Medical Director Utilization Management - Psychiatrist (part time)

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Detroit, MI

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

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Competitive Total Compensation Package

Overview: Provide clinical expertise across the enterprise for various functions.&nbsp; Responsible for corporate and medical policy interpretation, recommendation, and review within recognized areas of responsibility.&nbsp; Advise and collaborate in the development of clinical programs.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li> <div>Provide clinical support and participate in utilization management, quality management, and care management programs in respective area and identify opportunities for improvement and efficiency.</div> </li> <li> <div>Assist in the design, development, implementation and assessment of disease state management and health enhancement programs that support the appropriate use of clinical resources in the delivery of consistent high-quality medical care.</div> </li> <li> <div>Provide clinical leadership for health promotion and education programs and the claims editing department.</div> </li> <li> <div>Assist in establishing corporate and regional programs to enhance quality of care, reduce medical costs and achieve positive health outcomes.</div> </li> <li> <div>Serves as clinical resource and subject matter expert to both clinical and non-clinical staff.</div> </li> <li> <div>Perform clinical reviews and conduct peer to peers.</div> </li> <li> <div>Conduct discussions with physicians in the BCBSM network regarding: medical policies, utilization management, claims editing, use of resources and quality.</div> </li> <li> <div>Perform high dollar claims and complex case reviews.</div> </li> <li> <div>Participate in inter-rater reliability activities.</div> </li> <li> <div>Participate in committees and workgroups to achieve department and corporate objectives.</div> </li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li> <div>Doctorate from an accredited school of medicine (M.D.) or osteopathy (D.O) required.</div> </li> <li> <div>Seven (7) years clinical practice experience.</div> </li> <li> <div>Two (2) years of previous medical director experience working for a health plan, medical group, or hospital in utilization management or medical management preferred.</div> </li> <li> <div>Current unrestricted state of Michigan Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or doctor of osteopathy (D.O.) license.</div> </li> <li> <div>Board certified or board eligible and working towards certification in a specialty approved by the</div> </li> <li> <div>American Board of Medical Specialists or the American Board of Osteopathy.</div> </li> <li> <div>Certification in Utilization Review and Health Care Quality &amp; Management is preferred.</div> </li> <li> <div>Ability to effectively communicate with external physicians and organizations.&nbsp;</div> </li> <li> <div>Proven leadership, problem solving, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.</div> </li> <li> <div>Results oriented and the ability to take ownership for initiatives and collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve department and corporate goals.</div> </li> <li> <div>Demonstrated skill with Microsoft Office Suite and web-based programs.</div> </li> <li> <div>Understanding of health plan functions related to utilization, care, and quality management as well as HEDIS/STARs and NCQA.&nbsp; Familiarity with CMS regulations and standards.</div> </li> <li> <div>Basic knowledge of evidence-based clinical decision support guidelines (InterQual).</div> </li> <li> <div>Basic knowledge of CPT coding and guidelines.</div> </li> <li> <div>Other related skills and/or abilities may be required to perform this job.</div> </li> </ul> <div><strong>Departmental Preferences:</strong></div> <div>Psychiatrist</div>