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Chief Medical Officer-Ozaukee

Company: Ascension Health Alliance
Location: Mequon
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

DetailsAscension Wisconsin is looking for a mission driven, dynamic leader to serve as our Chief Medical Officer, Ascension Columbia St. Mary's Hospital - Ozaukee campus. BenefitsPaid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your communityAs a military friendly organization, Ascension promotes career flexibility and offers many benefits to help support the well-being of our military families, spouses, veterans and reservists. Our associates are empowered to apply their military experience and unique perspective to their civilian career with Ascension.*Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics. ResponsibilitiesAscension WisconsinIn Wisconsin, Ascension operates 17 hospital campuses, more than 100 related healthcare facilities and employs more than 1,100 primary and specialty care clinicians from Racine to Appleton. Serving Wisconsin since 1848, Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. We invite you to explore a career with Ascension Wisconsin where you can make an immediate impact in the communities we serve.The Chief Medical Officer develops strategies to align with the mission, vision and values of Ascension. Provides oversight for medical and clinical areas to ensure achievement of goals for the department(s). The position involves both operational and clinical oversight responsibilities and works closely with the faculty and leadership in the accomplishment of these responsibilities.Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an advocate on behalf of our patients, physicians and clinical staff.
  • Builds and cultivates strong physician relations within all of Ascension's operating entities.
  • Identifies, cultivates and develops emerging physician leaders, provides coaching and mentoring by identifying deficits and needs for physician leadership training and opportunity.
  • Provides leadership to management within areas of responsibility, to include but not limited to;Quality and SafetyUtilization ReviewMedical Staff governance guidancePeer Review, Credentialing and OPPEGrowth and Strategic Planning
  • Oversees the development and continuous improvement of services, policies, processes, and programs, including medical practice review, governance, credentialing, privileging, peer review, medical information systems, and telemedicine opportunities.
  • Prioritizes and develop clinical quality improvement processes plans and engages medical staff in process improvement
  • Promotes evidenced-based medicine by actively promoting the delivery of care services that are based on best clinical practice guidelines
  • Promotes patient centered care, ensures that decisions respect patients' wants, needs, and preferences, and that patients have the education and support they need to make decisions and participate in their own care.
  • Creates a culture of engagement and alignment between the medical staff and the organizational strategic vision and goals.
  • Partner with the Chief Medical Informatics Officer to ensure that data and metrics are accurate, current, well-defined and relevant.
  • If the organization has a chief medical informatics officer (CMIO), the two must work together to institute electronic medical records (EMR) and computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems that actually work, are user-friendly, and facilitate meaningful communication of medical information.
  • Formulates and implements operational strategies and initiatives, including patient safety, performance improvement and physician recruitment.
  • Champions transparent performance improvement metrics in building a partnership between the medical staff and Nursing and Case Management.
  • Establishes strong relationships with community and business leaders as well as state and local government officials
  • Oversee operations, budget, financial targets, and human resources management.
  • Partners with service line leaders by evaluating new clinical business line opportunities that align with the strategic vision, by actively engaging in strategic planning for service line business plan development. Monitors market trends, market share data and physician practices to look for opportunities for business growth. Implements new clinical initiatives and business plans as directed as the executive lead.
  • Directs and oversees the process for counseling and managing issues of physician professional conduct. Ensures adherence and completion of medical staff decisions regarding peer review and physician behavioral issues.
  • Leads the development of continuing medical education (CME), and other relevant education programs for medical staff.
  • Provides consultative support to graduate and under-graduate medical education programs, if applicable.
  • Facilitates GME activities on hospital campus by ensuring hospital compliance and readiness for Clinical Learning Environment Review (CLER) visits by the ACGME.
  • Works collaboratively with other staff to provide necessary clinical support services to facilities and medical staff. Assumes administrative leadership as mutually agreed.
  • Ensures licensing and other governmental and regulatory requirements. Participates in surveys and inspections by accrediting/licensure bodies.
  • Assists in investigating complaints, incidents, claims of malpractice and/or negligence on the art of hospital personnel and medical staff.
  • Monitors major issues and trends in the practice of medicine and area of health policy advising medical staff and executive leadership in relation to organization activities.
  • Serves as an advocate, intermediary and facilitator with external regulators for regulatory matters. Facilitates system training and implementation for physicians and assists in development of training modules and other EMR features.
  • Facilitates development, training and implementation of High Reliability Organization principles for physician activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned. RequirementsLicensure / Certification / Registration:
    • Physician MD/DO credentialed from the Wisconsin Medical Examining Board obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.Education:
      • Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.Work Experience:
        • 10 years of experience required.
        • 15 years of experience preferred.
        • 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred. Additional Preferences
          • A strong commitment to the mission of Catholic healthcare and a personal and professional presence to provide moral and spiritual leadership on behalf of the Ascension; a values-driven leadership style which is guided in thinking, in acting, and stewardship by sensitivity to the mission values of Ascension Health.
          • The ability to lead, manage and contribute in the context of an increasingly multidimensional regional health system; a leadership style which 1) reflects strong operational skills and financial acumen; 2) is highly collaborative and flexible; 3) is able to contribute in a complex, matrix management environment as both a teammate and a leader; 4) is associated with a "back to basics" approach to managing a complex organization, and 5) demonstrates a comfort level with appropriate risk taking.
          • Demonstrated physician relationship building skills; a commitment to and a demonstrated track record in developing creative physician alignment strategies, accompanied by the credibility, communication skills, negotiating ability, political acumen, integrity, personal demeanor, and knowledge base to reach out and forge collaborative relationships with the hospital's medical staff.
          • A highly effective communicator who will make communications a top priority within the organization. The Vice President Medical Affairs / Chief Medical Officer will be a responsive, relational, interactive, and accountable leader who will recognize the importance of building consensus and providing leadership based on credibility, influence, respect, and listening skills.
          • An appreciation of the challenges and the opportunities associated with delivering comprehensive services within the context of a multi-site and growing regional health system.
          • A management style which communicates a sense of quality, equality, and inclusiveness; a sensitivity to the issue of diversity and the commitment to developing a mindset and a culture within the hospital which reflects the value of difference.
          • A demonstrated track record in developing clinical programs and services to enhance employee and patient satisfaction, including the development of measurement systems to monitor change over time.
          • A proven ability as a skilled change agent with sensitivity to the interpersonal, organizational, political, perceptual, fiscal, and environmental issues which invariably accompany an organizational change process, across a complex, matrix organization.
          • In all of the above, a professional and personal presence which is driven by values, honesty, integrity, and the ability to inspire and promote the philosophy, mission, goals, and values of the Ascension.#le@der Why Join Our TeamAscension Wisconsin has been providing rewarding careers to healthcare professionals since 1848. Operating 17 hospital campuses and over 100 related healthcare facilities from Racine to Appleton, you will find opportunities that allow you to create a career path you love, all while delivering compassionate, personalized care to the communities we serve.Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states.Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you. Equal Employment Opportunity EmployerAscension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.For further information, view the poster or poster.Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.This Ministry does not participate in E-Verify and therefore cannot employ STEM OPT candidates.

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