Bon Secours Health System PHYSICIAN ADVISOR in RICHMOND, Virginia

Req # 116328BR


Market Bon Secours HSO

Posting Facility HSO-RICHMOND



State VA



The Physician Advisor provides leadership for efficiently managing resource and utilization to deliver quality cost effective care in the most appropriate setting. Works closely with the medical staff leadership, the entire medical staff, including resident physician house staff in all areas of resource/utilization management to develop and implement methods to optimize use of hospital services for all patients while also ensuring the quality of care provided. This includes working with hospital leadership in developing care management protocols with physicians and others to optimize length of hospital stay and efficient management of resources, insuring patients are in the appropriate level of care, supporting documentation, coding improvements and compliance, performing Peer to Peer reviews, Short Stay Reviews, Extended Observation Leads the local system Utilization Review Committee. Provides for medical staff education and training as required. Provides periodic reports to Board, MEC and Joint Conference as deemed necessary.


Minimum Requirements

  1. Hold and maintain an unrestricted medical license in the state of Bon Secours local system.

  2. Previous managed care medical director experience.

  3. Meet the requirements (and become a member) of the Local System Hospital medical staff.

  4. Possess or acquires a solid foundation, knowledge, and/or experience in the areas of utilization management, quality improvement, and patient safety.

  5. Possess a working knowledge of (Hospital) organization & case management operations and administrative standards and policies.

  6. Strong computer skills and working knowledge of the EMR.

  7. Familiarity with MCG/Interqual placement status criteria is preferred.

  8. Ability to build rapport with medical staff and hospital leadership to obtain the buy-in and collaboration necessary to achieve desired outcomes.

Preferred Requirements

  1. Member of the American College of Physician Advisors (ACPA) preferred.

  2. Board Certification by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) preferred.

  3. Physician Advisor Sub-specialty Certification by the American Board of Quality Assurance and Utilization Review Physicians, Inc. (ABQAURP) preferred.

Status FT

Shift (check all that apply) Day

Schedule 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Weekends? No Weekends

By Profession Leadership


At Bon Secours, we believe in Right Relationships and as an organization we are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Bon Secours Health System, Inc. policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Bon Secours also provides reasonable accommodations to disabled employees and applicants as required by law.