OrthoVirginia, Virginia's largest provider of expert orthopedic and therapy care, is currently seeking a part-time (20 hours/week), experienced Chief Medical Officer to join our team!
The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for providing oversight and governance to the clinical quality of OrthoVirgina. This includes, review and assessment of quality of care issues in conjunction with practice Quality Assurance, address physician behavior/clinical behavior reviewed through Peer Review and workplace behavior reviewed with Human Resources, consideration of patient satisfaction survey results in evaluating physician behavior relative to practice standards and staying abreast of orthopedic specific current issues and the dissemination, as appropriate, to physicians in the group.
Job Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Lead OrthoVirginia's quality improvement and patient safety efforts.
Review quality outcomes for a specific physician, procedure or location as requested by the Board and make recommendations to meet practice standards.
Monitors practitioner practice patterns and recommends corrective action as needed.
Establish benchmarked clinical quality improvement targets and monitors plan adherence to those targets
Analysis, design, and utilization of performance metrics leading to improved outcomes
Lead OrthoVirginia's Peer Review Committee(s), ensure compliance with peer review laws and regulations, and assist with the recruitment of physicians to serve on committee(s) as necessary
Review and analyze quarterly patient satisfaction survey results and make recommendations to individual physicians and/or the State Board.
Review patient complaints and medical malpractice claims with regional Chief Administrative Officers to identify patterns of behavior that may require intervention.
Mentor new physicians to the practice as to the expectations of physician behavior in conjunction with the Chief Information Medical Officer, Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Human Resources Officer.
Monitor patient complaints and serve as patient's ombudsman.
File First Report of Incidents and Claims with OrthoVirginia's malpractice carrier and act as OrthoVirginia's liaison to the malpractice carrier
Oversee compliance activities related to physicians including but not limited to documentation and coding, HIPAA, OSHA, Conflict of Interest, Open Payments, and Compliance attestation in conjunction with the Chief Compliance Officer and Compliance Department.
Assist with disseminating results of E&M and surgery CPT coding audits to providers in conjunction with the Chief Compliance Officer and Compliance Department.
Work with current providers to ensure accuracy of documentation and provide education if needed.
Assist the Compliance Department with the development of internal compliance standards, policies and procedures.
Stay abreast of current orthopaedic issues and communicate such issues to providers as necessary.
Represent the practice in the exchange of information with local hospital systems and physicians.
Work with the Regional Medical Directors to do the following in each Region: (i) review, propose and implement patient healthcare performance standards for OrthoVirginia's employees in such Region, (ii) assess quality of care issues in conjunction with the Region's Peer Review Committee; and (iii) participate in continuing education relevant to coding and compliance for OrthoVirginia's employees
Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy degree
Medical Degree with minimum of 10 years clinical experience in Orthopaedics
Ability to navigate Epic and Excel
Working knowledge of healthcare regulatory environment
Communication skills consistent with that of an educator
Proven leadership abilities, a visionary approach, and a track record for delivery.
A visible, dynamic and accessible leader; able to establish consensus, understanding and trust.
Must be a leader and facilitator of change.
Ability to set priorities with senior management and communicate those priorities in lay terms, rather than in technical language.
Ability to think strategically and globally in relationship to information technology as it relates business decisions.
Excellent communication and people skills. Ability to interact well with others at all levels, to be a good listener and to be articulate.
Astute and decisive, yet with the ability to take risks in decision making.
Interest and aptitude with information technology.
Requires statewide travel
Requires high-level visual and auditory acuity for participating in meetings, for regular use of computers and other office equipment.
Internal Number: 001
OrthoVirginia is the state’s largest provider of expert orthopaedic and therapy care which serves the needs of its patients through a team of highly trained specialists who are committed to the independent practice of medicine. Located in Lynchburg, northern Virginia, Richmond, and Virginia Beach, OrthoVirginia has more than 100 physicians, 22 office locations, MRI facilities, outpatient surgery centers and physical therapy clinics. Its mission is to improve the musculoskeletal health and well-being of those who live in the communities that it serves. OrthoVirginia’s statewide network of physicians and healthcare providers strives to deliver high quality, cost effective orthopaedic care to its patients.