Chief Medical Officer, Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital - Sayre, Pa

Sayre, PA
Sep 14, 2020
Position Type
The Guthrie Clinic seeks a Chief Medical Officer for Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, PA. Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital is a 254-bed tertiary care teaching hospital that serves the region as a Level II Trauma Center. The Guthrie Clinic is also home to 8 graduate medical training programs with 81 residents and fellows.

The position of Chief Medical Officer is accountable, in partnership with the SVP/President of Robert Packer Hospital for leading and directing excellence in clinical practice, interdisciplinary collaboration, the hospital patient experience as well as regulatory requirements.This includes data-driven analysis of clinical care and monitoring of the medical staff's clinical performance, through medical staff committees, peer review, chart reviews and patient feedback.The CMO also oversees the Hospitalist Service at Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital.

The CMO is accountable for quality and safety in partnership with the Chief Quality Officer. In collaboration with Patient Safety, the CMO will play a key role in reporting for governmental and payer requirements for clinical care in regulatory and value-based payment programs. The CMO will lead utilization management and care coordination in partnership with medical records and the post-acute care teams.The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to work effectively with the academic and clinical communities. This position will actively promote research activities and medical education programs in collaboration with the DIO and willhave oversight of CME program for the Guthrie system.

The CMO will act as medical advisor to the RPH President and administrative teams, and participate as an ex-officio member of the Medical Staff Executive, Peer Review, Emerging Technologies, Credentials, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committees. As part of these activities, the CMO will manage peer review and ensure all medical staff members are afforded all rights of due process.

The successful candidate will demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills.

  • Board Certified MD or DO, with an accredited residency completion, with 10 years clinical practice and 5 years of hospital leadership in a complex healthcare system. A master's degree in healthcare administration is preferred
  • Experience working with /leading physicians and staff with a diverse background and perspectives
  • Continues to have a part time clinical practice
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • A systems-oriented leader who can analyze complex scenarios and guide innovative approaches to optimize patient care

A 254-bed tertiary care referral center,Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, Pa., is the recipient of numerous national awards for the high quality care it provides to patients. The hospital is a Regional Level II Trauma Center, accredited by the Pennsylvania Trauma Systems Foundation, and is served by Guthrie Air, a regional aeromedical helicopter program. Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital offers a full range of diagnostic, medical and surgical services, including:
  • Guthrie Breast Care Center
  • Guthrie Cancer Center
  • Guthrie Cardiac and Vascular Center
  • Guthrie Musculoskeletal Services
  • Guthrie Imaging Services
  • Guthrie Specialty Eye Care
  • Guthrie Surgical Services
  • Guthrie Weight Loss Center
  • Level II Trauma Center
  • Medical/surgical and intensive care services

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York, serving patients from a twelve-county service area. Guthrie is a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network and is the first health system based in Pennsylvania and New York to join this network. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., Towanda, Pa., Troy, Pa. and Cortland, N.Y., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offering 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 21 communities in Pennsylvania and New York. In addition, Guthrie offers home medical equipment and respiratory therapy products at seven convenient Med Supply Depot locations. Guthrie provides a wide range of services and programs to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.