Rural Health CMO
Company: Nursing Careers
Posted on: November 12, 2021
An exciting and challenging Chief Medical Director opportunity
has become available in this Eastern Oregon Acute Care Hospital.
Apply today, and lead an experienced clinical and administrative
team as the new CMO of a respected and established medical
The CMO will oversee all operations that relate to Medical Care and
Physician Management in this Acute Care Community Medical Center in
Oregon. Recognized as a high-performing hospital, the Chief Medical
Director will play in integral part in driving the processes and
initiatives that make this possible. This person will take central
responsibility for a Medical program which is known for superior
patient outcomes, high-quality and compassionate care, and for over
70 years of supporting the community.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical
Director will play a crucial role in developing, maintaining, and
aligning the strategic direction of Medical Services. Working
closely with the Physician Chief of Staff, as well as other elected
Medical Officers, Nursing Leadership, and Executive Leadership, the
CMO will fill a key Leadership role within Medicine at this
The incoming Chief Medical Director will be joining this
organization at a very exciting time. This is a new position, and
this person will have the opportunity to develop and establish the
office with the goals of helping to articulate and further the
clinical goals of the Medical Staff and the strategic goals of the
The incoming CMO will take primary responsibility for ensuring
effective operations with regards to clinical and administrative
activities. As the Executive representative for Medical Staff, the
CMO will guide clinical quality and Medical Staff Operations as a
liaison, a mentor, and a leader.
Administratively, the Chief Medical Director will play an equally
important role. This person will work to ensure the organization
and its physician team are in full compliance with regards to
accreditation, ethics, policies, and procedures. The Chief of
Patient care will work with other health system leaders to
formulate and implement new medical services and improvement
projects that will touch service line quality, overall patient
satisfaction, budgetary discretion, and long-term patient care
strategy for a changing population.
Given the wide range of responsibilities required of the CMO, this
person should have senior leadership experience as the head of
multiple service lines in an inpatient / acute care environment.
Experience in Critical Access Hospitals will certainly by valuable,
as will leadership experience in complex reporting environments
that come with larger 200+ bed urban / community medical
Northeastern Oregon is one of those rare places in America where
you can see the past and future of the landscape at the same time.
Driving through, the Chief Medical Director will fall in love with
the beautiful natural majesty of the area. Punctuated by the
Columbia River valley, and sprinkled with gorgeous mountain vistas,
living and working here is a love story just waiting to happen.
The CMO will play a large operational role for this community
medical center. In service of this hospital, this non-profit
healthcare system, and this community, you will take on a lot of
responsibility. You, in turn, will be supported by a generous
benefits package, and a competitive compensation.
Keywords: Nursing Careers, Kennewick , Rural Health CMO, Healthcare , Kennewick, Washington
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