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

Sayre, PA
Nov 13, 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

This region offers breathtaking natural beauty and provides a quiet, safe environment for families with beautiful homes and neighborhoods. With plenty of cultural and sports activities of its own, Guthrie's central location affords the benefits of dining, shopping, culture and recreation in small cities and communities, with easy access to big cities like New York and Philadelphia.?

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and upstate New York. Our multi-specialty group practice of more than 325 physicians and 210 advanced practice providers offers 47 specialties through a regional office network providing primary and specialty care in 22 communities . Guthrie Physicians and Advanced Practitioners provide more than 1 million patient visits per year to enhance the health and well-being of those we serve within an environment of compassion, learning, and discovery.