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Chief Medical Officer (CMO) - Iraq

at Comprehensive Health Services

Posted: 10/25/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 8113
Keywords: executive

Job Description

SCOPE:

 

The CMO will report directly to the Program Manager.  The CMO collaborates with and receives clinical oversight from the Corporate CMO.  The CMO is responsible for providing medical supervision, direction and leadership for all aspects of healthcare delivery for the MSSI-Iraq program.  In addition, the CMO is responsible for direct oversight of the Emergency Medical Service (EMS), Laboratory, Pharmacy, Radiology, Public Health (PH) and Behavioral Health (BH) departments. BH providers will report directly to the CMO. The CMO is also the Program’s primary MRO.

 

All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized.

 

COMPANY PROFILE:

 

CHSi supports the health and well-being of civilian and military workforce partners in austere, remote, and security challenged environments outside the continental United States. With over 40 years of experience providing a full range of medical services, CHSi medical management solutions are comprehensive, responsive, and reliable. Our unique service delivery approach, international recruiting network, and proprietary processes and systems deliver secure and compliant solutions. Through solid performances in the U.S. and its territories, and in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kosovo, and Africa, CHSi’s solutions are built on a foundation of field-tested best practices. The CHSi service delivery approach includes onsite health centers, a national network of highly credentialed board certified medical staff, and medical readiness teams.



Required Skills

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Graduated from an approved medical school in the United States or Canada with a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) or Doctor of Osteopathy (D.O.). Approved by a recognized accrediting body in the year of the applicant's graduation or, a Doctor of Medicine or equivalent degree from a foreign medical school that provided education and medical knowledge substantially equivalent to accredited schools in the United States

This accreditation may be demonstrated by permanent certification by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) (or a fifth pathway certificate for Americans who completed premedical education in the United States and graduate education in a foreign country)

A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a healthcare leadership role and clinical experience within the past fifteen (15) years

Demonstrated experience in executive level interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a matrix environment

Licensure: medical license with DEA registration number

Certification:  Completed an accredited residency and be Board certified in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Emergency Medicine

Certification as a Medical Review Officer (MRO), or able to obtain.

Must have and maintain current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), DEA License and Basic Life Support (BLS)

Previous education and/or experience in Healthcare Administration is desirable

Proficient in speaking, writing and reading English

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Perform and/or provide direction and support for the following services:

 

  • Prior physician leadership experience (group, practice or hospital level) is preferred
  • Supervise all physicians (including surgeons), mid-level providers and dentists
  • Provides strategic direction for medical staff
  • Serves as clinical leader for the organization providing support and education for other clinical leaders
  • Establishes the strategic direction for physician services programs to meet short team advisory goals and deliver on long term goals
  • Communicates the clinical vision so the department and employees understand how they are connected with the vision and values of the organization
  • Provides direct leadership, oversight and accountability for the operational effectiveness of the physician services program
  • Own and report on metrics to measure the impact of physician services
  • Approve medical practice procedures and policies, guidelines and SOPs
  • Provide advice on the availability of medical equipment
  • Assists in planning for the development of new medical services
  • Provides counsel in personnel matters relating to the clinical staff
  • Review results of patient satisfaction surveys
  • Ensures periodic review of practice management functions
  • Reviews patient complaints
  • Provide medical consultation as needed
  • Provide direct patient care in accordance with the scope as outlined in the Family/Emergency/Internal Medicine physician job description for MSSI
  • Participate in the development and administration of policies
  • Participate in strategic planning
  • Participate in development and review of clinical protocols
  • Participate in the development and implementation of training and educational programs for healthcare personnel in theater
  • Participate in meetings as required
  • Chair the Pharmacy & Therapeutics and the Quality Management committees
  • Attends and participates in a variety of meetings and task force groups to improve quality and outcomes, communicate issues, obtain approvals, resolve problems and maintain specific level of knowledge pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements
  • Comply with all applicable CHSi standards and guidelines
  • Participate and advise in Mass Casualty Exercises/Events
  • All Health Care Providers (HCPs) will document care delivered and follow up care required
  • Pertaining to new developments, new task efforts, and new policy requirements.
  • All services shall be provided in accordance with established standards, principles and ethics of the profession, applicable professional specialty organizations, and the high-quality standard for which CHSi is recognized
  • Other duties as assigned

 

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Requires a favorably adjudicated Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) investigation conducted by the Department of State, Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • Must have a valid US Passport
  • Valid US Driver’s License
  • Performs duties in a safe manner. Follows the corporate safety policy
  • Participates in and supports safety meetings, training and goals
  • Ensures safe operating conditions within area of responsibility
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • Must be confirmed by a medical examination to be “medically and dentally fit” in accordance CHS Medical Readiness Guidelines and Policies and/or as dictated by the Client
  • No conditions that would prevent the wear of personal protective equipment; including protective mask, ballistic helmet, body armor and chemical/biological protective garments or conditions that would prevent the capability of donning, lifting or carrying of up to 70 lbs. of referenced gear while running to a bunker or protected area in the face of perceived or imminent danger
  • Work is normally performed in a typical interior/office work environment; travel in Iraq is required by surface or air
  • The climate is desert-like, hot, and prone to dust storms

 

Comprehensive Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and other statuses protected by law.



Required Experience