SHIFT: No Weekends
CITY DALLAS HOSPITAL
DESCRIPTION/PERFORMANCE EVALUATION/ANNUAL COMPETENCY
TITLE: ASSOCIATE CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
TO: CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER
The Facility Associate
Chief Medical Officer leads clinical and quality initiatives that support
the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across
the hospital; facilitates the analysis of quality performance and
prioritization improvement opportunities; provides senior level leadership to
the infection control, quality, peer review, risk management, safety and all
medical staff functions (credentialing, privileging, Bylaws, Rules and Regs,
etc.) ensuring the collaboration and coordination of all stakeholders in these
processes; and consults on an array of issues involving physicians.
This position reports
to the Chief Medical Officer of Medical City Dallas, including the Children’s
Hospital and the Heart and Spine center campus under the license of Medical
City Dallas Hospital.
must be geographically mobile and able to relocate after 18-24 months to a CMO
position. Relocation opportunities may be within the market or in another
market of HCA.
physician alignment between physicians and HCA hospital and corporate
- Leading clinical performance expectations that support the goals
of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the facility
to ensure superior clinical outcomes and unparalleled patient experience.
- Working with Hospital Chief Medical Officers, Chief Executive
Officers, Medical Staffs, and Board of Directors, to improve the functionality
and effectiveness of the hospital Medical Staff organization.
- Partnering and collaborating with Medical Staffs and hospital
management teams, facilitating teamwork and shared goals. Representing
Medical Staff viewpoints to management and relaying management viewpoints to
Medical Staff by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships
between HCA leadership and community and/or employed physicians.
- Provides clinical support and consultation regarding
cost-effective clinical resource management in the facilities by sharing of
reports and recommendations regarding how to reduce the variable cost-per-case
while maintaining and enhancing clinical effectiveness.
- Creating an environment of quality and cost improvement that is
data driven and develops systems to review utilization of resources and
objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
- Serving as a direct liaison between physicians and facility, and
corporate clinical services functions.
- Establishing and maintaining an ongoing program to orient and
develop management expertise for Hospital Chiefs of Staff, Medical Executive
Committees, and other Medical Staff leaders by providing oversight and
leadership for all medical education programs.
- Leading educational sessions and providing ongoing in service to
facility Medical Staff regarding clinical resource management, appropriate
documents standards, utilization and quality issues, and quality improvement
activities in collaboration with the Chief of Staff or other clinical
leadership in the facility.
- Assembling regional physician advisory panels to provide ongoing
feedback to HCA senior management and serves as a liaison between these
committees and facility, and corporate leadership as well as to the affiliated
- Serving as spokesperson to HCA hospitals and affiliated
physicians to explain and obtain buy in for corporate, group, and facility
sponsored clinical initiatives.
- Collaborating on a day-to-day basis with other facility and
corporate Chief Medical Officers.
- Educating physicians on HCA clinical technologies.
- Collaborating with HPG and Supply Chain on formulary and supply
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO)
- Master's degree in business, healthcare administration or
related field or degree in progress (Preferred, in progress or
- 10+ years of experience in clinical practice (Preferred)
- Experience as a Medical Director (or equivalent) in a large,
complex hospital, regional health system or other medical organization
- Additional education and coursework in management and business
- Board Certified Physician (Required)
- State medical board licensed (Required)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
The candidate should
have: extensive experience with utilization review, data analysis, and
techniques, prior experience as a Quality Officer or Medical Director, and
outstanding written and oral communication ability.
the candidate should display the following characteristics:
Decisiveness: Make the call. Defend the decision.
Assertiveness: A bias for action. Be proactive, not reactive.
Change Agent: Manage change to the desired outcome.
Leadership: Educate colleagues. Lead them to a better
Advocacy: Assure that quality goals are met. Be a
voice of reason.
Additionally, it is
understood that the QO, as a member of the Hospital’s Administrative Team, is
expected to represent the Hospital in the same manner in which other Hospital leaders
represent the organization; specifically with a pro-hospital perspective, with
professionalism, and with an ability to tackle difficult issues on the
Hospital’s behalf. As such, the Medical Quality Officer is expected to display
great flexibility, adaptability, enthusiasm, and a team spirit within and
outside the organization.