Medical Director of Advisory Services

Full Time |

Medical Director of Advisory Services

A Highly Visible Role in the Hospital

For those considering a future as a physician executive, this role is an excellent professional development opportunity! As a Medical Director of Advisory Services, you will work elbow-to-elbow with physicians, staff, hospital leadership, and utilization management personnel to provide direct education and support in key areas including patient status, clinical documentation, compliance, and utilization management (UM).

Our physician advisors are trained in best practice clinical documentation and workflows, concurrent, secondary reviews, and performance improvement. This role provides the opportunity to use your clinical expertise away from the bedside. A rewarding part of being a physician advisor is providing continuous improvement feedback through physician-to-physician education.

  • Act as a bridge between medical staff and case management, interpreting the most complicated UM issues and serve as an expert resource for other clinicians
  • Ensure clinicians receive proper credit for the work they do through improved documentation
  • Impact hospital health and support fellow physicians

Join a Collegial Practice Where You Will Thrive

Sound Physicians was recently rated by Beckers Health Review as one of the “150 top places to work in healthcare | 2023”!

With the Sound Advisory Services clinical management team’s support, you will expand your knowledge, drive value, and steward the well-being and financial stability of the hospital. A medical director of advisory services is a highly visible leadership opportunity for a motivated and engaged physician with a minimum of 3 years of inpatient medicine and advisory experience required. Board certification (base specialty) recognized by ABMS or ABQAURP – Hospitalist, emergency medicine, or intensivist experience preferred.

  • Quality of Life: Monday through Friday and no call
  • Development: Mentoring from the Sound Advisory Services clinical leadership team
  • Education: CME allowance, paid CME time off, and a comprehensive training and onboarding program
  • Benefits: Comprehensive Sound Physicians benefits package including 15 paid days off

We deliver high-quality case reviews and audit defense services to our partner hospitals while driving measurable changes to compliance, and key metrics such as case mix index and length of stay.

Location and Lifestyle

St. Joseph Hospital is part of CHI St. Joseph Health, a 433-bed hospital. Founded in 1877, the facility was one of Lexington’s first hospitals and serves residents of both central and eastern and provides the highest quality of care. The hospital is known as the “heart hospital” and recognized for treatment in cardiology, orthopedics, and stroke. St. Joseph hospital has been re-certified as Advanced Primary Stroke Center by Joint Commission. It has been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association “get with the guidelines”- Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. St. Joseph also received the Cardiac Rehab Program Certification through the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVRP).

Lexington is the second-largest city in Kentucky and has the nickname of the “Horse Capital of the World,” and it sits in the heart of the state’s Bluegrass region. With a metro area of about 500,000, it is the Red Mile location, Keeneland race courses, Kentucky Horse Park, Rupp Arena, the world’s largest basketball-specific arena, Transylvania University, the University of Kentucky, and Bluegrass Community & Technical College. Living in Lexington, you are only an easy drive away from Louisville, KY, Cincinnati, OH, and Knoxville, TN.

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