The Associate Medical Director provides support for the Correctional Health medical management programs. This includes performing medical necessity reviews, with peer to peer interactions as needed; appeals of adverse determinations; some clinical input and oversight for Care (Disease) Management, Quality Improvement, Credentialing, and Preventive Medicine programs; working with Provider Relations to maintain and improve relationships with the provider community; and, other duties as assigned by the Medical Director Correctional Health or the CMO Correctional Health.
Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: a) MD or DO Degree and Licensure in the State of Texas, Completion of Residency and Board Certification with preference for the Primary Care Specialties b) Master's Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Medical Administration preferred. c) CCHP within 1 year of hire, CCHP-P within 3 years of hire
Work Experience: a) 3 Years of Experience: clinical experience with (1) one year of administrative experience in management of a private or group practice, facility, or other similar administrative experience such as physician reviewer or medical director in a facility or health plan.
Communication Skills: a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) b) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking) c) Writing/ Correspondence d) Writing/ Reports
Proficiencies: a) PC
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: a) Analytical b) Medical Terms
Work Schedule: a) Flexible
Other Special Requirements
Equipment Operated: Familiarity with basic computer business programs, such as Word and Excel
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.