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The Senior Physician Advisor (PA) is responsible for managing the efficiency of care (utilization management) delivered at Parkland and is accountable to the Chief Physician Advisor and Chief Medical Officer. The PA works closely with the medical staff leadership, all members of the medical staff, including the full-time hospital-based physicians, resident physicians and mid-level providers, and other personnel in the areas of resource management, case management/social work services, discharge planning areas, and utilization management; to develop and implement methods to optimize the efficient, timely, and appropriate use of hospital services for all patients while also ensuring the quality of care provided. This includes working with all those involved in developing case management protocols, CMS regulatory compliance guidelines, including but not limited to, all physicians and other members of the healthcare team. The primary purpose is to ensure patients are in the appropriate level of care, and receiving the appropriate use of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. The PA is responsible for assisting the organization to engage physician practices in order to achieve the organization's desired resource management, strategic and quality goals.
- Required advanced medical or osteopathic degree (MD, DO) from an accredited medical school or medical university.
- Must have successfully completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Medical Association (AMA) approved residency for appropriate specialty.
- Must have a minimum of five years of experience as a physician in an active clinical hospital based practice.
- Preferred minimum of three years of experience as a physician advisor, either part time or full time.
- Preferred experience in case management and utilization management.
- Preferred experience in medical management, outcomes management, and quality improvement/patient safety. Certification/Registration/Licensure:
- Must be licensed for the practice of medicine in the State of Texas within twelve months of hire ,OR, must have an Administrative Texas license.
- Must meet and maintain licensing and registration requirements as delineated by the Medical Staff Bylaws, Medical Staff Rules and Regulations, and Credentialing Policies/Procedures,
- Obtaining board certification through American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Management (ABQAURP) with subspecialty certification as a Physician Advisor highly desired and required within two years of employment.
- Must maintain all required medical licenses and/or board certifications as may pertain to the Physician Advisor role or medical staff bylaws requirements.
Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels of internal and external customers.
- Must have strong analytical skills.
- Must be capable of preparing and delivering thoughtful presentations to various hospital clinical departments on clinical documentation.
- Must demonstrate the ability to develop positive productive working relationships with clinical and administrative colleagues.
- Must be objective, flexible and tactful in dealing with sensitive medical staff issues, practice patterns, clinical resource utilization including conflict management.
- Must have a working knowledge of Parkland and Care Management organization and operations, administrative standards, regulations and practices within three months of job assignment.
- Must demonstrate strong computer skills and working knowledge of admission and discharge criteria such as Interqual and Milliman are required along with a solid foundation in MS-DRG, APR, DRG, AP-DRG systems, ICD-9-CM and ICD-10.
Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.
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At Parkland, our professionals are fulfilling our commitment to the Dallas community. Continually pushing forward with the latest technology, tools and treatments, the staff at Parkland provides noteworthy care.
- We're a premier training center for the nation’s top physicians, serving as the primary teaching and research hospital for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas.
- Our trauma and burn centers are recognized internationally—our regional burn center pioneered skin graft techniques, infection control and nutritional support for burn patients.
- Parkland delivers more babies each year than any other hospital in the country and our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit cares for more critically ill infants than any other hospital nationwide.