Virginia Premier has retained Morgan Consulting Resources, Inc. to conduct the search for their Behavioral Health Medical Director. This is an outstanding opportunity to be a highly visible member of a dynamic organization. This position will be based in Richmond (Glen Allen), Virginia.
About the company:
Virginia Premier is a non-profit managed care organization, locally owned by VCU Health. While they are headquartered in Richmond, they also have a presence in Bristol, Wise, Richlands, Winchester, Roanoke, Tidewater and Northern Virginia. This enables them to serve vulnerable populations throughout the state. Virginia Premier Health Plan focuses their resources on member services, offering: Virginia Premier Health Plan, a Medicaid Plan; Virginia Premier Elite Plus, a plan for those needing long-term services and supports; and Virginia Premier Elite, a Medicare Advantage Plan. They opened their first Patient-Centered Medical Home in Roanoke, VA in 2014. Please visit their website at www.vapremier.com.
Virginia Premier’s Commitment and Mission Statements:
Commitment: Helping individuals and families find and fund quality healthcare is at the heart of what we do. We fulfill this objective by delivering easy access to doctors, specialists, hospitals, referrals and emergency aid. In doing so, we act as a strong partner for our members in providing for their health and the health of their families.
Mission: Virginia Premier, a managed care organization owned by the Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, meets the needs of underserved and vulnerable populations in Virginia by delivering quality driven, culturally sensitive and financially viable healthcare.
About the position:
The Behavioral Health Medical Director (BHMD) is responsible for medical management clinical functions including Utilization Management, Quality Improvement, Credentialing and Pharmacy for Behavioral Health and Substance Abuse Disorders. He/She will improve the health care delivery system for effective delivery of behavioral health care and will be the Behavioral Health clinical subject matter expert at Virginia Premier. The BHMD will supervise the Associate Behavioral Health Medical Director in addition to partnering with the CMO as his Behavioral Health partner. The role will have an integral part in the development of Behavioral Health programs for Virginia Premier, developing and implementing strategies for growth. The Behavioral Health Medical Director will be a member of the Virginia Premier Health Quality Utilization Management (HQUM) Committee.
Required Education and Experience:
•Maintain a Current Unrestricted Virginia Physician License, or the ability to obtain one •Board Certification in Psychiatry required
•Commitment to Virginia Premier’s clinical programs and mission to serve the Medicaid population •Ability to work with colleagues and other health care professionals to resolve utilization and quality management issues •Ability to communicate effectively with health professionals, administrators and staff, both orally and in writing •Ability to review the medical literature to answer a clinical question •Minimum of five years clinical experience •Experience in managed care medical management preferred
About Richmond, VA:
Richmond is a city that represents a significant chapter in America’s history, with cobblestone streets, river walks and historical monuments. Originally a colonial settlement, Virginia’s capital is now a thriving hub for culture, shopping and outdoor fun. With lively neighborhoods and a vibrant restaurant scene, Richmond combines big city amenities with southern charm and ease.
Julianne Schoepp, Principal 415-233-8991 firstname.lastname@example.org
Internal Number: vpbhmd
About Virginia Premier Health Plan
Morgan Consulting Resources, Inc. (MCR) is a national executive search firm, in business since 1995 providing services to healthcare organizations, including provider, payer and healthcare supporting companies. We offer 100 collective years of leadership experience in health systems and over 50 years of experience in complex recruitment of healthcare professionals and executives. Our practice includes “C-Suite” to Director-level positions. We are a certified women-owned business, committed to and in support of client diversity goals. We have experience working with large, complex organizations and boards, smaller organizations, search committees and everything in between with non-profit, for-profit, academic and public healthcare organizations. We are passionate about improving healthcare, one successful placement at a time.
Our mission is to deliver high quality results, improving the lives and organizations that we touch with each placement.