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Chief Medical Officer in Orange at Prospect Medical Systems

Date Posted: 9/3/2018

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    600 City Parkway West
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Job Description

Chief Medical Officer

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Chief Medical Officer provides leadership, direction, and planning for a wide variety of medical and related activities for Prospect Medical Systems (PMS). This executive serves as the liaison and resource on matters pertaining to clinical activities and directly oversees the Medical Management Department at PMS. The CMO is committed to the mission of quality, safety, service, and improvement of patient clinical outcomes and cost effectiveness.  Additionally, he or she is the leader in promoting physician performance in these areas.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Develops, reviews, updates, seeks consultation, and implements medical policies and processes that promote and ensure delivery of appropriate clinical care.
  • Ensures effective and aggressive utilization management and case management.
  • Leads the clinical and operations staff to provide oversight of the care provided to patients. Directly supervise medical directors and others as appropriate.
  • Intervene with individual physicians or clinical staff when there are performance or behavioral issues.
  • Partner with the organization based quality and case managers and other clinical staff to respond to and investigate adverse events; then develop and implement appropriate action plans.
  • Partner with the CEO to address physician concerns and develop key physician contracts in collaboration with the CEO, finance, and contracting department.
  • Collaborate with leadership to standardize programs and clinical care where appropriate across the enterprise.
  • Participate in strategic planning for the network and identify appropriate system level goals and targets.
  • Develop state of the art cost containment systems and processes to promote the efficient use of clinical resources.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the CEO based on needs of the organization.  This may include serving as an executive sponsor and mentor for a service line, leading a quality initiative, participating in specialty task forces and other duties as assigned. Special projects or unique local responsibilities may also be added at the discretion of Prospect Medical’s President and CEO based on local needs.


Minimum Education: MD or DO licensed in the state of California.

Minimum Experience: Minimum of five (5) years’ medical director, or equivalent executive/administrative experience within a health plan, IPA, or medical group environment. Minimum of three (3) years of direct clinical or acute care experience.

Req. Certification/Licensure:  Board certified physician.

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources.

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