Augusta Health has exclusively retained AMN Healthcare to lead a national search to recruit the Chief Medical Officer in Fishersville, VA.
Augusta Health is a mission-driven, independent, community health system located on a 230-acre campus in Virginia’s scenic Shenandoah Valley. Augusta Health offers a full continuum of inpatient, outpatient and community-based services including four Urgent Care centers, a Fitness Center, durable medical equipment company, Hospice, and ambulance service.
Reporting to the President and CEO, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) will provide the overall direction and management of quality and risk management, clinical performance improvement, patient safety, external quality performance rankings, accreditation preparedness, medical staff services, medical education, case management and pharmacy services. He/She will provide leadership and vision for key strategies within the enterprise strategic plan, especially focused on quality and patient safety. The CMO must be seeking an opportunity to work in a collaborative and innovative environment with a progressive health organization.
The chosen physician leader will possess the following:
Minimum of five years of CMO or formal clinical leadership experience, and a background in clinical practice.
Ability to develop creative solutions to challenges while maintaining a transparent and collaborative management style.
Working knowledge of pay-for-performance and accountable care, and have experience leading a mixed medical staff of employed, independent, and network physicians.
Demonstrate interest in community health system leadership, community citizenship and offer innovative solutions to strategic challenges.
Experience leading clinical service lines is a plus, as is experience with DNV-GL accreditation.
MD or DO from an accredited medical school; Board Certification required.
MBA, MHA or advanced management degree is highly desirable.
An active license in good standing or the ability to obtain medical licensure in Virginia.
Fishersville, VA is in the Shenandoah Valley, where the landscape is shaped by the beautiful and historic Blue Ridge Mountains. The region is known for its friendly people and communities. The superior quality of life includes attractive and affordable real estate, an excellent education system, seven colleges, superb dining and shopping, exceptional golf, world class ski resorts, as well as cultural and recreational amenities. The Greater Augusta community is a wonderful place to live and work.
This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the country’s best community hospitals (as recognized by Healthgrades) and work with an energetic, caring CEO and supportive Board to take clinical performance, competitive positioning, and operational excellence to the next level.
About AMN Leadership Solutions on behalf of Augusta Health
Formerly Phillips DiPisa, AMN Leadership Solutions, Executive and Physician Leadership Search is a retained executive search firm serving the healthcare and life sciences industries. Ranked as one of the top healthcare recruiting firms in the country, AMN Leadership Solutions is known for leading healthcare into the future by its growing base of clients across the country, drawing on a national pool of candidates. For more information, please visit their website at www.phillipsdipisa.com.