Chief Medical Officer
Searching for a CMO to manage medical team for 3 federally qualified health centers.
- Develop the corporation’s medical health care plan based on community health needs, epidemiology of the community, and health behavior of the community.
- Recommend clinical pathways and participate in the designation of priority objectives for the clinic with reference to implementation of the clinical health care plan.
- Participate in development of the project’s financial plan (budget) with ongoing monitoring and evaluation.
- Fiscal responsibility for departmental outcomes.
- Recruit and interview potential providers. Prepare recommendations for hiring and termination for the review and approval of the CEO.
- Provides consultation to the NP/PA staff, residents and students at the health center in managing acute and long-term medical needs of patients as appropriate.
- Reviews patient medical records for accuracy and appropriateness of care in order to complete clinical performance evaluation using peer review system as mechanism for these reviews.
- Initiates in-service training, and orientation of medical staff.
- Participate in the periodic review of practice management functions, e.g., reception, telephone triage, patient flow, outreach services, laboratory, pharmacy, follow-up on missed appointments, referral tracking.
- Present reports on medical care matters to CEO, the Board and the Quality Assurance Committee regularly and periodically.
- Direct supervision of all medical providers including peer review and annual evaluations.
- Leadership in area of continuous quality improvement initiatives and in the medical areas of grant requirements.
- Participate in risk management activities and help ensure corporate compliance.
Performance Requirements (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities):
- Ability to supervise medical staff.
- Ability to interact with the President/CEO in a balanced format to further the community health care goals of the corporation.
- Ability to identify and respond in an effective manner to the health care needs of the community.
- Ability to communicate in both written and verbal form.
- Ability to address concerns and issues raised by associates, physicians, clients, and the general community.
- Ability to actively participate in as part of the Center’s Leadership Team.
- Possess understanding of individual’s socio-economic status and life-style with respect for individual differences.
- Able to function as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
- Able to interpret and implement rules, regulations, and guidelines from various funding sources.
Education: Medical Degree from an accredited medical school.
Experience: Community health/public health orientation preferred. Three to five years’ experience in an administrative capacity preferred.
Certifications/Licenses: Unlimited license to practice medicine in the State of Texas. Federal DEA certification. CSR (controlled substance registration) for State of Texas
Board certified or board eligibility