Medical Director of Advisory Services

Sound Physicians
Redwood City, California
Mar 22, 2021
Mar 22, 2022
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 inpatient medicine and advisory experience required. Board certification (base specialty) recognized by ABMS or ABQAURP - Hospitalist, emergency medicine, or intensivist 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

Sequoia Hospital, a 167-bed, not-for-profit, community hospital, has been providing innovative and exceptional healthcare to the Bay Area community for over 60 years. The hospital is highly recognized and awarded, ranked one of the Top 10 Hospitals nationwide for Cardiac Surgery and Pulmonology Care, has been awarded its sixth consecutive A Grade for Patient Safety in 2019 by the Leapfrog Group, and is also distinguished among the top 15 percent nationwide to receive the Outstand Patient Experience Award in 2018 from Healthgrades.

Located in Redwood City on the San Francisco Peninsula, Redwood California is home to the tallest trees on Earth. The parks protect vast prairies, oak woodlands, wild river-ways, and nearly 40-miles of rugged coastline. Together, the National Park Service and California State Parks are managing and restoring these lands for the inspiration, enjoyment, and education of all. Families enjoy the great outdoors with plenty of recreational activities. Redwood has America's deepest lake, hydrothermal areas, ice caves, dramatic waterfalls, and all that nature affords, including hiking, biking, camping, fishing. Located in the heart of Silicon Valley, Redwood City is home to several global technology companies, strong economic growth, safe communities, and school systems.

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