The CMO will lead the quality and patient safety initiatives across the hospitals, will supervise and direct the activities of the Vice Presidents of Medical Affairs, medical directors and other physician leaders and will take a key role in the planning and execution of effective physician recruitment and onboarding. The CMO will actively participate as a senior leader in the health system ensuring the voice of the medical staff is represented in planning, operational workflows and approaches to decision making and will serve on multiple committees and boards as assigned. The CMO assures medical staff compliance with medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and advises all clinical departments regarding the appointment and delineation of clinical privileges, peer review and credentialing processes, is responsible for investigating and resolving conflicts among members of the medical staff and among member(s) of the medical staff and clinical staff within the hospitals and partners closely with the Chief Nursing Officer to bridge silos and align operational work flows to maximize clinical effectiveness.
The CMO will be responsible for patient safety and quality initiatives across the faculty practice plan, will supervise and direct the practice plan medical directors, and lead the clinician peer review process. The CMO will work in a collaborative dyad with the VPO of the faculty practice plan to oversee business operations. The CMO will play a key role in faculty recruitment and retention and serve as a bridge between the inpatient and outpatient environments of practice plan providers. The CMO will assist in the practice plans pursuit of the highest possible standard of patient care, clinical effectiveness, and educational environment. The CMO will reaffirm and promote a culture where clinical outcomes are defined, measured, evaluated, and continuously improved.
The CMO will actively participate in system and East region resource utilization efforts including care standardization, waste reduction, clinical resource management, population health strategies and bundled payment initiatives.
The CMO will be expected to maintain a clinical practice within his/her specialty.
Doctorate of Medicine or Doctor of Osteopathy from an accredited college of medicine or osteopathy.
- Board certified by a board recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties, or of specializing Boards of Osteopathic Medicine.
- Has or able to obtain medical licensure in the State of West Virginia by start date.
- At least ten (10) years of clinical practice experience and a minimum of five (5) years administrative experience in a like position.
Internal Number: 21-3283
About WVU Medicine
Berkeley Medical Center
Chief Medical Officer-West Virginia University Hospitals
Work Hours 80
Employment Status Full-Time
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