The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is an Executive position which provides medical perspective, knowledge, experience and leadership to the CEO and serves as the primary advisor to the CEO regarding medical and clinical services within TCRHCC integrated health system. The CMO provides leadership to and supervises the Division Chiefs and is responsible for the Division Chiefs mentoring, evaluations, oversight, promotions, and when necessary, discipline within the Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation’s health system.
In the CMO’s capacity as the primary medical services advisor to the CEO, the CMO is responsible for making recommendations regarding the overall strategic direction and oversight of the medical services and programs and of providing direction over the hospital’s medical management which includes, but is not limited to, electronic health records clinical system development and maintenance, and recommendations on the development, operations and implementation of other healthcare system medical objectives. The CMO, along with the CEO, is responsible for advising and assisting the Chief of Staff of the organization for the quality and provision of medical services and in setting and accomplishing the overall mission and goals of TCRHCC.
Besides maintaining and serving in the administrative role to the CEO, the CMO may be an active medical staff member, who may include as part of his/her duties, providing clinical services and patient care for TCRHCC. The exact amount and nature of these clinical services and patient care shall be determined between the CMO and the CEO at the time of the CMO’s employment. The CMO also serves as a leader on the Senior Leadership Council (SLC) and as an active participant in Medical Executive Committee.
The CMO serves as a medical service advisor to the Board of Directors and provides the Board input and assistance to evaluate the hospital’s performance related to TCRHCC’s mission, vision and goals, as set forth in TCRHCC bylaws and as required by Joint Commission standards.
A Medical Degree, MD or DO from a program accredited by the American Association of Medical Colleges or the American Osteopathic Association; Board Certified. Must meet requirements for medical licensure.
Requires a minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in clinical practice and ten (10) years’ experience as Medical Director in a progressive healthcare administration management experience in a large complex health care organization or hospital system. Clinical and Medical Director Experience may be concurrent.
Other Skills &Abilities:
A record of satisfactory performance in all prior and current employment as evidenced by positive employment references from previous and current employers. All employment references must address and indicate success in each one of the following areas:
Proven ability to develop a positive, solid relationship with hospital management, medical staff and other hospital staff.
Proven sensitivity and understanding of the political issues within the hospital’s service community and within the hospital’s organization.
Demonstrates high ethical standards and has no history of any proven ethics complaints.
Has a history of being held in high regard for both ethical standards and performance and practice standards among his peers.
Proven high level of understanding of the healthcare industry and its regulatory environment.
Demonstrates a high level of analytical and interpretive ability regarding complex medical issues and has shown an ability to effectively respond to the most sensitive medical inquiries and/or complaints.
Proven knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.
Proven ability as an excellent communicator and a proven ability to work effectively with medical staff, hospital employees and the hospital Board of Directors
Proven ability as an effective medical and clinical trainer and mentor, and an ability to share information and medical skills with the medical staff.
Proven record of strong leadership skills and an ability to mentor medical staff and other hospital employees.
Proven effectiveness as a team player who shares information with the healthcare team and supports the overall mission and goals of the healthcare institution.
Proven knowledge of the requirements of the Joint Commission regulations, HIPAA/HITECH, AAAHC and Community Health Center regulations and requirements, as well as other applicable healthcare governing bodies.
Past knowledge/practice regarding Native American healthcare centers and/or PL 93-638 tribally-governed health centers is preferable.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: •Medical, Vision, Dental
•Group Term Life insurance
•ShortTerm and LongTerm Disability
•Retirement Plan – 401K with employer match
•Workers’ Compensation insurance
•Company Holidays & Paid Time Off (PTO) includes vacation & Short term illness leave
•Long Term Illness Leave
•Relocation Allowance Available!!!
Internal Number: CLI-20-00002
About TUBA CITY REGIONAL HEALTH CARE CORPORATION
The Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation is located in Northeast Arizona on the land known as the Colorado Plateau. This semi-desert landscape varies in elevation from 4,400 in the Little Colorado River Valley to nearly 7,000 feet at Preston Mesa.
The unique community of Tuba City offers a culturally rich environment. The Native American tribes located and served here are the Navajo, Hopi, and Southern Paiute. This mixture along with Anglo, Hispanic, and African American employees of the hospital and school systems make a pleasantly diverse community.
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LOCATION AND LIFESTYLE:
• Live and work on the beautiful Navajo Reservation, near national parks and forests, canyon country, ski area a day trip away
• The unique community of Tuba City offers a culturally rich environment and a rewarding career in an underserved area
• Easy drive to Grand Canyon, Lake Powell, Snowbowl ski area, Las Vegas
• Easy access to hiking, biking, fishing, skiing
• Excellent work/life balance
• Very close, collaborative professional staff