Clinical - Providers

Chief Medical Officer

Ashland, Mississippi
Work Type: Full Time

NMPHC is seeking candidates for Chief Medical Officer. NMPHC is a community health center located in Northeast Mississippi with eight community clinics and one school-located clinic and offers medical, dental, and behavioral health services. National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program site. Time will be divided between clinical practice and administrative duties.

Summary:      The Chief Medical Officer shall be directly responsible for overseeing all health care operations as outlined by the Clinical By-Laws and NMPHC policies and procedures. The Chief Medical Officer supervises all providers and medical staff.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Member of Management Team, providing clinical perspective to management decisions.
  • Negotiates health care provider problems and needs with the Chief Executive Officer.
  • Give reports and represents the clinical staff at Board Meetings monthly.
  • Assists the Chief Executive Officer in recruitment and retention of providers.
  • Collaborates with the Chief Nursing Officer and the Chief Quality Officer in the development of the Clinical Health Care Plan and Health Promotion/Disease Prevention Program.
  • Serves as Medical Lab Director and supervisor for the credentialing and privileges of the laboratory technician.
  • Oversees the clinical team meetings, provider team meetings, quality monitoring meetings and risk management meetings.
  • Serves as Chair of the Quality Improvement Committee and assists with the Risk Management Program and In-service Orientation Programs assisted by the Chief Quality Officer.
  • Administrator of the Clinical Staff By-Laws including overseeing, with the assistance of the Chief Quality Officer, the Credentialing and Privileging of all health care employees.


            Licensed as a Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy within the State of Mississippi without restrictions; the Chief Medical Officer must demonstrate qualities of leadership, tact, professionalism, and administrative abilities. Board Certification in a primary care specialty is required with family practice (with or without OB) or internal medicine preferred.  A minimum of 5 years of experience as a practicing physician.


Based on experience and at the discretion of the Chief Executive Officer with consent of the Board Personnel Committee.

Staff Supervised:

   Direct: Staff Physicians, Family Nurse Practitioners, Chief Quality Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, Laboratory Director

Indirect: All clinical staff.


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