertion and dexterity in performing certain medical procedures and rendering patient care.

Work Schedule Demands:

  • Full time (40 hours,) to include: Full time (40 hours) to include: 66 hours bi-weekly, 10 administrative hours, 4 flex hours.

Communication Skills:

  • Exceptional oral and written skills needed. Proficient in medical terminology.

Confidentiality of Information:

Thundermist is dedicated in securing the privacy and confidentiality of protected health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It is the responsibility of all employees to comply to state and federal guidelines in accessing sensitive information.

Will have access to agency information and must be kept confidential.

ADA & EEOC Statement:

Thundermist provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Thundermist is dedicated to the goal of building and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workforce committed to caring for patients in a manner that is respectful of cultural difference. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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