Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer
Position Summary:
The primary role of this position is to provide skilled management and strategic leadership functions for the Hospital that results in effective planning, monitoring of the quality of patient care, resource utilization across all departments and service line development. This position Provides physician oversight over such activities as Quality Management, patient safety, patient experience, Medical Staff Office, fostering a positive relationship with medical staff and any other duties as assigned. This individual shall assume a facilitative role to assist the President of the medical Staff, its officers, and department chairs in carrying out their responsibilities. Sets policies and procedures and ensures all services meet the objectives of the organization.
Works closely with hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to ensure that the highest standards of quality and service are maintained.
Oversees the implementation of quality improvement efforts designed to improve clinical performance and maintain compliance with TJC, HIPAA, and other accreditation standards. Participates in development and implementation of quality initiatives including patient access and satisfaction, provider satisfaction, clinical outcomes and process improvement, and guideline development.
Works within the service area network to identify and evaluate outstanding physicians and physician groups for participation in the provider network.
Participates in strategic plan and business plan development including identification of strategic partners, growth and resource allocation.
Knowledge of effective influencing tactics and strategies; ability to impact decisions within and outside own organization.
Understanding of the importance of "big picture" thinking and planning and ability to apply organizational acumen to identify and maintain focus on key success factors for the organization.
Knowledge of major medical initiatives, directions, discoveries, industry issues and considerations; ability to use this information in support of healthcare organizational goals.
Knowledge of all clinical standards and policies set for a healthcare environment; ability to use industry standards, policies and procedures in the processes of clinical practice.
Knowledge of the day-to-day operations of a healthcare center; ability to use this knowledge to ensure the healthcare center performance is efficient and effective.
Knowledge of healthcare policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations.
Education and Experience:
Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in a related field.
Minimum of ten (5) years of direct management experience in a related field.
Medical degree or DO degree with an active medical license.
MD and is Board Certified.
Possesses an active and unrestricted medical license to practice in State of California.
Mercy San Juan Medical Center is a nationally recognized 370-bed, not-for-profit, Level II Trauma Center located in Carmichael, California, serving the areas of north Sacramento County and south Placer County. It is one of the region's largest and most comprehensive medical centers. Dedicated to the community's well-being, our 2,100 employees, 430 medical staff and 270 volunteers provide excellence in care for more than 150,000 patients each year.
Mercy San Juan Medical Center consistently receives national attention for the high quality care we provide. Recent recognition includes U.S. News & World Report's list of 2011 Best Regional Hospitals and 2012 recognition from a national ratings organization that includes: Excellence Award in Critical Care/America's 100 Best in Critical Care, Excellence Award in Neurosurgery and 5-star ratings in COPD, sepsis, pneumonia, pulmonary embolism, respiratory failure, neurosurgery, stroke, bowel obstruction and total knee replacement.
Among the medical services we provide are:
One of the Sacramento area's leading Level II trauma centers, recognized nationally as a leader in trauma care
A Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, ranked among the world's elite for survival rates of premature infants
A comprehensive cardiac program that is part of the Mercy Heart and Vascular Institute, including cardiac surgery, cardiac catheterization and cardiac rehabilitation
The Mercy Neurological Institute of Northern California and Primary Stroke Center
The Mercy Cancer Institute, including nurse navigation and dedicated teams of specialists
The latest da Vinci robotic surgical system, with more robotic specialties offered than any other hospital in the region
The only MAKO robotic orthopedic surgery program in the region to provide partial knee resurfacing
A comprehensive Lung & Esophageal Center, with highly specialized diagnosis and sophisticated surgical treatments
As we embrace opportunities for enhancement and growth, we are eager to find professionals who share our vision. Ready to fulfill your life's purpose? Please take a moment to discover more about what it is like to work here by visiting www.mercysanjuan.org. Because we see our employees as our most valuable assets, we offer great benefits, career growth, flexibility, training and leadership development.

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