Wind River Cares is hiring a Chief Medical Officer of Clinical Care

JOB TITLE: Chief Medical Officer of Clinical Care

DEPARTMENT: Medical Department

REPORTS TO: Clinical Director

SALARY: Negotiable

JOB TYPE: Full-Time/Exempt

OPEN DATE: December 28, 2021

CLOSE DATE: Until filled

JOB OVERVIEW:

Provides medical supervision of all clinical sites and telehealth, oversees the delivery of care, and serves as chief liaison with the medical community, and is responsible for the quality, safety, and efficiency of the care provided.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Clinical Care and Care Management:

  • Examines existing medical care standards, protocols, and practices; revises and enhances; puts in place benchmarks to ensure that patients are receiving the highest quality of care possible.
  • Coordinates with the Medical Executive Assistant for provider’s schedules.
  • Develops an ongoing review process to ensure optimum quality of care across all clinic sites and telehealth.
  • Implements Quality Assurance programs, measures, and monitoring, including performance reviews for medical staff, and a system of peer review.
  • Regularly reviews and revises medical care policies and protocols as standards of care are revised and/or as directed by licensing, funding, and program organizations.
  • Ensures the development and maintenance of statistical data related to patient care and patient outcomes, to continually improve medical practices.
  • Conducts regular chart reviews and audits on a spot-check basis in addition to, and as part of, ongoing Quality Assurance programs.
  • Initiates and monitors the PRC referral utilization review process.
  • Manages – by providing leadership and specific direction – all patient care professionals.

Clinic Operations

  • 75% Administrative responsibilities, Low Patient Care – 25% volume this shall include filling in for a shift for other medical providers if needed.
  • Ensures positive interaction with patients, visitors, and staff.
  • Conducts annual Performance Monitoring and Appraisal Plan (PMAP) of professional performance for medical staff.
  • Works with other members of the WRFCHC management team to implement new clinic operating processes and systems (including EHR) to enhance patient flow, improve clinic administration and facilitate operating excellence.
  • Ensures the efficient functioning of all clinic sites, telehealth, and coordination of medical and administrative personnel, policies, and processes.
  • Develops, maintains, and monitors medical budgets.
  • Attends Governing Body meetings regarding clinical privileges.
  • Reviews patient grievances recommends and implements measures to address.
  • Prepares clinics for audits from various agencies and health plans.
  • Ensures adherence by medical staff to WRFCHC policies and documents all disciplinary actions regarding misconduct, incidents reports, etc.

Safety

  • Ensures that emergency equipment, supplies and medications are available and maintained at all clinic sites.
  • Ensures that safety factors are adhered to 100% of the time in administering medications.
  • Demonstrates and implements safety, infection control, and emergency policy and procedures at all clinic sites.

Training

  • Trains and supervises all medical staff.
  • Develops and implements on-site training sessions; assesses need for, and coordinates, professional educational and training programs for medical and non-medical clinic personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Board-Certified Physician with at least 5 -10 years of experience providing medical direction and supervision to teams of medical staff, ideally in a community-based clinic environment with more than one clinic site.
  • Must have experience developing and implementing standards of care, medical protocols, quality assurance standards and monitoring, and professional training and education.
  • Must also have experience implementing new clinic operating processes and systems aimed at improving efficiency; knowledge of, and experience with, EHR and/or related automated systems is a plus. The CMO must be committed to furthering the mission and vision for WRFCHC.
  • Current BLS Certification or must be able to obtain it within 60 days of hire.

IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA

Submit a complete application with supporting documents to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY.

Fillable online applications and download applications are also available at windriver.care and can be emailed to [email protected].

For any questions, please contact Susan Apodaca at 307-851-5100.

Supporting documents: Proof of Covid Vaccination, Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree or professional credentials, and other supporting documents that verify required qualifications.

Applicants who have a current application on file, please submit a letter of interest for each position for which you want to be considered. The letter should address how you meet each qualification. Telephone calls are not accepted in place of an employment application or letter of interest.

Background investigation, drug, and alcohol screening are required as a condition of employment. Refusal will render the applicant ineligible for employment.


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