Associate CMO LM Hospital

New London, CT
Jan 17, 2019


Job Description

To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values-integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.


The Associate Chief Medical Officer (ACMO) is a medical leader reporting to the Chief Medical Officer and works collaboratively with both health system administrative resources as well as frontline medical staff. The ACMO is responsible for leading physician integration and performance. This position assists with functional areas such as provider relations and communications, medical staff governance, design and execution of quality activities, regulatory compliance, and developing collaborative relationships throughout the healthcare system. The ACMO promotes operational improvement to assure system strategic objectives are met.

  • 1. Directs physician operations, leading operational level initiatives that support the hospital's strategic plan and supporting goals and initiatives.
  • 2. Provides oversight of Quality & Safety , Risk, Accreditation and Regularly Affairs, and Medical Staff Affairs.
  • 3. Assists with the coordination of clinical services and communication between the medical staff and multidisciplinary clinical and non-clinical departments to promote the Hospital's goals and objectives.
  • 4. Ensures the delivery of effective, value based, quality patient care.
  • 5. Takes an active role in the development and mentoring of physicians, leaders and staff. Provides guidance, coaching, performance management and overall development.
  • 6. Participates in select administrative committee and decision-making bodies including, but not limited to: Patient Safety Quality Committee, Medical Executive Committee, Professional Practice Evaluation Committee, Credentialing Committee, YNHHS Meetings and Board Meetings
  • 7. Promotes culture of excellence in the quality and safety of care, treatment and services offered.
  • 8. Takes an active role in promoting High Reliability Organization (HRO) culture, including becoming an HRO instructor and Rounding To Influence.
  • 9. Assures effective communication and coordination of initiatives throughout the organization and the YNHH system, the patient care services infrastructure, the medical staff, and organizational wor kgroups and committees.
  • 10. Establishes direction consistent with the hospital and health system objectives.
  • 11. Monitors patient outcomes and intervenes as necessary to meet or exceed goals. Leads and communicates changes that improve quality of care and the patient experience.
  • 12. Provides coaching, counseling, and other forms of support to medical staff that enable them to attain their goals.
  • 13. Works collaboratively with the senior leadership, medical staff leaders, department chairs, directors and managers to advance care and strategic operations.
  • 14. Remains current with local trends and changes in health policy, standards, and regulations associated with professional practice, the practice environment, and health systems.
  • 15. Actively participate in appropriate organizational and system committees as the physician leader for L+M Hospital.
  • 16. Perform other duties as assigned or directed.

    Graduate of an accredited medical or osteopathic medical school. Board Certification in an appropriate specialty preferred.

    Minimum of 7 years progressively more responsible experience in Leadership/Management. Results oriented, accomplished executive with strong operational, financial, analytical and development skills.

    Licensed in the State of Connecticut
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    Job Info

    Job: 3916

    Department: Office of Chief Med Officer
    Category: Mgmt/leadership
    Sub Category: CLINICAL
    Status: Part Time With Benefits
    Shift: DAYS
    Hours: 24.00