Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness
Memorial Regional Hospital, located in Hollywood, Florida, is seeking a Medical Director of Clinical Effectiveness (CE) to join its team of physician leaders. Through collaboration with the hospital’s Chief Medical Officer, Utilization Review Committee, medical staff leadership, and the Clinical Effectiveness team, the Medical Director will proactively work to identify opportunities to improve utilization of hospital resources and increase the quality of patient care. The successful candidate will be expected to conform to and maintain the highest professional standards for quality patient care. He/she will make decisions about referred individual patient cases regarding pre admission authorizations, medical necessity, and appropriateness of admissions, services/setting, and continued stay. Additionally, the selected leader will conduct peer-to-peer reviews when needed, provide physician education on the benefits/need for CE, review resource management cases with attending physicians, and encourage physicians to participate in CE activities related to appropriate discharge planning and improvement of quality documentation. The Medical Director will also assist in the development and promotion of resource management goals and objectives, serve as liaison to and between the medical staff and health information management departments and develop screening criteria for appropriate use of ancillary services, specialty units, and/or other targeted areas.
Applicants should demonstrate excellent communication and critical thinking skills in addition to decisive judgment. Prior experience in one or more branches of medicine or surgery is required, including at least five years of medical staff organization/administrative experience in a large acute care hospital. The position offers competitive benefits and a compensation package that is commensurate with training and experience.
About Memorial Regional Hospital
Memorial Regional Hospital, the flagship facility of Memorial Healthcare System, opened in Hollywood in 1953. The hospital is one of the largest in Florida, with a distinguished reputation for advanced medicine and technology and high quality healthcare services. The hospital is one of only a few level I trauma centers in the state qualified to treat the most severe, life-threatening injuries. Memorial Regional Hospital is also home to renowned programs such as Memorial Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Memorial Cancer Institute, and the Neuroscience Center.
About Memorial Healthcare System
Memorial Healthcare System is the third-largest public healthcare system in the United States. A national leader in quality care and patient satisfaction, Memorial has ranked 11 times since 2008 on nationally recognized lists of great places to work – in Modern Healthcare magazine, Florida Trend magazine, and Becker’s Hospital Review, just to name a few.
Memorial’s facilities include its flagship, Memorial Regional Hospital, one of the largest in Florida; Memorial Regional Hospital South; Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, the only freestanding children’s hospital in Broward and Palm Beach counties; Memorial Hospital West; Memorial Hospital Miramar; Memorial Hospital Pembroke; and Memorial Manor, a US News five star rated nursing home.
Memorial’s work environment has been rated by employees and physicians alike as an open-door, inclusive culture that is committed to safety, transparency, and, above all, outstanding service to patients and families.
About South Florida
South Florida offers a dynamic urban/suburban lifestyle with an abundance of cultural and recreational amenities, miles of beautiful beaches, top rated golf courses, zoos and wildlife refuges, a vibrant arts community, museums, and world-class dining. South Florida’s high quality of life – including year round summer weather, exciting multiculturalism and no state income tax – attracts new residents from all over the country and around the world.
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