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Chief Medical Officer - Cherry Hill

Providence Health & Services

Seattle, WA 98194
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Swedish Health Services is looking for a **Chief Medical Officer** to work at the **Cherry Hill Campus** in Seattle, WA.
Under the direction of the Chief Clinical Officer, the Chief Medical Officer, serves as a member of the Executive team, promoting the quadruple aim objectives of better care, lower cost and better health for our community and caregivers. The CMO works closely with the Chief Nursing Officer, the Chief Operating Officer and other key clinical leaders to ensure the highest levels of collaboration and partnership among clinical functions of the hospital to ensure highly reliable, safe, effective processes and team dynamics. The CMO position presents a physician perspective at the senior management level, represents and communicates administrative positions to the professional / medical staff, and provides support and continuity to the professional / medical staff organization.
The CMO provides executive physician leadership for key clinical and operational functions, offers a clinical perspective tempered by a keen understanding of business principles and organizational behavior, and acts as a positive influence and liaison in developing a strong working relationship among administrative and clinical team members.
The CMO creates plans to deliver high-quality care to the communities served.
The CMO is visible and exhibits servant leadership, while exemplifying integrity and compassion to uphold the organizations mission to serve poor and vulnerable populations with the highest quality of care while pursuing the goals to improve patient safety and quality.
The CMO is contemplative and creates a culture of excellence focused on clinical quality, patient experience, physician and caregiver engagement, integrated business/clinical operations and intelligence, and efficiency.
The CMO builds and cultivates relationships inside and outside the organization, resulting in confidence, integrity, and credibility in interactions and decisions, and is an inclusive leader and team player who inspires physicians, nurses and staff at all levels; S/He demonstrates excellent interpersonal qualities that engender confidence, trust and credibility.
The CMO is a highly engaged collaborative leader who navigates through a highly matrixed system to accomplish local, regional, and system objectives.
+ Minimum of seven years of significant experience as a practicingphysician and experience leading clinical quality improvement and medicalmanagement functions, as well as physician leadership development and educationis required.
+ Experience with Lean, Six Sigma, High Reliability, and/or other processimprovement methodologies is preferred.
+ Progressive management experience, culminating in executive leadershipexperience is preferred.
+ Experience optimizing and implementing clinical information systems ispreferred.
+ Experience with regulatory requirements (CMS, NCQA, Joint Commission, Title22, and others, accreditation processes and standards is desirable.
+ Experience developing and managing a quality improvement program in anHMO, medical group, or hospital setting is desirable.
+ Experience in program development and design of clinical care systemswith measurable results is desirable.
+ Recognized expertise in service and clinical quality improvement isdesirable.
License /
+ License to practice medicine is required (may be from any State).
+ Certificate in Healthcare Management is preferred.
**About the Cherry Hill Campus.**
What is now known as the James Tower at Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus was home to the first hospital in Seattle, established in 1877 by the Sisters of Providence, a Catholic charity. On July 1, 2000, the 385-bed tertiary-care center previously known as Providence Seattle Medical Center became part of the Swedish health-care system.
**We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits see our website for details**
**Our Mission**
Our nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.
**About Us**
Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, were committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
**Schedule:** Full-time
**Shift:** Day
**Job Category:** Leadership
**Location:** Washington-Seattle
**Work Locations:** Bank Of America Bldg (WA239) 800 Fifth Ave Seattle, 98104
**Req ID:** 248661
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