Physician Advisor

Barrington, IL

Job Description
Physician Advisor Position, Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Barrington, IL, Full-Time
 
The Physician Advisor functions with or by the authorization of the Medical Director - Physician Advisor/Care Management. Conducts clinical review on cases referred by Care Management staff /Social Work/Utilization management and/or other health care professionals in accordance with the hospitals objectives for assuring quality patient care and effective, efficient utilization of heath care services appropriate level of care, monitoring the appropriate use of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities, and to meet regulatory requirements. Interacts with Medical Staff members, APP Medical Directors and Medical Directors of payers to discuss the needs of patients and alternative levels of care. In collaboration with the Medical Director acts as consultant and resource to attending physicians regarding their decisions relative to appropriateness of hospitalization, continued stay and use of resources. Acts as consultant and resource to the Medical Staff regarding federal and state utilization and quality regulations.
 
Qualifications

  • B/C in Primary Specialty
  • Additional education in Quality and Utilization Management through continuing medical education. programs and self-study.
  • Current Illinois license to practice medicine and eligibility for active membership on the hospital’s medical staff.
  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience in clinical practice.
  • Utilization Management experience as a member of the UM oversight committee or past Physician Advisor experience preferred
  • Knowledge of National Medical Criteria
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    About Barrington, Illinois
    Barrington, located 35 miles northwest of Chicago, is a quaint Village with an array of things to do. Hop off the Metra train or drive into town and experience the charm of a small town with numerous shopping and dining opportunities. The Village Centeris a hub of activity with over 117 specialty retailers and 40 restaurants featuring a variety of apparel, antiques, gifts, home furnishings and more.  Stop by the Historical Society to learn about the history of the Barrington area or download the self-guided walking tour through the historic downtown. In the evening, take in a movie at the historic Catlow Theater. Then, dine and enjoy the entertainment in the local restaurants.  Enjoy a stroll through the state’s largest residential historic district and see stately Victorian homes and beautiful gardens. Hike, jog, bike, or play in our many parks, such as Citizens Park, connected by a bike path to Cuba Marsh.
     
    About Advocate Aurora Health
    Advocate Aurora Health’s combined strength and stability drives us forward. Our integrated delivery model allows our clinicians to offer state-of-the-art, top tier quality care throughout eastern Wisconsin and northern and central Illinois.

    Our supportive staff and leadership are committed to an autonomous practice environment and continuously strive to be on the forefront of managing the changing healthcare landscape, advances in technology and innovative approaches to providing impeccable outcomes for our patients.
     
    Whether you’re looking to practice in the heart of a dynamic city such as Chicago or Milwaukee, a multi-specialty clinic in the suburbs, or a charming small town, Advocate Aurora Health has an opportunity for you.

    Working at Advocate Aurora Health
    Advocate Aurora Health is committed to diversity and inclusion every single day and in everything we do. Diversity lives in the differences, great and small, that matter to us and make each of us unique – from our age and the color of our skin, to our abilities and the things we believe in. We know that empowering our differences inspires creativity that leads to innovative solutions – for our team members, consumers and communities. And because health care is built upon relationships, it’s important for the people we serve to be able to trust us to meet their unique needs.
     
    By cultivating an atmosphere of acceptance and compassion, we create a welcoming environment where our patients can heal, our team members can thrive and our business can grow. As a team member, working in a diverse setting allows you the chance to grow in ways that will broaden your perspective to deliver the best possible patient care.