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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


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.


Educational Requirements

Degree/Diploma ObtainedProgram of StudyRequired/
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/
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

Medical DoctorRequired

Certifications/Registration Requirements