The role of the Facility Chief Medical Officer (CMO) ensures high quality, patient-centered care by leading clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital. The CMO provides senior-level leadership to the infection control, risk management, safety, and medical staff credentialing functions, ensuring the collaboration and coordination of all stakeholders in these processes.
What you will do in this role:
You will facilitate the examination of quality performance and prioritization improvement opportunities and consults on an array of issues involving physicians
You will contribute to overall hospital strategy and service line development to ensure quality management and promote optimum patient experience
You will drive expectations that support the goals of consistent clinical performance and practice standards to ensure superior clinical outcomes and unparalleled patient experience
You will work with Hospital Chief Medical Officers, Chief Executive Officers, medical staff, and Boards of Directors to improve the functionality and effectiveness of the hospital medical staff organization
You will represent medical staff viewpoints to management and relays management viewpoints to medical staff by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships between HCA leadership and community and/or employed physicians
You will create a data-driven environment of quality and cost improvement
You will develops systems to review utilization of resources and objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings
You will lead educational sessions and provides ongoing in-service programs 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
You will serve as spokesperson to HCA hospitals and affiliated physicians to explain and obtain buy in for corporate, group, and facility-sponsored clinical initiatives
You will collaborate with HPG and Supply Chain on formulary and supply opportunities
You will provide recommendations in the development and/or revision of hospital policies and procedures pertinent to the medical staff and medical staff affairs
You will serve as a consultant to hospital Medical Staff Services regarding physician credentialing, utilization, and quality profiling
You will serve as a member of hospital’s peer review committees as requested
You will evaluates clinical appropriateness of new medical technologies and programs, and makes recommendations concerning the relevance of such technologies and programs to HCA hospitals including educating physicians on such technology
You will consult with facility-level staff regarding delegated utilization management and disease management operations under managed care contracts. You will meet all regulatory/contractual/accreditation requirements associated with these functions
You will serve as a clinical resource and consultant to hospital case managers and hospital staff in the reduction of payer denials and in the denial and appeals process, as requested by the Case Management Department and Patient Accounting Services
You will serve as a key leader of the facility management team
You will ensure clinical excellence is recognized and affirmed through quantifiable metrics in performance
You will facilitate measurable improvement in physician and patient satisfaction
What qualifications you will need:
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or related field preferred
5-10 years of experience in private practice required
Prior experience as a medical director required
Current and clear medical licensure in any US state
HCA Healthcare is dedicated to giving people a healthier tomorrow. As one of the nation's leading providers of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare is comprised of 182 hospitals and 2,300+ sites of care in 20 states and the United Kingdom.
In addition to hospitals, sites of care include surgery centers, freestanding ERs, urgent care centers, diagnostic and imaging centers, walk-in clinics and physician clinics.
Many things set HCA Healthcare apart from other healthcare organizations; however, at our core, our greatest strength is our people.
Every day, more than 283,000 colleagues go to work with a collective focus: our patients. Our focus positively impacts the care experience at the bedside and beyond.
As a learning health system, HCA Healthcare analyzes data from more than 35 million patient encounters each year. This data helps develop technologies and best practices that improve patient care. We also share our learnings with the larger healthcare community and government agencies to improve care everywhere.
We are proud of the impact we have in our communities through employment, investment and charitable giving.
In 2021, we spent $3.3 billion on capital inves...tment in land, buildings and equipment. In addition, HCA Healthcare pays significant taxes that help revitalize communities.
We also provided charity care, uninsured discounts and other uncompensated care at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion in 2021.
At HCA Healthcare, we are excited about the future of medicine. We believe we are uniquely positioned to play a leading role in the transformation of care.