Chief Medical Officer

Indian Health Service Chiloquin , OR 97624

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Salary Range: $219,000 to $326,000 / Per Year Open Period: 1/29/2019 to 12/31/2019

The CMO is responsible for helping to set strategic vision and overall direction for clinical systems in collaboration with senior leadership and lead primary care provider. The CMO will be part of the senior leadership team. The CMO will act in direct support of all directors, medical and behavioral professionals in order to ensure Klamath Falls Health and Family Services promotes health services with an orientation not only to whole person care, but to population and community (public) health as well. Key responsibilities for the CMO position will include helping to promote a system of high quality health care delivery and helping to identify and manage key external partnerships that aid the organization in meeting its mission and vision. The CMO will act as champion for clinical improvement and innovation as it relates to quality improvement, quality assurance, compliance, accreditation, and patient safety. Finally, the CMO will lead through example and aid in fostering a positive culture that operates under the premise that people want to succeed and that inquiry and coaching are keys to work place happiness/satisfaction and maximizing work force achievement. CMO will work to build clinical teams and ensure infrastructure is in place to support current and future growth. CMO will see patients and will bring psychiatric consultation to the primary care provider team to ensure patients can be maintained by the primary care provider staff. Duties: PHYSICIAN DUTIES 1. Provide quality, compassionate, and culturally sensitive health care services to qualified Native Americans in the Klamath Tribes' service area. 2. Provide a full range of outpatient services; including examination, assessment, diagnosis and treatment; write prescriptions within the scope of expertise, develop protocols and systems. 3. Review medical history of each patient referred to him/her. Provide psychiatric consultation to primary care providers as needed. Assess and treat as needed. 4. Instruct and counsel patients on health care needs and goals; record patient progress. 5. Prepare, provide and deliver patient care plans to all patients. 6. Proactively work with other health care professionals within and outside the medical department for coordination of care, including but not limited to nursing staff, community health, dietary and nutritional services, dental clinic, behavioral health, counselors, pharmacy and in-house and external specialists. 7. Make appropriate and timely referrals to specialty care or higher levels of care. 8. Follow up with patients on treatment and progress. 9. Respond to requests for medication refills in a timely manner. 10. Submit clinical documentation in a timely manner, as per policy. 11. Provide leadership to the provider teams and ensure successful delivery of care, provide oversight and supervision; serve as a mentor and manage the resolution of practice related problems with providers and staff. 12. Be available for after-hours consultation when needed. CLINICAL LEADERSHIP DUTIES 1. In partnership with the senior leadership and directors, provide mission-driven leadership within the organization and serve as a protector of Patient Rights. 2. Demonstrate commitment to and understanding of the Core Values of KTHFS, by modeling service excellence in all internal and external relationships, addressing service excellence deficits with staff, and in the performance of all duties and responsibilities of this position. 3. Advise senior leadership and directors helping to set direction in the areas of clinical quality, population health, quality improvement, quality assurance, compliance, patient safety, accreditation, and strategic partnerships in the community. This will include aiding in policy matters and partnerships at both the state and federal level as they relate to clinical care and reimbursement. This will include partnering to improve public health. 4. Collaborate with other Klamath Tribal Health & Family Services programs to identify patient needs and develop or adjust program services to meet those needs when possible. 5. Set a positive, encouraging and professional environment within the medical practice. 6. Ensure clinical policies, procedures and protocols are based on clinical best practices and guidelines. 7. Responsible for the leadership and oversight of clinical aspects of all service lines and service line directors, as per chain of command; including setting performance criteria and monitoring service line performance. The Health System Director will initiate the Performance Evaluation for providers and CMO will help to assess progress and efficacy of meeting service line goals and targets. 8. Oversee all clinical service lines, including the establishment and achievement of service line benchmarks. Work in partnership with the administrative team and directors to achieve service line goals and benchmarks. 9. Participate in clinical consultations and provide medical expertise and guidance as appropriate. 10. Responsible for adequately addressing in a timely manner, all patient care concerns, issues, and obstacles that may arise; including those reported under established patient complaint procedures. 11. Help support service line directors in their oversight of regular review of provider documentation; including Chart Review and Peer Review. Ensure all patient related documentation follows applicable federal and state regulations, and is completed accurately using appropriate diagnostic and E&M coding. 12. Develop and implement a systematic program for Peer Review in accordance with current accreditation standards of the AAAHC. The results of this program will be communicated regularly to the Health General Manager and Governing Body. 13. Participate in various KTHFS Committees and attend Medical Clinic meetings. Chair QA/QI Committee, Data Committee, etc. 14. Direct and/or lead clinical service line meetings, at least once per month in partnership with administrative staff. 15. Participate in clinical and regulatory training and activities. 16. During a public health emergency, the CMO may be required to perform duties similar to but not limited to those in his/her job description. 17. Be involved in tribal and non-tribal community events that support the mission and vision of KTHFS. 18. The incumbent will be called upon to accomplish other tasks within their scope of work.


Minimum Qualifications:
Failure to comply with minimum position requirements may result in termination of employment. ? REQUIRED to possess a current State License as a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO). For out of state applicants; Oregon Licensure required within 90 days of hire. (Must submit copy of Licensure with application.) ? REQUIRED to possess a current DEA registration. Must transfer registration to current facility upon hire. (Must submit copy of registration with application.) ? REQUIRED to acquire and maintain BLS certification within 180 days of hire; strongly recommend certification within 90 days of hire, probationary period will be extended for a maximum of 180 days pending certification. ? REQUIRED to be free from exclusion from providing Federal health care benefits including Medicare and Medicaid as per the Federal OIG and GSA exclusion lists. ? REQUIRED to have at least four (4) years of leadership experience in health care systems ? REQUIRED to have at least three (3) years physician practice experience (beyond residency training) working in a clinic setting. ? REQUIRED to have at least two (2) year applicable administrative management AND clinical supervisory experience. ? REQUIRED to submit to annual TB skin testing and adhere to KTHFS staff immunization policy in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control immunization recommendations for healthcare workers. ? REQUIRED to submit to and clear an alcohol/drug screen and random testing as per policy. ? REQUIRED to submit to a background and character investigation, as per Tribal policy. Following hire must immediately report to Human Resource any citation, arrest, conviction for a misdemeanor or felony crime. ? REQUIRED to accept the responsibility of a mandatory reporter of abuse and neglect of infants and children, people who are elderly or dependent, individuals with mental illness or developmental
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