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Physician Advisor - Casual

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Bakersfield, California
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Requisition ID 2021-188692 Employment Type Seasonal/Casual/OnCall/Supplemental Department Medical Staff Administration Hours/Pay Period 1 Shift Varied Standard Hours Sunday - Saturday Remote No
Overview

Bakersfield Memorial Hospital is a 426 bed acute care medical center offering a full range of services including the Sarvanand Heart and Brain Center, Grossman Burn Center at Memorial Hospital, expanded maternity and family care, the Lauren Small Children’s Center, orthopedic services, wound care center, 24-hour emergency care and general/outpatient surgery. Memorial Hospital is a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital and is home to the Bakersfield Ronald McDonald House. Memorial Hospital is a member of Dignity Health and is a trusted community partner, serving residents of Bakersfield and Kern County with quality, compassionate care since 1956. Learn more by visiting Bakersfield Memorial Hospital.


Responsibilities

The Physician Advisor plays a critical role in promoting evidence-based standards of medical care while maintaining appropriate utilization of Hospital resources. Emphasis is on facilitating communication between the Department of Care Coordination, Medical Staff, Nursing Staff, and Administration regarding systems-based practice, regulatory and quality considerations in the delivery of medical care.

The Physician Advisor plays a key role in the following: advocating for the best and most efficient care for Hospital patients; removing barriers to care; working with attending physicians to facilitate the care of the patient; and advocating for, supporting, and enhancing the clinical credibility of the Department of Care Coordination's utilization and compliance activities.

The Physician Advisor may report directly to the VP Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer, or the Service Area Chief Physician Executive as determined by either the Hospital President or the Service Area SVP of Operations. Physician shall participate in an annual performance evaluation using performance metrics adopted by Hospital.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a licensed Physician in the state of California.

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