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The Physician Advisor (PA) conducts clinical reviews on cases referred by care management staff and/or other health care professionals to meet regulatory requirements and in accordance with the hospitals objectives for assuring quality patient care and effective, efficient utilization of health care services. The PA meets with care management and health care team members to discuss selected cases and make recommendations for care, interacting with medical staff members and medical directors of third party payers to discuss the needs of patients and alternative levels of care. The PA acts as consultant to and resource for attending physicians 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 PA helps facilitate training for the physicians.
Three (3) years of medical practice experience preferred
Two (2) years of active utilization management and leadership strongly preferred
Licensed physician in the state of Washington
Board certification or board eligible required
Masters level training in management (e.g. MBA, MHA, MMM, etc.) preferred