At NorthBay Healthcare the Physician Advisor is a key member of the leadership team charged with meeting organizational goals and operational objectives for ensuring the effective, efficient utilization of health care services.
The Physician Advisor (PA) will work closely with the medical staff, and all utilization management (UM) personnel, Care Management (CM) personnel to develop and implement methods and strategies to optimize the use of hospital and ambulatory services. The PA will also act as consultant to and resource for clinical staff regarding their decisions relative to appropriateness of hospitalization, continued stay, and use of resources. The PA further acts as a resource for the medical staff regarding federal and state utilization and quality regulations.
The role will report directly to the Chief Medical Officer and will work closely with the Chief Quality Officer, Ambulatory Medical Director, Vice President of Ambulatory, and Care Management leadership.
Clinical responsibilities will be considered based upon the PA candidate’s career goals and desires.
- Board Certified MD or DO
- Unrestricted CA medical license
- Excellent interpersonal communication skills
- Five years recent experience in clinical practice in a hospital, strongly preferred
- Five years demonstrated utilization management, preferred
- Physician leadership, preferred
Candidate must subscribe to and follow the NorthBay Way. The NorthBay Way is a set of value-based behaviors that are to be consistently demonstrated and role modeled by all employees that work at NorthBay Healthcare. The NorthBay Way principles consist of Caring, Communication, Collaboration and Competence.