Chief Medical Officer

Maine Medical Center   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 48 days ago

Job Details: The MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization (ACO) is seeking a well-qualified physician leader to serve as itsChief Medical Officer.

The MaineHealth ACO Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is the clinical leader for the ACO’s population health management strategies including provider engagement & outreach, quality and utilizationreporting, aligned incentives, and clinical strategies to effectively manage the ACO’s attributed patient populations.

This position reports directly to the ACO President & Chief Executive Officer. The CMO will have as direct reports the Senior Director of Clinical Initiatives (care management), ACO physician liaisons, and other clinical roles as determined. The CMO will direct and participate actively in initiatives to assure effective communication between the ACO and provider Participants that improve efficiency in care delivery, patient engagement, provider alignment and coordination of care. Related activities include identifying opportunities for performance improvement, setting collaborative goals, monitoring outcomes, and sharing best practices.

The CMO will also serve as the champion and expert in primary care and specialty care collaboration in efforts to support effectiveness and efficiency. The ACO CMO will also participate in payor contract negotiations regarding quality measures and targets and ongoing payor meetings regarding performance management strategies.

In summary, this role will serve to lead the development of programs that drive ACO’s performance, focus on provider engagement & alignment, participate in payor engagement, and serve as a leader across the health system for population health management.

This is an outstanding opportunity to serve as the clinical lead for the ACO of a well-respected, successful health system.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, Abilities (KSAs)s:

  • MD or DO with Active Maine State license (to be obtained within the first year of employment)
  • Board Certified
  • Master Degree in Business Administration, Healthcare, and/or Medical Management Preferred
  • Experience with designing effective population health or value based care models and protocols to decrease inappropriate utilization and/or enhance quality of outcomes.
  • Experience successfully managing cost of care and quality and negotiating the terms of cost and quality in value based agreements. Ability to review data and translate opportunities into actionable tactics
  • Experience managing ambulatory referrals and network development is preferred.
  • Five years of healthcare practice and leadership experience preferably involving the ambulatory and inpatient domains.
  • Demonstrated commitment to patient-centered model of care delivery with proven quality management/improvement record
  • Familiarity with electronic health records.

The MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization (MHACO) is a network of 10 hospitals and over 1,500 healthcare providers dedicated to measurably increasing the quality and decreasing the cost of the care they deliver to more than 200,000 patients in Maine and northern New Hampshire.

Mission: We engage and support providers, payers and community partners in advancing integrated, value-based patient care.

Vision:To be a nationally recognized network of providers delivering high-quality, affordable care.

Our team of more than 90 employees works directly with healthcare professionals, community partners and health plans to advance patient-centered, coordinated care. The goal of coordinated care is to ensure that patients, especially the chronically ill, get the right care at the right time while avoiding duplication of services and preventing medical errors.

Situated on the Maine coast, Portland offers the best of urban sophistication combined with small-town friendliness. The area provides four season recreational opportunities, such as skiing, hiking, sailing, and miles of beautiful beaches. Just two hours north of Boston, this is an exceptionally diverse and vibrant community.