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Chief Medical Executive (CME), Mills Peninsula Medical Center

Job ID SHSO-2019757 Date Posted 11/20/2020 Location Burlingame, California Schedule/Shift Full Time/ Day
Position Overview:

The Chief Medical Executive is a key member of the Administrative Team and is responsible for medical affairs, quality and providing administration (at affiliate, regional and system level) and medical staff with knowledge, experience and leadership from a medical management perspective. The CME partners with the medical staff executive leadership and the broader medical staff to facilitate the best possible working relationships with knowledge, experience and leadership from medical management perspective. The position facilitates communication and understanding among the various clinical components of the delivery system, assuring the provision of high quality, efficient and safe care. The position oversees Quality and Risk at the affiliate level. The position participates in strategic planning at the affiliate, operating unit and system level. The CME provides oversight and management of all physician emergency call and professional services agreements.

In this role, the CME works closely with the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Nurse Executive (CNE) and the system Chief Medical Officer to assure better, safer care, and enhance the environment for practicing clinicians with the goal of providing patient centered, perfect care.


Doctorate Degree (MD or DO) is required. Master’s Degree in business, medical management or public health preferred. Candidate must be California physician licensure eligible. Board certification or Board eligible desired.

  • Previous experience in a leadership role in a medical staff structure, such as functioning as a Medical Executive Committee member.  At least five years’ experience as department chair, committee chair or chief of staff.

  • Demonstrated team leadership and organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines.  Strong action planning skills, interpersonal skills and proven written and verbal communication skills are required.  Flexibility, adaptability, motivation and creativity in dealing with change, timeliness and attention to detail are required as well.

  • Ability to read, write, hear and verbally communicate in English to the degree required to perform the job.

  • Must be able to travel in and out of San Mateo County, including transcontinental travel.

Organization: Sutter Health System Office
Employee Status: Regular
Benefits: Yes
Position Status: Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Monday-Friday
Weekend Requirements: Other
Schedule: Full Time
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: 80

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans

This position may regularly work, store, prepare, receive, unpack, transport, dispose of, or administer drug(s) identified as hazardous, or potentially hazardous, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for purposes of USP 800.

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