Peak Vista Community Health Centers’ (Peak Vista) one of the largest Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) in the nation, located at the base of beautiful Pikes Peak in Colorado Springs, CO (pop. 465,000) seeks a mission driven, innovative, Chief Medical and Dental Officer (CMDO).
This is a tremendous opportunity for a physician leader with vision and a passion for community health to become an integral part of a team that is committed to providing care to over 92,000 patients annually at 26 different locations.
Peak Vista’s mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers through clinical programs and education. For almost 50 years, Peak Vista has focused on enhancing the health of people and the community-at-large through a professional, caring staff that are motivated, enthusiastic, respectful, energetic and committed to strategic partnerships.
The Chief Medical and Dental Officer is a key member of the Executive Team, reporting to the President & CEO, and will be engaged in defining the overall business strategy and direction of the organization. In addition, this position leads and shares the overall clinical vision for the organization. The position provides clinical and dental oversight, expertise and leadership to ensure the delivery of affordable quality health care services through integrated, team based care. Responsibilities also include the strategy, development and implementation of innovative clinical programs that include collaboration with strategic business partners. Manages and directs the organization toward its primary objectives, based on profit and return on capital, by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers. The CMDO also oversees our ACGME and AOA accredited Family Medicine Residency program as well as our Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Primary Care Fellowship accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Candidates must be board certified (in a primary specialty) and Colorado licensed. Experience required: ten years of medical practice experience required, including integrated health care, primary care; five years of health care administrative leadership experience, including previous experience as a department head, chief of staff, or medical director.
Peak Vista Community Health Centers is a nonprofit health care organization whose mission is to provide exceptional health care to people facing access barriers. We provide primary care services (medical, dental and behavioral health care) throughout 26 outpatient health centers in El Paso, Teller, Lincoln, Adams, Elbert and Kit Carson counties. We deliver care with our strong “Hospitality” culture. Our organization has over 850 employees and serves 92,000 patients in the Pikes Peak & East Central regions through Colorado. Peak Vista is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc. (AAAHC). Our community offers easy access to outdoor activities including world class skiing, fishing, biking, hiking, kayaking and boating; plus a variety of cultural and recreational activities.