Physician Advisors - Care Management & Documentation Integrity

  • Chicago's Northern Suburbs
  • NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal academic affiliate of the University Of Chicago Pritzker School Of Medicine, seeks Physician Advosors for Care Management and Documentation Integrity in order develop, implement and oversee hospital bed and related resource utilization, patient throughput, and documentation  at NorthShore University Health System.

     Essential Functions and Responsibilities

    • Oversee appeals and denials and write- off management in conjunction with the appropriate administrative leadership (CDI, Compliance, Care Management, Revenue Cycle).  Areas of focus may include medical necessity denials, DRG change denials, and other external audit feedback requiring medical leadership’s response.
    • Work with the CDI team to develop and implement ongoing documentation education to hospital based providers, reaching out to physicians who do not respond timely to documentation queries.
    • Support and/or develop efforts to use technology based solutions in our EMR to further documentation capture of accurate coded data.
    • Determine and arbitrate level of care determinations.  Should Physician Advisor identify need for clarification and/or additional documentation by Attending Physician and/or consultant(s), Physician Advisor shall independently, or in cooperation with Case Manager or CDI, seek clarification or additional documentation by following established query process Physician Advisor may elect to personally contact the Attending Physician and/or consultant(s) to discuss any documentation, pathophysiology, or utilization issues.
    • Work with patient placement office and emergency departments to educate, translate and enforce the admission process for all patients, regardless of the site or pathway of entry.
    • Provide ongoing education on capacity management, utilization review, discharge process and resources to all house staff and attending staff on a regular basis. Work with physicians, individually and in groups, on admission and discharge patterns.
    • Assist in the admission and discharge process as necessary. Engage in physician-to-physician communication to provide just-in-time education and resolve conflicts.
    • Work with the Admission office to assure that patients are assigned beds at the right level of care from the outset.

    NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is a four-hospital, fully integrated health system that offers leading clinical care and is supported by the nation’s top ranked electronic health record system. Become a member of a 900+ physician, multispecialty group practice that includes more than 100 plus office locations with over 2,400 affiliated physicians. NorthShore is a comprehensive, fully integrated, healthcare delivery system that includes four hospitals – Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, Highland Park Hospital and Skokie Hospital.

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, a highly collegial work atmosphere, and an opportunity to work with a world-class interdisciplinary team of medical professionals.

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  • Qualified candidates should submit their CV to:

    Kimberly Kitchell, Physician Recruiter
    Email: kkitchell@northshore.org
    Phone: 847.663.8145

Post-Acute Care Physician/SNF-ist

  • Chicago's Northern Suburbs
  • The Division of Hospital Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) seeks an exceptional Internal Medicine physician for an opportunity as a post-acute care physician (SNF-ist) in Chicago’s northern suburbs. Take advantage of this opportunity to join a comprehensive, fully integrated healthcare delivery system committed to its academic mission, EMR analytics and an exceptional patient experience.  

    The successful candidate will possess a service and access mindset and be board certified/board eligible by the ABIM. NorthShore offers many advantages, including competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a solid platform of support that allows physicians to focus on patient care. Attractive bonus potential is available. As the principal academic affiliate of the Pritzker School of Medicine at The University of Chicago, academic is available to qualified candidates.

    NorthShore’s four award-winning hospitals offer advanced technology, ideal locations, leadership in medicine, and a highly trained support staff. This is an excellent opportunity to provide quality patient care as part of a highly successful organization striving to preserve and improve human life.

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  • Qualified candidates should submit their CV to:

    Kimberly Kitchell, Physician Recruiter
    Email: kkitchell@northshore.org
    Phone: 847.663.8250

Nocturnist

  • Chicago's Northern Suburbs
  • The Division of Hospital Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) seeks exceptional Internal Medicine physicians for Nocturnist opportunities at Skokie, Evanston, Glenbrook, and Highland Park Hospitals. Take advantage of this opportunity to join a comprehensive, fully integrated healthcare delivery system committed to its academic mission, EMR analytics, and an exceptional patient experience.  

    The successful candidate will be highly motivated, team-oriented, and board certified/board eligible by the ABIM. NorthShore offers many advantages, including competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, and a solid platform of support that allows physicians to focus on patient care. Attractive bonus potential is available. As the principal academic affiliate of the Pritzker School of Medicine at The University of Chicago, academic is available to qualified candidates.

    NorthShore’s four award-winning hospitals offer advanced technology, ideal locations, leadership in medicine, and a highly trained support staff. This is an excellent opportunity to provide quality patient care as part of a highly successful organization striving to preserve and improve human life.

    Apply Now
  • Qualified candidates should submit their CV to:

    Kimberly Kitchell, Physician Recruiter
    Email: kkitchell@northshore.org
    Phone: 847.663.8145 

ICU Nocturnist

  • Evanston, Glenview
  • The Department of Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal academic affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, is currently seeking exceptional Internal Medicine physicians for a Nocturnist position working with and supervising residents in the Evanston and Glenbrook Hospital Intensive Care Units. This is an excellent opportunity to provide quality patient care within a highly successful, expanding department and organization.

    The successful candidate for this position will be highly motivated, team-oriented, able to work a flexible schedule and board certified/board eligible by the ABIM.

    NorthShore offers many advantages, including competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and a solid platform of support that allows physicians to focus on patient care. Academic appointment to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is available to qualified candidates.

    Apply Now
  • Qualified candidates should submit their CV to:

    Kimberly Kitchell, Physician Recruiter
    Email: kkitchell@northshore.org
    Phone: 847.663.8145 

Hospitalist

  • Mulitple Locations
  • The Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine at NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore), the principal academic affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, seeks exceptional Internal Medicine physicians for Hospitalist opportunities at Skokie Hospital, Evanston Hospital, Glenbrook Hospital, and Highland Park Hospital.

    The successful candidate will be highly motivated, team-oriented, able to work a flexible schedule, and board certified/board eligible by the ABIM. NorthShore offers many advantages, including competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits and a solid platform of support that allows physicians to focus on patient care. Attractive bonus potential is available. Academic appointment to the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is available to qualified candidates.

    NorthShore’s four award-winning hospitals offer advanced technology, ideal locations, leadership in medicine and highly trained support staff. This is an excellent opportunity to provide quality patient care within a highly successful, expanding division and organization.

    Apply Now
  • Qualified candidates should submit their CV by contacting: 

    Kimberly Kitchell, Physician Recruiter
    Email: kkitchell@northshore.org
    Phone: 847.663.8145