Chief Medical Officer

Maine Medical Center   •  

Portland, ME

Industry: Healthcare


5 - 7 years

Posted 28 days ago

Job Details: Chief Medical Officer
MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization
Portland, ME

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is the clinical leader for the Accountable Care Organization’s (ACO) 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 multiple direct reports including 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.


  • 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.

About the MaineHealth’ Accountable Care Organization

The MaineHealth Accountable Care Organization is a network of 10 hospitals and over 1,600 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. The 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.

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit family of high-quality providers and healthcare organizations committed to the health and well-being of the communities and people we serve. As the largest healthcare organization in Maine and a leading healthcare provider serving northern New Hampshire, MaineHealth is recognized as one of the nation’s top integrated healthcare delivery networks.

The MaineHealth care network covers a complete range of healthcare services, from primary care to hospital treatment and everything in between. The MaineHealth family of care includes:

  • 19,000 employees
  • 11 community hospitals in a dozen counties in Maine and New Hampshire
  • Multiple physician practices in the communities we serve
  • Comprehensive long-term care and senior care services provided through our local health health systems
  • Complete behavioral and mental health care network, including southern Maine’s only private, nonprofit psychiatric hospital as well as community-based services at dozens of locations
  • Not-for-profit home healthcare agency serving southern and mid-coast Maine
  • Health and wellness programs and agencies
  • Laboratory that serves patients, physicians, hospitals and long-term care providers in New England.