This position serves as a clinical resource and consultant to Nurse Case Managers and other health care professionals providing identification, facilitation and resolution of utilization issues through phone contact and face to face rounds. Responsibilities also include addressing issues of medical necessity, compliance, level of care, length of stay, readmission review, resource management, etc. Participation required in process improvement discussions to improve clinical outcomes, compliance with regulatory requirements, and address reimbursement barriers. Physician Advisor will also advise, assist and educate physicians, advanced practice providers, nurse care managers, nurses and all others involved in the delivery of timely, appropriate and cost effective care.
Qualifications: Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Residency trained physician, Board Certified / Board Eligible; experience desired.
UHS Medical Group is a progressive multi-specialty group with a large primary care base, consisting of over 400 healthcare providers in 30+ medical and surgical specialties in multiple locations. The group is affiliated with United Health Services Hospitals, the regional leader in healthcare. There is a strong market presence in the region and an excellent referral base.