Medical Director of Advisory Services

Sound Physicians
Santa Cruz, California
Aug 19, 2019
Aug 18, 2020
General Practice
Full Time
Position Type
A Highly Visible Role in the Hospital

For those considering a future as a physician executive, this role is an excellent professional development opportunity! As Medical Director of Advisory Services, you will work elbow-to-elbow with physicians, staff, hospital leadership, and utilization management personnel to provide direct education and support in key areas including patient status, clinical documentation, compliance, and utilization management (UM)

Serve as a process improvement leader who can extend Sounds reach across hospital teams

  • Act as a bridge between medical staff and case management, interpreting the most complicated UM issues and serve as an expert resource for other clinicians
  • Ensure clinicians receive proper credit for the work they do through improved documentation
  • Impact hospital health and support fellow physicians
Join A Collegial Practice Where You Will Thrive!

With the Sound Advisory Services clinical management team's support, you will expand your knowledge, drive value, and steward the well-being and financial stability of the hospital. A medical director of advisory services is a highly visible leadership opportunity for a motivated and engaged physician with a minimum of 3 years of advisory experience (inpatient experience also preferred) and board certification (base specialty) recognized by ABMS or ABQAURP.

  • Quality of Life: Monday through Friday and no call
  • Benefits: Comprehensive Sound Physicians benefits package including 15 paid days off
  • Education: CME allowance & paid CME time off, ongoing online and in-person training
  • Development: Mentoring from the Sound Advisory Services clinical leadership team

We deliver high-quality case reviews and audit defense services to our partner hospitals while driving measurable changes to compliance, and key metrics such as case mix index and length of stay.

Hospital and Community

Providing compassionate and quality healthcare to the Santa Cruz community for over 75 years, Dominical Hospital offers comprehensive healthcare services. Dominican has received national recognition for superior patient safety, cardiac care, and stroke treatment. The hospital's heart attack (STEMI) receiving center provides cutting edge cardiac care. The hospital offers a level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through a partnership with Childrens Hospital Stanford. Neurosurgery at Dominican is also offered through a partnership with Stanford Health Care.

Located on the northern edge of Monterey Bay, Santa Cruz is 32 miles from San Jose and 75 miles from San Francisco. Santa Cruz boasts a moderate climate, natural environment, beautiful coastline, redwood forests, and home to several state parks and beaches, including marine protected areas. The amenities including shopping, Hiking, Biking, Golf, camping, fishing, water sports, and fun-filled family adventures. The city boasts culture, Theatre, Performing arts and pristine beaches including the well known historic Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The area is home to several educational institutions and sporting events.

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