HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Chief Medical Officer (CMO) - Plaza Medical Center - Fort Worth, TX in Fort Worth, Texas

Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth Fort Worth, TX 76014


Size of Hospital: 320 beds

Hospital Overview: Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth offers comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services, including cardiac care, neurosciences, oncology, orthopedics, kidney transplant surgery and emergency care. Plaza is a tertiary referral center for Tarrant County and other counties in a 90-mile radius.

Hospital Services: • Magnet Recognition Program for Nursing Excellence • Six Accredited Postgraduate Training Programs: o Family Medicine o Internal Medicine o Cardiology o Interventional Cardiology o Gastroenterology o General Surgery • GME program moving to Allopathic program from Osteopathic • High quality facility with Complication Index of .47 and Mortality Index of .62 (Q4 of 2015) • No Women’s services • Adding Liver Transplant Surgery services • Very focused high-end surgery sub-specialties (Ortho, Cardio, Transplant, etc.)

Job Summary: The CMO leads clinical and quality initiatives that support the provision of consistent clinical performance and practice standards across the hospital; reviews quality performance with hospital leadership; 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; facilitates hospital-wide medical staff integration; and consults on an array of issues involving physicians.

Primary Responsibilities: • Serve as an active member of the Administrative Team. • Champion delivery of quality care as a priority for the Medical Staff. • Develop and coordinate systems/processes for controlling costs related to clinical resource utilization. • As a part of the clinical resource utilization function, develop and provide ongoing oversight for hospitalist services. • Develop and direct medical education programs for the benefit of the Hospital’s Medical Staff and facility. • Serve as a liaison between the Hospital and the Medical Staff. Represent the Hospital objectively and decisively in presenting matters of importance to the Medical Staff. • Participate in all committees and activities appropriate for an active member of the Hospital’s Medical Staff. • Assist in the development and promotion of new products and services for the Hospital. • Manage the functions of the Hospital’s Medical Staff Office, including all aspects of staff appointment/reappointment, the management of Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules and Regulations, and departmental rules and regulations; oversight of Medical Staff departmental and committee functions; oversight of all processes for dealing with disruptive and impaired physicians, and the oversight of all credentialing matters for the Medical Staff. Duties also include the preparation of a Medical Staff newsletter, attendance at meetings of the Medical Executive Committee and Hospital Board as an ex-officio member of each, and ongoing communications – verbal and written – with the Hospital’s Medical Staff. • Ensure that Medical Staff clinical practices followed within the Hospital comply with all local, State, Federal and other regulatory requirements as well as HCA and nationally recognized standards of care. • Participate for the Hospital in community health-related activities and organizations.



  • Ideally, has been a CMO (or equivalent) in a large, complex hospital or regional health system.
  • Board certified physician with practice experience.
  • Graduate degree in business or comparable degree is preferred.
  • Minimum five years of clinical practice experience.
  • Experience communicating a vision in a broad range of clinical environments, preferably within an open system.
  • Management of a complex quality program design and implementation.
  • Involvement in the implementation of significant clinical practice change.
  • Leadership of quality improvement initiatives that have resulted in measurably outstanding outcomes and/or shown significant enhancements recently.
  • Management of multi-disciplinary teams of clinicians and staff.
  • Licensed by a State Medical Board.
  • GME experience preferred.

Title: Chief Medical Officer (CMO) - Plaza Medical Center - Fort Worth, TX

Location: Texas-Fort Worth-Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth - Fort Worth

Requisition ID: 10202-19241