Medical Director - Managed Care

Location: Las Vegas, NV
Medical Director
 
Joining this team means you'll be surrounded by colleagues who are dedicated to meeting their own high standards, to inspiring their teammates and to making a positive impact on under-insured and uninsured individuals. The group is a fast, agile, customer-focused organization with a commitment to implementing the latest technologies.
 
Our client serves more than 55 million managed care members through their portfolio of high-quality commercial and government sponsored healthcare programs. The broad offering of programs that they provide has helped them to build both capacity and capability to successfully navigate a changing healthcare environment, while continuing to offer better health outcomes at lower costs.
 
Position Purpose:
Assist the Chief Medical Director to direct and coordinate the medical management, quality improvement and credentialing functions for the business unit.
 
Job Description:
  • Provides medical leadership of all for utilization management, cost containment, and medical quality improvement activities. Performs medical review activities pertaining to utilization review, quality assurance, and medical review of complex, controversial, or experimental medical services. Supports effective implementation of performance improvement initiatives for capitated providers.
  • Assists Chief Medical Director in planning and establishing goals and policies to improve quality and cost-effectiveness of care and service for members. Provides medical expertise in the operation of approved quality improvement and utilization management programs in accordance with regulatory, state, corporate, and accreditation requirements.
  • Assists the Chief Medical Director in the functioning of the physician committees including committee structure, processes, and membership. Oversees the activities of physician advisors. Utilizes the services of medical and pharmacy consultants for reviewing complex cases and medical necessity appeals. Participates in provider network development and new market expansion as appropriate. Assists in the development and implementation of physician education with respect to clinical issues and policies.
  • Identifies utilization review studies and evaluates adverse trends in utilization of medical services, unusual provider practice patterns, and adequacy of benefit/payment components. Identifies clinical quality improvement studies to assist in reducing unwarranted variation in clinical practice in order to improve the quality and cost of care. Interfaces with physicians and other providers in order to facilitate implementation of recommendations to providers that would improve utilization and health care quality. Reviews claims involving complex, controversial, or unusual or new services in order to determine medical necessity and appropriate payment.
  • Develops alliances with the provider community through the development and implementation of the medical management programs. As needed, may represent the business unit before various publics both locally and nationally on medical philosophy, policies, and related issues. Represents the business unit at appropriate state committees and other ad hoc committees
 
Qualifications:
Education/Experience:
  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy, board certified preferable in a primary care specialty (Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Pediatrics or Emergency Medicine).
  • The candidate must be an actively practicing physician.
  • Previous experience within a managed care organization is preferred.
  • Course work in the areas of Health Administration, Health Financing, Insurance, and/or Personnel Management is preferred.
  • Experience treating or managing care for a culturally diverse population preferred.
 
Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Managed Care
 
Licenses/Certifications:
  • Board Certification through American Board of Medical Specialists.
  • Current state medical license without restrictions.
 
Our client offers options that allow you to do more than just plan for retirement. Their programs allow shared success with employees.
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Training and Learning Opportunities/Tuition Reimbursement/Educational Assistance
  • On-site fitness center or discount at local fitness centers (most locations)
  • Discounts for select local and national products and services, including cell phones, computers and more
  • Other amenities may be available, but vary by location
 
Equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity, and values the ways in which we are different. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristic protected by applicable law.
 
 
 
 
April A. Estes
Senior Recruiter
720-439-2609 Direct
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