Medical Director (West)

CVS Health



Sacramento, CA


Position summary

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Position Summary

Ready to take your Medical Director skills to the next level with a Fortune 6 company? Check out this opportunity with Aetna, a CVS Health company!

The Medical 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 country.

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

You'll 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.

In addition you will oversee utilization review/quality assurance, directing case management.

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

You'll be responsible for predetermination reviews and reviews of claim determinations, providing clinical, coding, and reimbursement expertise

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

*Active and current state medical license without encumbrances.

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

Preferred Qualifications
*CA and/or NV license or willingness to obtain.

*Health plan/payor experience.

*Electronic medical systems/record experience

*Managed Care experience

*5 or more years of Clinical Practice.


*Active and current state medical license without encumbrances

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

Pay Range

The typical pay range for this role is:

$169,https://000.00 - $364,https://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. 

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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.

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