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Company: JFK Medical Center - Palm Beach
Location: Atlantis, FL
Career Level: Director
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech



SHIFT: No Weekends

SCHEDULE: Full-time

HCA Healthcare offers an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program and employee stock purchase program. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.

JFK Medical Center is a 558-bed acute care medical and surgical facility known for its Comprehensive Services including: 24-Hour Emergency Services, Cardiovascular Care, Cancer Care, Breast Care, Neurosciences, Stroke Care, General, Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery, Orthopedic Care, Spine Care, Bariatrics, Sleep Disorders, Wound Management, Behavioral Health and Obstetrics.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Chief Medical Officer (ACMO) reports directly to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).  In association with the CMO, the ACMO is accountable for the direction, planning and coordination of al l physician related activities to ensure the highest appropriate level of medical care is provided by the medical staff. This includes: establishing and implementing standards of medical service; developing and implementing programs for patient care, education and research; developing physician relationships; providing professional support to the Medical Staff Executive Committee and the chairpersons of departments and sections of the medical staff; reviewing and measuring patient care effectiveness; and leading improvement activities.  The Associate Chief Medical Officer shall be appointed by the Chief Executive Officer from candidate recommendations of the Medical Staff Executive Committee and Chief Medical Officer.


Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities:

Demonstrates the ability to adapt technique/treatment to age of population served, including newborn, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, while providing care/service with respect to cultural differences and spiritual needs. 


All duties are assigned by the CMO – and are not limited to but may include the following:

  1. Medical Staff Office
  2. Medical Education — GME & CME
  3. Physician Clinics
  4. Contracted medical directors in coordination with administrative line officers (e.g. other CMOs)
  5. Quality/Risk Management
  6. Hospitalists / Intensivists (Surgical and Pediatric)
  • Assists in development of  annual capital and operating budgets for functional areas for which the position has responsibility and monitors the performance of such areas in relation to approved budgets
  • Serves as a member of the senior administrative leadership body of the Hospital (President 's Council) providing periodic updates and an annual report on the overall state of the medical staff to Hospital executives and the Board of Trustees
  • Serves, as needed or assigned, on various committees, task forces, or other advisory capacities where medico -administrative matters are involved
  • Assists in the supervision of  performance improvement activities and ensures the proper conduct of Quality Review and PRO functions of the medical staff, as outlined in the Medical Staff Bylaws; Reports concerns according to the Performance Improvement plan as determined by the Medical Executive Committee to the appropriate reporting agencies; Provides administrative
  • Communication and support for the officers of the medical staff, department chairmen, medical center staff, and assigned medical staff committees responsible for these hospital activities
  • Actively participates in the development of the Hospital 's strategic plan, business plan, needs analysis, physician manpower planning, and the implementation of new services to provide a continuum of services at the hospital
  • Assists with the recruitment of well-qualified new medical staff members and oversees the orientation of new physicians and residents to the medical center
  • Assists in the coordination of and ensures compliance of medical staff activity related to Medical Staff Bylaws, ethical compliance, corporate rules and regulations, and all external regulatory agencies including, but not limited to, JCAHO, PRO, Federal and State mandates
  • Develops and maintains programs designed to promote and sustain positive medical staff relations; included in this responsibility is the interpretation and dissemination of information related to changing federal regulations and how they affect the Hospital and medical staff
  • Represent the ideas of the medical staff and administration, resulting in actions that benefit the long-term success of all; works as an agent of change as it relates to stronger and more trusting relations between medical staff and Hospital administration
  • Assists in providing liaison between the medical staff and the administrative functions of the Hospital in assigned areas to build consensus on critical issues, provide an interface in the development of new medical/clinical programs sponsored by the Hospital, and represent to the executive management the inputs and points of view of the medical staff
  • Serves as ex-officio member of the Medical Staff Executive Committee and provides appropriate communication and support
  • Serves as the Hospital liaison in appropriate medical matters with the local medical community, organized medical societies, community organizations, and insurance companies
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with professional and other health care organizations at the local, state and national levels to achieve the medical center 's patient care, medical education and research objectives
  • Maintains  professional  liaison  with the  medical  staff  and patient care  services  and various departments to ensure that patient care needs are effectively met
  • Establishes and/or maintains an informal collegial relationship with medical directors of other area hospital
  • Frequently visit physicians in their offices, the Hospital and the physician lounge




Required Education and Experience:

  • Current ad clear medical licensure in any US state
  • A Medical Degree and board certification in a specialty
  • At least 5 to 10 years of private practice experience
  • Prior experience as a medical director
  • Experience/education in utilizing negotiation, conflict resolution, and mediation to bring a medical staff with diverse interests into a reasonably cohesive group that can work effectively together
  • Administrative background in an integrating healthcare system
  • Experience in working with a medical staff with a diverse racial and ethnic make-up
  • Successful experience in developing critical care pathways, case management, and clinical performance improvement processes
Preferred Education or Experience:
  • A Master's Degree in Healthcare or Business Management
  • Primary care experience
Required Knowledge and Skills:
  • Solid experience in medical management with knowledge/experience in healthcare finance, operations, legal/risk management, and marketing

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. We are actively interviewing so apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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