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Physician Advisor

Location: 2776 Cleveland Ave, Fort Myers, FL
Department: Care Management
Categories: Physician
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

The main role of the Physician Advisor (PA) is to facilitate safe// efficient// appropriate patient flow within the hospital setting and the community// ensuring timely and proper care transitions// limiting readmissions// and guiding the healthcare team in proper compliance with payer regulations and policies. Metrics *Note: The metrics listed below are general in nature. As the application and pertinence of Healthcare Data is constantly changing// new metrics may be added// and the ones noted here may be modified or deleted. The PA will work to improve utilization patterns within the Health System as measured by: 1) ALOS 2) 30 Day Readmissions 3) Condition Code 44 Cases executed 4) Self Audit / BMO Rate 5) Consultation Rate of Hospitalists 6) Appropriate intrasystem transfers Organizational Design: Each campus of Lee Memorial Health System will have a PA. PAs will serve in collaborative relationships with the CAO and Director of Care Management at their respective campuses. The PAs will be responsible for their scheduling and call coverage.

Requirements:

Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
Preferred
and/or
M.D. (Doctor of Medicine)Requiredor
D.O. (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine)Required

Additional Requirements

Seven or more years of formal education required. Candidates must have a M.D. or D.O. degree and be board certified in an approved clinical specialty with post-graduate experience in direct patient care

Experience Requirements

Minimum Years RequiredArea of ExperienceRequired/
Preferred
and/or
1 YearMedicalRequired

Additional Requirements

Experience in utilization management and leadership. Understanding of the current managed care environment// contracts and contracted benefits. In order to relate to the wide variety of medical staff members// candidates who have private practice experience in the community are preferred.

State of Florida Licensure Requirements

LicensesRequired/
Preferred
and/or
Medical DoctorRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements

Certificates/RegistrationsRequired/
Preferred
and/or