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Medical Director Medical Affairs

Company: 
BCBSA
CIty: 
Chicago
State: 
Illinois
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Overview

Responsible to BCBS Plan and other key stakeholders to provide clinical expertise and leadership for medical affairs strategy development and implementation. Serves as a thought and opinion leader to provide clinical leadership and support to internal and external strategic initiatives in support of BCBSA and BCBS Plans. Works collaboratively with other medical directors to provide consultative leaders to the development of evidence-based reference medical policy information. Designs and implements innovative solutions that enable BCBS Plans to be proactive and that also enable industry leadership.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Medical Affairs Leadership-Responsible to BCBS Plan and other key stakeholders to provide clinical expertise and leadership for medical affairs strategy development and implementation. Serves as a thought and opinion leader to provide clinical leadership and support to internal and external strategic initiatives in support of BCBSA and BCBS Plans. Provides clinical guidance and support to initiatives that address public health issues. Implements deliverables in support of BCBSA Board strategies and OCA key initiatives.• Reference Medical Consultation-Collaborates with other medical directors to provide consultative leader and direction to Medical Policy Service in the development of evidence-based reference medical policy information.• Communication Management-Publication: Manage and undertake process improvement for the internal communication on timelines, evidentiary review, and deliverables. BCBSA Board Strategies: deliver the identified content in support of the BCBSA Board Strategies, including precision medicine and medical policy management• Ensure strong Thought Leader (TL) relationships; develop and nurture relationships with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs) and consultants in the clinical community in order to strengthen BCBSA's leadership position; serve as a professional representative of OCA in the healthcare community. Share responsibility with Clinical Operations for decisions regarding the recruitment and retention of pharmaceutical, medical device, and diagnostic companies to our Evidence Street subscriber platform portfolio, as well as new business opportunities and strategies for product/platform development.



Qualifications

Required Basic Qualifications:

  • M.D. or D.O.
  • A minimum of 5 years health plan experience, as Medical Director or Medical Consultant with responsibility
  • Experience in representing Medical Affairs and Clinical Operations to consumers, businesses, providers and media
  • Medical license
  • Board Certification



Equal Opportunity Employer

Blue Cross Blue Shield Association is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected characteristics

Make an impact on healthcare in America. A career with Blue Cross Blue Shield Association allows you to be part of the foundation that supports the 35 Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies nationwide, while protecting and strengthening the Blue Cross Blue Shield brand. Our work is helping provide greater access to cost-effective healthcare, improve the health of America and build stronger communities. With a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, we celebrate different cultures, languages, backgrounds and experiences while striving to advance health equity, and we want you to join Team BCBSA.

Accommodations:
Vision Accommodations, Hearing Accommodations, Neurodiversity, Learning, Mental Health, Mobility