Chief Medical Officer - Guthrie Cortland Medical Center - Cortland, NY

Cortland, NY
Mar 19, 2021
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Chief Medical Officer - Guthrie Cortland Medical Center - Cortland, NY
The Guthrie Clinic seeks a Chief Medical Officer for Guthrie Cortland Medical Center in Cortland, New York.

The position of Chief Medical Officer is accountable, at the direction of the Hospital Board of Directors, for leading and directing improvement in hospital quality and patient safety metrics.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.This position also supports oversight of the GCMC Hospitalist Service.The CMO will spend 50% of her/his time serving in an administrative capacity, and the other half in clinical practice.

The CMO is responsible for quality and safety in partnership with The Guthrie Clinic Chief Quality Officer. In collaboration with Patient Safety, the CMO will play a key role in reporting for governmental and payor 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 CMO will act as advisor on medical staff credentialing and ensure compliance with the Medical Staff Bylaws, and Rules and Regulations, and further 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
  • Must be licensed and/or eligible for licensure in the State of New York and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • 3-5 years of hospital medical staff leadership and/or other elected medical staff position required. Previous experience as CMO ideal
  • Experience with CMS, NYS Department of Health, The Joint Commission, and other regulatory bodies
  • Experience in formulation and implementation of clinical practice guidelines and performance improvement activities required
  • A systems-oriented leader who can analyze complex scenarios and guide innovative approaches to optimize patient care

About the Hospital
Guthrie Cortland Medical Center, a144-bed acute care facility with an attached 80-bed residential care facility, joined the Guthrie healthcare system in January 2019. For over 125 years, the people of Cortland have turned to us first for the best in medical care.
  • Acute and Inpatient care
  • Cancer care
  • Emergency care
  • Infusion services
  • Labor and delivery care
  • Laboratory services
  • Imaging and Radiology
  • Mental Health service
  • Outpatient Therapy services
  • Respiratory services
  • Surgical services
About Us
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.
About the Area
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.