Chief Medical Officer - Salt Lake City, UT

Employer
HCA Healthcare – Chief Medical Officer
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Posted
Aug 06, 2021
Closes
Aug 06, 2022
Ref
2107115
Specialty
General Practice
Hours
Full Time
Position Type
Permanent

This position will be the Chief Medical Officer for 2 facilities: Tipanogas Regional Medical Center and Mountain View Hospital. Candidates need to have at least 10 years of practice experience (post residency/fellowship) and current hospital leadership experience. As CMO, the position does not allow for any practice opportunities with the HCA system or outside the HCA system - 100% administrative. 

Job Summary and Qualifications

The role of the Facility Chief Medical Officer (CMO) ensures high quality, patient-centered care by leading clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital. The CMO provides senior-level leadership to the infection control, risk management, safety, and medical staff credentialing functions, ensuring the collaboration and coordination of all stakeholders in these processes. The CMO facilitates the analysis of quality performance and prioritization improvement opportunities and consults on an array of issues involving physicians. The CMO also contributes to overall hospital strategy and service line development to ensure quality management and promote optimum patient experience. 

What you will do in this role:

  • You will lead clinical performance expectations that support the goals of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the facility to ensure superior clinical outcomes and unparalleled patient experience
  • You will work with Hospital Chief Medical Officers, Chief Executive Offers, medical staff, and Boards of Directors to improve the functionality and effectiveness of the hospital medical staff organization
  • You will partners with medical staffs and hospital management teams, facilitating teamwork and shared goals. Represents medical staff viewpoints to management and relays management viewpoints to medical staff by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships between HCA leadership and community and/or employed physicians.
  • You will provide clinical support and consultation regarding cost-effective clinical resource management in the facilities by sharing reports and recommendations regarding how to reduce the variable cost per case while maintaining and enhancing clinical effectiveness
  • You will create a data-driven environment of quality and cost improvement, and develops systems to review utilization of resources and objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings
  • You will serve as a direct liaison between HCA-affiliated physicians and facility/corporate clinical services functions
  • You will establish and maintain an ongoing program to orient and develop management expertise for Hospital Chiefs of Staff, Medical Executive Committees, and other medical staff leaders by providing oversight and leadership for all medical education programs
  • You will lead educational sessions and provides ongoing in-service programs to facility medical staff regarding clinical resource management, appropriate documents standards, utilization and quality issues, and quality improvement activities, in collaboration with the Chief of Staff or other clinical leadership in the facilities
  • You will assemble regional physician advisory panels to provide ongoing feedback to HCA senior management, and serves as a liaison between committees and facility/corporate leadership, as well as to affiliated physicians
  • You will serve as spokesperson to HCA hospitals and affiliated physicians to explain and obtain buy in for corporate-, group-, and facility-sponsored clinical initiatives
  • You will collaborate daily with other facility and corporate CMOs
  • You will educate physicians on HCA clinical technologies
  • You will collaborate with HPG and Supply Chain on formulary and supply opportunities
  • You will develop, implement, and monitor disruptive physician and impaired physician policies, and develops monitoring and intervention programs in the region
  • You will provide recommendations in the development and/or revision of hospital policies and procedures pertinent to the medical staff and medical staff affairs
  • You will serve as a consultant to hospital Medical Staff Services regarding physician credentialing, utilization, and quality profiling. Serves as a member of hospital’s peer review committees as requested
  • You will evaluates clinical appropriateness of new medical technologies and programs, and makes recommendations concerning the relevance of such technologies and programs to HCA hospitals
  • You will serve as a resource and consultant to the Vice President Physician Services Group and/or Vice President Business Development in physician recruitment, clinical program development, and overall hospital strategy
  • You will provide medical director services to facility-level physician credentialing, business development, and provider relations in contracting issues
  • You will provide medical consultation on contracting, pricing, and analysis of managed care issues. Offers clinical support for appeals and denials process, discharge planning, case management, and utilization review/management
  • You will consult with facility-level staff regarding delegated utilization management and disease management operations under managed care contracts. You will meet all regulatory/contractual/accreditation requirements associated with these functions
  • You will serve as a clinical resource and consultant to hospital case managers and hospital staff in the reduction of payer denials and in the denial and appeals process, as requested by the Case Management Department and Patient Accounting Services
  • You will attend corporate, group, division, and national meetings sponsored by HCA corporate to train and support quality improvement, risk management, patient safety, case management, medical staff affairs, and physician relations activities
  • You will promote consistent, positive patient interactions that advance the agenda of unparalleled patient service
  • You will provides clinical support and guidance in the development and deployment of all quality initiatives designed to increase the practice of evidence-based medicine within HCA facilities. Utilizes outcomes management techniques to monitor and improve care, quality, and safety. Demonstrates commitment and dedication to communicating the importance and precepts of evidence-based practice
  • You will serve as a spokesperson for evidence-based clinical practice, patient safety, and clinical loss prevention to facility leadership and clinicians

What qualifications you will need:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) required
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in clinical practice required
  • Experience as a CMO (or equivalent) in a large, complex hospital or regional health system preferred
  • Current and clear medical licensure in any US state required
  • Current or past Board Certification required

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