• Chief Physician Executive

    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Full Time
    Hospital Administration
    Hours / Pay Period
    Dignity Health Management Services Organization
    Standard Hours
    Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
    Work Schedule
    8 Hour
  • Overview

    The purpose of Dignity Health Management Services Organization (Dignity Health MSO) is to build a system-wide integrated physician-centric, full-service management service organization structure. We offer a menu of management and business services that will leverage economies of scale across provider types and geographies and will lead the effort in developing Dignity Health’s Medicaid population health care management pathways. Dignity Health MSO is dedicated to providing quality managed care administrative and clinical services to medical groups, hospitals, health plans and employers with a business objective to excel in coordinating patient care in a manner that supports containing costs while continually improving quality of care and levels of service. Dignity Health MSO accomplishes this by capitalizing on industry-leading technology and integrated administrative systems powered by local human resources that put patient care first.


    Dignity Health MSO offers an outstanding Total Rewards package that integrates competitive pay with a state-of-the-art, flexible Health & Welfare benefits package. Our cafeteria-style benefit program gives employees the ability to choose the benefits they want from a variety of options, including medical, dental and vision plans, for the employee and their dependents, Health Spending Account (HSA), Life Insurance and Long Term Disability. We also offer a 401k retirement plan with a generous employer-match. Other benefits include Paid Time Off and Sick Leave.



    Position Summary:
    Provides strategic direction to implement a transformative clinical vision and agenda across the Service Area's diverse constituencies. Serves as a catalyst for the advancement of clinical excellence, clinical performance/accountability and clinical alignment of the Service Areas hospitals, outpatient centers and physicians.
    Principal Duties and Accountabilities:
    • Develops engagement strategies for independent community physicians, hospital-based physicians and other physician groups in the market with the goal of building cohesion around common clinical vision, aligned strategic and economic incentives and advancing quality improvement and patient safety initiatives.
    • Guide and facilitate the integration of physicians within the Service Area into the strategic direction of Dignity Health, ensuring alignment with Dignity Health's mission in the communities served, optimizing market position and identifying and pursuing opportunities for further growth. Engages physicians in the expansion of established hospital-centric clinical service lines into clinical service lines that span the Service Area and have a population health management orientation.
    • Forms a Physicians Strategy Council that brings physician leaders from the Service Area together to discuss issues that impact physician practices and barriers to greater alignment of physician and hospital goals and objectives. Support multidisciplinary, outcome-driven and accountable approach to providing consistent patient experience with predictable outcomes.
    • Develops a clinical vision that is aligned with the Service Area's operating model in order to transform the way that care is delivered throughout the market. Works with hospital-based physicians to include hospitalists, critical care and emergency medicine physicians, to ensure patient transfers are handled swiftly, efficiently and in full compliance with required regulations (such as EMTALA) and ensure exceptional clinical and safety outcomes are achieved.


    Education and Experience: 
    • Medical degree or DO degree with an active medical license.
    • Minimum of five (5) years of clinical experience in specialty. Minimum of five years (5) of management experience in health care.
    • Current, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine in at least one US state or territory and prior (or current) Board Certification in a specialty are required. If the physician is clinically active, a current, active, unrestricted license to practice medicine must be in the state where the assigned facility operates and the Board Certification must be current.

    Clinical Decision Support


    Quality Improvement

    Managed Care

    Health Policy


    Utilization Management

    Healthcare Management


    Emergency Room

    Strategic Planning


    Healthcare Industry

    Patient Safety


    Internal Medicine



    Disease Management

    Acute Care

    Clinical Research



    Board Certified




    Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)

    Healthcare Information Technology

    Healthcare Consulting



    Team Building

    Emergency Medicine




    Critical Care

    Physician Alignment

    Physician Relations

    Revenue Cycle


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