The University of South Alabama (USA) invites applications for the position of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for USA Health. USA seeks a dynamic, highly accomplished, and visionary leader to advance clinical, quality, and safety initiatives across USA Health.
University of South Alabama Health helps people lead longer, better lives through its excellence in education, research, and medical care. With more than 3,600 employees, the USA Health network includes USA Medical Center, USA Children's & Women's Hospital, USA Mitchell Cancer Institute, USA Physicians Group, and the USA College of Medicine. Each year, our team of 180 physicians, 240 residents and fellows, 70 advanced practice providers, and 800 nurses handle some 185,000 clinic visits and 350,000 outpatient procedures. USA Health delivers 2,800 babies a year, more than any other regional hospital, and treats patients through some 60,000 emergency room visits annually.
As an academic health center, USA Health provides advanced and innovative patient care through its University hospitals and clinics, as well as first-class training experiences for the next generation of physicians and scientists. In doing so, USA Health has a significant positive impact on the quality of life for all residents across the Gulf Coast both directly and indirectly.
The University of South Alabama is a comprehensive, global research and teaching university that provides students a quality education in business, the liberal arts, education, engineering, computing, the sciences, and health care. USA’s commitment to student success includes incredible opportunities in nearly 100 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degree programs. USA prepares students for careers in healthcare through the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health Professions.
Reporting to the CEO and Senior Associate Vice President for Medical Affairs, the CMO will be responsible for leading clinical, quality, and safety initiatives that support the performance and practice standards across the health system. The CMO will develop and execute system-wide initiatives to improve access and processes to existing system and the development of new services. As a key member of the senior executive team, the CMO will work closely with both the academic practices and external practices to ensure the quality, safety and efficiency of care delivery. In addition, it is expected the CMO:
It is required the CMO holds an M.D., D.O., or equivalent from an accredited program and is able to be licensed to practice medicine in Alabama. In addition, it is preferred that the CMO possesses:
The Search Committee invites nominations, applications (letter of interest, comprehensive curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of at least five references), or expressions of interest to be submitted to the search firm assisting USA. Confidential review of materials will begin immediately and continue until the appointment is made. The Search Committee prefers that all nominations and applications be submitted to the search firm prior to March 13, 2018.
Laurie C. Wilder, President
Jacob C. Anderson, Principal
Parker Executive Search
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The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.