ASSOCIATE MEDICAL DIRECTOR in Colorado Springs, CO at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 8/15/2018

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Job Description

We are currently seeking a dynamic Associate Medical Director to join our team in Colorado Springs office on either a Full Time or Part Time basis.  The Associate Medical Director assists the Medical Director in assuring quality, cost-effective service delivery of all contracted medical health services. Uses standardized utilization management protocols to contain costs and achieve quality goals. Provides consultation to primary care practices and facilitates the development of high-functioning healthy neighborhoods.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of policies and procedures to support medical management objectives from the perspective of primary care.
  • Evaluates and optimizes health outcomes of groups to include distribution of outcomes within the group.
  • Educates peer advisors and care managers about primary care management policies and procedures. Works with medical/clinical staff on outlier management issues and performance improvement/corrective actions.
  • Assists in developing and evaluating in the collection and analysis of data and formulation of clinical utilization strategies and programs related to population health and delivery of primary care aspects of integration with behavioral health.
  • Provides primary care medical leadership to the clinical, provider network and Intensive Care Management staff. Participates on a case by case basis with various and quality management committees, task forces, work groups, and clinical rounds.
  • Assists in and coordinates the development and design of performance standards, clinical policies and procedures, criteria related to primary care integration with behavioral health.
  • Assists in monitoring and ensuring compliance with state and federal regulatory requirements, as they relate to access and primary care medical care issues.

Position Requirements:

  • EDUCATION:  MD or DO degree from an accredited medical school with Board Certification in a Primary Care Specialty  Subspecialty or experience with Public Health and Epidemiology is preferred.
  • LICENSURE:  Colorado Medical License
  • Relevant Work Experience:   Position requires five years of clinical practice in a primary care setting. Experience with inpatient and outpatient care is desirable. Position requires in-depth knowledge of medical care delivery systems, utilization management, quality improvement, peer review, contracting, benefits interpretation, provider relations, and member services. Knowledge, experience, and demonstrated success in medical/clinical management operations in a managed care environment is preferred.


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    Beacon Health Options, is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer as well as a Drug Free and Tobacco Free Work Environment. EOE/AA/M/F/Veterans/Disabled




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