Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer is an integral member of the executive leadership team, creating and making major policy decisions, identifying and assisting in the implementation of key strategic initiatives and developing innovative approaches to health care delivery. The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) will provide influential leadership, vision and guidance on all key strategic priorities, and is responsible for assuring the efficacy and quality of patient care services across all health center sites. May also provide clinical services to patients in conjunction with his or her experience and training as needed.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assist in the development of organizational strategy related to the provision of health care services and the development of the team-based model of care that is patient-centered.
Prepare and lead the clinical team through the changes related to Alternative Payment Methodology (APM), be up to date on specific policy issues/legislation that impact patient care, service delivery and billing practices and speak internally as expert.
Create a clinical leadership structure that will: effectively support the implementation of OLE’s priority strategic initiatives, ensure the long-term sustainability of changes to the health care delivery model, increase the integration and standardization of all systems, and support the continued growth of the organization.
Communicate strategic priorities and progress towards goals to the Board and other stakeholders and ensure that clinical initiatives are tied to the organization’s mission, vision and strategic priorities.
Oversee development and implementation of all new programs related to clinical care and ensure that programs and services are creative, proactive, focused on continuous improvement, and incorporate new technologies for the most efficient possible use of organizational resources.
Direct the gathering and review of data/statistical information in order to regularly evaluate clinical programs for efficacy, efficiency, safety, quality, patient satisfaction, and financial viability.
Ensure adherence to all policies and procedures related to clinical practice and quality management, such as methods of data collection, clinical protocols, outcome performance measures, chart/peer review procedures and case analysis methods.
Personnel Management: Develop staffing plans, interview, hire, and supervise the orientation and training of clinical leadership positions; plan, assign, and direct duties and work schedules of staff; review and approve timesheets, time off requests and continuing education; examine work of staff and ensure conformance with policies and procedures; conduct staff meetings and document notes; provide ongoing communication and documentation to employees regarding performance and development and conduct annual performance evaluations; conduct disciplinary actions and terminations, and resolve staff conflicts in a timely and professional manner.
Supervise department budgets and evaluate team members’ performance.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Graduation from an approved Medical School. Completion of a recognized Residency Program in an area of Primary Medical Care
Current and valid California Physicians license with record in good standing.
Board Certified in Primary Care
Five or more years of progressive work experience in a healthcare setting or related field with management and supervisory experience, FQHC experience preferred
Strong skills in strategic planning, visioning, and the ability to translate large goals into actionable objectives
Strong leadership skills; ability to conceive, plan and lead the execution of projects and programs
Strong collaborative skills, influential leadership style and ability to effectively engage community and organizational leaders
Excellent organization and time management skills; responsive and good at follow-through
Knowledge/proficiency of Microsoft Office Suite software and basic understanding of information technology.
Strong communication skills – both oral and written; good public speaking skills
Analytical and benchmarking skills; ability to balance and monitor clinical, financial and operational metrics to ensure quality, efficiency and financial viability of clinical practice
Demonstrated ability to be a creative and effective leader/manager/supervisor and create strong and cohesive teams among the clinical staff members
Regularly sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk or hear; occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Occasionally – lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Vision required includes close, color, peripheral, depth perception, distance. Occasional evening and weekend work. Occasional travel.
Internal Number: 1060
About OLE Health
We believe today’s healthcare options aren’t giving people what they need. So we do things differently. Everyday at OLE Health we practice a new model of high-quality healthcare that helps people get and stay healthy. Each patient works with a dedicated team of medical professionals to get the range of services they need, when and where they need them. We’re committed to this approach because our years of experience have taught us that a strong and healthy community depends on strong and healthy residents. And it takes a team to build this kind of health. We are proudly local and have cared for our communities for more than 45 years.
We take care of everyone from birth through every stage of life. We want to help you get well, and stay well.
Our Mission Statement:
OLE Health is dedicated to providing high-quality primary health care to our entire community.
Our Vision Statement:
Every patient is at the center of a team of professionals who help them reach their wellness goals by offering the services patients need, when and where they need them.