Chief Medical Officer and Regional Medical Director
MERCY REGIONAL MEDICAL
Location: Durango, Colorado
Type: Full Time
Hospital, Public and Private
Internal Number: 2022-48742
Welcome to Centura Health
Welcome to the largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.
Flourishing Begins Here
You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.
The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and overall operational management of physician services and medical staff administration. This role reports to the Chief Executive Officer to develop strategic plans, policies and address operational issues that build effective relationships between the hospital and its Medical Staff to produce excellence in clinical outcomes. Partners with the Chief Nursing Officer of each hospital to provide effective multidisciplinary approaches to clinical outcome management and environments of quality and safety. Additional responsibilities include establishing and implementing standards and policies within each hospital and across hospitals to ensure quality of medical care. This role works closely with the Group Chief Medical Officer and Centura CME to meet Centura operating group and system-wide strategies, goals, objectives and standards. Services as the primary community resource to all hospital communities and provides advice and counsel to Centura administrators on medical and administration matters related to medical practice and current affairs.
The Regional Medical Director is responsible to provide clinical and managerial health care leadership, problem-solve, communicate and strategically plan the development of the medical staff and clinic. The Regional Medical Director is also responsible to confirm compliance of medical staff with all state and federal requirements. The Regional Medical Director interacts with the corresponding Clinic Administrator and Assistant Administrator, the CHPG Chief Medical Officer, and the facility administration. Drives cost efficiencies across assigned region.
Important to this role is understanding the leadership expectations of this position and the entire leadership team throughout Centura Health. The CMO/RMD must have a personal and professional connection to the Mission of this Christian organization. This position must be a team player themselves and contribute toward a Team centered approach that lends itself to ensuring “team before self” in order to lead this complex, highly matrixed organization into the differentiated leading role as THE system of choice. This position will invite others into their work in order to be fully Transparent with the activities of this position, allowing for celebration of success and learnings through opportunities for change. This position will be a change agent for the health system by being bold in our thoughts and actions that generate the need for Urgency as Centura forges ahead as the thought leader in the industry. Finally, the individual must demonstrate personal and professional Accountability to the community, associates, physicians, and sponsors for performance that this position and its team complete.
What You Bring/Job Requirements
In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:
Doctorate (Medicine - MD or DO) required
Current and unrestricted license to practice medicine in applicable state, required
Master's Degree in Business Administration / Healthcare Administration preferred.
Five years' experience in delivery of physician services and medical staff administration with proven success in progressive responsibility in healthcare leadership
Medical staff relations, quality measurement credentialing and previous medical management experience highly desirable
Knowledge of Joint Commission, managed care and health policy is essential with proven success in effective integration of medical management
Board certified in an approved clinical specialty required while in clinical practices
Strong track record of recruitment, retention of talent and leadership development.
Strong ability to lead in a changing environment.
Budgetary, P&L and Quality Assurance experience for a physician practice. Preferred affiliation with Centura for greater than one year.
Your Connected Community
When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 21,000 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 19 hospitals, two senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight for Life® Colorado, we are making the region’s best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. Formed in 1996 by sponsors Adventist Health System and Catholic Health Initiatives, our Mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ by caring for those who are ill and by nurturing the health of the people in our communities. Centura Health is more than a great place to work – it’s a place where our core Values of Compassion, Respect, Integrity, Spirituality, Stewardship, Imagination and Excellence are demonstrated daily in everything we do.
Mercy Hospital r is an 82-bed, acute care hospital located in the scenic Southwest Colorado town of Durango. It is the only hospital in Colorado to be rated by Medicare with five stars for overall hospital quality. It is recognized by Healthgrades as a Top 100 Hospital for orthopedic and spine surgery and for outstanding patient experience and patient safety. Mercy has also received 10 consecutive ‘A’ grades for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group. Our providers use state-of-the-art technology in an environment designed to promote well-being and healing of body, mind, and spirit. Among the many specialty services available at Mercy are emergency care (Level III trauma designation), surgical care, cardiac care (including interventional), Orthopedic and Spine Centers of Excellence, a Family Birthing Center, home care, hospice care more. Durango offers an exceptional quality of life with small town charm, excellent schools, and year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities including snow sports, river sports, hiking, biking, camping and more.
Caring for Your Whole Well Being
We provide whole person care and understand that a comprehensive benefits package will enrich the lives of our associates at work and at home. At Centura Health we offer exceptional benefits to eligible associates. Our total rewards are designed with your well-being in mind and may include:
401K, which includes matching when eligible.
Three Health Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents.
Two Dental Insurance Plan Options including covering eligible dependents.
Vision Insurance including covering eligible dependents.
Daycare & Medical Flexible Spending Account Options
Leaves of Absence.
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability
Voluntary Benefits including Hospital Indemnity Coverage, Critical Illness, Accident, Permanent Life insurance, and Norton LifeLock.
Paid Time Off
Spouse & Child/Dependent Life Insurance Coverage Options
Employee Wellness Resources
Employee Assistance Programs
Relocation assistance based on location.
Associate Discounts for phone, cell phone plans, Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Auto Buying, Pet Insurance, and much more...
The pay rate for this position is listed above and varies based on experience, skills, and comparison to others who are already in this role.
As the largest health care system in Colorado and western Kansas, working at Centura Health is more than a job. You and your colleagues will be connected in service and spirit, delivering on a promise to provide high-quality health care that is accessible, enabling and dedicated to healing the whole person. •With 17 hospitals and 250+ provider locations spanning Colorado and western Kansas, Centura Health is the largest health care system in the area. We are powered by incredible 6,000+ physicians and 21,000 best hearts & minds in health care on a mission to build flourishing communities & whole person care.