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Orthopedic Medical Director - Remote
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Job Location: Chicago, IL

Job #: 24928
Title: Orthopedic Medical Director - Remote
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $240,000.00 - $260,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: bonus, benefits
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


Our client is a leader in utilization management and are using evidence-based approach to leverage their exceptional capabilities, powerful analytics, and acute sensitivity to the challenges and needs of everyone involved across the healthcare continuum. By applying proven talent and leading-edge technology, they harness healthcares evolving demand and inherent change to realize healthcare innovation and deliver improved results and a positive experience for everyone.

Can be based in any state in the USA.


We are hiring several physicians for medical management positions who can

  • Provide timely expert medical review for requests to evaluate the medical necessity of services that do not meet utilization review criteria while located in a state or territory of the United States.

  • Review appeals for denied services related to current relevant medical experience or knowledge in accordance with appeal policies, if so delegated.

  • Provide timely peer-to-peer discussions with referring physicians to clarify clinical information and to explain review outcome decisions.

  • Document all actions related to clinical review sessions and attests to appeal review qualifications as required.

  • Maintains files of all reviews as required by law and Health Plans to retrieve data.

  • Maintains necessary credentials and immediately informs the organization of any adverse actions relating to medical licenses and/or board certifications.

  • Supports the annual review of utilization review criteria.

  • Participates in strategic planning for and evaluation of the Care Management process/unit.

  • Assists with staff educational training and in-service programs and serves as a clinical resource for the staff.


The ideal candidate will have

  • an M.D. or D.O. with a current, active, U.S. state medical license and board certified in a specialty recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

  • minimum 5 years experience in Orthopedics

  • board certification in Orthopedics

  • Spine Fellowship required

  • Must have recent practice experience in direct patient care (within the past 18 months).

  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal laws, URAC and NCQA standards a plus, and familiarity with automated processes and computer applications and systems is required.

This position offers a competitive base salary, short term incentive cash bonus and exceptional benefits including a 401k plan with up to 6% contribution.

University - MD

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