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Chief Health Officer

Sacramento, CA 95811

Posted: 04/16/2024 Job Number: 1844679

Job Description


Clinical Staff Oversight 

·        Ensure adequate patient access by coordinating and managing operational functions of the clinical staff, including but not limited to changes in staffing, appointments and scheduling, departmental rules and regulations, policies and procedures, clinician performance and productivity

·        Establish, monitor, and continually evaluate improvement in the standards of care through the performance benchmarks and goals

·        Provide medical guidance to the Operations Team in the development of policies pertaining to patient care in other patient related and support functions 

·        Maintain compliance with applicable state and local laws, regulations and policies including clinical compliance with the 19 HRSA/FQHC Program Requirements

·        Provide necessary and timely communication to the Chief Executive Officer, when issues of patient care, delivery of care, or compliance arise, and develops and implements a corrective strategy


Clinical Education Programs

·        Responsible for the general approval, design, implementation, and monitoring of the clinical education programs conducted at One Community Health

·        Work with university partners to ensure the continuity and development of clinician workforce educational opportunities that align with One Community Health’s standards, policies and strategic initiatives

·        Provide leadership and organizational support to collaborative development, implementation and evaluation of clinical practice guidelines and curriculum for use in One Community Health practice setting


Quality Improvement Programs

·        Lead a highly effective Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Program, meeting/exceeding clinical outcome performance measure metrics

·        Actively collaborate with clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure systems of care are proactive and coordinated among care team members and care settings

·        Provide medical guidance to Infection Control and Employee Health teams to ensure the quality of our care delivery practices and physical environments are safe

·        Lead and chair Peer Review Committee and activities. 

·        In collaboration with other leaders, recommend strategies to enhance clinical performance, effectiveness, efficiencies, productivity and compliance

Additional Duties

·        Continuously work to establish rapport with patients, staff and community or external partners of diverse backgrounds

·        Advocate and lead of premier HIV services in the community


·        Identify and develop opportunities to expand clinical services, including partnership collaborations

·        Stay abreast of regulatory changes and impacts to the organization

·        Participate in all related or recommended committees and activities

·        Serve as an active member of the Leadership Team; collaborating and coordinating efforts

·        Provide clinical guidance to Quality, Operations and Health IT on leveraging technology to improve and track patient care

·        In partnership with HR and Operations, foster an environment which leads to positive outcomes in the wellness of staff

·        Maintain positive, engaged relationships with external and community agencies

·        Other duties as assigned


·        Training required every 2 years for all patient-facing positions


·        Supervises Associate Medical Directors, Dental Director, and Quality Director; supervision requirements flex as organization grows



·        Must be fully licensed to practice in the state of California, board certified 

·        Current DEA license and BLS certificate

·        3 years FQHC senior management experience 

·        Licenses required for this position must be kept current, valid, and in good standing with the presiding entity.

·        Solid, proven managerial and administrative skills and expertise, preferably in environments featuring ethnically and socially diverse staff and clients

·        Personal composure and flexibility so as to successfully perform all functions of the position in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary setting

·        Ability to speak effectively with patients, community partners, board members, and employees of all levels of the organization

·        Ability to read and write effectively, in English, within the business context, and to compose correspondence

·        Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills

·        Ability to exercise sound judgment in handling all functions of the position. 

·        Ability to prioritize assignments. 

·        Ability to support the goals of the organization

·        Able to manage multiple priorities effectively.


Meet Your Recruiter

Joe Hoffman
Director of Executive Recruitment

As one of the senior members of UHC Solutions, Joe has spent the last nine years creating and cultivating relationships throughout the country with FQHC executives. He has excelled at listening to the current needs of the market and matching them with some of the top leaders in community healthcare. His team is currently responsible for developing new business and placing Administrative and C-Suite professionals on the West Coast.

Originally from Nebraska, Joe has maintained his Midwest values and roots. Along with being an avid skier, he enjoys staying active playing numerous sports around the city of Portland.

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