Are you the type of leader that is renowned for bringing people together to strengthen collaborative relationships? Do you take pride in driving strategic initiatives? Are you seeking to embed at a small community hospital serving the rural communities on the Northern Oregon coast? If this sounds like you, then look no further, this job is for you!
Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) in collaboration with Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is searching for a board-certified physician to join the executive leadership team in Astoria, Oregon as the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).
As a senior leader in Astoria, in partnership with OHSU, the CMO provides high level, strategic, and executive level leadership for the Professional Staff within the Critical Access Hospital and outpatient clinics. This position fully supports CMH’s mission to provide excellence, leadership, and compassion in the enhancement of health for those we serve.
The CMO is the torchbearer for helping deepen the collaborative relationship and partnership between the small community hospital that serves the rural communities on the northern Oregon coast, and the academic health center. This position is the executive sponsor to the CMH Professional Staff Executive Committee and has a direct reporting relationship to the CEO of Columbia Memorial Hospital with a dotted line relationship to the CMO of OHSU Health System.
This leadership position directs, mentors, and oversees members of the CMH Professional Staff. In partnership with CMH senior hospital administration and the Professional Staff of CMH, the CMO directs the organization of services to deliver high quality and safe patient care. Additionally, the CMO is responsible for managing CMH’s quality assurance, performance improvement, utilization review, and peer review processes.
We invite you to explore our full organizations and consider this rare leadership opportunity to join an academic medical center while serving a small community where your leadership will truly make a difference.
Medical Degree from an accredited institution for medical education
Minimum of 5 years of experience as a high-performing physician in a healthcare delivery system
Experience that demonstrates results in clinical integration/transformation and clinical IT initiatives
Experience that demonstrates expertise in all aspects of assigned functions
Experience that demonstrates fiscal accountability
Experience that demonstrates knowledge of quality infrastructure including how to implement decision tools, clinical protocols and guidelines and care management outcome assessments
Proven ability to understand and update strategic plans, to successfully collaborate on new initiatives, and suggest organizational development changes
Proficiency in the use of computing hardware and software including the Microsoft Office Suite of products
Comprehensive understanding of all elements of healthcare delivery, including strategy development, business planning, operations and financial
Demonstrated understanding of patient and service area needs, as well as scope and level of care required by patients served
Working knowledge of information technology including statistical analysis tools and medical informatics
Ability to concurrently manage multiple projects to successful conclusion
Board certified in area of specialty
Current unrestricted licensure as a physician
Ability to be licensed in the State of Oregon
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation package including CME and relocation assistance.
An excellent work life balance with generous time off.
Full benefits for retirement plan options and health insurance.
Paid parental leave, childcare/adoption assistance.
Continuing education benefits.
Internal Number: 2020-6182
About Columbia Memorial Hospital
Columbia Memorial Hospital (CMH) is a Critical Access Hospital located on the Columbia River in Northern Oregon. CMH's mission is to provide excellence, leadership, and compassion in the enhancement of health for those we serve. This leader is the torchbearer for helping deepen the collaborative relationship and partnership between CMH, a small, community hospital serving the rural communities on the northern Oregon coast, and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU).