Here are some differences in the jobs with hospital vs insurance company.
Physician advisor jobs at a hospital are very variable. The work a physician advisor does at any hospital depends on how it is structured. That job at a hospital is a combination of a several things like administrative duties, UM duties and clinical duties.
|Full time and Part time opportunities are available.||Same.|
|Hourly rates are usually higher.||Lower.|
|Work is viewed by some doctors usually as positive i.e. working for patient care.||Negative, working against patient care. This is a myth. Both jobs ensure more efficiency and less waste.|
|Chance to advance in career in different fields [like CMO] not just UM.||May be possible only in UM field.|
|More flexible, peer to peer reviews could be scheduled as you like.||Part-Time jobs are less flexible, Full-time jobs could be more flexible.|
peer-to-peer reviews could be scheduled every 30min.
|Can be onsite or remote.||Mostly remote.|
|More chances to do clinical shifts.||May not be easy to find clinical opportunities.|
|Easy to maintain hospital privileges.||May be tough or may be not interested to do maintain privileges.|
|Easier to go back to clinical duties if UM is interesting anymore.||May become difficult to go back to clinical duties if there is a large nonclinical gap.|