Landmark Health Physician in Hemet, California
Landmark Health is looking for innovative physicians to join its growing home-based provider team. Landmark is a mobile provider group transforming healthcare by delivering medical care in the home, exclusively to the most chronically ill in our communities, wherever they reside and whenever they need it. The Landmark physician provides direct longitudinal care to patients in their residences and provides oversight of a team of nurse practitioners, all working collaboratively to help serve our patients. Equipped with state-of-the-art mobile technology and medical supplies, the Landmark physician literally brings the care to the patient, creating a truly patient-centered model of care. Additionally, Landmark’s interdisciplinary team of nurse care managers, social workers, and behavioral health specialists, supports the physician to provide any other necessary resources to help the patient achieve their highest quality of life.
Works with the Regional Medical Director, Director of Health Services, Health Plan representatives, and UM staff in the development and/or implementation of medical policy, clinical protocols, utilization management guidelines, and quality management programs. Dedicated to improving the health and well-being of members; this position collaborates with existing PCPs if present, the Landmark multi-disciplinary team, the health plan Medical Director, and other health professionals.
Functions as the day to day clinical leader of the multi-disciplinary team, providing decision support to team members providing care in the home to Landmark patients
In situations where there is no existing PCP for the patient, the Landmark Physician will assume responsibility as PCP to drive care and continuity for this patient
In situations where there is an existing PCP for the patient, the Landmark Physician helps to co-manage the patient with the PCP and functions as their extension into the home – the PCP’s eye and ears in the home
Assess patients’ needs in their place of residence, including:
Provide same-day clinical assessment and treatment for pre-crisis intervention.
Prescribes appropriate diagnostics and interventions to avoid unnecessary transfers/acute admissions.
Consults with extensivists/hospital physicians following notification of member transfer.
Collaborates with UM staff and PCPs/facility staff to enable medical necessity determinations for requested medical services.
Educates members and/or their legal representatives in disease processes affecting members and ways to manage them effectively, as well as to promote wellness.
Job ID: 2016-1155