Medical Director - Behavioral Health Utilization Review

Expiring today

Recruiter
Cameron Craig
Location
Henderson
Salary
205000.00 - 265000.00 USD Annual
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
24 Jun 2017
Job Title
Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are in search of a Medical Director who is Board Certified as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy, board certified in Psychiatry. Board Certification must be through an approved ABMS Board: Board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Current state medical license without restrictions.
To be considered you must be an actively practicing physician who is perhaps in the 3rd or 4th quarter of your career and is looking for a change to be working in Utilization Review. This position offers great work/life balance. No more Call and no more weekends.
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.
Regional relocation is available. Our client is located in the Henderson, NV region so you would need to live in the region. There is a Performance Bonus of 20% or possibly higher. Since the work you would be doing will involve Utilization review work in multiple states, it is required you do not have a restricted license. You will not have any direct reports in this role. Salary starts at $ 205,000 and goes up depending on experience.
Our client provides health insurance solutions for the under-insured and uninsured, and through specialty services. Our client is a firm believer in focusing on the whole health of a person.
It is a plus if you have the following, but NOT required: 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.
In this role :
you have the opportunity to utilize all of your years of clinical practice to assist the Chief and Senior Medical Director in planning and establishing goals and policies to improve quality and cost-effectiveness of care and service for members. This includes health plans through Medicaid, Medicare and the Health Insurance Marketplace.
You will oversee the activities of physician advisors who are reviewing complex cases and medical necessity appeals.
You will perform medical review activities pertaining to utilization review, quality assurance, and medical review of complex, controversial, or experimental medical services. You could be reviewing claims involving complex, controversial, or unusual or new services in order to determine medical necessity and appropriate payment.
Identify and implement clinical quality improvement studies to assist in reducing unwarranted variation in clinical practice in order to improve the quality and cost of care.
Benefits:
Our client offers outstanding health insurance benefits: paying most of your benefits costs and in some cases pay 100 percent. Most of the benefits not covered by the company are paid with pre-tax payroll deductions.
401(k) retirement with company match and Employee stock purchase plan
They also offer: Vacation, Personal and Sick time, Paid Company Holidays , Employee Assistance Program (EAP), 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.
Please email us your resume along with the best days and times to reach you. We look forward to discussing this exciting and rewarding opportunity.