Medical Director West

CVS Health

2.7

(75)

Sacramento, CA

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    Position summary

    ical Director is a remote based, "Work from Home" position supporting the Commercial Line of Business focusing on Care Management and Utilization Review for Aetna Members throughout the Western Region.

    Ideal candidates will reside in any state in the West, preferably in Arizona or in California, and will already have an AZ state medical license without encumbrances; or be able to obtain one within a relatively quick period of time.

    Expected standard working hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Pacific Time Zone or until work is completed; with some previously scheduled evening and weekend coverage as required.

    Primary Responsibilities:

    • In the Medical Director role you will provide oversight for medical policy implementation.

    • You will participate in the development, implementation, and evaluation of clinical / medical programs and expand Aetna's medical management programs to address member needs across the continuum of care.

    • You will support the Medical Management staff ensuring timely and consistent responses to members and providers.

    • As a Medical Director you will focus primarily on overseeing utilization review and quality assurance while being responsible for predetermination reviews and review of claim determinations.

    • This includes Prior Authorization / Pre Certification / Concurrent Reviews / Peer to Peer Calls / First Level Appeals / Special Projects and Committee participation when needed.

    • The Medical Director will provide clinical, coding, and reimbursement expertise as well as directing case management when necessary.

    • In this role you will provide clinical expertise and business direction in support of medical management programs through participation in clinical team activities.

    • The Medical Director will act as lead business and clinical liaison to network providers and facilities to support the effective execution of medical services programs by the clinical teams.

    Required Qualifications:

    *2 or more years of experience in Health Care Delivery System e.g., Clinical Practice and Health Care Industry.

    *Active and current state medical license without encumbrances.

    *M.D. or D.O., Board Certification in an ABMS or AOA recognized specialty including post-graduate direct patient care experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

    *AZ, NV, CA, OR license or willingness to obtain.

    *Health plan/payor experience.

    *Electronic medical systems/record experience

    *Managed Care experience

    *5 or more years of Clinical Practice.

    Education:

    *Active and current state medical license without encumbrances

    *M.D. or D.O., Active and current Board Certification in an ABMS or AOA recognized specialty including post-graduate direct patient care experience

    Pay Range

    The typical pay range for this role is:

    $169,000.00 - $364,000.00

    This pay range represents the base hourly rate or base annual full-time salary for all positions in the job grade within which this position falls. The actual base salary offer will depend on a variety of factors including experience, education, geography and other relevant factors. This position is eligible for a CVS Health bonus, commission or short-term incentive program in addition to the base pay range listed above. This position also includes an award target in the company's equity award program.

    In addition to your compensation, enjoy the rewards of an organization that puts our heart into caring for our colleagues and our communities. The Company offers a full range of medical, dental, and vision benefits. Eligible employees may enroll in the Company's 401(k) retirement savings plan, and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan is also available for eligible employees. The Company provides a fully-paid term life insurance plan to eligible employees, and short-term and long term disability benefits. CVS Health also offers numerous well-being programs, education assistance, free development courses, a CVS store discount, and discount programs with participating partners. As for time off, Company employees enjoy Paid Time Off ("PTO") or vacation pay, as well as paid holidays throughout the calendar year. Number of paid holidays, sick time and other time off are provided consistent with relevant state law and Company policies.

    For more detailed information on available benefits, please visit jobs.CVSHealth.com/benefits

    CVS Health requires certain colleagues to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), where allowable under the law, unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on disability, medical condition, religious belief, or other legally recognized reasons that prevents them from being vaccinated.

    You are required to have received at least one COVID-19 shot prior to your first day of employment and to provide proof of your vaccination status or apply for a reasonable accommodation within the first 10 days of your employment. Please note that in some states and roles, you may be required to provide proof of full vaccination or an approved reasonable accommodation before you can begin to actively work.

    CVS Health is committed to recruiting, hiring, developing, advancing, and retaining individuals with disabilities. As such, we strive to provide equal access to the benefits and privileges of employment, including the provision of a reasonable accommodation to perform essential job functions. CVS Health can provide a request for a reasonable accommodation, including a qualified interpreter, written information in other formats, translation or other services through [email protected] If you have a speech or hearing disability, please call 7-1-1 to utilize Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). We will make every effort to respond to your request within 48 business hours and do everything we can to work towards a solution.

    Why you should apply for a job to CVS Health:

  • 62% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 52% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.