Amazing Careers

Medical Director Lab Medicine, Pathology

Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

Anthem Blue Cross & Blue Shield

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Posted on Thursday, January 11, 2024

Anticipated End Date:


Position Title:

Medical Director Lab Medicine, Lab Benefits Mgmt

Job Description:

Medical Director Lab Medicine, Lab Benefits Mgmt

A proud member of the Elevance Health family of companies, Carelon Medical Benefits Management, formerly AIM Specialty Health, is a benefit-management leader in Illinois. Our platform delivers significant cost-of-care savings across an expanding set of clinical domains, including radiology, cardiology and oncology.

Carelon Medical Benefits Management is looking to hire a National Medical Director for Lab Medicine and Genetic Testing. This high-performing individual contributor will be responsible for serving as a National Medical Director for our Lab Benefits and Lab (Utilization Management) Clinical Product Line, overseeing clinical integrity for the service line, supporting the product strategy and design and implementing medical management approaches that impact healthcare quality, cost, and outcomes. Additional responsibilities include executing on the product strategy, managing solution performance and improving access to and usefulness of health improvement tools offered to Clients.

This position can work in a hybrid way working one day a week in any US Elevance Health corporate office.

How you will make an impact:

  • Develops clinical appropriateness guidelines for genetic and lab testing.

  • Monitors competitor products and internal medical management capabilities and responds with recommendations for improvement in company models.

  • Contributes to the development of Medical Management and Quality Management strategies. Develops and enhances relevant clinical guidelines.

  • Provides clinical leadership for Utilization Management, Case Management, Disease Management, and Quality Management of Clients in cooperation with solution medical directors and the Chief Medical Officer.

  • Provides clinical expertise in sales planning and participates in the acquisition and retention of clients.

  • Collaborates with HCM leaders to refine and improve provider and medical management services to meet the needs of Clients.

  • Provides clinical expertise to relevant data analytic activities.

  • Provides clinical expertise and strategic insight for solution development and expansion.

  • Provides thought leadership in laboratory medicine and genetic testing.

  • Communicates medical management trends and recommends company medical management responses to clients.

  • Contributes to efforts to establish effective provider quality and cost profiling and education.

  • Contributes to improved provider relationships and national associations and societies.

  • Represents the company at nationally recognized speaking engagements to promote health programs.

Requires an MD and minimum of 12 years of healthcare 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 in Pathology is required. Requires experience with population or segment health management and the education and coaching of members on wellness, prevention, and healthy lifestyles.

Strongly Preferred:

  • Certified with the American Board of Pathology and 12+ years of experience preferred.

  • Completed residency training in Laboratory Medicine and/or Pathology.

  • Knowledge of leading competitive product offerings in the healthcare industry and marketplace standards and knowledge of National Accounts expectations strongly preferred.

  • MBA and/or experience in Administrative Medicine.

  • Experience leading teams directly or leading teams in a matrixed environment.

  • Experience with managed care, UM, and laboratory medicine.

  • Ability to travel ~10%.

For candidates working in person or remotely in the below locations, the salary* range for this specific position is $244,800 to $440,640

Locations: California; Colorado; Hawaii; Nevada; New York; Washington State; Jersey City, NJ

In addition to your salary, Elevance Health offers benefits such as, a comprehensive benefits package, incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase and 401k contribution (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). The salary offered for this specific position is based on a number of legitimate, non-discriminatory factors set by the company. The company is fully committed to ensuring equal pay opportunities for equal work regardless of gender, race, or any other category protected by federal, state, and local pay equity laws.

* The salary range is the range Elevance Health in good faith believes is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. This range may be modified in the future and actual compensation may vary from posting based on geographic location, work experience, education and/or skill level. Even within the range, the actual compensation will vary depending on the above factors as well as market/business considerations. No amount is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable under the terms and conditions of the applicable policies and plans. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Job Level:

Director Equivalent


Job Family:

MED > Licensed Physician/Doctor/Dentist

Please be advised that Elevance Health only accepts resumes for compensation from agencies that have a signed agreement with Elevance Health. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of Elevance Health.

Who We Are

Elevance Health is a health company dedicated to improving lives and communities – and making healthcare simpler. We are a Fortune 25 company with a longstanding history in the healthcare industry, looking for leaders at all levels of the organization who are passionate about making an impact on our members and the communities we serve.

How We Work

At Elevance Health, we are creating a culture that is designed to advance our strategy but will also lead to personal and professional growth for our associates. Our values and behaviors are the root of our culture. They are how we achieve our strategy, power our business outcomes and drive our shared success - for our consumers, our associates, our communities and our business.

We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

Elevance Health operates in a Hybrid Workforce Strategy. Unless specified as primarily virtual by the hiring manager, associates are required to work at an Elevance Health location at least once per week, and potentially several times per week. Specific requirements and expectations for time onsite will be discussed as part of the hiring process. Candidates must reside within 50 miles or 1-hour commute each way of a relevant Elevance Health location.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Elevance Health. We require all new candidates in certain patient/member-facing roles to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide an acceptable explanation. Elevance Health will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.