Psychiatry Medical Director Opportunity in Arizona
Company: Necnic Group, LLC
Posted on: March 18, 2019
Psychiatric-Mental Health opening in Tucson, Arizona. This and other physician jobs brought to you by DocCafe.com Tucson, AZ - Medical Director (Psychiatry) Position Purpose: Assist the Chief Medical Officer to direct and coordinate the medical management, quality improvement and credentialing functions for the business unit. --- Provides medical leadership for utilization management activities, Organizational Determinations, and medical review activities pertaining to utilization review, quality assurance, medical review of complex, and controversial or experimental medical services such as transplants utilizing the services of consultants --- Performs case reviews and appeals for all health plans --- Facilitates Grand Rounds and case reviews with other clinicians and external treating providers --- Participates as an active member of the Integrated Care team (ICT) --- In collaboration with the Chief Medical Officer, develops clinical programs and approaches targeted to improve health outcomes for complex care and high acuity populations --- Assists Chief Medical Officer in planning, 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 --- 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 --- Reviews claims involving complex, controversial, or unusual or new services in order to determine medical necessity and appropriate payment #LI-AA1 Qualifications: Knowledge/Experience: Requires a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy, board certified in Psychiatry. Previous experience within a managed care organization, specifically reviewing for Organizational Determinations, 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. The candidate must be an actively practicing physician. License/Certifications: Board Certification through American Board Medical Specialties. Current state medical license without restrictions. Certificate in Integrated Care Management by University of Massachusetts Center for Integrated Primary Care (or similar training) or complete within 6 months of hire. Relocation is provided. Keyphrases: psychiatry jobs, psychiatrist jobs, psychologist jobs, psychiatric nurse practitioner jobs
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