Valley Health Partners Community Health Center (VHPCHC) is a newly forming, nonprofit, multispecialty Federally Qualified Health Center affiliated with Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA. VHPCHC is seeking a Chief Medical Officer (CMO) who will be responsible for directing and operating the medical departments and advising the CEO on all clinical management aspects of the health care delivery system.
The ideal candidate will have at least five years of increasingly responsible leadership experience and a demonstrated track record of providing strategic clinical leadership. The CMO will be a board certified MD or DO in family practice, pediatrics, ob/gyn or internal medicine and a graduate of an accredited medical school having completed an accredited residency program. A Master's degree in healthcare administration, public health or a related field is preferred, but not required. Authoritative knowledge of the principles of practice and techniques in medical practice and in community health centers is highly desirable. He/she must have an interest in the design and evaluation of an efficient health care system in the community health setting. The successful candidate must to be a highly engaged leader with the qualities and skills to inspire and motivate others.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is a comprehensive, integrated health network that includes eight campuses with over 1800 beds, a Children’s Hospital, 2,000 primary care and specialty physicians, and 22 outpatient health centers. LVHN is its region’s largest employer with more than 18,000 employees.
LVHN is in the Lehigh Valley (Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton) in eastern Pennsylvania, 60 minutes from Philadelphia and 90 minutes from New York City with additional campuses in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. The Lehigh Valley is home to over 820,000 people, making it Pennsylvania’s third most populated metropolitan area and the fastest growing region of the state. The area has excellent public school systems, is home to seven four-year colleges, and offers many cultural and recreational activities.
Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position has been filled.