Associate Regional Medical Officer
Location: San Diego, California US
Job Number: 1945
Position Title: Associate Regional Medical Officer
The Alignment Care Anywhere program is a physician-led and advanced practice clinician-driven program that is intended to care for and support Alignment Healthcare patients by proactively providing an additional level of medical and social support in the comfort of their home or in one of our Alignment Clinics. This program provides patients with medical and social support when and where they need it, with the goal of preventing unnecessary hospitalizations, health complications, and unmanaged disease progression that can occur when timely clinical interventions are not provided or are not accessible. Our clinic and home-based programs are offered to eligible patients at no cost to them.
Salary is highly competitive and commensurate with experience. Additional benefits include annual incentive plan, medical, dental, 401K retirement plan, malpractice, short-term and long-term disability. PTO and CME stipend are also included. Relocation or Sign on bonus may be offered!
The Associate Regional Medical Officer is a licensed Physician who provides services to the senior patient population. S/he will see, treat and manage patients (high risk, frail) primarily in a home setting.
(May include but are not limited to)
- See, treat and co-manage patients (high risk, frail population) in a home setting.
- Review (M-F) all Alignment patients that are hospitalized with team members.
- Communicate daily with covering hospitalists and specialty teams.
- Coordinate care with hospital and Alignment care managers to ensure smooth transitions from the hospital to post-acute care settings.
- Work with other clinicians and Case Managers to ensure all patients are seen daily.
- Conference call with Alignment Case Managers to review patients, and discuss the discharge needs and plans.
- Supervise, mentor and assist Advanced Practice Practitioners telephonically and at bedside.
- Across all settings of care, create a comprehensive and coordinated plan of care which takes into account information from medical records, the patient and their families, primary care physicians, and specialists as necessary:
- Medical records to be completed in a timely fashion.
- Complete outpatient visit documentation within 24 hours of care.
- Complete History & Physicals within 24 hours of inpatient admissions.
- Coordinate discharge plans with the Care Management Team on the day of discharge.
- Communicate with patients or their families/care givers and the Primary Care Physician during the admission about the plan of care and any changes in the patient’s health condition.
- Work with the Case Management Team to ensure the member is supported when care is transitioned from one setting to the next.
- Participate in weekly complex case management multidisciplinary meeting.
- Participate in on-call schedule as needed. (May vary by location.)
- Develop and communicate recommendations to AHC leadership in an effort to continuously enhance care delivery system
- Travel to AHC corporate office on a quarterly basis
- Perform other administrative duties as deemed necessary
- Has advisory, supervisory and mentoring responsibilities for Advanced Practice Practitioners.
- Minimum Experience: 2-3 years of Hospitalist, Family Practice, or Internist experience preferred but will also consider graduating residents and fellows.
- Education: Medical Doctorate (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.); Internal Medicine or Family Medicine Residency.
- Licensure: Medical License in the state in which you are applying; DEA license; must be board certified or board eligible in specialty.
- Other: Career interest in management preferred.
Essential Physical Functions:
- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee regularly is required to stand, walk, sit, use hand to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
- The employee frequently lifts and/or moves up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
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Who is Alignment Healthcare?
- Socially responsible
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We are dedicated to transforming the complex and confusing process of medical treatment in the United States so that every link in the health care continuum becomes more efficient, productive, and effective. We built a team of people who want to make a difference. Come join the team that is changing health care one person at a time.
We believe that great work comes from people who are inspired to be their best. We invite you to explore our wide variety of roles based on your unique experience.