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Chief Medical Officer

Overview Founded in 1955, Dignity Health - Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California.  The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley.  As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation's five largest health care systems.  We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers.  Responsibilities Position Summary: The primary role of this position is to provide skilled management and strategic leadership functions for the Hospital that results in effective planning, monitoring of the quality of patient care, resource utilization across all departments and service line development. This position Provides physician oversight over such activities as Quality Management, patient safety, patient experience, Medical Staff Office, fostering a positive relationship with medical staff and any other duties as assigned. This individual shall assume a facilitative role to assist the President of the medical Staff, its officers, and department chairs in carrying out their responsibilities. Sets policies and procedures and ensures all services meet the objectives of the organization. Principal Duties and Accountabilities: Works closely with hospital staff, department directors, and physicians to ensure that the highest standards of quality and service are maintained. Oversees the implementation of quality improvement efforts designed to improve clinical performance and maintain compliance with TJC, HIPAA, and other accreditation standards. Participates in development and implementation of quality initiatives including patient access and satisfaction, provider satisfaction, clinical outcomes and process improvement, and guideline development. Works within the service area network to identify and evaluate outstanding physicians and physician groups for participation in the provider network. Participates in strategic plan and business plan development including identification of strategic partners, growth and resource allocation. Qualifications Education and Experience:  Medical degree or DO degree with an active medical license. Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in specialty. Minimum of five years (5) of management experience in health care. Licensure:  Current, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in at least one US state or territory and prior (or current) Board Certification in a specialty are required. If the physician is clinically active, a current, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine must be in the state where the assigned facility operates and the Board Certification must be current. Apply for this job onlineEmail this job to a friendShare on your newsfeed Connect With Us! Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? Join one of our Talent Communities to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness. Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here. Job ID 2018-58521
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Minimum Qualification
5 - 7 years

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