The Interim Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has accountability for the clinical strategy for Medical Affairs, Quality, and Medical Management all while building sustainable programs that promote innovative ways to achieve improved outcomes for our members. These responsibilities include care management oversight, quality/STAR rating improvements, appropriate utilization, health system transformation and implementation of medical programs/policies, enhancing relationships with providers and facilities, industry policy advocacy, and regulatory agencies. The Interim CMO collaborates with the Executive Leadership Team (ELT) and key contributors to drive and implement strategies to support Community's mission and vision. The CMO will act as the external Clinical Leader for Community Health Choice and must be willing to travel locally and throughout the state as needed. The Interim CMO for Community Health Choice will be responsible for driving excellent results for all clinical affordability, quality, population health, growth, Net Promoter Score, and external relationship initiatives. Additional plan medical directors, pharmacy, quality, and others report to this position. The Chief Medical Officer reports to Community's CEO.
MD Degree or DO and Licensure in the State of Texas, Completion of Residency and Board Certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pediatrics or OB/GYN with preference for the Primary Care Specialties
Twelve years clinical experience with 5 years of administrative experience in Managed Care, including management of other physicians and/or clinical staff; Master's Degree in Public Health, Business Administration or Medical Administration preferred.
Five years of administrative experience in Health plan management, including management of other physicians and/or clinical staff.
Previous Medicaid Managed Care experience working with state regulators and executing on strategic initiatives and programs preferred. Strong leadership experience, strategic vision and a proven ability to execute on clinical initiatives are a must have in this position.
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.