The Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) is responsible for leading the development and execution of Sound Family Medicine’s long-term strategy with a view to creating shareholder value. The CEO’s leadership role also entails being ultimately responsible for all day-to-day management decisions and for implementing Sound Family Medicine’s long and short-term plans.
The CEO acts as a direct liaison between the Board of Directors and management of the Company and communicates to the Board on behalf of management. The CEO also communicates on behalf of Sound Family Medicine to shareholders, employees, government authorities, other stakeholders and the public.
The CEO understands their responsibility to shape and reinforce culture to ensure that Sound Family Medicine thrives. This individual will pay attention to articulating and embedding values that promote our mission and vision.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Lead, in conjunction with the Board of Directors, the development of Sound Family Medicine’s strategy;
Lead and oversee the implementation of Sound Family Medicine’s long and short-term plans in accordance with its strategy;
Ensure Sound Family Medicine’s executive team is appropriately organized and staffed with the authority to hire and terminate staff as necessary to achieve the approved strategy;
Ensure that expenditures are within the authorized annual budget;
Assess the principal risks and to ensure that these risks are being monitored and managed;
Ensure effective internal controls and management information systems are in place;
Ensure that Sound Family Medicine has appropriate systems to enable it to conduct its activities both lawfully and ethically;
Ensure that Sound Family Medicine maintains high standards of corporate citizenship and social responsibility wherever it does business;
Act as a liaison between management and the Board of Directors;
Communicate effectively with shareholders, employees, government authorities, other stakeholders and the public;
Keep abreast of all material undertakings and activities of Sound Family Medicine as well as all material external factors affecting the company;
Ensure that processes and systems are in place for management to be adequately informed;
Ensure that the executive team is properly informed, and that sufficient information is provided to the Board of Directors to enable the executive team to form appropriate judgments and make clear recommendations;
Ensure the integrity of all public disclosure by Sound Family Medicine;
Request that special meetings of the Board of Directors or Shareholders be called when appropriate;
In concert with the Board President, determine the date, time and location of the annual strategic shareholder planning meeting and develop the agenda for the meeting;
Sit on Board Committees where appropriate and as determined by the Board of Directors;
Manage along with the Director of Human Resources employed provider contracts and relations;
Negotiate with health insurance companies to obtain contracts that are favorable to Sound Family Medicine;
Abide by specific internally established control systems and authorizations; and
Lead by personal example and encourage all employees to conduct their activities in accordance with all applicable laws and Sound Family Medicine’s standards and policies, including its environmental, safety and health policies.
Education and Experience
10+ years of healthcare management experience with a minimum of 3 years at an executive level.
Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA), Master of Business Administration (MBA), or Master of Medical Management (MMM) is preferred.
Transformational Leadership experience preferred.
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About Sound Family Medicine
Sound Family Medicine is committed to providing excellent, comprehensive and compassionate family medicine to our patients while treating our patients, our employees, our families, and ourselves with respect and honesty. We are an innovative, technologically advanced practice, committed to offering cutting edge services to our patients and making access more convenient with their lifestyles.