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Hospitalist / Medical Director

Location Geneva, Illinois Business Unit Regional Medical Group Job REQID REF22158P Job Function Physician Shift Day Job (1st) Apply Now

Northwestern Medicine is a growing, nationally recognized health system that provides world-class care at 10 hospitals and more than 200 locations in communities throughout Chicago, the suburbs and northern Illinois. Together with Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, we are pushing boundaries in our research labs, training the next generation of physicians and scientists, and pursuing excellence in patient care. 

We value building relationships with our patients and their families, listening to their unique needs while providing individualized primary, specialty and hospital-based care. Our recent affiliations and ongoing growth make it possible for us to serve more patients, closer to where they live and work. While each of our locations has a unique story, Northwestern Medicine is unified under one mission – Patients First.

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group is the premier provider of healthcare services in Chicago’s west and northwest suburbs, with more than 600 primary care physicians and specialists.  Our team works together to provide excellent patient care and exceptional patient experiences using models that follow best practices in outpatient and inpatient settings. RMG offers competitive compensation and benefits within a physician led work environment.

Description

NORTHWESTERN MEDICINE REGIONAL MEDICAL GROUP

PART TIME HOSPITALIST / PART TIME MEDICAL DIRECTOR CARE COORDINATOR

(Combined roles - full time position) 

Northwestern Medicine Regional Medical Group has a great opportunity for a part-time Medical Director of Care Coordination and part-time inpatient hospitalist responsibilities.  This unique position serves as co-chair of the utilization management committee, responsible for advancing the goals of NM with regards to quality, safety, patient satisfaction, operations and other key performance indicators, as well as financial targets within the service area.

PART TIME (.5 FTE) PHYSICIAN ADVISORhas the authority and responsibility to carry out the Utilization Review function and is responsible for clinical reviews on cases referred by case management staff and/or other health care professionals to meet regulatory requirements and in accordance with the hospital objectives for assuring quality patient care and effective, efficient utilization of health care services. Acts as a consultant to and resource for treating physicians regarding their decisions for appropriate level of care, continued stay, use of resources and facilitates accurate and complete documentation of clinical data that captures the severity of illness, risk of mortality and estimated length of hospital stay for inpatient physician certification.

PART TIME (.5 FTE) HOSPITALIST at Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, average 7- 8 day shifts or 6 night shifts per month.   Join a team of experienced hospitalist, outstanding specialty support and epic system wide.  

Qualifications

BCBE

Qualified by training, experience, and can demonstrate current ability in utilization management.

3-5 years of post- residency, clinical practice

This position does not supervise others

Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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