The Chief Medical Officer, El Paso Market is the hospitalsâ SeniorExecutive clinical leader responsible for safety and quality, and is committedto the mission of quality, safety, service and improvement of patient clinicaloutcomes. The CMO serves as the liaison and resource to management on matterspertaining to medical staff activities.
FUNCTIONAL EXPECTATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:
The Chief Medical Officer, El Paso Market provides leadership andinvolvement in all initiatives and concerns involving patient safety, quality,and infection control and risk management and patient service, especially thoserelated to physician issues.
Other key responsibilities include the following:
Responsible for assuring a robust peer review and credentialingprocess, ensuring issues on the part of the medical staff are addressed fairlyand in a timely fashion.
Active participation in the care coordination program includingmonitoring of the appropriateness of procedures, admissions and utilization ofresources.
Oversight of other Medical Directors at the hospital andevaluation of their job performance in addition to collaboration with theHospital Compliance Officer regarding physician issues that involve regulatorycompliance.
Provides input to Human Resources.
Assures compliance with Federal and State law and accrediting andlicensing agencies.
Integrates departmental services with the organizationâs primaryfunctions and coordinates with other departments/services in a manner thatfosters a collaborative environment for teamwork.
Models and provides leadership for delivery of excellent customerservice and ensures the successful implementation of effective strategies andapproaches.
Leads efforts that will establish the hospital as a top performeras defined by externally reported measures of performance, e.g. CMSâ ValueBased Purchasing Program.
Serves as a resource for the vetting, development andimplementation of related activities within Tenet.
Works with physicians and administration to identify key marketdrivers and develop plans and strategies to address trends and future businessdevelopment efforts.
Provides leadership and fosters alignment of physicians andphysician services within the hospitalâs strategic plan and clinical programpriorities.
In partnership with Communications, develops and implementsphysician communication strategies that inform, promote information exchange,and socialization.
Provides service, guidance, and promotion of quality standardsthrough audits, peer review, quality management, and education initiatives.
Promotes information sharing, benchmarking, and best practiceidentification across the system.
Meets with the Medical Staffs of other hospitals to effect ease ofpatient transfer and communications between facilities and their MedicalStaffs.
If a residency program is in place, the Chief Medical Officeraddresses efforts to improve and expand residency rotations at the hospital.
Serves as the Medical Staff liaison for information technologyissues.
Works with Medical Records and Medical Staff on coding/qualityissues and the use of principal, co-principal, and secondary diagnoses.
Deals with clinical systems problems, identifying cause anddeveloping action plans for effective resolution of issues.
Addresses patient family provider grievances and follows up onsuccessful resolution.
Plays a key role in decision-making processes regarding newprocedures/devices being planned by various members of the Medical Staff andassists in the development of clinical and business plans for the hospital.
Actively engages in the implementation of an Electronic HealthRecord at the hospital and engages with clinical informatics.
Promotes and supports the Medical Staff Ethics Committee.
With the support of the hospital CEO, coordinates Joint ConferenceMeetings between the Medical Staff and the Board of Trustees.
Assists in updating physician recruitment plan and overseesphysician recruitment visits.
Monitors physician resources consumption and supports thedevelopment and implementation of standards for equipment, supplies, proceduresand technology utilization.
Reviews and makes recommendations on physician-requested capitalbudget items.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Acompetitive compensation program will be tailored to the selected candidate.Base salary will be supplemented by aperformance bonus and comprehensive, well-rounded benefits program, whichincludes relocation assistance.
CANDIDATE EXPERIENCE,ATTRIBUTES AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Ademonstrated track record of superior performance in physician leadershiproles; a background should have been gained ideally in a health system or majormedical group that is recognized for excellence in clinical care andcontemporary medical management practices.The successful candidate will be recognized for knowledge in clinicalprocess improvement.
Businessskills in planning, use of information systems, financial management,budgeting, reimbursement and managed care, healthcare economics, medical practicemanagement, human resources management and team building, program development,community education, and marketing/referral base development.
Clinicalleadership skills in quality and utilization management, clinical effectivenessand outcomes, clinical staff development, case management, clinical protocoldevelopment, and solid knowledge of TJC accreditation processes.
Demonstratedknowledge of managed care and health policy in addition to superior clinicalcompetence and track record as a practicing physician.
Significantunderstanding of and experience with performance improvement and qualitymanagement programs.
Effectivecommunication skills and an individual who is able to quickly synthesize, aswell as apply, new information in order to make effective decisions.
Astrong leader who is open to change and adapts to new conditions or unexpectedobstacles, and works efficiently under adversity and through difficulttransitions.
Abilityto build a team and produce strategic and operating results while balancinginterests of multiple stakeholders and customers at a large, complex facilityin a regional or corporate role.
Capableof identifying and successfully managing core issues amongst a multitude ofinformation and open to executing new and innovative approaches to problemresolution.
Anindividual who has successfully driven initiatives that require coordinationfrom multiple constituencies such as human resources, finance, informationsystems, lab, and pharmacy.
Acollaborative leader who will inspire confidence and establish a sense ofcommon direction and vision for the medical staff.
Anindividual with high personal and professional integrity.
Sensitiveto the proper concerns of the staff, but able to appropriately balance theseconcerns with the overall institutional goals.
Committedto the highest quality of patient care.
AnM.D. or D.O. degree is required and an MBA, or other advanced managementdegree, is preferred.A Medical Licensein the applicable state is also required.Certification by one of the Boards of the American Board of MedicalSpecialties is also required.
Job: Executive Opportunities
Primary Location: El Paso, Texas
Facility: Tenet Executive Search
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâs or employeeâs race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.