We are seeking to hire a Regional Chief Clinical Officer for Saint Alphonsus and Trinity Health, covering Idaho and Oregon. This position is based at our Regional Medical Center in Boise, Idaho and will require travel to various Trinity Health sites.
As the Regional Chief Clinical Officer, you will report directly to the Trinity Health SVP, CMO and the Saint Alphonsus President and CEO. Your main role will be to provide executive leadership for physician services throughout Saint Alphonsus. Your responsibilities will include:
Provide executive leadership and strategic oversight for the clinical enterprise of the Saint Alphonsus Health System. Act as the primary champion for enhancing quality of care, comprehensive health care delivery, and patient safety with a focus on exceeding patient’s expectations of the overall care experience. This role responsibility includes oversight of Saint Alphonsus Medical Group and the Clinical Integrated Network. The Chief Clinical Officer ensures a clear, consistent focus across the continuum for ambulatory services, acute care and the clinically integrated network.
In support of the Mission, Vision, and Values and Care Delivery Model, the Saint Alphonsus clinical care coordination and quality processes strive to ensure every patient and family member receives effective and efficient care that is:
People-centered based on an individual’s and family’s comprehensive health needs and preferences
Collaborative and effective across the continuum
Promotes positive high quality, cost effective outcomes for patients
Achieves Saint Alphonsus Regional and Trinity Health strategic and operational goals and priorities.
Serves as an internal consultant to senior leadership and medical staff leaders throughout the Region to provide strategic direction in the areas of medical staff engagement, including but not limited to: medical staff development, succession planning, and models for collaboration and physician practice management.
Provides oversight expertise in medical staff functions such as physician credentialing, privileging, medical staff by-laws and medical staff recruiting through oversight of various departments within the direct reporting groups.
Fosters dialogue and collaboration with Patient Care Services, other health care providers and Region leadership to promote improvements in clinical quality indicators and outcomes, support clinical process redesign, and clinical informatics.
Serves as a member of the Senior Leadership Team for the regional health ministry.
Direct reports include: Chief Medical Officer for Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, President Saint Alphonsus Medical Group, President Saint Alphonsus Health Alliance, Director of Quality, Director of Risk Management, Regional Manager of Peer Review, Regional Director of Clinical Resource Management, Direct or Integrated Care Coordinator Services, Medical Director of Corporate Wellness and Well-being, Medical Director of Medical Education, and Chief Medical Informatics Officer.
To be successful in this position, you must be adaptable to frequently changing work parameters and highly skilled in communicating, persuading, consulting, motivating, relationship building, and negotiating. You must be comfortable with initiating and developing working partnerships with all levels of management and staff in a shared-leadership environment. You also need to be customer-focused and possess a personal presence that displays a sense of honesty, integrity, and caring.
It is essential to have thorough knowledge & understanding of healthcare trends, including physician-hospital relationships, physician practice models, access issues, quality improvement processes, clinical information systems, and the implications of the changing healthcare environment for medical credentialing.
5+ years of executive leadership experience, including responsibility for fiscal and medical staff management
5+ years of clinical practice experience
Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Osteopathy (D.O.) degree from an accredited medical school
Advanced formal training in public health or administration
Board certified in a clinical specialty
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
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About Saint Alphonsus Health System
Saint Alphonsus Health System is a growing four-hospital, 714-bed, 74-clinic integrated healthcare system serving southwestern Idaho, eastern Oregon and northern Nevada. Saint Alphonsus Health System is a member of Trinity Health, one of the largest Catholic not-for-profit health systems in the nation.
At Saint Alphonsus Health System, we are looking for people who are living out their calling. We want you to be passionate about coming to work, and challenged to achieve your potential. Living by these virtues, we pride ourselves on exceptional service and the highest quality of care.
To learn more about Saint Alphonsus, please visit saintalphonsus.org.