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Part-Time Psychiatrist (MD or DO) / Peer Advisor in Colorado Springs, CO at Beacon Health Options

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Job Description

Part-Time Psychiatrist / Peer Advisor (MD or DO)

ABOUT THE POSITION

We are currently seeking a part-time Psychiatrist/Peer Advisor to join our team at our office in Colorado Springs.  The Peer Advisor will be responsible for consulting with care managers and care manager supervisors to evaluate appropriateness and level of care for complex or difficult cases. 


Position Responsibilities:

  • Reviews cases using professional knowledge to apply NMN clinical criteria to render certification decisions.
  • Collaborates with providers to determine alternate levels of care and to facilitate transfers to network facilities and providers when applicable.
  • Evaluates provider/facilities and providers data for provider profiling.
  • Individuals that conduct peer clinical review must be available by telephone or in person to discuss review determinations with attending physicians or other ordering providers; availability within one business day to discuss a case.
  • Interacts with managers and directors on identified current problem areas or cases and provides possible recommendations to enhance coordination of actions across department/services


Position Requirements:

Education: M.D. or D.O. degree from an accredited medical school with Board certification in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.  Subspecialty in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry an advantage.


Licensure:  Colorado Medical License


Relevant Work Experience:   Position requires five years of clinical practice in mental health.  Experience at a mental health facility with inpatient and outpatient care is desirable.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Position requires in-depth knowledge of medical care delivery systems, utilization management, and peer review

Knowledge, experience, and demonstrated success in medical/clinical management operations in a managed care environment is preferred.

Strong Interpersonal skills, customer service orientation and excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.


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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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