Sound Advisory Services is searching for a forward-thinking Physician Leader to enact change at our Partner Hospital in Ashland, Kentucky.
The Medical Director of Advisory Services role is an ideal opportunity for an upcoming physician leader/executive looking for an administrative position with improved work life balance. As a physician leader you will play a critical role in both group and one on one education within the medical staff.
As the Medical Director of Advisory Services at our partner hospital, you will have access to dedicated leadership development resources, including our online proprietary learning and development portal, Sound Institute.
A Day in the Life of a Medical Director of Advisory Services
A day in the life is divided between direct advisory support for the hospital and utilization management activities. You will be able to enjoy a Monday-Friday schedule, generous compensation package including relocation, malpractice with tail insurance, paid CME time-off, paid vacation, retirement and more.
Please enjoy this blog post by Dr. Simon Ahtaridis, to gain more insight into the importance of the Physician Advisory specialty within Sound.
Highlights of the role:
Dedicated training and development team offering year round opportunities
Make a positive impact by counseling physicians and others regarding decisions when overt quality, ethical, regulatory, and/or financial risks may be incurred
Serves as a clinical resource on process improvement and best practices
Sustainable schedule with ample time off
Use a panel of physician experts in areas outside own expertise to bring specialty knowledge to bear on complex situations
Do you have the following credentials and experience?
MD or DO Licensure within the state of Kentucky
3 years post-residency experience as an advisor – strongly preferred
Board Certification (base specialty) recognized by ABMS or ABQAURP
Utilization-specific training from ABQAURP (The American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians), or equivalent within 12 months of hire
Education on application of medical necessity criteria within 3 months of hire
If you are a progressive Physician Advisor who wants internal mobility, then Sound Physicians is the right choice for you.
The physician advisor career has been around literally for decades, but in the past few years, the role has evolved and even made a resurgence. In fact, the need for physician advisory services has intensified in hospitals across the country – particularly through the onsite physician advisor role.”
- Simon Ahtaridis, MD, National Clinical Advisor and Chief Medical Officer at Sound Physicians.
Being a Sound Physicians provider means having the opportunity to grow professionally and personally. As a physician-led organization, you'll see a focus on developing you and your colleagues to become great leaders. The Sound cultural foundation is based on core values of quality, service, teamwork, innovation and integrity. You'll enjoy being part of a team committed to improving quality, patien...t satisfaction and efficiency in a practice that manages your workload, enabling you to achieve these goals. Within the acute episode of care, you can find a career home with Sound in hospital medicine, emergency medicine, critical care medicine or transitional care. Ready to grow and make a difference in the communities you and your colleague serve? You'll find a sustainable and enriching career with Sound Physicians.