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Position Summary: The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has direct responsibility for the quality of medical care provided and medical staff relationships. The incumbent provides medical leadership for clinical and business planning, clinical performance, Medical Quality Assessment/Assurance, Risk Management, Continuing Medical Education, and Medical Staff Credentialing and governance activities. Under the direction of the President/Chief Operating Officer and in conjunction with other organizational leaders, the incumbent provides medical leadership to develop and achieve the Business Unit's strategic and operational objectives, integrating those objectives with the system objectives of MultiCare Health System (MHS). As a member of the executive team of the business unit, the incumbent works together with the President, Chief Operating Officer, Nurse Executive, Quality and Safety leader, Finance Business Partner, President - MHS Clinically Integrated Network and ACO Operations, senior leaders, and Medical Staff leadership in a team-oriented approach to planning and operational oversight. This position collaborates with other Chief Medical Officers in the health system to share best practices and work closely with SVP of Quality Integrity and Medical Affairs Officer. Work situations are varied and challenging, requiring strong administrative and leadership skills in negotiation, complex data analysis, creativity, diplomacy, problem solving and decision making. This position requires the development of critical relationships and broad ranging contacts to support accomplishment of internal as well as externally facing strategic and operational objectives.
Minimum Qualifications: - Minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience, providing direct patient care- Experience as a medical director or service chief in a comparable hospital or health system- Strong clinical credentials required- Demonstrated progress in an administrative career path preferred
Education/Licensure/Certifications: - Graduate of an accredited medical school- Licensure to practice medicine in Washington State- Graduate degree in healthcare administration preferred- Credentialed to practice in MultiCare Health System facilities
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Per Position Requirements
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.
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