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Chief Medical Officer, Bandon, OR

Organization: Coast Community Health Center
Category: Chief Medical Officer
Location: Bandon, OR
Date Job Posted: August 17, 2020
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Position: Chief Medical Officer
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer
Position Classification: Position is .90 FTE – Salary Exempt. Position requires 36-hour per week

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • As a key member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) will report to the CEO.
  • Participates in strategic planning, budgeting, and organizational development with the Management team.
  • Directs and oversees all aspects of the clinical functions of the organization including the development and implementation of policies and procedures pertaining to clinical staff and services; ensures clinical policies, procedures, and protocols are current and in compliance with all State and Federal regulations.
  • Responsible for recommending strategies to enhance clinical effectiveness and ensuring quality care is afforded to all patients who have received services at the main clinic, or outreach sites and events.
  • Responsible for providing leadership and oversight to the Center’s health services programs; supervision of clinical staff and provision of direct patient care.
  • Chair of the Quality Improvement Committee; responsible for performance improvement programs and identifying individual performance improvement and continuing professional educations to support provider development and clinical skill base.
  • Collaborates with the CEO in recruiting qualified licensed independent providers; actively participates selection, hiring of professional staff, and annual credentialing review of all providers.
  • Directs and responds to compliance issues, investigations, complaints, and other related internal/external events
  • Is an advocate for underserved with sensitivity to each client's unique needs; ensures clinical staff are providing the highest level of care for patients, ensure there is a zero tolerance to discrimination against patients, or prospective patients and upholds the mission of the clinic to serve patients regardless of the ability to pay
  • Direct oversight of all HRSA, CCO, Meaningful Use, Patient Centered Medical Home, Medicare quality reporting measures; recommends clinical objectives with reference to implementation of health plans, represents clinical management in administrative matters, advises on technology and equipment needs.
  • Services as advocate for the health center and liaison to local and state medical professionals as appropriate.

Supervisory Relationships: Position provides supervision to professional clinical and allied health staff, contracted medical professional services and, manages contractual agreements for laboratory, pharmacy, and dental services, substance abuse counseling, and other specialty services. Engages in completing ongoing and annual performance evaluations and recommending merit increases, promotions, and disciplinary actions of clinical staff and the clinical site manager.

Travel Requirements: Position requires infrequent travel within local community, state and outside to attend required continuing education, clinical related conferences, association, state and federal meetings

Qualifications: Current Oregon M.D. or D.O. medical licensure, Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Family Practice or Internal Medicine or other licensure. Five years of clinical experience in a medical office setting, including two years in clinical management with experience working with underinsured/uninsured patients. Clear record with the Board of Medical Examiners. Proof of insurability required.

Position Requirements: Knowledge of health care administration systems, governmental regulations and compliance requirements. Excellent leadership skills and strength in exercising initiative, judgment, problem-solving, decision-making to resolve problems effectively. Demonstrated skills in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients, and the public. Skill in developing and maintaining Center quality improvement programs. Ability to anticipate and react calmly in emergency situations. Skill in planning, organizing, prioritizing, delegating and supervising. Ability to analyze and interpret complex data. Excellent and effective written and verbal communication. Knowledge of fiscal management and human resource management techniques. Knowledge of computer systems and applications.

To Apply

Completed job applications should include

  1. Applicant’s letter of interest
  2. Résumé
  3. Professional references
  4. Signed Employment Application Form

Download the application here

Items 1 through 4 should be submitted via email to

All applications are retained on file for 6 months. Qualified applicants will be contacted as positions are available.

Thank you for your interest in working with us.

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