The Associate Medical Director provides support for the Correctional Health medical management programs. This includes performing medical necessity reviews, with peer to peer interactions as needed; appeals of adverse determinations; some clinical input and oversight for Care (Disease) Management, Quality Improvement, Credentialing, and Preventive Medicine programs; working with Provider Relations to maintain and improve relationships with the provider community; and, other duties as assigned by the Medical Director Correctional Health or the CMO Correctional Health.
a) MD or DO Degree and Licensure in the State of Texas, Completion of Residency and Board Certification with preference for the Primary Care Specialties
b) Master's Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Medical Administration preferred.
c) CCHP within 1 year of hire, CCHP-P within 3 years of hire
a) 3 Years of Experience: clinical experience with (1) one year of administrative experience in management of a private or group practice, facility, or other similar administrative experience such as physician reviewer or medical director in a facility or health plan.
a) Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
b) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
c) Writing/ Correspondence
d) Writing/ Reports
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
b) Medical Terms
Other Special Requirements
Equipment Operated: Familiarity with basic computer business programs, such as Word and Excel