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Centura Health Chief Medical Officer (St. Thomas More & St. Mary Corwin Hospitals) in Pueblo, Colorado

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Responsible for providing leadership, strategic direction and overall operational management of physician services and medical staff administration and quality department oversight and direction at both St. Thomas More and St. Mary Corwin Hospitals.

This role has dual reporting requirements, as the CMO reports to the Chief Executive Officer of each respective entity. The CMO will be expected to develop strategic plans, policies and address operational issues that build effective relationships between the hospital and its Medical Staff using the principles of Just Culture and High Reliability organizations in order to produce excellence in clinical outcomes.

This role will partner with the Chief Nursing Officer of each hospital to provide effective multidisciplinary approaches to clinical outcome management and environments of quality and safety.

Additional responsibilities include establishing and implementing standards and policies within each hospital and across hospitals to ensure quality of medical care, focusing on establishing best practice, eliminating barriers to doing what is right and ensuring our standards in quality behavior and compassion are always our focus and ever improving.

This role works closely with the Group Chief Medical Officer and Centura CME to meet Centura operating group and system-wide strategies, goals, objectives and standards. Serves as the primary community resource to all hospital communities and provides advice and counsel to Centura administrators on medical and administration matters related to medical practice and current affairs.

What You Bring/Job Requirements

In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

  • Doctorate Required

  • Current and unrestricted license to practice medicine in applicable state Required

  • Five years' experience in delivery of physician services and medical staff administration with proven success in progressive responsibility in healthcare leadership

  • Medical staff relations, quality measurement credentialing and previou smedical management experience highly desirable

  • Knowledge of Joint Commission, managed care and health policy is essential with proven success in effective integration of medical management

  • Board certified in an approved clinical specialty required while in clinical practices

Your Connected Community

When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health's connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center

For more than 135 years, St. Mary-Corwin has cared for the people of Pueblo and the surrounding southern Colorado communities. Driven by a commitment to Pueblo and our healing ministry, St. Mary-Corwin is focused on its core areas of clinical strength: Cancer Care and Orthopedic Services. This concentration enables St. Mary-Corwin to serve the southern Colorado region with high-quality, high-value care for generations to come. Residents of Pueblo enjoy a moderate cost of living within this modern, mid-sized community while experiencing everything great about life in Colorado, including world-class nearby outdoor recreation, thriving local arts and culture, numerous parks, festivals and much more.

St. Thomas More Hospital

St. Thomas More Hospital, a 25-bed acute care facility, is the cornerstone of health care services for Fremont County and surrounding southern Colorado communities. St. Thomas More offers 24-hour emergency and trauma services including inpatient acute care, intensive care unit, The Birth Center, diagnostic imaging, surgical services, rehabilitation services, sleep disorder center and a community blood bank. We're proud to have a 5-star rating for joint replacement and be ranked among the top 15% in the nation for total joint replacement by Healthgrades (2008 to 2016). Our board-certified physicians specialize in emergency medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics/gynecology services, general surgery, orthopedic surgery and osteopathic treatment. Associates of St. Thomas More enjoy the camaraderie of a close-knit community hospital, the relaxed feel of small town life and an affordable cost of living in a town rich in culture and historic architecture. Located about 50 miles from Colorado Springs at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and the mouth of the Royal Gorge, locals and visitors alike enjoy this area for some of the state's best hiking, wildlife and river sports like rafting and fishing.

Everyone Thrives Here

You’re different, and we love it. Your perspectives, your ways, what you are on a mission to go and do – we’re all different at Centura Health, but we’re also all equally connected and supported. We are here to cultivate YOU in an environment which not only lifts you up, but propels you forward.

Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including Veteran and Disability. Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, health screen and background check.

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