Chief Medical Officer

Community Health Center of Central Wyoming
June 30, 2020
Casper, WY
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Job Summary
Chief Medical Officer provides physician leadership through the planning, development, and daily practice activities associated with the services provided by Community Health Center of Central Wyoming (CHCCW). Under the supervision of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), this position is primarily responsible for the delivery of quality healthcare services render to CHCCW patients. This includes the hiring, discipline and evaluation of all clinical providers. The Chief Medical Officer of CHCCW provides physician leadership and serves as our physician liaison to other physicians within the communities of Natrona and Fremont Counties. This provider job description is representative of the provider contract and superseded by the signed formal contract.

Essential Functions
Establishes an outpatient practice that includes seeing patients and clinical supervision to our provider healthcare team which includes physicians (MD/DO), physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other clinical providers as appropriate.


1. Oversees the function and activities of all services and conducts in accordance with the mission and goals of the CHCCW and the best practices of the medical profession; ensures compliance with the clinical guidelines and procedures of CHCCW.
2. Works in a collaborative manner with the Senior Leadership Team (Director of Nursing, Director of Behavioral Health, Director of Pharmacy, Director of Human Resources, and Director of Dental) and the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the day-to-day management and supervision of the front office and clinical support staff.
3. Reports to the CEO as to the planning, execution, and outcomes of Dental, Behavioral, and Medical Providers at each of our clinics in Natrona and Fremont counties;
4. Except as otherwise stated in the CMO Contract/Agreement, performs the Essential Duties and Responsibilities as outlined in the CHCCW Physician Job Description;
5. Specifically, the CMO supervises each provider.
6. CMO will also conduct monthly meetings for medical, behavioral, and dental providers
7. CMO will oversee the development and implementation of quality improvement and related programs.
8. CMO will meet at least twice per year with leadership to review financial and other performance of Provider's practice, to include assessment of practice growth, scheduling, coding, medical records completion, review coding, documentation, and other factors.
9. CMO will immediately report any suspected violations of legal requirements, any suspected adverse events, and any Medicare, Medicaid, governmental, credentialing or other inquiries from third parties related to compliance matters to the Compliance Officer.
10. CMO will be available for regular administrative contact with CEO or their designee. These liaison meetings will be held as frequently as necessary and will include a periodic assessment of Provider's clinical and other performance per parameters established jointly with such designee and Provider.
11. CMO actively participates in the development and implementation of a business development/performance improvement plan directed at the growth of the Provider's practice. CMO participates with the CEO, CFO, and COO (or other designated personnel) to develop strategies to ensure the long-term success and sustainability of the organization.
12. Maintains positive community involvement and attends professional meetings, as appropriate. Educates and informs the general public regarding our service offerings throughout our service catchment areas.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: A minimum of a Doctorate Degree is required in related field of practice. The CMO must be an MD or DO and clinically able to oversee all providers on staff.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to drive; handle paperwork; operate computer equipment; and communicate effectively both in writing and orally with patients, staff and the public.
Work is performed in typical medical clinic and business office environment. Some travel by automobile may be required, as well as possible short-term assignment to other clinic sites.
Work is primarily indoors with prolonged periods of sitting, typing, and viewing a computer monitor. May also involve periods of standing, walking, bending, lifting, pulling, and pushing. Work in a clinical setting has potential for exposure to blood and body fluids, chemicals, and infectious pathogens. Must be able to use protective equipment as required.


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