Physician Advisor/Attending Physician (3-309-1014)
The University of Maryland School of Medicine and Medical Center are recruiting a full-time internist for a non-tenure track faculty position. The bulk of the responsibilities for this position will be in an administrative capacity, working as a Physician Advisor for the University of Maryland Medical Center. Duties of this position will be to collaborate with medical staff leadership, clinicians, and care management leaders to develop and implement methods to optimize use of hospital services for all patients, as well as educate and inform medical staff regarding issues of compliance, medical necessity and resource utilization. This individual will be expected to develop solutions for difficult discharges in collaboration with care management staff and community partners, participate in strategic planning and interventions to optimize payment of care delivered in the hospital and will serve as a liaison between utilization management and clinical service lines, as well as between payers and treating physicians. Working with hospital leadership, he/she will ensure medical practices will achieve quality/patient safety and resource management goals, will act as a clinical consultant providing medical expertise regarding physician practice patterns and will function in accordance with CMS Hospital Conditions of Participation for Utilization Review and other applicable regulatory, compliance, and accrediting requirements. Clinical responsibilities will include inpatient attending coverage on one of our general medical and/or inpatient hospitalist teams for up to two months per year.
Ideal candidates must be board certified/eligible in internal medicine and eligible for an unrestricted license in the State of Maryland. This position requires a medical degree from a recognized accredited domestic university (or foreign equivalent), a strong commitment to patient care and teaching, and the ability to work well in a team setting.
Expected faculty rank will be Assistant Professor or higher, however, rank, tenure status and salary will be dependent upon selected candidate's qualifications and experience. We offer an excellent salary and benefits package. When applying, please submit a CV and names of three references. For additional questions after application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org