The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is a member of Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and Columbia Memorial Hospital’s (CMH) senior leadership team and serves as an administrative representative to the CMH Professional Staff Executive Committee. In partnership with CMH senior hospital administration and the Professional Staff of CMH, the CMO directs the organization of services to deliver high quality and safe patient care as described in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) publication, Crossing the Quality Chasm, including: safety, effectiveness, being patient centered, timeliness, efficiency, and equity. The Chief Medical Officer has a direct reporting relationship to the CEO of Columbia Memorial Hospital and a dotted line relationship to the CMO of OHSU Health. Primary responsibilities include assisting CMH in developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing CMH’s quality assurance, utilization review, performance improvement and peer review programs, procedures, guidelines and policies which relate to Services provided at CMH and as required by CMH policies, by Medicare and Medicaid law and regulations, by the standards or reports of the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and/or other applicable regulatory, licensing or accrediting agencies. The CMO will provide medical leadership and direction to the CMH employed physician group. The CMO will direct, mentor and supervise the licensed employed physician professionals.
The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university’s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The position is 1.0 FTE (minimum 0.20 FTE Clinical/0.80 FTE Medical Officer).
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• Medical Degree from an accredited institution for medical education • >5 years of experience as a high-performing physician in a healthcare delivery system • Experience that demonstrates results in clinical integration/transformation and clinical IT initiatives • Experience that demonstrates expertise in all aspects of assigned functions • Experience that demonstrates fiscal accountability • 5 additional or concurrent years of experience in a leadership capacity that provided the opportunity to participate in the development of operating policies and programs in an acute care setting • Experience that demonstrates knowledge of quality infrastructure including how to implement decision tools, clinical protocols and guidelines and care management outcome assessments • Proficiency in the use of computing hardware and software including the Microsoft Office Suite of products • Comprehensive understanding of all elements of healthcare delivery, including strategy development, business planning, operations and finance • Demonstrated understanding of patient and service area needs, as well as scope and level of care required by patients served • Working knowledge of information technology including statistical analysis tools and medical informatics • Ability to concurrently manage multiple projects to successful conclusion • Board certified in area of specialty • Current unrestricted licensure as a physician • Ability to be licensed in the State of Oregon
• MBA, MPH or similar advanced healthcare management degree • Experience with OHSU and CMH specific computing hardware and software, as is in place at the time the job is filled
Internal Number: IRC85464
About OHSU at Columbia Memorial Hospital
The newly-formed Office of Community Engagement and Support (OCES) was created to assist OHSU in achieving its overall mission; to strive for excellence in education, research and scholarship, clinical practice, and community service.
OHSU has developed strategic affiliate relationships with Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH).
The OCES participates in the recruiting and onboarding of new OHSU providers and assists with their integration into community practices and affiliate locations. Our goal is to position OHSU as the partner of choice in clinical affiliations through coordinated provision of talent and expertise aimed at enhancing clinical quality, improving outcomes, increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and integrating the practice environment.