The Chief Medical Officer serves as a physician liaison to the medical staff and is a senior administration team member. S/he is responsible for leading Harris Health's strategic journey to implement the quality, utilization, and regulatory initiatives as developed by the system CMO and pavilion leadership. S/he is comfortable operating in a highly matrixed environment and has strong interpersonal relationship skills. This leader has experience with and a strong understanding of value based purchasing. Analysis of quality and utilization analytics is required.
Minimum Qualifications Work Experience 8 Years Work Experience of post-residency clinical experience (And) At least Five (5) Years Work Experience of progressive experience in medical leadership in an academic, matrixed environment.
Master's Degree - An advanced degree in Business Administration or Healthcare (MBA, MMM, MHA) preferred or must complete within four years of hire date
Doctor of Medicine
Licenses and Certifications
Board Certification via ABMS (or equivalent board) preferred Active Texas Medical License with current DEA/DPS registration
Management Experience 5 years of progressive management experience - Leadership experience at the senior management level
Communication Skills Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact) Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking) Writing/Correspondence Writing/Reports
Proficiencies MS Access MS Excel MS Word Personal Computer
Job Attributes Analytical Abilities Mathematics Medical Terminology Knowledge Research Knowledge and Abilities Statistical Knowledge and Abilities
Work Schedule Flexible On-Call
Reports to Position Chief Medical Executive
Employees Supervised Pavilion Quality personnel
Other Special Requirements Must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and understanding of the interdepartmental roles of the various. Must be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be familiar with verbal based purchasing, data compilation, and data analysis. Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. Knowledge of state, federal, and regulatory requirements, including CMS and DNV.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 145190
About Harris Health System
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 20...12, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its three hospitals — Ben Taub, Lyndon B. Johnson and Quentin Mease — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center
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