As the VP Chief Medical Officer for the Medical Group Front Range, you bring progressive leadership talents to inspire, guide and grow our fully integrated physician group practice. As the VP and CMO, Medical Group Front Range, you will work alongside other leaders who bring the same passion to advancing the legacy of the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth and delivering high value care to the communities we serve. As a servant leader you embody the SCL Health leadership behaviors:
Accountability for results
Engagement and enthusiasm for change
Adaptability and continuous learning
Trust, respect and collaboration
Transparency and candor
Efficient, data-driven decision-making
Drive for execution demonstrated by a sense of urgency and commitment to follow-through
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.6 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through 8 hospitals, more than 100 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana. We relentlessly focus on delivering safe, high-quality, effective care to every patient, every time, everywhere.
SCL Healthâ™s Medical Group has realized substantial growth over the last three years. In the Front Range alone, our provider base has increased by 40% totaling roughly 250 providers in this market. Our projections over the next three years include significant additional growth through new and acquired practices as well as a clinically integrated network.
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weâ™ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health as well. The executive package also includes a 401(k) with matching program, Supplemental Executive Retirement Plan (SERP), and annual incentive plan. To model a balanced life, our executives are encouraged to take time off and receive a front-loaded Paid Time Off allocation each year.
The VP/Chief Medical Officer (CMO) functions in an executive leadership role for SCL Health Medical Group Front Range (SCLHMGFR), the fully-integrated physician group practice based in Coloradoâ™s Front Range. The VP/CMO reports to the Chief Clinical Officer of the system and is responsible for strategy and operations and promoting clinical and service excellence to SCL Health Medical Group, SCL Health Front Range Care Sites, the community, business and professional organizations, and SCL Health as a whole. In a dyad relationship with the Vice President, Practice Operations for SCLP, the VP/CMO will have accountability for overseeing SCLHMGFR Clinics and related programs. The VP/CMO will also work closely with SCL Health leadership on system wide initiatives and will serve as an active participant on the SCL Health Medical Group Leadership team. The VP/CMO role is focused on day-to-day leadership, promoting and enhancing clinical performance, fostering strong relationships with physicians within and outside SCLP, and will facilitate a team-oriented group culture. The VP/CMO will serve as a member of the SCL Health Physician Executive Leadership Council (PELC).
Additionally, this key senior leader will:
Build and maintain relationships with physicians to promote strong associate, physician, and patient satisfaction through SCLHMGFR. Responsible for physician engagement including assisting in recruiting of physicians, promoting initiatives to enhance the physician culture, and addressing any issues that contribute to dissatisfaction.
Engage the physician and staff in clinical and operational initiatives that will ensure efficient, high quality patient care. Create an environment that encourages all providers working within SCLHMGFR to practice cost effective, evidenced based medicine and adhere to defined quality standards.
Work closely to align system goals and initiatives with SCLHMGFR in operational and clinical delivery efforts and participate collaboratively on system-wide priorities and programs. Act as an integral member of the team to create an environment that is supportive of a just culture and a continuous learning environment.
Ensure a progressive and high performing medical group that is seen as a regional leader in providing high quality, compassionate, equitable, and affordable care. Develop a common group culture focused on excellence in all aspects of patient care, its delivery and financing.
Evaluate, educate and assist individual physicians and practice locations to establish standards and accountabilities in regards to the following aspects of physician group practice within the healthcare system: out migration of specialty referrals; patient access; clinic schedules; quality and safety benchmarks; productivity; and pay for performance
Assess the current physician leadership structure, reconfiguring if necessary, to maximize communication and alignment, provide adequate support for SCLHMGFR physicians to attain personal and organizational goals, and drive change and innovation throughout the medical group.
Foster use of current and future information technology to support population based disease management, reduce variations of care delivery and increase communication between components of the health system including an intentional transition to digital health.
Provide clinical leadership for SCLHMGFR clinics, Occupational Health, Physician Leadership Council (PLC), and SCLHMGFR Administration. Identify educational needs of the physicians and staff and ensure appropriate programs are developed and implemented. Assure physician compliance with bylaws, rules and regulations, and policies and procedures.
Will be a visible and active presence within each of the clinics. Enhance SCLHMGFR provider knowledge of available SCL Health clinical services and actively work to coordinate and enhance referral of services within the organization to optimize patient care and service.
We expect excellence, which is why we require:
Degree in Medicine (MD) or Osteopathy (DO)
MBA, MHA or MPH degree preferred
Licensed physician with clinical training and applicable board certification with a minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience
Ability to qualify for an unrestricted license to practice as an MD or DO in the state of CO
Previous experience in an integrated healthcare delivery system preferred
Internal Number: 20007690
About SCL Health
SCL Health is a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization dedicated to improving the health of the people and communities we serve, especially those who are poor and vulnerable. Founded by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth in 1864, our $2.8 billion health network provides comprehensive, coordinated care through eight hospitals, more than 150 physician clinics, and home health, hospice, mental health and safety-net services primarily in Colorado and Montana.