MEDICAL DIRECTOR BEHAVORIAL HEALTH
Amerigroup is a Fortune 500 company serving approximately 2 million members in 14 STATES. Nationwide, we serve one out of every 35 Medicaid recipients and one out of every 25 kids covered by CHIP. We improve access to quality health care for our members while lowering costs for taxpayers. We coordinate services for individuals in publicly funded health care programs. Amerigroup accepts all eligible people regardless of age, sex, race or disability.
Oversees all behavioral health care for AMERIGROUP products and services in Kansas. Oversees the health care needs of the membership and serves as the principal behavioral health manager and policy advisor to the company and health plan CEO or COO. Is accountable for and provides professional leadership and direction to the utilization/cost management and clinical quality management functions. Works collaboratively with other plan functions that interface with behavioral health management such as medical management, provider relations, member services, benefits and claims management, etc. Assists in short and long range program planning, total quality management (quality improvement) and external relationships. Works with Corporate Health and Medical Affairs for support, assistance and direction in overall behavioral health management effectiveness. Reports all issues of clinical quality management to the health plan CEO, COO, the Board and the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of AMERIGROUP Corporation.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Medical Doctor with specialization and board certification in Psychiatry. Board Certification in Addictionology or substantial clinical experience in substance use disorders a must
Years and Type of Experience Required
• Five years of clinical experience in the practice of medicine, two of which have been in medical and/or health administration
• Three to five years of management and /or clinical experience in a managed care environment
• Must be licensed in the state of Kansas as a Doctor of Medicine or be able to achieve such licensure upon hire
For immediate consideration please send your resume in Word format to: Diane Wunsch at firstname.lastname@example.org