The Chief Medical Officer provides clinical and administrative leadership to ensure safe, quality services to the patients and clients of Brook Lane Health. The CMO has oversight of the prescribing Psychiatrists and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioners in four locations within Washington and Frederick Counties in Maryland. In addition, the CMO provides medical and clinical leadership for all allied health staff working in programs at Brook Lane. The CMO directly supervises Psychiatrists, Nurse Practitioners, Infection Control Preventionist and the Director of Clinical Services. The CMO is also a member of the Physician team for the Inpatient Hospital and may be able to maintain some outpatient Psychiatry patients. There is a Physician Practice Manager and Executive Assistant on staff who work closely with the CMO.
Additional Key Responsibilities:
Participates as a member of the Senior Leadership Team.
Attends Governing Board meetings as determined by the CEO and Board Chairman.
Serves as the Director of QAPI and works closely with the Director of Quality coordinating performance improvement across the organization.
Directs the privileging and credentialing process in accordance with medical staff rules and regulations.
Establishes and maintains appropriate standards for treatment, therapeutic modalities, and prescribing practices.
Provides daily consultation for nursing, therapy, physicians and nurse practitioners working for the Inpatient Hospital.
Ensures that the necessary supervisory and clinical management structures are in place to provide quality psychiatric care commensurate with the needs of patients.
Establishes and maintains an engagement and career development structure within the Physician Practice to engage and retain Psychiatrists and Nurse Practitioners.
Engages with regional institutions of higher education to support residents, practicum students and rotations of students as appropriate.
Board Certified in Psychiatry (preferred C&A certified) and meet medical and allied clinical staff rules and regulations for active staff membership on the medical staff.
Must have a minimum of three to five years in a significant clinical organizational leadership position in a hospital or health care institution.
Must give evidence of active membership and participation in professional societies and organizations.
Demonstrated achievement in previous program outcomes: quality, patient satisfaction, employee retention and financial goals.
Demonstrated ability to build positive working relationships within team as well as across function, department and location.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Exceptional leadership and interpersonal skills with ability to manage change effectively.
Brook Lane Health Services provides a continuum of mental health services for people throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. We offer a variety of services for all age groups, allowing for an individualized program of treatment. Our caring staff are dedicated to improving the health and wellness of each person we serve. Offering compassionate care through inpatient, partial hospitalization and outpatient services, we believe the most responsible treatment option is the least restrictive level of care that will safely meet the needs of each patient.
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