Sep 21, 2020

LTSS Medical Director (Aetna Better Health of KS)

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Overland Park, KS, USA

Job Description

CVS Health

Job DescriptionAetna Better Health of Kansas is looking for an LTSS (long-term services and supports) clinical officer/medical director to join our team. This physician directs healthcare services for individuals of any age with physical, intellectual, and/or developmental disabilities. The LTSS CO/MD oversees and is responsible for all primary physical and behavioral health services provided to individuals receiving LTSS, and to comparable populations enrolled in KanCare, as well as all clinical activities pertaining to the operation of LTSS programs and services, including preventive care and the management and coordination of primary and other physical health services for these members.The LTSS CO/MD is also responsible for working with the CMO, behavioral health medical director, pharmacy director, and behavioral supports director to ensure integration of physical and behavioral health services and supports and LTSS, as applicable, for individuals in each of these populations, and to oversee quality improvement initiatives regarding behavioral supports and the appropriate use of psychotropic medications in these individuals.The LTSS Medical Director must live in the state of Kansas or be willing to relocate to Kansas and obtain a Kansas medical license. Fundamental ComponentsPerform daily review of individual cases from concurrent review and prior authorization processes, including denial decisions for cases that do not meet established evidence-based criteriaConduct daily hospital admission and complex discharge roundsDirect LTSS population activities, including evaluating the need for these services and ensuring collaboration among providersConduct peer to peer discussionsPerform high dollar deep dive reviewsParticipate in QM/UM monthly meetingsProvide medical review and support for case management and care coordination staff to ensure optimal care is rendered to our members according to the terms of the benefit members receiveIdentify opportunities to implement best practice approaches and introduce innovations to better improve outcomesAssess developmental needs and collaborate with others to identify and implement action plans that support the development of high performing teams.Consistently demonstrate the ability to serve as a model change agent and lead change efforts.Be responsible for maintaining compliance with policies and procedures and implement them at the employee level.Reinforce clinical philosophy, programs, policies and procedures.Evaluate and interpret data, identify areas of improvement, and focus on interventions to improve outcomes.Background ExperienceBackground /Experience:Experience with the long-term special services (LTSS) management is required. Specialty in geriatrics is preferred. 5 years of experience in clinical practice/health care industry.Education:The minimum level of education desired for candidates in this position is an M.D. or D.O.License and Certifications:M.D. or D.O., Board Certification in an Aetna-recognized specialty, including post-graduate direct patient care experience.Active and current Kansas State medical license without encumbrances (must obtain if do not currently have)EducationMDPercent of Travel Required0 - 10%Business OverviewAetna, a CVS Health company, we are joined in a common purpose: helping people on their path to better health. We are working to transform health care through innovations that make quality care more accessible, easier to use, less expensive and patient-focused. Working together and organizing around the individual, we are pioneering a new approach to total health that puts people at the heart.We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace. CVS Health is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate in recruiting, hiring or promotion based on race, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, age, disability or protected veteran status. We proudly support and encourage people with military experience (active, veterans, reservists and National Guard) as well as military spouses to apply for CVS Health job opportunities.PDN-9127b56b-5785-4d9b-ab31-c579e6067f38

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