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 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!
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
- Benefits: Comprehensive Sound Physicians benefits package including 15 paid days off
- Education: CME allowance, paid CME time off, and a comprehensive training and onboarding program
- Development: Mentoring from the Sound Advisory Services clinical leadership team
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
Highline Medical Center is a 133-bed, not for profit, community hospital, part of Chi Franciscan affiliated with Catholic Health Initiatives, a comprehensive health network including St. Francis Hospital and several hospitals and medical centers. Highline offers a full range of services including cardiology, radiology, oncology, orthopedic services, surgery, neurology, ER, pregnancy & childbirth, and hospice & palliative care. Highline Medical Center is the first accredited Heart Failure System with a Blue Cross Blue Shield Distinction accreditation for maternity care and primary stroke center and awarded the Silver Plus Achievement for stroke care from the American Heart and Stroke Association. The facility is an American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer accredited program and received an Outstanding Achievement Award for Cancer Care. Highline Medical Center is also a Top Performer on key quality measures by Joint Commission and earned the Washington State Hospital Association Safe Care action award.
Located just south of Seattle, Burien offers a vibrant downtown with diverse cuisine and eating establishments, beautiful views of the Puget Sound and great walking neighborhoods. Burien boasts quality of life and affordable living with safe communities and high performing private and public school systems. The area is known for a thriving healthcare community and plenty of parks and recreation and outdoor activities. Entertainment including arts, theatre, festivals and more.