Chief Medical Officer: Full-time, Part-time, Retired
We have a wonderful opportunity for a Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Open to either Full-time, Part-time or the availability of a retired physician! St. John’s Well Child & Family Center is the largest non-profit Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Downtown Los Angeles and South Los Angeles.
Our health centers serves chronically underserved, uninsured and economically disadvantaged families.
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center has been involved in increasing the availability and access to health care for the medically indigent since 1963.
Come join us!
The CMO will report to, and work closely with, the CEO. He/she will also partner with other senior leadership and the Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies across the organization, including policies and plans to meet SJWCFC’s short and long term objectives. He/she must adapt to a continually evolving environment, be operations-savvy, and thrive in an autonomous and high-pressure workplace.
Duties and Responsibilities:
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.
Develops an ongoing review process to ensure optimum quality of care across all clinic sites.
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, in order 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 a referral utilization review process.
Manages – by providing leadership and specific direction – all patient care professionals. Sets the standards of professional performance for medical and clinical support staff.
Recruits medical staff as necessary.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
Board Certified Physician
Minimum of five to ten years of experience: providing medical direction and supervision of teams
Experience and knowledge of multi-ethnic and community based clinic environment.
St. John's Well Child is the largest community health center in Downtown Los Angeles and South Los Angeles. Come join us!
St. John’s Well Child and Family Center (SJWCFC) is an independent 501(c)(3) community health center. We serve patients of all ages through a network of Federally Qualified Health Centers and school-based clinics that span the breadth of Central and South Los Angeles and Co...mpton.
Our work, however, goes far beyond the traditional health care model to embrace the broader concept of well-being. In addition to providing a broad array of primary care services, we place a high priority on developing supportive services to address families’ educational, socio-economic, and mental health needs.
This is accomplished through outreach, health education, child development and literacy education, case management, insurance enrollment, and mental health assessments. We have and continue to establish strong partnerships with health, educational, social service and development agencies to deliver a wide range of services that are responsive to community needs.