LifeLong Medical Care, a multi-site innovative Federally Qualified Health Center in the San Francisco East Bay Area, seeks a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) with a track record of success as a trusted, performance-driven, collaborative physician leader. Celebrating 42 years of service to the East Bay community, LifeLong provides primary care to more than 62,000 patients in 16 sites covering two counties annually including families as well as adults with complex medical and behavioral health problems, and elders. The CMO is responsible for overseeing all primary care delivery for the health center as well as for recruiting and mentoring a diverse clinical staff. The CMO is the clinical leader on the health center’s leadership team and is involved in access, quality, and financial outcomes.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is a key member of the Executive Team engaged in defining, developing and executing the overall strategy and direction of the organization. LifeLong seeks a physician with at least 10 years of primary care experience including the progressively responsible management of multi-site clinical operations. The organization is interested in pursuing innovative approaches to care as well as transitioning to values based reimbursement methods. We seek a creative leader who communicates well and articulates a vision for community health.
This is an opportunity for a visionary physician leader with a passion for community health to join a vibrant, financially strong organization with innovative leadership and a supportive board. The CMO will drive the identification, development and ongoing evaluation of programs and initiatives that have measurable impact on the quality of care delivery and health outcomes of this population. The CMO will have access to the rich experiences of LifeLong’s extensive programs and high-quality and diverse medical staff.
Education, Licensure and Experience:
Possession of an MD or DO from an accredited medical school.
Current certification in a primary care specialty such as internal medicine, family medicine, pediatrics, or geriatrics.
Current medical licensure in the state of California.
Minimum of ten (10) years of clinical experience.
Minimum of five (5) years of administrative experience including program planning, supervision and quality oversight.
Procedure for Candidacy:
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a cover letter and CV) should be submitted electronically to the executive search consultant supporting this search, Elaine Auerbach, Managing Partner, Kaye/Bassman International.
Elaine Auerbach Managing Partner & Practice Leader | Kaye/Bassman International Corp. (972) 265-5259 Direct | email@example.com
Additional Salary Information: medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts, dependent and domestic partner coverage, 403(b) retirement savings plan and loan repayment programs.
Internal Number: CMOLifeLong
About LifeLong Medical Care
Celebrating 42 years of service to the East Bay community, LifeLong has continued to earn widespread recognition for creative approaches to community health challenges including the needs of families, children, pregnant women, and complex adults such as low-income elderly, homeless, and people with disabilities. The organization has served as a model for other health centers as they develop services for their own patients and has experienced over 30% growth in the last four years. LifeLong Medical Care is committed to providing the best possible patient experience by employing a patient-centered, team-based approach, utilizing emerging technologies, and ensuring a fully-trained and passionate staff.
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