Chief Medical Officer - Aventura Hospital & Med Ctr (Aventura, FL)
Location:
Aventura , Florida
Posted:
December 16, 2017
Reference:
10202-21612
Aventura Hospital and Medical Center
Aventura, FL 33180

http://aventurahospital.com/

Size of Hospital: 407-beds

Hospital Overview:

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center was founded in 1965 as Golden Isles Hospital in Hallandale Beach. The hospital relocated to its present location in 1974and was renamed Aventura Hospital and Medical center in 1993. The fully accredited 407-bed acute care facility provides award-winning inpatient and outpatient diagnostic, medical, surgical and cancer services.

In order to meet the needs of our ever-growing community we have invested $130 million in expanding and renovating the hospital. The new North Patient Tower features 243 private rooms with private baths, the newest technologically advanced patient care equipment, a 28 bed-Emergency Department, 2 new ICU units, the Surgical Services Suite with 10 new oversized operating rooms, a new Main Entrance and much more.

Hospital Services:

  • ~66,550 ED visits per year
  • 3 ACGME accredited programs: Emergency Medicine, Internal Medicine and Transitional Year. Aventura is an integrated site for Anesthesiology and General Surgery, while also having an Podiatric and Surgery residency accredited by the CPME.
  • Fully accredited Chest Pain Center
  • Orthopedic and Spine Institute
  • 10 state-of-the-art Operating rooms
  • Mazor Robitics
  • CMI 1.51
  • ALOS of 4.6 days
  • Meditech EMR


General Position Information

Reports directly to: Chief Executive Officer
Matrix reports to: Division Chief Medical Officer


Position Summary:

The Facility Chief Medical Officer leads clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital; facilitates the analysis of quality performance and prioritization improvement opportunities; provides senior level leadership to the infection control, risk management, safety, and medical staff credentialing functions ensuring the collaboration and coordination of all stakeholders in these processes; and consults on an array of issues involving physicians.


Major Responsibilities:

Promotes Physician Alignment between HCA-Affiliated Physicians and HCA Hospital and Corporate Leadership by:
  • Leading clinical performance expectations that support the goals of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the facility to ensure superior clinical outcomes and unparalleled patient experience
  • Working with Hospital Chief Medical Officers, Chief Executive Officers, Medical Staffs, and Boards of Directors, to improve the functionality and effectiveness of the hospital medical staff organization
  • Partnering and collaborating with medical staffs and hospital management teams, facilitating teamwork and shared goals. Representing medical staff viewpoints to management and relaying management viewpoints to medical staff by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships between HCA leadership and community and/or employed physicians.
  • Provides clinical support and consultation regarding cost effective clinical resource management in the facilities by sharing of reports and recommendations regarding how to reduce the variable cost per case while maintaining and enhancing clinical effectiveness.
  • Creating an environment of quality and cost improvement that is data driven and develops systems to review utilization of resources and objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Serving as a direct liaison between HCA affiliated physicians and facility, and corporate clinical services functions.
  • Establishing and maintaining an ongoing program to orient and develop management expertise for Hospital Chiefs of Staff, Medical Executive Committees, and other medical staff leaders by providing oversight and leadership for all medical education programs.
  • Leading educational sessions and providing ongoing in service to facility medical staff regarding clinical resource management, appropriate documents standards, utilization and quality issues, and quality improvement activities in collaboration with the chief of staff or other clinical leadership in the facility.
  • Assembling regional physician advisory panels to provide ongoing feedback to HCA senior management and serves as a liaison between these committees and facility, and corporate leadership as well as to the affiliated physicians.
  • Serving as spokesperson to HCA hospitals and affiliated physicians to explain and obtain buy in for, corporate, group, and facility, sponsored clinical initiatives.
  • Collaborating on a day to day basis with other facility and corporate Chief Medical Officers.
  • Educating physicians on HCA clinical technologies.
  • Collaborating with HPG and Supply Chain on formulary and supply opportunities.

Qualifications:
Education & Experience:
  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), Required
  • Master's degree in business or related field, Preferred
  • 10 years of experience in clinical practice, Preferred
  • Experience as a CMO (or equivalent) in a large, complex hospital or regional health system, Required
  • Additional education and coursework in management and business, Preferred
Licenses, Certifications, & Training:
  • Board Certified Physician, Required
  • State medical board licensed, Required

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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