Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer



Employment Type



Susanville, California


Job Description:

Our client located in the Northern California area is seeking a Chief Medical Officer to join their team. This is an opportunity to work with and oversee the provider staff of Federally Qualified Health Clinics. The physician is responsible for the quality of good clinical practice accomplished through the provision of a quality assurance process, monitoring the clinical policies and procedures used to ensure the quality of patient care with sensitivity to efficiency and cost-effectiveness, and payer contracts. This opportunity consists of both clinical and administrative duties. The ideal candidate is Board Certified in Family Medicine.


This is a great area in Northern California. Nestled within the Sierra Nevada Mountains, this community is located in a high desert area where coniferous forests, lakes and desert sands are all within a short distance of each other. You will enjoy 4 seasons with a dry moderate climate. There are over 2,700 square miles for biking, hiking, hunting and camping. It is truly an outdoorsman paradise


Responsibilities of the CMO

  • 60% clinical / 40% administrative
  • Ensure the provision of basic services delineated in the NRHC Principles of Practice, planning and implementing all new medical services.   
  • Develop and implement medical policy in coordination with staff and CEO.
  • Ensure that qualified medical personnel render medical decisions.
  • Assist in the recruitment, hiring, and orientation of medical providers.  
  • Review and ensure appropriate credentialing for all medical personnel.
  • Ensure that medical protocols and rules of conduct for medical personnel are followed.
  • Resolve medical-related problems, referring non-medical grievances and grievances, which he/she determines, may be appropriately resolved through the grievance procedure, to the CEO.
  • Participate in and monitor daily clinic operations, including administrative functions.
  • Supervise Quality Improvement Director, attend QI meetings, monitor and oversee QI activities.   

Minimum Requirements of the CMO

  • California medical license or ability to obtain
  • Board Certified in Family Medicine
  • All current certifications ACLS, BLS, DEA
  • Active California driver's license and proof of insurance


  • Very Competitive Salary
  • Yearly Bonuses
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Student Loan Assistance                                               

For more information on this permanent Chief Medical Officer opportunity or other physician positions nationwide, please apply with your most up to date CV.