EVP & Chief Medical Executive
Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes.
Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its two hospitals: Ben Taub and LBJ.
Established by voter referendum to enhance the level of charity care available in the community, Harris Health System has often received national recognition for serving those in need and for its achievements in operational excellence, such as being named to the 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Most Wired Hospitals lists by the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Additionally, Harris Health System is pleased that each of its hospitals — Ben Taub and Lyndon B. Johnson — achieved Pathway to Excellence™ designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The EVP & Chief Medical Executive serves as a corporate physician liaison to the medical staff and is a senior administration team member. S/he is responsible for leading Harris Health's strategic journey to be a high reliability organization, as well as system utilization, quality and regulatory requirements. S/he is comfortable operating in a highly matrixed environment and has strong interpersonal relationship skills. This leader has experience with and a strong understanding of value based purchasing. Analysis of quality and utilization analytics is required.
Master's Degree - An advanced degree in Business Administration or Healthcare (MBA, MMM, MHA) preferred or must complete within four years of hire date
Doctor of Medicine With current Texas medical license, DEA or DPS
Licenses and Certifications:
Board Certification via ABMS preferred
Ten (10) years post-residency clinical experience; (And) five (5) years progressive experience in medical leadership in an academic environment.
Above Average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact)
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Writing/Correspondence; Writing Reports
MS Access; MS Excel; MS Word; Personal Computer
Analytical Abilities; Mathematics; Medical Terminology Knowledge;
Research Knowledge and Abilities; Statistical Knowledge and Abilities
Reports to Position:
President and CEO
Corporate Quality and Utilization with a matrixed reporting relationship to all clinical platforms
Other Special Requirements:
Must be able to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and understanding of the interdepartmental roles of the various. Must be able to demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be familiar with verbal based purchasing, data compilation, and data analysis. Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors. Knowledge of state, federal, and regulatory requirements, including CMS and DNV.
Benefits and EEOC
Harris Health System's benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System's benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.
It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless of political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.