Medical Director of Clinical Effectiveness - South Florida
Prominent Healthcare System is seeking a Medical Director of Clinical Effectiveness (CE) to join its team of physician leaders. Through collaboration with the hospital' s Chief Medical Officer, Utilization Review Committee, medical staff leadership, and the Clinical Effectiveness team, the Medical Director will proactively work to identify opportunities to improve utilization of hospital resources and increase the quality of patient care. The successful candidate will be expected to conform to and maintain the highest professional standards for quality patient care. He/she will make decisions about referred individual patient cases regarding pre-admission authorizations, medical necessity, and appropriateness of admissions, services/setting, and continued stay. Additionally, the selected leader will conduct peer-to-peer reviews when needed, provide physician education on the benefits/need for CE, review resource management cases with attending physicians and encourage physicians to participate in CE activities related to appropriate discharge planning and improvement of quality documentation. The Medical Director will also assist in the development and promotion of resource management goals and objectives, serve as liaison to and between the medical staff and health information management departments and develop screening criteria for appropriate use of ancillary services, specialty units and/or other targeted areas.
Applicants should demonstrate excellent communication and critical thinking skills in addition to decisive judgment. Prior experience in one or more branches of medicine or surgery is required, including at least five years of medical staff organization/administrative experience in a large acute care hospital. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience.
Utilization review and Quality Assurance experience is mandatory for this position.
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