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Evolent Health Medical Director, Oncology in Topeka, Kansas

This is an unique opportunity to improve the health and wellbeing of millions of Americans!

Founded in 2002, New Century Health has been on the cutting edge of value-based innovation for decades as the nation's foremost specialty care management company, specializing in managing cancer and cardiology patients for both payers and risk-based providers. Formerly backed by Water Street Partners, the company was acquired by Evolent Health in 2018 and has scaled tremendously since.

Specifically, New Century Health provides physicians with clinical decision and population health management tools to ensure that their patients receive the highest quality, most affordable care. These best-in-class tools, which have earned the business URAC accreditation in Health Utilization Management and NCQA accreditation in Utilization Management, consistently drive clinical and financial improvements for the two most complex and expensive diseases in the nation. This commitment to excellence has helped spur our success and put us on track to surpass record-breaking year-over-year growth in the coming years.

It’s Time For A Change… Your Future Evolves Here

Evolent Health has a bold mission to change the health of the nation by changing the way health care is delivered. Our pursuit of this mission is the driving force that brings us to work each day. We believe in embracing new ideas, challenging ourselves and failing forward. We respect and celebrate individual talents and team wins. We have fun while working hard and Evolenteers often make a difference in everything from scrubs to jeans.

Are we growing? Absolutely—70.3% in year-over-year revenue growth in 2017. Are we recognized? Definitely. We have been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016 and 2017, and one of the “50 Great Places to Work” in 2017 by Washingtonian, and our CEO was number one on Glassdoor’s 2015 Highest-Rated CEOs for Small and Medium Companies. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

New Century Health merged with Evolent Health in 2018 and continues to lead transformative change in specialty care management as an Evolent company. Within the Evolent ecosystem of provider-centric solutions for value-based care, our New Century Health team focuses on cost and quality improvement for oncology and cardiology specialty care. With more than 15 years of proven results, New Century Health generates insights and drives cutting edge innovation through its clinical capabilities and deep understanding of health care informatics, physician management and health care technology systems development. Together, Evolent and New Century Health are harnessing the power of our combined organizations to improve the health of the nation. Join the New Century Health team and put your passion to work for transforming the U.S. health care landscape for patients, providers and payers.

This position is located in New Century Health's Brea office, just outside of Los Angeles.

The Medical Director Oncology is responsible for support and assistance for all oncology administrative and clinical utilization management and quality improvement functions under the auspices of the Chief Medical Officer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for implementation and maintenance of all clinical program guidelines. Responsible for participation in the Utilization Management (UM) Committee.

Responsible for performing peer reviews including peer-to-peer conversations.

Responsible for acting as a clinical liaison to providers, clients, and patients as directed by the Chief Medical Officer.

Responsible for completion of UM projects and site visit reviews.

Responsible for overseeing clinical aspects of client site visits.

Responsible for communicating need for additional clinical information to ordering providers.

Responsible for supervising clinical reviewers.

Responsible for coordinating with UM staff to ensure timely and accurate communication of clinical decisions.

Respect and maintain HIPAA confidentiality guidelines.

Responsible for maintaining availability to clinical and non-clinical administrative staff during performance of initial and second level screening

Acts as an interdepartmental liaison between all New Century Health offices, departments, and committees.

Will work with the Director of UM to ensure client satisfaction.

Perform all peer clinical review activities while located in a state or territory of the United States.

Acts with honor and integrity, serving as a role model for the company.

Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS : To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Graduate of recognized medical degree program. Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the practice of medical oncology; knowledge of regulatory requirements with at least two years of experience in a regulatory role.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

Current, unrestricted clinical license in medicine or required specialty.

If trained after 1980, active Board Certification in Medical Oncology required.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:

Strong clinical, management, communication and organizational skills.

Demonstrated leadership skills

Analytic skills

Energetic and curious with a passion for quality and value in health care

PHYSICAL DEMANDS : The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT : The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Technical requirements:

Currently, Evolent employees work remotely temporarily due to COVID-19. As such, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router. These at-home technical requirements are subject to change with any scheduled re-opening of our office locations.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners, and patients. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home.

As we continue to evaluate re-opening our offices more fully and begin to have specific roles that will require face to face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes, all employees must be prepared to meet our vaccine requirements with or without accommodation at that time

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Technical requirements:

Evolent allows employees to work remotely for many of our positions. For those working remotely, we require that all employees have the following technical capability at their home: High speed internet over 10 MBPS and, specifically for all call center employees, the ability to plug in directly to the home internet router.

Evolent Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all its employees, partners and patients and complies with all applicable local, state, and federal law regarding COVID health and vaccination requirements. Evolent expects all employees to also comply. We currently require all employees who may voluntarily return to our Evolent offices to be vaccinated and invite all employees regardless of vaccination status to remain working from home. Certain jobs require face-to-face interaction with our providers and patients in client facilities or homes. Employees working in such roles will be required to meet our vaccine requirements without exception or exemption.

Evolent Health is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status. Evolent Health maintains a drug-free workplace. Evolent has been named one of “Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” in 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019 and are proud to be recognized as a leader in driving important Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) efforts. Evolent achieved a 95% score on its first-ever submission to the Human Rights Campaign's Corporate Equality Index, was named on the Best Companies for Women to Advance List 2020 by Parity.org, and we publish an annual Diversity and Inclusion Annual Report to share our progress on how we’re building an equitable workplace. We recognize employees that live our values, give back to our communities each year, and are champions for bringing our whole selves to work each day. If you’re looking for a place where your work can be personally and professionally rewarding, don’t just join a company with a mission. Join a mission with a company behind it.

Compensation Range:

The typical range of employees within the compensation grade of this position is . Salaries are determined by the skill set required for the position and commensurate with experience and may vary above and below the stated amounts.

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