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Providence Chief Medical Officer, St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington

Description

Providence St. Mary Medical Center, established in 1880 by Mother Joseph, is the sole hospital in Walla Walla County, and is the referral center for six rural critical access hospitals in its primary and secondary service areas. St. Mary Medical Center is a 142-bed hospital providing Level III trauma services, cancer care, orthopedics, heart and vascular, women’s and children’s services, and home health services.

THE ROLE

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is an experienced, authentic, and progressive physician leader with a demonstrated leadership capacity to serve St. Mary Medical Center. This position affords a collaborative and dynamic physician executive the opportunity to join a mission-driven healthcare enterprise characterized by a shared sense of purpose, high functioning leadership and a keen focus on the delivery of high quality, safe, cost-effective care through accountability and collaboration. The region is committed to health care innovation with the aim to create health for a better world.

The CMO has cross continuum leadership of clinical care delivery and is a key member of the Senior Leadership team ensuring clinical considerations inform all strategic decisions. Responsibilities include substantial coordination of care in the inpatient environment with oversight for quality, patient safety, program growth, physician leadership development, community health and physician services in concert with the hospital, medical group, population health and ambulatory operations leaders.

The CMO participates with key stakeholders in the coordination, advancement, and growth of all aligned providers to enhance affordability, access, quality, and the reduction of variability of care delivery. This physician leader oversees key integration strategies with providers, physician engagement, hospitals, ambulatory services, and clinical programs to better meet the needs of the communities.

The successful candidate will have a substantive record of leadership in a complex, integrated delivery region of scale with the ability to use technology and data to impact the ministries and facilities across the region. This leader will be a physician executive at the forefront of clinical care delivery design and innovation and will be called upon to lead improvements in both quality and growth. They will have intimate knowledge of clinical practice, quality and patient safety, progressive care delivery models with a strong business acumen. The CMO will have the ability to build trust with colleagues through professional achievement and fairness.

The physician leader who will best succeed is one with exceptional relationship and team building skills, as well as an approach to problem solving and the ability to leverage technology to improve clinical process, consensus building and process improvement. A leader who is visible, proactive, decisive, an outstanding communicator, facile in highly matrixed environments and one who has a genuine and authentic way with people is expected.

The CMO role is a key physician executive leadership role to define, measure the quality and excellence in healthcare delivery and the imperatives of accountability in patient centered outcomes. In a changing healthcare landscape, accountability is the most compelling driving force in reimbursement while quality and consistency are enhanced by greater clinical integration.

This leader serves as a senior physician leader in the organization, with the role spanning medical and clinical staff alignment locally and provider engagement, strategy, and operations-related needs across the care continuum. This physician leader has regional oversight of each service area’s acute care environment working closely with the physician enterprise, ambulatory care network and population health initiatives. The CMO serves at the forefront of clinical innovation and can scale clinical care to improve quality and reduce total cost of care. They will focus on supporting and developing physician and clinical leadership across the region to drive performance focused on value and to reduce care variation across the care continuum. This individual will possess the business acumen to understand the shift from volume to value and can align physician leaders around strategic initiatives. This physician executive will be a facilitator to identify and advance best practice across the region as well as develop future leaders in the organization.

This CMO is a key member the region’s clinical executive leadership team ensuring clinical considerations inform all strategic decisions. Responsibilities include substantial coordination of quality, patient safety, and community health and physician services in concert with the hospital, physician enterprise, clinical institutes, and ambulatory operations leaders. The CMO participates with other operational leaders in the coordination, development, and growth of all aligned providers to enhance affordability, access, quality, and the cohesion across Mission.

The CMO will take a collaborative and dynamic approach to achieving organizational goals. This physician leader will facilitate positive working relationships and achieve desired outcomes. The successful candidate will lead by example, empowerment, authenticity, and ingenuity to mold the culture and delivery.

IDEAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • MD or DO from an accredited medical school

  • Appropriate board certification

  • An advanced degree in healthcare administration, business administration or a related field is desirable

  • 10 years of related sr. physician leadership experience

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Requsition ID: 143867
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Provider Management
Job Function: Provider
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 3020 ADMINISTRATION
Address: WA WALLA WALLA 401 W POPLAR ST
Pay Range: $375,000 - $425,000
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.