• Chief Medical Officer - Ketchikan, AK

    PeaceHealthKetchikan, AK 99901

    Job #1338127979

  • Description

    PeaceHealth seeks a Chief Medical Officer, in Ketchikan, AK, for a Part Time Day shift.

    We seek a Healthcare Chief Medical Officer, who has a proven track record of:

    • Serving as a member of the local Executive Team and participating in the design and development of the organization's strategic plan and vision.

    • Working closely with the CAO in a physician/administrator dyad formation to lead quality, patient safety and patient experience of care in the community, collaborating with key stakeholders to ensure the facility stays compliant with regulatory requirements.

    • Serving as a physician who represents clinical practices for the executive team.

    • Working closely with medical staff leadership/committees, executives and providers to ensure alignment with strategic initiatives.


    • This position will lead clinical quality improvement, patient safety and regulatory and accreditation projects/concerns within assigned communities.

    • Participate in the planning, organization, and administration of general and medical policies and procedures in the hospital by membership in a variety of committees.

    • Engage in patient safety support and initiatives, root cause analysis as appropriate, and assure credible action plans are resourced and completed.

    • Participate in system patient safety committees to share best practices and ensure follow-up in local community.

    • Support the development of protocols for high risk and/or high-volume disease processes to eliminate unnecessary variation and foster standardized approaches.

    • Provide mentoring, performance reviews and oversight to appointed/employed service line medical directors. Partner with staff to elected medical staff officers in their strategies and assignments.

    • Participate in annual strategic and operational planning for the community in conjunction with annual strategic and operational planning for PH system.



    • Graduation from an accredited medical school and complete an accredited residency program in a medical or clinical specialty is required.

    • Completion of an MBA, MHA or secondary college education in a business or health administration field is preferred.


    • Minimum of five (5) years of high-level healthcare leadership, and clinical practice experience required.

    • Experience leading/partnering in multidisciplinary teams required.

    • Up-to-date knowledge of changes in healthcare, emerging clinical methodologies and standards required.

    • Successful experience with redesign or process work which includes community wide implementation required.


    • Licensed as a Physician in the state where they will reside.

    • Board-Certification required.

    Top reasons to work with PeaceHealth:

    • Inclusive, Mission-driven company culture.

    • Providing whole person care to Alaska, Oregon and Washington since 1890.

    • Competitive compensation, Benefits and Bonus potential.

    For more information, please contact our Executive Recruiter, Ruth Long at ~~~.

    About PeaceHealth:

    Based in Vancouver, Wash., we are a not-for-profit health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 17,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. Visit us online at ~~~ to learn more about our mission.

    See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (~~~) .

    For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.