Job Description - Chief Medical Officer (42602)
Chief Medical Officer - 42602
Organization : Adventist Health Glendale
Primary Location : United States-California-Glendale
Position Status : Full-time regular
Job Posting : Sep 4, 2020, 1:55:44 AM
Shift : Day Shift
Description : Adventist Health is more than an award-winning
health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and
champion the greater good - from the operating room to the
boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love
through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a
calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion
to our mission.
Since our founding in 1905 as the Glendale Sanitarium, countless
patients have entrusted our physicians, nurses and associates with
their healthcare needs. Today, we are the largest medical center
serving the San Fernando Valley. As we continue to grow and evolve
to better meet the needs of the communities we serve, we know that
exceptional healthcare is more than medicine. It’s about how we
choose to care for our patients and each other – taking time to
listen, to understand, to answer questions, to hold a hand, even to
pray. This is who we are, who we have always been – it is what we
In the 2019-20 Regional Rankings List by U.S. News & World
Report, Adventist Health Glendale (AHGL) ranked #17 in California
and #10 in the LA Metro Area. Adventist Health Glendale also
received its 11th consecutive A grade from patient safety
organization The Leapfrog Group, the only hospital in Glendale or
Burbank to receive the top grade. "
Reporting directly to the Market President with a matrix
reporting relationship to the Care Division Medical Officer, the
Medical Officer (MO) has clinical leadership responsibility for the
full continuum of care in all areas served within the Adventist
Leads all medical related activities within a designated area.
Provides strategic and operational direction for the delivery of
Adventist Health’s clinical care model and will work in close
partnership with key clinical and operational leaders to ensure the
highest level of patient safety and care.
The MO serves as the senior physician leader in the market, with
the role spanning medical and clinical staff alignment and
engagement, market strategy, finance and operations-related topics.
Leadership activities include, but are not limited to: bringing the
clinical voice forward, being the patient advocate, acting as a
subject matter expert for clinical staff and administration,
overseeing care transformation initiatives directed by clinical
cabinets. Leads the roll out of local initiatives within the
market, and ensuring the overall continuous quality improvement of
care delivery. The MO will also focus on mentoring and developing
the existing and future physician and clinical leadership across
Executes on care transformation plans around the 6 initiatives:
clinical leadership, high reliability organization, care redesign,
population health, patient experience/engagement and clinical
Leads efforts to roll-out the evidence-based standard of care,
improve clinical outcomes, and disseminate best practices for the
market in accordance with the care transformation initiatives.
Provides oversight and assistance to the Chief of Staff, members
of the Medical Executive Committee, and the Medical Staff to assist
them in their roles and to maximize the market’s culture of patient
safety and quality. Acts as a primary clinician liaison to the
senior leadership team, Patient Safety and Quality related
committees, and the community. Facilitates physician leadership
development and education.
Leads the market quality/patient safety staff in accordance with
care transformation initiatives.
Facilitates collegial and effective working relations with all
clinicians (e.g., physicians, nurses, physician-assistants,
advanced nurse practitioners, and other medical staff members).
Provides leadership to improve physician alignment and patient
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications : Required Licenses
Doctor of Medicine (MD) or (DO): Required Board Certified
State medical board licensed:
Required Refer to the Required Licenses and Certifications list
for additional job and/or unit specific requirements.
Knowledge of physician practice delivery models, business
operations and strategic planning. Strong knowledge quality and
safety regulations, standards and best practices in health care and
primary and preventative care medicine. Ability to pursue multiple
goals and facilitate change in a dynamic work environment. Working
and applied knowledge in LEAN, high reliability, outcome
measurement, and other performance improvement methodology.
Knowledge of EMR systems and their integration into quality data
gathering and improvement processes.