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Chief Medical Officer

Company: Community HealthNet
Location: Gary
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

A not-for-profit Community based primary healthcare organization dedicated to providing accessible, affordable and quality medical services.
Community HealthNet (CHN) Health Centers is a not-for-profit Community based primary healthcare organization dedicated to providing accessible, affordable and quality medical, behavioral health, dental, optometry, and pediatrics services. Community HealthNet strives to serve the needs of all families and individuals of all income levels, in need of medical care, regardless of his/her sex, gender, age, race, social or cultural standing, or sexual orientation, and/or the ability to pay.
Located just minutes from downtown Gary, IN and 25 minutes from Chicago, IL.
The ideal candidate for this position must have experience in clinical leadership, be a fully accredited MD or DO, who is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Indiana, and board-certified in the field of their specialty.The CMO position requires the capability to assist with strategic planning, oversee provider scheduling, peer review processes, the increase of provider productivity, and clinical QI/QA processes.This position must also review existing best practice programs, and when necessary, introduce new programs for implementation into the Community HealthNet, Inc. system, which will help assure high quality of patient care that will meet Federal and State standards.The CMO must be able to oversee and give clinical guidance to provider staff and advise the COO, CEO, and CHN Board of Directors on a broad range of clinical quality initiatives, clinical policy, and strategic issues required to achieve the short and long-term strategies and objectives of CHN.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS1. Assist in the recruitment, selection, and evaluation process of physician and midlevel provider staff.2. Assist in defining the quality-of-care standards in alignment with key partners/payers for equitable comparisons and pay for performance benchmarks including HEDIS and Meaningful Use measures, as well as other recognized quality care standards.3. Provide care to CHN's patients, within the scope and practice guidelines of their specialty, board- certification, (Family Medicine Preferred), training, state and federal licensure, and certification; while utilizing the patient care team approach to health care.4. Ensure peer review processes are consistently followed by all CHN providers.5. Advise and assist the COO in meeting medical staffing requirements, and with the scheduling of medical providers at all CHN health center locations.6. Review quality of care provided by CHN medical personnel through periodic chart reviews, the review of meaningful use reports, and provider evaluation processes.7. Meet with the Executive and Management team of Community HealthNet periodically to help define quality, operational, and financial goals.8. Track Physician supervisory review processes of all mid-level providers on an ongoing basis.9. Provide oversight, guidance, and direction to clinical staff to ensure that QI/QA issues, studies, and workgroups are focused on key strategies designed to sustain CHN as a recognized Patient-Centered Medical Home Model.10. Provide oversight, guidance, leadership, and direction to staff to ensure that workflow, personnel concerns, and other organizational issues are tended to and followed up on.11. Assist the COO and CHN Board of Directors in the development and implementation of clinical policies, procedures, and protocols.12. Work with the COO and Executive staff to guide CHN's Board of Directors on relevant quality care endeavors, PCMH triple aim principals, and actively work to promote adoption and change where appropriate.13. As a leader of the QI/QA Committee, oversee the completion of Patient Experience Survey processes and report final results to the COO, CEO, and Board of Directors.14. Serve as a catalyst for change by seeking opportunities to shape the environment in support of CHN's mission, by providing direction and support.QUALIFICATIONSEducation:-- Graduate of a medical school approved by the council of Medical Education andHospitals of the American Medical Association in fulfillment of education requirements for licensure in the State of Indiana.-- Must be board certified in the field of specialty.Office of Inspector General:-- Ensure the ability to bill through Medicaid and Medicare, with no history of fraudNational Practitioner Data Bank:-- In good standingLicensure:-- Hold valid Indiana Physician Licensing,-- Hold valid Indiana CSR Licensing,-- Hold valid Federal DEA licensing,Knowledge of:1. The Patient Centered Medical Home Initiative;2. "Meaningful Use" of electronic health records;3. NCQA PCMH certification standards;Other Qualifications:-- Show respect and sensitivity for cultural differences, promote a harassment/bullying free work environment, and demonstrate the capability of relating to people of diverse age, ethnic, racial, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds;-- Complete all credentialing processes and required Continuing Medical Education in a timely manner;-- Meet credentialing and privileging guidelines of CHN's Board of Directors and with local hospitals;-- Five years of professional experience in one or more branches of medicine-- Three years of medical administrative supervisory experience preferably in an ambulatory care setting, (FQHC experience preferred)-- Ability to interact effectively with Board of Directors and its committees;-- Ability to design, implement and evaluate programs;-- Ability to network with public and private sector stakeholders;-- Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing;-- Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with key community organizations, referral sources, and local providers of patient care;-- Ability to represent CHN within the communities we serve;-- Bi-lingual in English and Spanish a plus;Community HealthNet offers the following: Competitive Salary Generous PTO Term Life Policy benefit Health, Dental and Vision benefit 401(k) benefit Relocation assistance *Opportunity to apply for Student Loan Repayment through the National Health Service Corps (NHSC)*Community HealthNet, Inc. participates in the National Health Service Corps (NHSC) student loan repayment program. The National Health Service Corps Loan RepaymentThe NHSC program assists health professionals who work in selected health professional shortage areas to repay their qualifying educational loans. There is a required initial two-year contract period for this program. Participants may extend loan repayments beyond two years, one year at a time, to the extent they have unpaid qualifying educational loans and serve at an eligible site.Qualified candidates who wish to apply for this position should submit a CV and cover letter.Community HealthNet Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $180,000.00 per year

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