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Chief Medical Officer

Company: Alameda Health System
Location: Oakland
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Position Overview As the Chief Medical Officer with Alameda Health System, you will be the senior medical officer and physician executive to our broad and dynamic health system. You will serve as a business and clinical strategis and will champion our pursuit of the highest possible standard of patient care and clinical effectiveness. You will work closely with the clinical chiefs, department chairs, President of the medical staff and other medical leaders, and senior hospital and ambulatory executives. Responsibilities 1. Leads and directs medical and professional services at all AHS sites. * Serves on the executive team and works to develop AHS's strategic vision to achieve the AHS mission. * Provides clinical leadership to all providers within AHS and is the liaison with the medical staff; oversees medical staff services. * Ensures the makeup, amount and scope of medical services within AHS, including ambulatory care, acute inpatient care, inpatient psychiatric care, emergency care and urgent care. * Oversees the strategic and financial analysis of AHS clinical programs and services. * Leads the development and implementation of electronic data management systems for AHS clinics. * Directs and evaluates organization-wide medical program development and direct medical services. * Designs, facilitates and participates in collaborative efforts involving data collection and analysis of overall medical services; prepares reports as necessary. 2. Plans, organizes and directs the work of all medical staff. * Oversees the work of the medical, nursing and other clinical and administrative staff, including contract physicians, clinics and other settings. * Oversees the hiring process, evaluation, conduct and daily scheduling of professional staff assigned to AHS. * Oversees clinical patient care, including utilization review. 3. Oversees medical compliance activities. * Develops, reviews, approves and oversees the compliance of medical protocols and procedures for services provided by AHS and its attendant sites. * Evaluates AHS quality management reports; reviews with Associate Medical Officer. * Reviews and submits reports for the executive committees and Board of Trustees related to the quality and appropriateness of professional services provided in AHS. * Reviews resolutions of the AHS Quality Council Committee. * Coordinates with all applicable health organizations to ensure that the work of AHS meets all relevant standards of medical care, disease prevention and disaster preparedness. 4. Directs the peer review process. * Develops and maintains quality assurance and peer review system to comply with applicable laws governing the licensing approval; assures provision of quality medical services to all patients. * Oversees professional conduct and practices of all clinical staff. * Receives and reviews identified patient care concerns and ensures that both resolution and appropriate, effective corrective action are implemented. 5. Provides oversight for medical staff bylaws, and rules and regulations. * Reviews and participates in results of all medical staff documentation that ensures compliance with Joint commission standards and all applicable state and federal regulations. * Presents for review updates or amendments to staff documentation for review by the Ambulatory Executive Committee, Medical Executive Committee or other appropriate medical staffing committees. 6. Organizational and medical staff policies and procedures. * Develops medical staff and organizational policies, procedures and protocols including those related to Joint Commission or regulatory compliance. * Receives medical staff input in the development of AHS medical policies and procedures. 7. Liaison and committee responsibilities. * Services on AHS and Health Care Services Agency medical administrative committees. * Performs as chief liaison with community-based organizations such as Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, and Alameda Alliance for Health. * Coordinates professional education and training programs for medical and clinical staff. 8. Fiscal responsibility. * Supervises all budgetary expenditures related to medical issues, including new equipment and addition or deletion of clinical services. * Finalizes medical/clinical budget estimates. 9. Organizational and medical staff policies and procedures. * Develops medical staff and organizational policies, procedures and protocols including those related to Joint Commission or regulatory compliance. * Receives medical staff input on the development of AHS medical policies and procedures. 10. Liaison and committee responsibilities. * Serves on AHS and Health Care Services Agency medical administrative committees. * Performs as chief liaison with community-based organizations such as Alameda County Health Care Services Agency and Alameda Alliance for Health. * Coordinates professional education and training programs for medical and clinical staff. 11. Fiscal responsibility. * Supervises all budgetary expenditures related to medical issues, including new equipment and addition or deletion of clinical services. * Finalizes medical/clinical budget estimates. Qualifications The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of success as a CMO, medical director, or other senior physician leadership position in a public, academic medical center, or complex teaching hospital. They will have a creative, proactive, and implementation-oriented style and commitment to the overall mission of AHS. A master's degree is strongly preferred in business, public health, or health policy.

Keywords: Alameda Health System, Oakland , Chief Medical Officer, Healthcare , Oakland, California

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