• Management
  • Provider
  • Yakima

Website Community Health of Central Washington

Purpose of the Position: The CMO is an integral member of the executive team and plays a key role in the implementation and achievement of the strategic goals of the organization. Consistent with the mission, the CMO leads the medical practice across Community Health of Central Washington (CHCW) and provides strategic oversight of the Residency Program. The CMO serves as Chair of the Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) and supervises the Residency Program Director/Designated Institutional Official (PD/DIO). The CMO ensures the delivery of high quality, patient-centered care through the establishment, execution and optimization of clinical practice standards, and provides direct oversight of clinical site/service directors. The CMO serves as the primary liaison between medical staff and administration and provides planning, direction, leadership and integration for medical staff activities to foster communication, transparency, teamwork and strategic implementation. Externally, the CMO acts as CHCW’s primary medical representative and may interact with groups such as other healthcare organizations, the media, payers, regulatory agencies, policy makers and patient groups.

Hours: Full time; 40 hours per week

Qualifications: Current Board certification as a Diplomat of the American Board of Family Medicine and/or American Osteopathic Board of Family Medicine. Current Washington State MD/DO license, Current DEA, BCLS Card. Current driver’s license and auto insurance. Familiar with ACGME accreditation and compliance with Institutional, Common Program, and Specialty Specific Program requirements. Minimum of 4 years of clinical experience and either an MBA with 2 years of leadership experience. FQHC/CHC experience preferred but not required. Prior experience working with medically underserved populations and working with an Electronic Health Record (EHR) preferred. No restriction from participation with the Medicaid or Medicare programs. Ability to obtain credentials from appropriate health plans, and to be covered by CHCW malpractice liability carrier. Must hold an appointment in good standing on the medical staff of sponsoring Hospitals and must be qualified for, and receive, privileges to perform all patient care and resident supervisory duties commonly required. Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred but not required.

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How to Apply: Please download and complete the CHCW Provider Pre-Application Form, and submit your Curriculum Vitae and Letter of Interest to michelle.mears@chcw.org

501 S. 5th Ave.
Yakima, WA  98902
Attn: HR Department
Email: michelle.mears@chcw.org