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Seeking an MD, Physician Advisor

Posted: November 16, 2012
As an Integrated Delivery System (IDS), PIH Health provides a range of healthcare services to better serve its community. The IDS offers quality healthcare across multiple service lines, including utilization of primary care teams to provide general medicine and preventative care; access to emergency and urgent care, home health services and hospice; a network of over 180 specialists and more. PIH Health’s services includes a 400-plus bed acute care, nonprofit hospital founded in 1959 and today serves over 1.5 million residents in Los Angeles, the greater San Gabriel Valley and Orange County areas.

We are currently seeking an MD, Physician Advisor.

The MD, Physician Advisor provides medical direction in the care management, clinical documentation improvement, coding, quality measurement and compliance process. This process partners with physician peers to accurately and compliantly describe the appropriate admission status for their patients in the hospital environment. The candidate defines and documents diagnostic and therapeutic terminology that is clinically congruent with HIPAA. He/she will develop documentation infrastructure that eases the burden of capturing these elements. The candidate measures outcomes and cost efficiency using accepted methodologies and adheres to established regulations.

• Graduate of an accredited medical school; completion of residency program.
• Current licensure as a physician in California.
• Experience and training in medical necessity and acuity assessment on patients of all ages.
• Experience as a physician advisor and/or experience reviewing medical records for QIO’s, payers and regulatory compliance.

Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area’s leading community health care provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you’ll enjoy a competitive compensation and benefits package. Plus, we use team concepts to encourage profession growth and development.

To apply or to find out more, e-mail Randi Katz at the e-mail below or visit our website.


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