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Medical Director

Company: Anthem, Inc.
Location: Gilbert
Posted on: January 9, 2022

Job Description:

UPDATED 12/9/21: The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide - and Anthem approves - a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws. Your Talent. Our Vision. -At Anthem, Inc., - it's a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we're creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers, and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will -drive the future of health care. This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at one of America's leading health care companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company. Responsible for the administration of physical and/or behavioral health medical services, to ensure the appropriate and most cost effective medical care is received. May be responsible for developing and implementing programs to improve quality, cost, and outcomes. May provide clinical consultation and serve as clinical/strategic advisor to enhance clinical operations. May identify cost of care opportunities. May serve as a resource to staff including Medical Director Associates.
- May be responsible for an entire clinical program. Primary duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Supports clinicians to ensure timely and consistent responses to members and providers.
  • Provides guidance for clinical operational aspects of a program.
  • Conducts peer-to-peer clinical reviews with attending physicians or other providers to discuss review determinations, and patients' office visits with providers and external physicians.
  • May conduct peer-to-peer clinical appeal case reviews with attending physicians or other ordering providers to discuss review determinations.
  • Serves as a resource and consultant to other areas of the company.
  • May be required to represent the company to external entities and/or serve on internal and/or external committees.
  • May chair company committees. Interprets medical policies and clinical guidelines.
  • May develop and propose new medical policies based on changes in healthcare.
  • Leads, develops, directs and implements clinical and non-clinical activities that impact health care quality cost and outcomes.
  • Identifies and develops opportunities for innovation to increase effectiveness and quality.
  • This level may provide oversight, direction and guidance to Medical Director Associates.
  • Works independently with oversight from immediate manager.
  • May be responsible for an entire clinical program and/or independently performs clinical reviews.
  • The Medical Director typically has program management responsibilities including clinical policy development, program development/implementation, and overseeing clinical/non-clinical activities. Qualifications
    • Requires MD or DO and Board certification approved by one of the following certifying boards is required, where applicable to duties being performed, American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA).All specialties considered except Behavioral Health.
    • Must possess an active unrestricted medical license to practice medicine or a health profession in any state. Unless expressly allowed by state or federal law, or regulation, must be located in a state or territory of the United States when conducting utilization review or an appeals consideration and cannot be located on a US military base, vessel or any embassy located in or outside of the US.
    • Minimum of 10 years of clinical experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
      Preferred Qualifications: -
      • Preferred Georgia Residency but not a requirement.
      • Team player, collaborative, and capable of independent work. -
        We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

        Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For -, is ranked as one of the 2020 World's Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a 2020 America's Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at careers.antheminc.com. An Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran. Anthem promotes the delivery of services in a culturally competent manner and considers cultural competency when evaluating applicants for all Anthem positions. Please be advised that Anthem only accepts resumes from agencies that have a signed agreement with Anthem. Accordingly, Anthem is not obligated to pay referral fees to any agency that is not a party to an agreement with Anthem. Thus, any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Anthem. EEO is the Law
        EqualOpportunityEmployer/Disability/Veteran Please use the links below to review statements of protection from discrimination under Federal law for job applicants and employees. This may be subject to modification depending on the state in which the applicant resides. Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since you have received the second dose of a two-dose vaccine or the single dose of a single dose vaccine-the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Anthem, Inc. is committed to helping individuals with disabilities participate in the workforce and ensuring equal opportunity to apply and compete for jobs. If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please email Human Resources at ability@icareerhelp.com for further assistance. *WARNING: Please beware of phishing scams that solicit interviews or promote work-at-home opportunities, some of which may pose as legitimate companies. Please be advised that Anthem will never ask you for a credit card, send you a check, or ask you for any type of payment as part of consideration for employment with our company. If you feel that you have been the victim of a scam such as this, please report the incident to the Federal Trade Commission here by selecting the 'Rip-offs and Imposter Scams' option. Anthem requires a completed online application for consideration of employment for any position.

Keywords: Anthem, Inc., Gilbert , Medical Director, Healthcare , Gilbert, Arizona

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