Chief Medical Officer - Plantation General and University Hospital's
Location:
Tamarac , Florida
Posted:
September 26, 2017
Reference:
10202-20533
Plantation General Hospital and University Hospital and Medical Center
Tamarac, FL 33321

http://plantationgeneral.com/
http://uhmchealth.com/

Size of Hospital: ~264 and 317-beds, respectively.

Hospital Overview:

Plantation General Hospital is a full-service facility that has been providing a range of healthcare services to residents of Plantation and Central Broward County for 50 years.

Our nationally recognized centers of excellence in maternity, high risk maternity, pediatrics, pediatric intensive care and Level III neonatal intensive care have earned us a distinguished reputation for quality. As you can see, from birth throughout your entire life, Plantation General Hospital is here for you and your healthcare needs.

University Hospital and Medical Center is a 317-bed acute care hospital. Since opening in 1974, we've been a leader in bringing breakthroughs in orthopedic care and joint replacement. Our Center for Behavioral Health offers inpatient care for children, adolescents and adults and a one-of-a-kind geriatric program. Our Wound Healing Center offers expert care for non-healing wounds. Our Emergency Room offers family-friendly care for children and special amenities for seniors.

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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