Suburban Hospital

Physician Advisor (24536484)
Location: Bethesda, Maryland - United States
Posted: 9/9/2019

Physician Advisor

Full Time Days MD The Physician Advisor (PA) conducts clinical reviews on cases referred by care mangement staff and/or other healthcare professionals to meet regulatory requirements and in accordance with the hospitals objectives for assuring quality patient care and effective, efficient utilzation of health care services.

The PA meets with care management and health care team members to discuss selected cases and make reccomendations for care, interacting with medical staff members and medical directors of third party payers to discuss the needs of patients and alternative levels of care.

The PA acts as consultant to and resource for attending physicians regarding their decisions relative to appropriateness of hospitalization, continued stay, and use of resources. The PA further acts as a resource for the medical staff regarding federal and state utilization and quality regulations.

As the CDI physician advisor, the PA will act as a liaison between the CDI professional, HIM, and the hospital's medical staff to facilitate accurate and complete documentauion of coding and abstracting of clinical data, capture of severity, acuity and risk of mortality, in addition to DRG assignment.

As the Medical Informatics physician advisor, the PA will act as a liaison between the Electronic Health Record (ERH) implementation team and the medical staff ensuring that the system is optimized for effective physician use. The PA helps facilitate training for the physicians.

The PA reports to the Care Managment Department Director and the SVP of Medical Affairs.

Educational Requirements: Graduate of an accredited medical school. Additional education in quallity, utilization manangement and documentation thourgh continuing medical education programs and self study.

Experience: Minimum of 5 years recent experience in clinical practice. Utilization management experience as a member of the UM oversight committee or past physician advisor experience is preferred.

Must be licensed physician in the state of Maryland.

Additional Requirments / Information

Job Capacity:Employee (full-time)
Minimum Education Level:See Job Description
Visa Sponsorship: No
Related Industries:Medical
You can see it. You can feel it:
Our dedication to be your employer of choice. It means ensuring that you have the tools, technologies, decision-making empowerment, and both the personal and professional support you need every day, every time. Welcome to Suburban Hospital, driven to exceed the expectations of both patients and the professionals who join us. We invite you to bring your future to the hospital that has set the standard for healthcare excellence in the Washington, D.C. area for over 65 years.

Uniquely positioned.
Our affiliations with the National Institutes of Health and Johns Hopkins Medicine position us to deliver quality healthcare to the communities we serve and amazing careers. Here, you will find choices that span a full range of Allied Health services with a not-for-profit hospital that is implicitly patient focused.

Discover career opportunities that include our:

Level II Trauma Center
Cancer Program
Joint Replacement Center
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Laboratory Services
Respiratory Therapy
Radiation Oncology
Behavioral Health Services

Immerse yourself in an environment that merges the close-knit community hospital experience with cutting-edge technology. Everyone is valued here. Everyone has an opportunity to make a difference here.

More Reasons to Join Us.
Major Campus Enhancement Project Comprehensive Benefits Ongoing Education Scholarships Tuition Reimbursement Emerging Leaders Program for Clinical and Management Advancement Paid Annual Leave Wellness Programs EAP Relocation Assistance

Ideal Location.
You will love our location in Bethesda, Maryland, one of the most desirable suburbs in the Washington D.C. metro area. Our setting offers great culture, arts, dining, educational resources, and close proximity to the museums and history of the nation’s capital.

Suburban Hospital | 8600 Old Georgetown Road | Bethesda, MD 20814 | 301-896-3100 | EOE M/F/D/V. Smoke-free environment.

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