Humana Medical Director - Florida in Vancouver, Washington
The Medical Director relies on medical background and reviews health claims. The Medical Director work assignments involve moderately complex to complex issues where the analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
The Medical Director provides medical interpretation and decisions about the appropriateness of services provided by other healthcare professionals in compliance with review policies, procedures, and performance standards. Begins to influence department's strategy. Makes decisions on moderately complex to complex issues regarding technical approach for project components, and work is performed without direction. Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignments. Candidates may live anywhere in the US, but must be willing to work East coast hours.
MD or DO degree
5+ years of direct clinical patient care experience post residency or fellowship, which preferably includes some experience in an inpatient environment and/or related to care of a Medicare type population (disabled or >65 years of age).
Board Certified in an approved ABMS Medical Specialty with continued certification throughout employment
Current and ongoing Board Certification in an approved ABMS Medical Specialty
A current and unrestricted license in at least one jurisdiction and willing to obtain additional license(s), if required.
No current sanction from Federal or State Governmental organizations, and able to pass credentialing requirements.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Evidence of analytic and interpretation skills, with prior experience participating in teams focusing on quality management, utilization management, case management, discharge planning and/or home health or post-acute services (such as inpatient rehabilitation).
Must have accessibility to high speed DSL or cable modem for a home office (satellite internet service is NOT allowed for this role); and a minimum internet connection speed of 10M x 1M
Knowledge of the managed care industry including Medicare Advantage, Managed Medicaid and/or Commercial products, or other Medical management organizations, hospitals/ Integrated Delivery Systems, health insurance, other healthcare providers, clinical group practice management.
Florida license preferred or be able to obtain
Utilization management experience in a medical management review organization, such as Medicare Advantage, managed Medicaid, or Commercial health insurance.
Experience with national guidelines such as MCG® or InterQual
Internal Medicine, Family Practice, Geriatrics, Hospitalist, Emergency Medicine clinical specialization
Advanced degree such as an MBA, MHA, or MPH
Exposure to Public Health principles, Population Health, analytics, and use of business metrics.
Experience working with Case managers or Care managers on complex case management, including familiarity with social determinants of health.
The curiosity to learn, the flexibility to adapt and the courage to innovate
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