Medical Director, Behavioral Health | Envolve PeopleCare

Centene Corporation

  • Location: Rochester, NY

Envolve PeopleCareGrant Cooper, a Healthcare Executive Search Firm, is seeking a Medical Director of Behavioral Health for Envolve PeopleCare in Rochester, NY. is comprised of four leaders in the healthcare industry – Nurture, LiveHealthier, NurseWise, and Cenpatico. Envole PeopleCare offers simplified, integrated health and wellbeing solutions that are dedicated to upending unhealthy behaviors and motivating individuals to reach their health goals. As a family of companies, Evolve PeopleCare is able to leverage its resources to address the wellbeing of the whole person. Envolve PeopleCare goes beyond traditional health management by taking into account all factors that affect a person’s health and wellbeing. By combining knowledge and research in behavioral economics, a user-friendly digital health platform, the trusted advice of nurses, and practical health and life coaching, Envole PeopleCare empowers individuals to remove barriers that prevent healthy living.

Envolve’s support network is made even more extensive by its parent company, Centene Corporation, the leading multi-line healthcare enterprise operating local health plans and offering a wide range of health insurance solutions to individuals across the country. As a subsidiary of Centene, one of the top-ten fastest growing Fortune 500 companies, Envolve PeopleCare is capable of adapting quickly to an ever-changing healthcare market.

Position Overview

Reporting to the Senior Medical Director of Envolve PeopleCare, the Medical Director of Behavioral Health will direct and coordinate the medical management, quality improvement, and credentialing functions for the Behavioral Health business unit. This role will provide medical leadership of all for utilization management, cost containment, and medical quality improvement activities. The Medical Director of Behavioral Health will also provide medical expertise in the operation of approved quality improvement and utilization management programs in accordance with regulatory, state, corporate, and accreditation requirements.

Qualifications

  • MD or DO, board certified in Psychiatry and is an actively practicing physician.
  • Experience within a managed care organization is preferred.
  • Experience in substance abuse is preferred.
  • Course work in the areas of health administration, health financing, insurance, and/or personnel.
  • Management is preferred.
  • Experience treating or managing care for a culturally diverse population preferred.