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Chief Medical Officer

Agency Name: Oakland Community Health Network

Agency Contact: Edna White

  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • County: Oakland
  • Salary Range: Starting Salary: $255,000 per Year
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The Chief Medical Officer serves as the organization’s Medical Director in accordance with Michigan Public Act 258 of 1974 (as amended) and is responsible for the overall strategic direction and oversight of the clinical programs and service implementation projects. The Chief Medical Officer is the ultimate medical policy decision maker for the OCHN provider system and has a proven ability to be effective across clinical, financial, human resources, legal, and political aspects of the public mental healthcare system. The CMO develops and implement current and long-range programs, plans and policies for OCHN and reviews and evaluates intake, screening/assessment, clinic services, physician and pharmacy services and others as appropriate to assure that organizational objectives are met. This position also reviews and evaluates the work of the OCHN – Region 8, as a PIHP (Pre-Paid Inpatient Health Plan) and CMHSP (Community Mental Health Specialty Programs) in conjunction with MDHHS, other regions, the provider network and internal departments to ensure conformance of the general and specific program guidelines, techniques, policies and laws. The CMO assures input by people served and the larger community is obtained in designing and redesigning clinical operations. The Chief Medical Officer provides direct service consultation to programs and other services. Collaborates with funding sources and other entities in meeting organizational and system designed programming objectives. Daily duties could include offering clinical guidance to physicians, innovating policy changes, ensuring NCQA compliance, starting quality improvement efforts, evaluating quality of services, developing a budget, assisting in seeking funding opportunities, and cultivating community relationships.

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