Chief Medical Officer
Richmond , VA, USA | Leading Education (Higher) Company
Functions:Operations / Production
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The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) seeks a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) to provide senior level leadership in support of the Agency’s mission and in advancing the quality of care provided to the Commonwealth‘s Medicaid and FAMIS beneficiaries while promoting the effective and efficient delivery of that care. The CMO is responsible for the development and implementation of clinical guidelines, procedures, standards and controls for the Virginia Medicaid program, which serves over 1 million Virginians. This Executive Management Team position provides guidance on strategic policy initiatives that will improve patient outcomes and enhance value. Additionally, the incumbent serves as a consultant for initiatives that require medical and health technology expertise.
Applicants for this position must have a working knowledge of the medical needs of the Medicaid population, preferably based on several years of clinical practice serving Medicaid beneficiaries, as well as a working knowledge of the Medicaid/CHIP programs, managed care delivery systems, and the assessment of quality through metrics. Experience developing policy recommendations, based on comprehensive research and analysis, and knowledge of current payment and delivery system reform efforts among private and/or government systems of care is a plus. Applicants must have proven ability to communicate and collaborate with diverse audiences including internal leadership and external stakeholders. Requires strong project management and executive leadership skills with experience managing, prioritizing, and delegating tasks to assigned staff.
Extensive years of clinical experience or several years in clinical practice that served Medicaid beneficiaries is preferred.