Medical Director Health Plans - Part Time

CHRISTUS Health

Irving, TX

JOB DETAILS
HEADQUARTERS
Irving, TX, US
LOCATION
Irving, TX
POSTED
15 days ago
Description

Summary:

The Director - Medical Director, Health Plans is responsible for the direction and oversight in appropriateness and medical necessity of health services, and all aspects of utilization management, case management, disease management. In carrying the responsibilities of this position, the Medical Director works closely with the Health Plan Directors and Health Plan Associates. The Medical Director coordinates activities with the Health Plan Directors and the Vice President, Chief Medical Director, Quality Performance, & Innovation of the Population Health and Health Plans. The Medical Director has consultations with practitioners in the field as required in order to perform the duties of the position. The Medical Director ensures through his role and functions to provide improvement in member and provider satisfaction.

Requirements:

  • Graduate of an accredited Medical School. 
  • Board Certification in area of specialty, preferably Primary Care 
  • Current unrestricted license to practice medicine in the state of Texas.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Clinical Practice. 
  • Minimum 2 years Managed Care and Care Management experience 
  • Experienced in coordinating physicians in both community and academic medical centers preferred. 
  • Knowledge of NCQA, HEDIS, Medicaid, Medicare and Federal programs. 
  • Knowledge of applicable state, federal and third-party regulations. 
  • Current and unrestricted Medical licensure in the States where CHP operates. (Texas, New Mexico and LA) or eligible to obtain such licenses. 

Work Type: 

Part Time

About the Company

CHRISTUS Health

In 1999, two historic Catholic charities became one, forming CHRISTUS Health and creating a unique purpose in the modern health care market - to take better care of people.

To extend the healing ministry of Jesus Christ, the mission that the Sisters of Charity Health Care system and Incarnate Word Health system shared for more than a century, is now also the mission of CHRISTUS Health.

Ranked among the top 10 Catholic health systems in the United States by size, the CHRISTUS Health system includes more than 40 hospitals and facilities in seven U.S. states, Chile and six states in Mexico, with assets of more than $4.6 billion.

Whether seeking care in Alexandria Louisiana, or Coahuila, Mexico, patients discover that the healing spirit is alive at CHRISTUS Health.

COMPANY SIZE
10,000 employees or more
INDUSTRY
Healthcare Services
FOUNDED
1999
WEBSITE
http://www.christushealth.org/