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Chief Medical Officer

New York, NY, USA | PRIDE Health

  • Industry:
    HR / Recruitment Services
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  • Functions:
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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A leading skilled nursing facility in New York City seeks a Chief Medical Officer to plan, review, supervise and control of the medical and health services of the facility. The Chief Medical Officer formulates policies, methods and procedures, and prescribes standards for treatment, diagnosis, control and prevention of illness, as well as, supervising methods of delivery and evaluating patient care.

Responsibilities include:

Organizes and coordinates physician services and the services provided by other professionals as they relate to patient care and will oversee the quality of radiology, pharmacy, and lab services.

Oversees the surveillance and promotion of employee health, safety, and welfare.

Participates in administrative decision making and recommends and approves relevant policies and procedures and will be responsible for communicating issues and concerns to system clinical leadership when warranted.

Establishes and implements policies, procedures, and guidelines designed to assure the provision of adequate, comprehensive services and will also monitor, evaluate, and improve performance of medical services through performance improvement program.

Demonstrates proficiency in the knowledge of regulatory compliance based on, however not limited to the New York State Department of Health, Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services that relate to patient care and related services.

Works with medical staff and administration to ensure high value and high quality of care is delivered to patients with a focus on improving the patient experience, improving the health of the population, and maintaining fiscal responsibility and will be a part of the multi-departmental approach in improving the case mix index.

Collaborate with system physician leadership on new programs and their integration into the post-acute care service line.

Provides direct oversight of utilization management activities including Medicaid, Medicare and managed care appeals, medical necessity under various admission and continued stay criteria.

Coordinates physician services and medical care in the facility

Coordinates the review process prior to granting or renewing professional privileges or association, of any physician, dentist or podiatrist

Collaborates with the health care team including the pharmacist, dentist and other clinical consultants.

Implements resident medical care policies


Licensed Medical Doctor (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO).

A minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience, preferably in a long term care setting.

Board Certification required.

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