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Vice President %26 Chief Medical Officer - Administration - Mercy Medical Center - Full Time

CHI Health Des Moines, IA

Job Description


  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Iowa. 
  • Post Graduate Management degree (MBA, MHA, or similar) preferred. 
  • Employed physician group experience preferred. 
  • A record of successful clinical practice augmented by five (5) to seven (7) years of leadership experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of the content, intent and application of regulations, policies, standards, operations, and requirements applicable to the business function(s) under designated scope of authority.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of strategic business planning, program development and continuous process/performance improvement.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, managed care, including capitation and contracting issues.
  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with, JCAHO standards regarding medical staff activities and medical staff by-laws, credentialing processes, and organization.
  • Ability to convey information effectively in verbal and written communication, and through group/business presentations and meetings.  Ability to generate optimism in fellow team members.
  • Ability to use automated systems/applications/software and office equipment at an acceptable level of proficiency.
  • Ability to identify budget variances, compliance deficiencies and/or systemic weaknesses and implement timely corrective action to forestall or remedy.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, regulatory requirements and Mercy policies applicable to budget administration, resource/expense control, employee supervision and performance management.
  • Knowledge of health care reform initiatives and legal issues pertaining to health care.
  • Knowledge of medical informatics, applied statistical techniques and analytical tools/processes.
  • Ability to understand financial and/or operational reports, analyze data, identify improvement opportunities and implement effective responses.  Ability to draw conclusions from data.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships as required by the duties of the position and a philosophy of collaboration and teamwork.  Ability to create change through influence.  Strong persuasive abilities and ability to strengthen clinical partnerships.
  • Ability to strategize, develop and evaluate business plans, initiatives, standards, budgets, and policies/procedures.
  • Ability to keep abreast of trends, developments and regulatory requirements impacting matters within designated scope of authority.
  • Ability to successfully lead, manage, oversee, develop and evaluate the work of subordinate staff and clinical credibility with physician constituencies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with physicians, nurses and other providers in interdisciplinary team to coordinate and continuously improve patient care.  A demonstrated ability in forging physician/management relations.

Job Details

Date Posted November 12, 2017
Date Closes February 10, 2018
Requisition 2017-R0135431
Located In Des moines, IA
SOC Category 00-0000.00