Lakewood Regional Medical Center is proud to be an integral part of the surrounding community. From orthopedics to cardiac care to urology, we have received many designations for quality care. Although we appreciate these prestigious honors, we are most honored by the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We are committed to finding new ways to improve and make our hospital the best place for patients, physicians, and employees. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you, and we are here any time you need help. We offer competitive salaries and benefits, including a matching 401(k), several health & dental plans to choose from, generous tuition assistance plans, and relocation assistance for select positions.
Physician Advisor Position Summary
Responsible for medical staff leadership to the Utilization Management Committee (UMC) and the Case Management (CM) and Health Information Management (HIM)/Clinical Documentation Improvement Departments.
Leads and promotes processes for patients to receive medically necessary and high-quality care throughout the continuum of care. Stays abreast of professional best practices and community standards of care. Assists the Administration in reducing financial risks associated with denials that are due to providing medically unnecessary or preventable services and extended lengths of stays.
Physician Advisor, Part Time Days candidate will possess the following education, licenses/certifications, and experience:
Doctor of Medicine Degree (M. D. ) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Degree (D. O. ). Prefer advanced degree in Business and/or Health Care Administration.
2 years in a physician leadership role. Prefer Utilization Management and hospital committee chair. Prefer demonstrated ability to work in a collegial role with members of the medical staff and to engage in education to hospital medical staff. Prefer successfully conducted physician-to-physician discussions with payers.
Current State MD or DO License and an ABMS (American Board of Medical Specialties) Certification.