Medical Director Physician Advisor Program

Catholic Health | Buffalo, New York 14214

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: June 08, 2023
Opportunity Code: 32933


Engaging physician leader needed to serve as the senior physician leader and Case Management subject matter expert for Catholic Health

The Position

  • The Medical Director, Physician Advisor Program serves as the health system’s subject matter expert on all Case Management related manners and is a key physician advisor in the care transformation process.
  • Reports to and works in close collaboration with the system Chief Physician Executive, as well as with key system, regional, and market teams, including clinical document improvement, denials, finance, care management, IT, and a peer group of physician leaders.
  • Drive care management transformation across the full continuum and a system-wide approach to patient care progression, all in accordance with regulatory requirements and system objectives. Advance the health system’s clinical agenda as it continues its journey from a fee-for-service based culture to one which is focused on fee-for-value.
  • Acts as a consultant to and resource for physicians regarding their decisions relative to appropriateness of hospitalization, continued stay, and use of resources.
  • Must bring progressive experience in clinical practice and several years in a physician advisory leadership role. Ideal leaders will possess a background in care management, performance improvement, exposure to Epic EMR workflow, and care redesign.


  • Medical Degree (M.D.) from a medical school recognized by the New York State Board of Regents and Board Certified Physician required. Certified Clinical Documentation Specialist and an advanced degree in healthcare or a business-related field is preferred.

The Organization

  • Catholic Health in Buffalo, NY is a non-profit healthcare system that provides care to Western New Yorkers across a network of four acute-care hospitals, primary care centers, imaging centers, and several other community ministries.
  • Driven by its mission, Catholic Health dedicates itself to delivering high-quality, compassionate, and affordable health services to all with special care given to those who are poor and disadvantaged.
  • Catholic Health is making the largest investment in its history, dedicating more than $100 million in state-of the- art technology that will connect its hospitals, home care, long-term care, clinician offices, health centers, and ancillary services with patients throughout the area. This transformational investment marks a major milestone for the healing ministry, which dates back more than 165 years.
  • In recognition of superior service, Catholic Health has been named as among the top 100 integrated healthcare systems by SDI and is accredited by The Joint Commission. In 2018, Catholic Health was named Healthcare Company of the Year by Buffalo Business First and one of its hospital, Kenmore Mercy Hospital, has received Magnet-designation.

The Community 

  • Buffalo, New York, located on the eastern shores of Lake Erie and the head of the Niagara River, is the second most populous city in the state, after New York City.
  • The city of Buffalo has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years, from a redeveloped waterfront and revitalized neighborhoods, to an expanding craft beer scene, and over $1 billion in new investments for local businesses.
  • Redeveloped from its glory days as the western terminus of the Erie Canal, Canalside hosts more than 1,000 annual events—from summertime concerts and festivals to recreation like ice skating and ice bikes in the winter. Endless fun awaits along this scenic waterfront—try rock climbing at Buffalo RiverWorks, kayaking on the Buffalo River, or sailing on the Spirit of Buffalo.
  • The iconic Niagara Falls State Park, one of the country’s most beautiful and iconic state parks, is only a 30-minute drive from Buffalo.





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