Our client, recognized as one of the nation’s leading specialty benefit management companies that promote appropriate, safe and affordable healthcare services and is a member of a family of companies, seeks a Medical Director with a specialty of Rehabilitative Medicine. The position will be located at the Chicago corporate office near O’Hare Airport.
The Medical Director will be responsible for ensuring the clinic integrity of the Rehabilitative Medicine solution, making sure the program improves the appropriateness of care, improves patient outcomes and reduces cost. Rehabilitative Medicine solution will cover Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Chiropractic care, as well as cardiac and pulmonary rehab. The Medical Director leads the clinical development of the solution, including the overall strategic approach, program design, and clinical underpinnings (clinical evidence-based guidelines that are the foundation for the interventions which will be made on behalf of its clients.) The Medical Director contributes to program innovation and evolution over time to increase efficiency and impact.
Primary duties may include but are not limited to:
Provide the clinical expertise necessary to support a clinical, evidence-based program to improve appropriateness of care and reduce cost in the Rehabilitative Medicine clinical domain
Work collaboratively with the Clinical Content and Authoring Team, the Solutions Team and Operations, as the program evolves to improve performance and impact
Support sales team and client executives with sales and client management activities as needed and be a clinical resource for them as well as our clients
Monitor competitors’ products, emerging companies, and technologies as sources of ideas for innovation and improvement
Collaborate with others to continually drive innovation and improvement that support greater value and ease of implementation and use
Stay abreast of clinical developments and advances in the specific domain and ensure that as appropriate they are incorporated into the client’s solution
Ability to represent the public face of the solution by interacting with professional societies, patient advocacy groups, government agencies, and the press and lay public as needed in collaboration with company marketing and communications
The position will require 30% travel, possibly more
Currently licensed and board certified in Rehabilitative Medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A minimum of 12 years of healthcare experience, with at least 5 years of relevant clinical experience
Utilization management, case management, utilization review, or health care management experience helpful but not required
Experience in clinical coding (ICD-10, CPT, etc.), experience in medical informatics, and EMR experience all helpful but not required
Requires experience with population or segment health management and the education and coaching of members on wellness, prevention, and healthy lifestyle
Knowledge of leading competitive product offerings in the healthcare industry and marketplace standards and knowledge of National Accounts expectations required
Our client provides innovative clinical solutions that focus on today’s most complex and costly tests and treatments in radiology, cardiology, medical and radiation oncology, specialty drugs, sleep medicine, musculoskeletal and pain management, genetic testing, palliative care, and other emerging clinical areas. With evidence-based medicine, technology, people, and processes, they support clinical appropriateness review, provider collaboration, and member engagement on behalf of more than 50 health plans, 40% of the Fortune 50 Employers, and 43 million members.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Steele Healthcare Solutions
Steele Healthcare Solutions (SHS) provides a unique alternative to the typical physician and advanced practice provider recruiting organization. SHS offers a professional approach grounded in staff with previous healthcare executive experience. We do not push a “sales” first tactic with our clients or candidates. We understand the key factors to success for providers and healthcare organizations and will work hand-in-hand to assure a match best positioned for long-term success.