The Chief Medical Officer, El Paso Market is the hospitals
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
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
Provides input to Human Resources.
Assures compliance with Federal and State law and accrediting
Integrates departmental services with the organization s
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. CMS 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 hospital s strategic plan and
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
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
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
Works with Medical Records and Medical Staff on
coding/qualityissues and the use of principal, co-principal, and
Deals with clinical systems problems, identifying cause
anddeveloping action plans for effective resolution of issues.
Addresses patient family provider grievances and follows up
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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