Medical Director - Population Health Services

York, PA | Physicians | Tracking Code: 60685

Position Summary:

Medical Director

WellSpan Population Health Services

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WellSpan Health (WSH) is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization includes more than 1,600 employed physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, approximately 20,000 employees, and more than 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities.

 

WSH is seeking a physician leader to join the WellSpan Population Health Services leadership team. The position is responsible for day to day oversight of medical utilization processes.  In addition, the successful candidate will have responsibility for medical utilization policy/program development in collaboration with leaders across WellSpan Health.

 

About the Opportunity

  • Reports to: Senior Vice President – WellSpan Population Health Services
  • Position is a 1.0 FTE leadership/administrative role
  • Medical Director has direct supervisory responsibility for a team of Physician Advisors
  • Focus will be on daily operations oversight with case management, nurses, and pharmacists working to determine medical necessity for benefits
  • Work will include interaction with physicians from multiple specialties regarding medical necessity for benefits, collaboratively applying medical judgement, and pursuing adherence to clinical protocols
  • Medical Director will provide leadership and support to clinical leaders across WellSpan Health to develop systemwide policies and procedures related to medical necessity determination
  • Will maintain a daily office presence in York, PA and attend meeting as needed across the WellSpan Health region of care in South Central Pennsylvania

 

Qualifications:

  • MD/DO with completion of appropriate residency program
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a state license current to practice medicine or osteopathy without restriction in PA
  • Certified as a diplomate of an appropriate specialty board
  • 3 or more years of post-residency clinical practice
  • Coursework in medical utilization management and/or ABQAURP certification preferred
  • Prior experience with a managed care health plan preferred
  • Able to demonstrate success facilitating decisions/change in a matrixed healthcare organization
  • Able to lead collaboratively with diplomacy

 

For immediate confidential consideration or to learn more please respond to: 

Josh Irwin in Physician Recruitment at 717-851-6924

Or e-mail CV to: jirwin2@wellspan.org

 

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Required Skills
  • MD/DO with completion of appropriate residency program
  • Must possess or be able to obtain a state license current to practice medicine or osteopathy without restriction in PA
  • Certified as a diplomate of an appropriate specialty board
  • 3 or more years of post-residency clinical practice
  • Coursework in medical utilization management and/or ABQAURP certification preferred
  • Prior experience with a managed care health plan preferred
  • Able to demonstrate success facilitating decisions/change in a matrixed healthcare organization
  • Able to lead collaboratively with diplomacy
Joshua  Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Joshua Irwin, MBA, FASPR
Director, Physician Recruitment
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)