Chief Medical Officer
The Chief Medical Officer is a key member of the senior leadership team at Reid Health. The CMO performs an important role in supporting and advancing clinical practice, provider/physician engagement, recruitment and clinical quality and patient safety. The Chief Medical Officer serves as a resource to the medical staff, physician leadership, and administrative staff in credentialing, peer review, and clinical quality improvement and patient safety. The CMO provides clinical leadership and administrative direction in developing and attaining strategic and operating objectives related to medical practice and patient care activities for the health system. The CMO ensures effective medical staff engagement and maintaining close working relationships with Section Chiefs, Medical Directors, and system executives.
More broadly, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) leads efforts to further strengthen the relationship between Reid Health and the medical staff, including employed providers within Reid Health Physician Association (RHPA) and independent community physicians. This position has accountability for leading and directing clinical practice, ensuring high quality patient care, interdisciplinary collaboration, patient satisfaction, and physician/employee satisfaction. As such, the Chief Medical Officer, in close partnership with Section Chiefs, is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing the Medical Staff services for the Hospital. In partnership with the Chief Quality Officer (CQO) and Chief Nursing Officer, the Chief Medical Officer is responsible for advancing on-going improvements in clinical quality, patient safety, and infection control.
Reid Health is an independent, $600M net operating revenue, innovative health system that offers a complex array of services including open heart surgery, cancer care, and orthopedics services. The organization has been delivering health care to the community since 1905 and has been on the cutting edge of managing population health for communities throughout its history. Governed by a 16-member Board of Directors, Reid Health is known for going the extra mile to ensure patients and families are made to feel as comfortable and cherished as possible, whether on the main campus or at one of the numerous satellite facilities in the region of Indiana and Ohio it serves.
Reid Health includes Reid Health Hospital, an acute 231-bed hospital on the main campus in Richmond, Indiana and numerous satellite locations in the region of Eastern Indiana and Western Ohio. The Hospital also includes a 20-bed Acute Rehab unit and a 30-bed Gero-Psych unit. The Hospital sits in a park-like campus of approximately 100 acres, creating a healing environment for patients, families, and employees. Reid Health's service area is home to about 280,000 people and includes six Indiana and two Ohio counties.
A significant part of Reid Health is its physician subsidiary Reid Health Physicians Associates, Inc. (“RHPA”) which employs approximately 220 physicians and advanced practice providers covering primary care and specialty needs across the service area. Nearly 95% of Reid Health providers are employed through RHPA, which is physician-led and professionally managed. Its structure is based upon the Marc Halley Physician Management Model. The Network Operating Council (NOC) is the governance structure for RHPA with nine NOC Committees, all of which are Chaired by physician leaders. NOC develops the vision for the provider network and develops the operational principles and policies for the network and practices. NOC also develops the quality, financial, and experience standards for the network and engages physicians/providers in personal and practice productivity to ensure financial stability. The NOC is divided into numerous Practice Operation Committees (POCs), which set practice specific goals and maintain/enhance clinical quality, patient experience, provider productivity, and financial viability. RHPA has experienced significant growth in the last 5-7 years, recruiting new providers and expanding its physical facilities and locations. The organization practices Lean Six Sigma methodologies for Performance Improvement and is on the Journey to Excellence to receive the coveted Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award. Reid Health is accredited by the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP). Reid Health was awarded an 'A' in the spring 2020 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, a national distinction recognizing achievements providing safer healthcare. In 2019, Reid Health was one of 293 hospitals in the United States and only 13 in Indiana to receive a five-star rating from CMS.
- Medical degree with board certification. Post-graduate training in relevant fields of business or healthcare administration preferred
- Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the state of Indiana
- Ten or more years post-graduate experience in clinical practice
- Minimum of seven years of experience in a medical leadership role within an acute care community hospital or health system setting
- Strong contemporary knowledge of related laws, state and federal regulations, Joint Commission standards, state licensing and relevant payer requirements relating to medical practice within an acute care hospital setting
- Demonstrable accomplishments in leading clinical quality and safety performance improvement initiatives
- Track record of partnering effectively with nursing leaders to improve clinical operations and clinical quality of care
- Must possess broad, contemporary market insight regarding the current status, trends, and outlook for the healthcare delivery system
- Track record of presenting complex concepts clearly and concisely to a wide range of audiences
- Prior experience working with advanced clinical information systems
- Must have the judgement and initiative to operate independently and autonomously in extremely delicate and sensitive medical and hospital matters related to the Medical Staff
- Must have a solid grasp of hospital finance and the ability to effectively participate in strategic planning initiatives, including new program development and clinical services