Saint Alphonsus is seeking a physician leader to become our Medical Director of Documentation and Utilization Excellence. This position will be appointed and evaluated annually by the Saint Alphonsus Chief Clinical Officer. The Medical Director of Documentation and Utilization Excellence (MDDUE) is the lead provider for coordination and oversight of our Physician Advisor team and Clinical Documentation Improvement team. The MDDUE will have an established record of clinical excellence and credibility, and will be familiar with hospital medicine and principles of proper utilization and appropriate clinical documentation. The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years experience as a Physician Advisor, and will have experience building a CDI program. This provider needs to be able to lead with influence, and coach and mentor providers on clinical documentation best-practices in a productive and positive manner. The MDDUE will work in a dyad partnership with the Director of Clinical Resource Management. This position is full-time, 1.0 FTE, and will be a 80/20 or 70/30 split between Administrative/Clinical time.
1. M.D / D.O. degree required.
2. A minimum of two years' experience in hospital based medicine with exposure to utilization management and documentation initiatives.
3. Demonstrated teamwork, performance analysis, presentation, interpersonal, facilitation, planning, and communication skills.
4. Ability to build and maintain positive rapport with dyad partner, SAHS leadership, peers, physicians and staff.
5. Ability to work with Trinity Health experts in managing and developing medical utilization programs and documentation initiatives.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 0001
About Saint Alphonsus Health System
As a multi-specialty, physician-led organization focused on helping to serve the needs of over 730,000 people in Idaho, Oregon and northern Nevada, the Saint Alphonsus Medical Group is a natural choice for those looking to work in a forward-thinking organization. Focused on building its providers' practices, creating strong referral networks, and listening to providers in a supportive environment, we make it easy for our providers to focus on caring for their patients. We offer competitive compensation and robust benefits packages, along with exclusive continuing education sessions with nationally renowned leaders and advanced work in population health models to prepare for the future.
The Saint Alphonsus Medical Group has over 70 clinics, spanning across Idaho and Oregon. So no matter where your employment opportunity presents itself, living in this area and raising a family here offers an opportunity hard to replicate. From the capital city of Boise - on many national "Best Of..." lists - to our many surrounding picturesque communities, you will find strong education systems, core values, and connected community bases.