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Chief Medical Officer

Los Angeles, CA 90015

Posted: 05/10/2023 Job Number: 1210808

Job Description


The Chief Medical Officer has the primary responsibility of providing executive-level leadership and guidance to Eisner Health’s clinical providers. The CMO is responsible for setting, enforcing, and evaluating clinical policies, procedures, and protocols, and implementing strategic clinical goals that mirror best practices. As a member of the C-level team, the CMO is responsible for training and developing clinical providers and keeping medical staff up-to-date on changing health regulations, protocols and productivity metrics. The CMO will formulate and implement plans to meet Eisner Health’s short and long-term objectives.


1. Lead the clinical provider team and implement action plans through active tracking of goal achievements, staff development, and productivity metrics.

2. Manage the clinical budget and oversee quality improvement efforts.

3. Offer guidance to all primary care and specialty care clinical sites, departments and Clinical Directors in areas that include Licensed Independent Practitioner (LIP) competencies, policy changes, operations improvements, and hospital privileging.

4. Provide support to non-primary care departments, including Behavioral Health, Dental, Optometry, Obstetrics, Dermatology, and Pharmacy in areas that include LIP competencies, policy changes, operations improvements, and hospital privileging.

5. Advise Clinical Directors in developing and meeting budget goals, evaluating clinician performance, assessing staffing needs, and handling personnel matters.

6. Develop, draft and amend clinical policies, procedures and protocols in compliance with federal, state and local guidelines and shepherd the same through approval processes and dissemination.

7. Evaluate and align clinical processes to result in improvements in patient care, and design protocols in accordance with best practices, and enforce adherence as appropriate.

8. Oversee and monitor clinician open encounters, provider action queues (PAQ), standing orders, and productivity metrics.

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9. Ensure compliance with Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) regulations, oversee quality improvement efforts, and evaluate patient services.

10. Attend and present clinical-related data in internal meetings including Eisner Board of Directors, Senior Staff Meeting, Risk Management, C-level meetings, Recruitment and Retention, Quality Improvement and Corporate Compliance Committee (QuICC), Clinical Operations, Bi-weekly Leadership calls, and other internal meetings as necessary.

11. Organize and lead the weekly Clinical Directors meeting.

12. Represent Eisner Health in external meetings including Healthcare LA, Southside Coalition, and other external meetings as necessary.

13. Oversee clinician support including expense reimbursements, continuing medical education (CME) requests, peer review, and BRN probation conditions.

14. Collaborate with Human Resources in workforce planning, clinician interviewing processes, and clinician onboarding.

15. Oversee and make recommendations regarding Employee Health and Infection Control policies, procedures and protocols in compliance with HRSA, state and local regulations.

16. Perform other duties as necessary.


Perform related duties as required, including assuming full or partial responsibility for major projects and initiatives designed to support Eisner Health’s mission.


1. The incumbent in this position is expected to provide thoughtful leadership to all clinicians and clinical ancillary departments throughout the organization.

2. Collaborates with the HR Department in interviewing and training clinical staff.

3. Oversees the daily workflow of clinical departments.

4. Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.

5. Collaborates with the HR Department to handle employee relations personnel matters in accordance with Eisner Health policy.

Meet Your Recruiter

Joe Hoffman
Director of Executive Recruitment

As one of the senior members of UHC Solutions, Joe has spent the last seven 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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