Physician Consultant (Horsham, PA)
NextGen Healthcare - Horsham, PA

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The Physician Consultant will act as an Implementation Specialist and Expert Clinician for the efficient use of the NextGen ® suite of products. As a consultant the Physician Consultant Executive will evaluate, makes suggestions, trains, and creates documentation to aid clients. The Physician Consultant Executive provides consulting services on a broad range of topics including workflow analysis/optimization, staffing, implementation schedules, change management, budgeting, medical coding, regulatory compliance, and quality improvement. The Physician Consultant Executive may serve as an interim Chief Medical Information Officer for a client site or may support existing physician leaders and other C-level client executives. Skills include project management support, software training, workflow optimization, creation of policies/procedures/governance, and strategic planning.

Job Description:
Represent the company as an expert consultant and as an interim Chief Medical Information Officer (if applicable) for the efficient use of the EHR software by:

Being a key contributor in the development of NextGen consulting solutions to address specific client clinical and medical coding issues with a demonstrable business impact

Partnering with the Sales and Marketing teams to establish clearly differentiated positioning of NextGen’s solutions based on varying client needs

Serve as an intermediary between physicians, the purchasing entity, and the Software and Services Vendor to trouble shoot organizational/software/implementation/training issues

Analyze and independently identify gaps within the Knowledge Base Model software and/or a customer’s data collection needs to suggest and/or make modifications to templates, enhance templates, and recommend the inclusion of clinical rules, guidelines, and/or documents in future releases of the software

Exercise independent judgment to evaluate and determine the appropriate course of action to be taken based on the analysis performed

Identify all possible solutions according to the needs and current workflow of potential and existing customers

Make recommendations as to workflow changes, staffing modifications, and training plans specific for the client’s needs

Provide consulting advice to customers and management during the sales, implementation, and go-live process.

Provide input on short term plans (i.e. action plans) to assist clients in developing a quality improvement plan for using the software

Provide guidance in implementing NextGen software and services in consideration of the client’s specific regulatory, revenue cycle, and quality goals and objectives

Provide onsite advanced-level training for client providers and staff

Provide web-based training sessions for clients

Provide in-person advanced-level training for clients at the NextGen Training Centers

Participate on national committees dealing with such issues as quality improvement, standards, pay for performance, electronic prescribing and other topics as directed

Develop new content for the Knowledge Base Module using evidence based guidelines and standards with collaboration from specialists

Create content for Best Practice white papers, e-learning classes, and web based training classes for physicians

Support Sales and Marketing efforts by serving as a Subject Matter Expert at specialty tradeshows

Required Skills:
A minimum of 5 years as an experienced clinician with consulting and/or business/practice leadership utilizing health information technology solutions (EHR)

Clinical experience using an EHR or VA System

The experience, energy and enthusiasm to work alongside a progressive leadership team tackling multiple priorities throughout the organization, and the ability to develop and implement diverse ideas and best practices into a coordinated strategic roadmap.

The ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally, as needed, is required (up to 50-60%)

The clinician needs to have an understanding of medical specialty specific workflows

Demonstrated ability to effectively engage account managers and clients alike to facilitate the use of NextGen solutions and services to address the challenges of healthcare delivery, healthcare policy and revenue optimization

Demonstrated ability to collaborate and build win-win partnerships across a variety of groups and departments, with a particular focus on understanding how to leverage EHR technology and implementation differentiators

The candidate will have demonstrated superior intellectual capability and will be characterized as energetic and highly self-motivated

The candidate will possess traits that include assertiveness, inspiration/creativity, perceptiveness, and insightfulness

The candidate must possess strong written and verbal communication skills

Must live within a 1 hour drive of a major airport

Must possess a current medical license

Desired Skills:
A track record of identifying emerging business trends resulting in strategy recommendations to senior management is desired.

Participation in the implementation of an EHR, or VA system for larger clinical groups

Strong public speaking skills

Experience serving as a Physician Champion/Liaison during an EHR implementation

Required Education (including certifications):
Medical Degree (MD/DO)

Current Medical License

Clinical Experience

Desired Education (including certifications):
Formal Informatics and/or HIT Training

QSI/NextGen Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status. Females and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Because QSI/NextGen believes in providing a safe work environment, we conduct drug and background checks in our recruiting/hiring processes. AA/EOE, M/F/D/V.

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