Join our Talent Network
Skip to main content

CMO St. John Medical Center

Job ID: 57321
Location: Longview, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Variable
FTE: 0.80
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a CMO St. Johns Medical Center for a .8 FTE, Day position. Pay range is $345,400 to $416,700.

Serves as a member of the local Executive Team and participates in the design and development of the organization’s strategic plan and vision. Works closely with the Director of Quality in a physician/administrator dyad formation to lead quality, patient safety and patient experience of care in the community, collaborates with key stakeholders to ensure the facility stays compliant with regulatory requirements. Serves as a physician who represents clinical practices for the executive team. Works closely with medical staff leadership/committees, PHMG executives and providers to ensure alignment with strategic initiatives. Responsible for the integration of clinical quality and demonstrated best clinical practices into medical staff operations, evaluates the development of new and continuation of existing services, investigating future clinical technologies/information systems and evaluating their impact on providers’ practices, patient safety and patient family experience. Creates a patient-centered environment that is highly satisfying to providers and caregivers. Responsible for managing medical community and interdepartmental relations, coaching/mentoring physician leaders and managing teams to improve team leadership effectiveness. Responsible for developing provider relationships and clinical integration activity across PeaceHealth. Participates in and is a member of the system Physician Executive Council.


  1. Leads clinical quality improvement, patient safety and regulatory and accreditation projects/concerns within assigned communities.
  2. In conjunction with system colleagues and Community Executive Team; ensures established medical practices express PeaceHealth mission, vision and organizational standards.
  3. Participates in the planning, organization, and administration of general and medical policies and procedures in the hospital by membership in a variety of committees.
  4. In collaboration with other community leaders, assists as needed to remove barriers to coming into compliance with regulatory requirements and supports a system wide approach. Assists with preventative and corrective action planning when medical provider support is needed.
  5. In support of quality director, co chairs the Quality Management Committee – supporting development of the quality plan for the community, actively recruiting medical staff engagement and prioritizing work with other executives. Collaborates with local and system quality committees to ensure alignment.
  6. Actively engages in patient safety support and initiatives, root cause analysis as appropriate, and assuring credible action plans are resourced and completed. Participates in system patient safety committees to share best practices and ensure follow up in local community.
  7. Ensures clinical quality and practices are aligned with fiscal responsibility. Is accountable as a member of the community executive team for achievement of the community’s financial targets related to quality, safety, and clinical practice.
  8. Advocates for providers and clinical practices at all levels of the community.
  9. May oversee the medical staff office.
  10. Supports the development of protocols for high risk and/or high volume disease processes to eliminate unnecessary variation and foster standardized approaches.
  11. Serves as a liaison between senior leadership and the medical staff.
  12. Participates in annual strategic and operational planning for the community in conjunction with annual strategic and operational planning for PH system.
  13. Leads the design of assigned functional teams and care improvement approaches to further PeaceHealth mission. Ensures organizational standards and performance outcomes.
  14. Provides mentoring, performance reviews and oversight to appointed/employed service line medical directors. Partners with staff to elected medical staff officers in their strategies and assignments.
  15. Performs other duties as required or assigned.


  • Graduation from an accredited medical school and complete an accredited residency program in a medical or clinical specialty is required.
  • Completion of a MBA, MHA or secondary college education in a business or health administration field is preferred.

  • A minimum of ten or more years of related progressive healthcare management experience required.
  • Minimum 5 years recent clinical practice experience required.
  • Experience leading/partnering in multidisciplinary teams required.
  • Up to date knowledge of changes in healthcare, emerging clinical methodologies and standards required.
  • Successful experience with redesign or process work which includes community wide implementation required.

  • Licensed as a Physician in the state where they will reside.
  • Board-Certification required.

  • Ability to understand and align day to day work with the PeaceHealth Mission, Core Values and Leadership Model and reflect the leadership model attributes.
  • High professional and ethical standards.
  • Strong understanding of principals of patient-centered care, physician compensation systems, medical technology, including electronic medical records, and quality/service improvement strategies required.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. § Must have the ability to form collaborative relationships, both within the organization and in the community.
  • Must be capable of maintaining strict confidentiality when dealing with sensitive medical-legal and professional subjects.
  • Possesses ability to facilitate resolution of conflicts and grievances, handling highly charged problems and situations in a calm and objective manner.
  • Must possess excellent problem solving skills.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer a strong total rewards package. Benefits include 403b retirement plans with employer base and matching contributions, 457 plans, medical/dental/vision coverage, unlimited time off, employer-paid life and disability with buy-up options, wellness benefits and expanded EAP and mental health programs.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

Share: mail