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Northern California Psychiatrist in San Jose, CA at Anthem, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Your Talent. Our Vision.  At CareMore, a proud member of the Anthem, Inc. family of companies specializing in providing senior Americans a complete and pro-active health care experience, it’s a powerful combination.  It’s the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater value for our customers and greater health for our communities. Join us and together we will drive the future of health care.

CareMore is entering a new growth phase, as a proven care delivery model for the highest-risk.  We are a team of committed clinicians and business leaders passionate about transforming American healthcare delivery.  We build and lead integrated, multi-disciplinary clinical teams to care for the most complex patients and currently serve over 150,000 patients in eight states across Medicare, Medicaid, and commercial populations.  We strive for excellence and have achieved significant and measurable improvement in total cost of care, clinical outcomes, and experience.  As an Anthem subsidiary, we benefit from the scale and resources one of America’s largest managed healthcare organizations.

You can learn more about CareMore’s transformative approach to care here:

  • Des Moines Register – New Model: Insurers Hire Doctors
  • The Atlantic – The Quiet Healthcare Revolution
  • The New York Times – The High Price of Failing America’s Costliest Patients

This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve. 

Overview of Position:

  • Responsible for coordinating care and treatment of patients with acute and chronic psychiatric conditions. 
  • Primary duties may include, but are not limited to: Authorizes, monitors, and directs inpatient psychiatric utilization. 
  • Utilizes clinical expertise to evaluate care provided in each specialty area for appropriateness. 
  • Collaborates with the clinical manager in monitoring educational programs, family education programs, and consults to educate patients and families considering social and financial limitations and cultural barriers. 
  • Researches and develops new and innovative approaches for care and treatment of chronic conditions. 
  • Identifies barriers affecting the delivery of care and intervenes with solutions. 
  • Provides care to patients in clinics in the event of coverage gaps. 
  • Provides direct care to patients admitted to area psychiatric hospitals. 

Requires an MD; 5 years of experience; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background. Requires current unrestricted medical licensure in applicable state(s). Board certification required if applicable to the duties being performed. Valid prescriptive license required. For CareMore business units, satisfactory completion of a pre-placement Tuberculosis test is a requirement for this position

Anthem, Inc. is ranked as one of America’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine and is a 2018 Diversity Inc. magazine Top 50 Company for Diversity. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at EOE. M/F/Disability/Veteran.