CCI Health & Wellness Services
  • 28-Sep-2017 to 27-Nov-2017 (EST)
  • Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Full Time

CCI Health and Wellness Services is a group practice, empowering patients to partner with staff for an unparalleled healthcare experience. Through integrated teams in a learning environment, we deliver high quality, affordable, care to every patient during all stages of life.

Position Summary

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is responsible for providing clinical leadership, fostering superior quality patient care, developing and ensuring strategic goals are met, and providing for the timely recruitment and retention of the clinical staff at CCI Health & Wellness Services  (CCI).  The CMO works cooperatively and effectively with the CEO and Senior Leadership Team (SLT), utilizing a balanced and collaborative approach to include the perspective of all disciplines involved in the centers' health services, ensuring the achievement of annual business and strategic goals and objectives.  The CMO provides senior level leadership for quality of care, provider productivity, and training, and delivers effective and efficient patient care during required clinical time in compliance with established clinical protocols.  The CMO is responsible for preparation & maintenance of the clinical care policies and procedures.  The Chief Medical Officer reports to the Chief Executive Officer & President.

 

As a member of the health center's integrated care team the Behavioral Health Consultant will fulfill the following KEY FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES towards the provision of patient centered, coordinated patient care:

  • Supervises and actively participates in permanent and temporary physician/nurse practitioner/physician assistant hires and helps coordinate New Provider Orientation with the appropriate Health Center Medical Director. Responsible for achieving and maintaining provider staffing goals.
  • Supervises Health Center Medical Directors and serves as Acting Health Center Medical Director for open positions, supervising site providers as necessary.
  • Leads provider productivity and takes appropriate action to ensure productivity standards are met.
  • Involved in all initiatives and concerns involving patient safety, quality, infection control, risk management and patient service, especially those related to provider issues.
  • Provides consultation, development and approval of CCI medical policies, protocols and procedures in accordance with currently accepted professional standards governing the practice of medicine and the clinical provision of medical care, ensuring that policies conform to all applicable company, local, State and Federal policies and requirements.
  • Coordinates with Program Directors, Senior Leaders and Managers to provide clinical consultation or recommendations for medical services-related programs including, but not limited to Nutrition, Prenatal, Behavioral Health, Family Planning, Infectious Disease and medication dispensing.
  • Contributes to clinically-related portions of required reports such as UDS, Joint Commission, and organizational strategic & operational plans.
  • Responsible for assuring a robust peer review and credentialing process, ensuring quality, safety, service and behavioral issues on the part of the provider staff are addressed fairly and in a timely fashion.
  • Supervises the Behavioral Health, Psychiatry, Quality, Credentialing, Nursing, and Dental Divisions of the organization.
  • Provides primary medical services including examination, diagnosis, treatment, education and prevention in conformance with accepted clinical protocols & guidelines. Makes referrals for specialty consultation and / or treatment as required.
  • Maintains accurate & current patient medical records in accordance with CCI policies, using its Electronic Health Record. Completes in timely fashion all referrals, forms, reports and other records as required for quality services & program support.
  • Plays a leadership role in understanding, communicating, achieving and maintaining quality standards (Joint Commission, NCQA, others) and Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) principles.
  • Maintains professional competence by completing appropriate requirements of CME; maintains certifications; participates in professional development activities.
  • Supervises the required components of Employee Health Records, including PPD, Hep B, and Flu.
  • Leads meetings and projects as directed by the CEO.
  • Actively participates in the Executive Team and Senior Leadership meeting and projects.
  • Assists the appropriate staff in the solicitation, development, management and evaluation of any grants deemed necessary and useful to the function of CCI.
  • Represents CCI at local, state and national meetings and in clinical advisory committees as required or requested.
  • Actively participates in organizational goal setting and action planning through Studer processes including, but not limited to, the Leader Evaluation Management (LEM) tool, attendance and participation at the Leadership Development Institute (LDI), Joint Site Visits, and other trainings as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Provides direct supervision to Health Center Medical Directors, Integrated Behavioral Health Director,  International Health and Infectious Diseases Director, Clinical Quality Director, Nursing Supervisor, Reproductive Health Program Manager, Psychiatrist and Credentialing Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduation from an accredited school of medicine and successful completion of a residency program. Additional graduate level degree/training in business, administration, public health, Information Technology strongly preferred.
  • Current licensure by the State of Maryland, unencumbered by any restrictions or limitations.
  • Five years of experience in direct provision of primary care services, preferably a community health center serving culturally diverse and underserved patient populations. Experience as a Medical Director or Chief Medical Officer highly desirable.
  • Understanding and appreciation of the financial aspects of a healthcare organization and the need to generate sufficient resources to support the strategic goals and mission of the organization.
  • Experience in the development & management of quality, risk, & utilization review processes.
  • Ability to make difficult decisions; build leaders; hold others and self accountable.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication & analytic skills.
  • Bi- lingual/multi-lingual preferred
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