Chief Medical Officer Nationwide Children’s Hospital Columbus, Ohio
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report ‘s 2019-20 “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) is one of America’s largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric health care systems - providing wellness, preventive, diagnostic, treatment and rehabilitative care for infants, children and adolescents, as well as adult patients with congenital disease. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 13,000 providing state-of-the-art pediatric care during more than 1.4 million patient visits annually.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has overall responsibility for the quality of patient care delivered throughout Children’s Hospital and its subsidiaries. The CMO works closely with other senior executive and physician leaders to plan, develop, implement, and evaluate an integrated Quality, Safety, Service infrastructure for all patient care and clinical services. As a member of the senior executive team, the CMO participates in the budgeting process; serves as the primary administrative liaison to the organized medical staff for credentialing, quality improvement, and physician relations and communications; oversees the CME, GME, professional, community education programs, and simulation programs; serves as the primary administrative representative for Children’s Hospital Practicing Pediatricians (CPP) and referring physicians,; and is a voting member of all the various NCH-owned medical practice corporate Boards.
Nationwide Children’s is a full service, acute care, pediatric teaching hospital with 527 licensed beds on-site and the largest neonatal network in the country (276 beds, 146 of which are at off-site facilities). Nationwide Children’s has Level I trauma designation, is an American Burn Association / American College of Surgeons designated Burn Center, a CARF accredited rehabilitation program, and is scheduled to open a new, $50million Behavioral Health Pavilion in early 2020. Upon completion, the new 9-story pavilion will house comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, critical assessment and treatment services, including a 16-bed Youth Crisis Stabilization Unit and a Psychiatric Crisis Center with a 10-bed Extended Observation Suite, as well as family-based intensive treatment.
The successful candidate will be nationally recognized, with an excellent track record of leadership, academic productivity and mentorship of trainees and junior faculty within a leading pediatric organization. An MD, DO, or equivalent degree, with post-graduate pediatric, pediatric surgical or pediatric subspecialty training are required. An advanced degree in business or health administration is preferred. Current board certification in a pediatrics, and/or a medical or surgical subspecialty, eligibility for an Ohio medical license and credentials for appointment at the academic rank of full Professor at The Ohio State University are required.
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