Mid-Columbia Medical Center (MCMC) is a 49-bed rural comprehensive medical center located in The Dalles, Oregon offering a diverse array of care and services, and is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators in patient-centered care.
MCMC offers a continuum of services, including education, wellness and prevention programs, outpatient and in-home services. Our commitment to offering our patients a broad range of advanced care has led to the development of a modern medical campus staffed by highly trained health professionals using the latest medical technology. In 1992, MCMC became the first hospital in the world to implement the Planetree philosophy of care facility wide. In the ensuing years, MCMC has been transformed into a one-of-a-kind center of healing, addressing a person’s emotional, spiritual, intellectual and environmental concerns in addition to their physical needs.
In June 2014, Mid-Columbia Medical Center and Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) forged an alliance designed to elevate the delivery of health services in the region by enabling us to offer a more comprehensive range of primary and specialty care services.
We are currently seeking a Chief Medical Officer to join our Executive Team in developing the overall business strategy and direction of the organization. The incumbent will collaborate with the Executive Team, the Medical Executive Committee, Clinic Operations Executive Director and other OHSU representatives to maintain high quality medical services; direct the medical staff and assure the medical staff is in compliance with all regulatory and accreditation authorities; and perform all responsibilities in alignment with Planetree-model of interaction with patients and all levels of employees and MCMC's mission, values and objectives of the organization.
This position has accountability for the quality of the clinical professionals and their work, provider behaviors, clinical innovation, compliance, patient care standards, clinical model management, referring physician relations and provider leverage, and will collaborate with the Physician Recruitment Advisory team and the HR Physician Recruiter to attract and retain physicians. In addition, the CMO will be responsible for effective governance, credentialing, planning and monitoring of the quality of patient care and resource utilization across areas of responsibility; risk management, quality and compliance, medical staff credentialing and related services; new business development; and contributing as appropriate to clinical development programs.
The ideal candidate will be a licensed MD/DO with board certification, a minimum of five years of experience in a clinical practice setting partnered with more than five years of administrative experience, proven expertise in leading teams and building positive internal and external professional relationships with all levels of staff, physicians, vendors, community members, etc., knowledge of nationally established and accepted clinical guidelines, strong familiarity with EPIC, excellent leadership skills and a financial background.
Located along the banks of the mighty Columbia River, just 90 minutes east of Portland, The Dalles is the eastern gateway to the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. The area boasts 300 days of sunshine every year nurturing bountiful agricultural products, like cherries, grapes and wheat, while enticing cyclists, geocachers, hikers, hunters, fishers, history buffs, wind sport enthusiasts and wine lovers to take advantage of a destination rich in history, culture and recreational opportunities.