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Medical Director Behavioral Health Child Psychiatrist MD DO

Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc. New Orleans ,LA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Why is This a Great Opportunity?

100% Remote Position

MUST LIVE IN THE STATE OF LOUISIANA

Reviewing charts and determining medical necessity

Flexible 30 hours a week with complete benefits

Job Description

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health benefits companies and a Fortune 500  Company.

Behavioral Health Medical Director - Louisiana – 100% remote 

30 hours/week 

Responsible for the administration of medical services for company health plans including the overall medical policies of the business unit to ensure the appropriate and most cost effective medical care is received and for the day-to-day management of medical management staff.

Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Interprets existing policies and develops new policies based on changes in the healthcare or medical arena. Leads, develops, directs and implements clinical and non-clinical activities that impact health care quality cost and outcomes. Identifies and develops opportunities for innovation to increase effectiveness and quality.

Serves as a resource and consultant to other areas of the company, may chair or serve on company committees, may be required to represent the company to external entities and/or serve on external committees, conduct peer clinical and/or appeal case reviews and peer to peer clinical reviews with attending physicians or other ordering providers to discuss review determinations, provides guidance for clinical operational aspects of the program. Supports the medical management staff ensuring timely and consistent responses to members and providers.  

Qualifications 

 

M.D. or D.O. 

Board certification approved by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology required. 

Board certification in Child Psychiatry required 

Must be licensed in the State of Louisiana

Medicaid experience a plus

Must possess an active unrestricted medical license to practice medicine or a health profession. 

Previous experience in chart reviews, peer reviews and/or utilization reviews required

Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, problem-solving skills, facilitation skills, and analytical skills. 

 

Company Description
Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in healthcare recruitment. Founded in 1992, we have helped thousands of physicians, surgeons, therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals find rewarding positions in high quality facilities throughout the United States and abroad. From your first contact with one of our highly specialized recruiters, you will begin to experience the Julia Edmunds difference.

Our specialties include recruitment for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Surgeons, Respiratory Therapists, Staff Nurses, Allied Health professionals, Director-level professionals, healthcare finance and IT professionals, and more.

We have various clients located nationwide including long term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, short term rehab, acute care hospital systems, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health care agencies and travel affiliates.

Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc.

Julia Edmunds Associates, Inc. is an acknowledged leader in healthcare recruitment. Founded in 1992, we have helped thousands of physicians, surgeons, therapists, nurses and other healthcare professionals find rewarding positions in high quality facilities throughout the United States and abroad. From your first contact with one of our highly specialized recruiters, you will begin to experience the Julia Edmunds difference. Our specialties include recruitment for Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Physicians, Surgeons, Respiratory Therapists, Staff Nurses, Allied Health professionals, Director-level professionals, healthcare finance and IT professionals, and more. We have various clients located nationwide including long term care facilities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, short term rehab, acute care hospital systems, inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, outpatient clinics, home health care agencies and travel affiliates.

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New Orleans, LA
70112 USA

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