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Posted: Sunday, July 16, 2017 12:09 PM

Bayshore Medical Center and East Houston Regional Medical Center

Pasadena, TX 77504

Size of Hospital:
~500 combined beds

Hospital Overview:

Bayshore Medical Center, an HCA-affiliated hospital, is led by a team of more than 1,500 employees and 650 physicians. Supporting this team is an impressive board of trustees that includes highly respected physician and community business leaders.

Our board of trustees helps evaluate the hospital's delivery of health care and helps develop new programs that ensure our patients receive the most advanced, cost-effective health care close to home. This is a combined board between both Bayshore Medical Center and East Houston Regional Medical Center.

Hospital Services:

  • Designated Level III Trauma Center at Bayshore campus, Level IV at East campus
  • ~122,000 ED Visits per year between Bayshore, East Houston and our Free-Standing ED
  • Certified Primary Stroke Center at Bayshore
  • 24/7 Intensivist Program at Bayshore
  • Cycle V Chest Pain Center Accreditation
  • Comprehensive Cardiology program including Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery
  • Onsite Behavioral Health support for Adult and Geriatric patients
  • Nationally accredited Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence
  • Women’s Care and Services
  • Commission on Cancer Approved Cancer Program with Commendation

General Position Information

Reports directly to: Chief Executive Officer

Matrix reports to: Division Chief Medical Officer

Position Summary:

The Facility Chief Medical Officer leads clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital; facilitates the analysis of quality performance and prioritization improvement opportunities; provides senior level leadership to the infection control, risk management, safety, and medical staff credentialing functions ensuring the collaboration and coordination of all stakeholders in these processes; and consults on an array of issues involving physicians.

Major Responsibilities:

Promotes Physician Alignment between HCA-Affiliated Physicians and HCA Hospital and Corporate Leadership by:

  • Leading clinical performance expectations that support the goals of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the facility to ensure superior clinical outcomes and unparalleled patient experience
  • Working with Hospital Chief Medical Officers, Chief Executive Officers, Medical Staffs, and Boards of Directors, to improve the functionality and effectiveness of the hospital medical staff organization
  • Partnering and collaborating with medical staffs and hospital management teams, facilitating teamwork and shared goals. Representing medical staff viewpoints to management and relaying management viewpoints to medical staff by establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships between HCA leadership and community and/or employed physicians.
  • Provides clinical support and consultation regarding cost effective clinical resource management in the facilities by sharing of reports and recommendations regarding how to reduce the variable cost per case while maintaining and enhancing clinical effectiveness.
  • Creating an environment of quality and cost improvement that is data driven and develops systems to review utilization of resources and objectively measure outcomes of care in the inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Serving as a direct liaison between HCA affiliated physicians and facility, and corporate clinical services functions.
  • Establishing and maintaining an ongoing program to orient and develop management expertise for Hospital Chiefs of Staff, Medical Executive Committees, and other medical staff leaders by providing oversight and leadership for all medical education programs.
  • Leading educational sessions and providing ongoing in service to facility medical staff regarding clinical resource management, appropriate documents standards, utilization and quality issues, and quality improvement activities in collaboration with the chief of staff or other clinical leadership in the facility.
  • Assembling regional physician advisory panels to provide ongoing feedback to HCA senior management and serves as a liaison between these committees and facility, and corporate leadership as well as to the affiliated physicians.
  • Serving as spokesperson to HCA hospitals and affiliated physicians to explain and obtain buy in for, corporate, group, and facility, sponsored clinical initiatives.
  • Collaborating on a day to day basis with other facility and corporate Chief Medical Officers.
  • Educating physicians on HCA clinical technologies.
  • Collaborating with HPG and Supply Chain on formulary and supply opportunities.

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