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Division SVP - Chief Medical Officer

Company: CommonSpirit Health
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewVirginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state - CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region. - While you're busy impacting the healthcare industry, we'll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, -annual bonus eligibility, -and more!ResponsibilitiesThe Chief Medical Officer is a key member of the leadership team in a large, complex, integrated healthcare organization with numerous locations across Washington. The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for providing leadership, management, and strategic direction to ensure the delivery of high quality patient care and cost-effective healthcare consistent with the mission, vision and values of the organization and to meet the needs of the community. - Serves as a liaison between medical staff, administration and community organizations. Ensures medical staff engagement and alignment in the implementation of organizational goals, strategy, culture and transforming organizational vision into - reality. Ensures compliance with regulatory requirements, legal requirements, policies, by laws of the organization and assures medical staff efforts meet or exceed standards of the accrediting and approving bodies. The position is responsible for executing strategy, determining appropriate metrics and instilling accountability, including a high level of clinical quality, patient safety and performance in the marketplace. Provides leadership and oversight across - multiple sites and drives synergy, inclusion and standardization across the organization's respective independent medical staff officers. - The CMO will represent the organization for managing clinical operations and ensuring patients receive the highest standard of medical care. Is the liaison to CommonSpirit Health (CSH), recognizing matrixed relationships as applicable and represents Newco's interests and needs in functional areas of responsibility, as well as ensuring the goals and strategies of CSH are represented and integrated as appropriate. - The CMO will partner with members of the executive team as well as counterparts internal and external to the health system in an effort to build collaborative relationships, stay abreast of the competition and industry advances in order to successfully advance and navigate change.Responsibilities

  • Provides vision and physician leadership in aligning all medical departments and medical staff offices with the strategic goals of the organization.
  • Identifies practice needs and opportunities for increased efficiency, productivity, quality and service of health care delivery. Participates in the evaluation of processes and practices to determine the need for change to accommodate shifting priorities, conditions and objectives. Creates an environment that supports change and innovation.
  • Oversees medical staff and credentialing offices and the application of Medical Staff bylaws.
  • Develops an ongoing review process to ensure optimum quality of care, patient safety and patient satisfaction. Implements quality assurance programs, measures and monitoring, including performance reviews for medical staff and a system of peer review.
  • Ensures the development and maintenance of metrics/data related to patient care, patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and cost effectiveness, in order to continually improve medical practices. Ensures data is accurate, current, well defined and relevant. Produces and presents reports and data on key performance indicators and other significant benchmarking metrics.
  • Ensures compliance with internal/external legal and regulatory standards and requirements, and effective control procedures are in place and fully functioning to prevent risk. Monitors the effectiveness of current practices in meeting results. Keeps abreast of changing legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Collaborates with other Leadership Team members ensuring integration and enhancement of the medical services available. Participates in the evaluation of processes and practices to determine the need for change to accommodate shifting business priorities, conditions and objectives.
  • Keeps abreast of best practices and achievements in healthcare. Is a champion of process improvement, applying Six Sigma and Kaizen strategies to eliminate waste and streamline processes in addition to recognizing the evolving factors that impact future needs.
  • Leads the development of strategies and initiatives for future growth and addresses matter such as: provision of new services, increasing market share, maximizing revenues, improving services provided.
  • Maintains fiscal responsibility and accountability for financial performance of medical programs, monitors progress toward budgeted margin and plans for adjustments as needed.
  • Directs and evaluates management and medical staff, ensures adequate staffing levels and that staff are qualified and properly trained to perform assigned job duties. - Identifies, selects and develops key talent in order to build and retain a strong team of experts that are well versed in medical practice, technology and innovation.
  • Serves as a spokesperson for the organization and promotes a positive image in the community with active participation in boards, community groups and professional QualificationsEducation/Work Experience Requirements
    • Requires MD or DO degree.
    • 10 years of leadership experience in a large, complex, and integrated healthcare system.
    • Post Graduate Management degree (MBA, MHA or similar) preferred.
    • Employed physician group experience preferred.
    • A record of successful clinical practiceLicensure/Certification
      • Washington License to practice medicine, full and unrestricted.

Keywords: CommonSpirit Health, Tacoma , Division SVP - Chief Medical Officer, Executive , Tacoma, Washington

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