The Chief Medical Officer will serve as the President of the Medical Services Division Medical Staff. The CMO acts as duly authorized agent of SVHC reporting to the President and CEO to carry out all policy and procedures of SVHC, its subsidiaries, divisions, and departments.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Participates in defining organizational mission, vision, and values for creating the strategic, operational, programmatic and other plans and policies. Cooperates, as appropriate, with community leaders to collaborate to design services.
Effectively communicates organizational mission, vision and plans.
Participates in gathering, assessing and acting upon information regarding patient and family satisfaction with services provided.
Assures services are provided either directly or through referral, consultation, contractual arrangements or other agreements.
Establishes and participates in planning process for setting performance- improvement priorities and identifies how the organization adjusts priorities in response to unusual or urgent events. Understands approaches to and methods of performance improvement. Assists department directors in the adoption of performance improvement processes and measurements.
Develops annual operating and capital equipment budgets and monitors plans’ implementation.
Works collaboratively in decision making to assure consistency of the patient care or other work processes.
Assists in the development of programs, as appropriate, for the recruitment, retention, development and continuing education and performance-improvement education of all staff members.
Assists department directors to effectively integrate departmental services into the organization’s primary functions.
Fosters communication and coordination among individuals and departments.
Establishes expectation, develops plans, allocates resources and assigns personnel processes to measure, assess, and improve the quality of the hospital’s governance, management, clinical and support activities. Participates in inter- and intra disciplinary and/or inter- and intra departmental performance improvement activities. Coordinates the reporting of system-wide improvement activities.
Administration and Policy:
Serves as an ex-officio member of SVHC board of directors
Serves as a voting member of Operating Committee
Assists CEO in agenda preparation for Operating Committee and SVHC board and committee meetings.
Serves as Operating Committee Member with team responsibility for:
Recommending administrative policy and procedures
Recommending to CEO and Board a Mission and Vision
Recommending to CEO and Board a Strategic Plan
Recommending to CEO and Board an Operating and Capital Budget
Provides leadership in the execution of approved Strategic Plan and Budget
Achieving organizational goals.
Has direct responsibility for supervision of all physicians of the MSD. Assures their compliance with:
All policies and procedures of SVHC
All bylaws, rules and regulation of SVHC medical staff
All laws, rules and regulations governing the practice of medicine
All general laws, rules and regulations
All licensing, professional and ethical standards of the profession
Has direct responsibility for recommending appropriate disciplinary proceedings of a MSD physician.
Has direct responsibility for physician and mid-level practitioner recruitment within the MSD.
Has direct responsibility for recommending new physician practice acquisition. Provides leadership to business plan development.
Must coordinate with CEO or other members of Operating Committee to secure needed services not directly under the control of this Medical Director.
Along with others, determines site selection for new clinics. Provides leadership to business plan development.
Serves as medical director of SV health plans regarding credentialing and quality review.
Has direct responsibility for physician practice protocol development in the MSD.
Recommends and/or selects medical management information system.
Through budget process, incumbent provides leadership to maintain physical property and equipment in an up-to-date and safe state of repair.
Conserves financial assets and manages all assigned accountabilities to ensure a positive financial operation.
Has direct responsibility for working with consultant, CEO and others in recommending physician compensation to the Performance Committee of the SVHC board.
Sets standards of quality among MSD physicians and creates appropriate monitors.
Professional and Community Responsibility:
Maintains a high community profile through involvement in civic and health affairs.
Maintains membership in appropriate local, state, and or national organizations.
Always maintains the highest standard of professional and personal conduct.
The CMO will supervise all physicians and mid-level practitioners of the MSD.
Direct reports include: CMQO, Vice President of Primary Care, Vice President of Acute Care, Vice President of Sub-specialty, Vice President of Surgery, Vice President of Clinic Operations and Director of Provider Recruitment and Support Services.
Must be an M.D. MBA or equivalent degree or in the process of obtaining. Five years or more of medico-administrative management experience. Excellent communication skills. Excellent interpersonal skills
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 25524
About Stormont Vail Health
Stormont Vail is an integrated health care system based in Topeka, Kansas, serving a multicounty region in northeast Kansas. It comprises Stormont Vail Hospital, Cotton O’Neil and Cotton O’Neil Pediatrics with more than 200 employed physicians and a variety of ancillary services. Stormont Vail achieved Magnet recognition for excellence in nursing services in 2009.
Stormont Vail Hospital is a 586-bed acute care referral center in northeast Kansas. It is the product of the 1949 merger between Christ’s Hospital (opened in 1884) and the Jane C. Stormont Hospital and Training School for Nurses (1895). Stormont Vail Hospital and Cotton O’Neil joined in 1995 to form Stormont Vail Health. Stormont Vail has the region’s only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care and only verified trauma center.
Mission. Vision. Values.
“Working together to improve the health of our community”
Stormont Vail Health will be a national leader in providing compassionate, high-quality and efficient integrated care through collaboration that results in a healthier community.
Service to Others: We meet or exceed the needs and expectations of those we serve.
Quality: We c...reate an environment of trust, comfort and confidence brought about by a competent, compassionate and caring staff.
Teamwork: We do together what cannot be done alone.
Respect: We honor the dignity and creative potential of each staff member.
Viability: We assure our mission by remaining profitable.
The Ten Tenets
1.We understand that each and every one of us is part of the patient experience, regardless of whether we have direct patient contact or where in the Stormont Vail Health system we work.
2.?We take time to observe our surroundings and look for opportunities to connect with others.
3.We acknowledge people in our spaces by smiling and, if appropriate, saying hello.
4.We don’t point; we walk our guests to where they want to go whenever possible.
5.We always look people in the eye and introduce ourselves by name.
6.We don’t use cell phones for personal business while in public work spaces.
7.We are sensitive to the conversations we have in places where we can be overheard by others (elevators, waiting areas, etc.)
8.We all own patient safety no matter our role in patient care.
9.We are devoted to creating an environment that treats all people with compassion, dignity and respect.
10.We reject any behaviors that are less than caring, such as backbiting, gossip or insensitivity directed towards or about another human being.