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CHI St. Alexius Health Turns to B.E. Smith in Search of New Chief Medical Officer

April 16, 2019

Head Clinical Operational Performance as Chief Medical Officer for a Regional Healthcare System in the Midwest.

The Chief Medical Officer oversees clinical operational performance as the physician executive for CHI St. Alexius Health in Bismarck, North Dakota. 

Entrusted with identifying top candidates for the role, B.E. Smith seeks a senior leader with a knack for building relationships and delivering high levels of satisfaction among physicians, employees and patients.

The CMO will serve as a change agent and focus on developing Physician Enterprise Service Lines throughout CHI St. Alexius Health system, influencing more than a dozen hospitals, clinics and critical access facilities.

Qualifications for the role include a minimum of five years in senior executive leadership, licensed MD and previous experience working in a health system with a matrixed environment. 

Interested candidates can view the complete job posting for CHI St. Alexius Health’s CMO on the B.E. Smith website.

In April 2019, Catholic Health Initiatives, the parent corporation for CHI St. Alexius Health, combined with Dignity Health to create a new nonprofit Catholic health system known as CommonSpirit Health. The $29 billion system now operates more than 700 care sites and 142 hospitals across 21 states.

The new Chief Medical Officer for CHI St. Alexius will join the health system in Bismarck, North Dakota, the seventh fastest growing city in the country, as ranked by Forbes in 2015. The area is popular for outdoor recreation, boasting nearly 50 parks, all four seasons, and one of the best open-air zoos in the Midwest.

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