Medical Director of Advisory Services

Sound Physicians
Redding, California
Aug 24, 2020
Aug 24, 2021
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 a 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).

Our physician advisors are trained in best practice clinical documentation and workflows, concurrent, secondary reviews, and performance improvement. This role provides the opportunity to use your clinical expertise away from the bedside. A rewarding part of being a physician advisor is providing continuous improvement feedback through physician-to-physician education.

  • 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 inpatient medicine and advisory experience required. Board certification (base specialty) recognized by ABMS or ABQAURP - Hospitalist, intensivist, or emergency medicine experience preferred.

  • 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, and a comprehensive training and onboarding program
  • 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.

Location and Lifestyle

Mercy Medical Center Redding is part of the Dignity Health System- the fifth largest health system in the nation and has been providing healthcare to the residents of northern California for over 70 years. The hospital has received numerous awards, including the National Research Corporations Consumer Choice Award for eight consecutive years. It has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report for high performance in five areas of treatment, including knee and hip replacement, heart failure, bypass surgery, and pulmonary disease.

With over 300 days of sunshine, you can enjoy outdoor recreation, a small-town lifestyle, and affordability. Redding has been named a "Top 10 Fishing Town in North American" by Forbes Magazine and named an "Unofficial Capital of Kayaking" by Time Magazine. The San Francisco Chronicle hails Redding as the "Gem of the U.S. Trail System" and is known as the trail capital of California. The city boasts more than 600 square miles of State and National Parks and Forests open to public access. Redding has a strong business economy and home to one of the largest commercial fly distributors/fly fishing businesses in the world. The city is alive with cultural events and is home to the Cascade Theatre, the finest Cinema House in Northern California.

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