Chief Medical Officer (Job # 4197)

New York Metro Area

Post Date: 06/20/2017 Job ID: 4197 Department: Physicians

Chief Medical Officer

Manhattan, NYC


Our client, a Health Center providing affordable healthcare to the underserved and vulnerable in New York City, is currently seeking to hire a Chief Medical Officer.  Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer supervises the licensed clinical personnel of the center; performs direct medical care, provides oversight of clinical programs and services, including development and implementation of the Health Care Plan submitted to the Bureau of Primary Health Care; participates in the development of strategic plans, advocates for health center patients, and ensures the health care needs of the community are met.

Responsibilities of Chief Medical Officer
  • Serve as principal clinical advisor to Chief Executive Officer, Sr Management and Board of Directors.
  • Examine, diagnose and prescribe ongoing treatment for a panel of
  • Provide medical oversight and direction for clinical programs and services, assure that required primary care and mental health services are available to patients and supervise care given by clinic
  • Maintain responsibility for quality of clinical care
  • Work with senior management team in development of a high quality clinical information system
  • Work with Senior Management to maintain Patient Centered Medical Home
  • Participate in budget, cost containment and productivity efforts
  • Provide clinical leadership and actively supports and participates in chronic disease collaborative(s) and other re-engineering and quality improvement efforts

Qualifications of Chief Medical Officer
  • D. Degree with current license to practice in New York; Board certification in Primary Care: Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, or Pediatrics, Med/Peds
  • 3 years’ experience in a leadership position in a primary care setting
  • Knowledge of managed healthcare systems
  • HIV experience preferred (not required)
  • Understanding of the health care needs of the LGBT community, immigrant communities, communities of color, and
  • Ability to speak and write an A&PI language and/or Spanish is preferred
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