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Chief Medical Officer

Sumter, SC

Posted: 02/03/2023 Job Number: 1292609 Pay Rate: 243k/year - 269k/year

Job Description

​​Chief Medical Officer (CMO)

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is responsible for the overall direction of the medical staff and clinical activities of the organization. The CMO provides medical advice and direction for all program and policy issues. The position is responsible for overall patient quality and quantity of health services delivered.

Highlights of the position are:


• Up to $10,000 sign-on bonus will be offered to candidates that meet the eligibility criteria

• Rewarding Bonus Structure based on quality

• Eligible for NHSC Loan Repayment Program

• 401K with Company Match

• Recruitment Incentive & Relocation Expenses Provided

• No weekends or holidays (40-hour work week)

• Up to $5000 annually for CME

• Covers Malpractice Insurance

Essential Functions Include:

• Clinical Leadership

• Patient Care

• Quality Improvement and Risk Management

• Laboratory and Nursing Oversight

• Oversight of Provider Credentialing & Privileging

• Business Development

• Commitment to Mission and Purpose

Responsibilities (limited details):

1. Assist in physician and midlevel provider staff recruitment, selection, and evaluation process.

2. Assist in defining the quality-of-care standards in alignment with key partners/payers for equitable comparisons and pay-for-performance benchmarks, including HEDIS and Meaningful Use measures and other recognized quality care standards.

3. Provide oversight, guidance, leadership, and direction to staff to ensure that workflow, personnel concerns, and other organizational issues are tended to and followed up on.

4. Provide care to patients, within the scope and practice guidelines of their specialty, board- certification, (Family Medicine Preferred), training, state and federal licensure, and certification.

5. Ensure peer review processes are consistently followed by all providers.

6. Advise providers in meeting medical staffing requirements and scheduling medical providers at all (8) health center locations.

7. Review the quality of care provided by medical personnel through periodic chart reviews, the review of meaningful use reports, and provider evaluation processes.

8. Participate and meet with the Executive Team periodically to help define quality, operational, and financial goals.

9. Track Provider supervisory review processes of all mid-level providers on an ongoing basis.

10. Assist in developing and implementing clinical policies, procedures, and protocols.

11. Oversee QI/QA Committee.

Education, Experience, Licensure/Certification, and Skills/Abilities Related Requirements:

• Doctor of Medicine degree from an accredited medical college is required.

• Board certified in the required specialty; South Carolina license to practice medicine.

• Experience in Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) preferred.

• At least five years of clinical experience and three years of management experience.

• Master of Public Health and/or MBA preferred.

• Ensure the ability to bill through Medicaid and Medicare with no history of fraud

• National Practitioner Data Bank: In good standing

• Hold valid Federal DEA licensing

Base Compensation: $243K 

Variable Incentive Compensation: Up to $26K

Meet Your Recruiter

Adam Murata
Account Executive - Healthcare Leadership Recruitment

Adam was born and raised in Waipahu, HI on the diverse island of Oahu. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing in 2016 at the University of Portland. At UHC Solutions, he relishes the opportunity to make an impact on community healthcare as it is his mission to improve the lives of the underserved communities as well as the candidates he is recruiting. Before entering the healthcare recruitment industry, he spent a few years marketing with a home improvement company based in Oregon.

In his free time, Adam can be found gaming with friends, watching Los Angeles Lakers games, and going to the gym for some heavy lifting sessions. He is also an avid foodie who is constantly finding new restaurants in the Portland Metro Area.

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