The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university\u2019s missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service. The position is 1.0 FTE (minimum 0.20 FTE Clinical/0.80 FTE Medical Officer).
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is a member of Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) and Columbia Memorial Hospital\u2019s (CMH) senior leadership team and serves as an administrative representative to the CMH Professional Staff Executive Committee. In partnership with CMH senior hospital administration and the Professional Staff of CMH, the CMO directs the organization of services to deliver high quality and safe patient care as described in the Institute of Medicine (IOM) publication, Crossing the Quality Chasm, including: safety, effectiveness, being patient centered, timeliness, efficiency, and equity. The Chief Medical Officer has a direct reporting relationship to the CEO of Columbia Memorial Hospital and a dotted line relationship to the CMO of OHSU Health. Primary responsibilities include assisting CMH in developing, implementing, monitoring and reviewing CMH\u2019s quality assurance, utilization review, performance improvement and peer review programs, procedures, guidelines and policies which relate to Services provided at CMH and as required by CMH policies, by Medicare and Medicaid law and regulations, by the standards or reports of the Healthcare Facilities Accreditation Program (HFAP) and/or other applicable regulatory, licensing or accrediting agencies. The CMO will provide medical leadership and direction to the CMH employed physician group. The CMO will direct, mentor and supervise the licensed employed physician professionals.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm