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Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Medical Officer in Dallas, TX at Cornerstone Healthcare Group

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

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Job Description


The Chief Strategy Officer & Chief Medical Officer is a strategic leader creating a plan for aligning people, processes and values that support and further the organization’s mission. Under the administration of the Chief Executive Officer, the CSO/CMO is responsible for Cornerstone Healthcare Group’s compliance with all clinical medical policies, directives, rules, regulations and clinical performance standards of the state, the federal government, and accrediting bodies and serves as the organizations ultimate authority on medical issues. The CSO/CMO’s scope of responsibilities include population community health, behavior health and integrated care for the underserved communities. The CSO/CMO will model behaviors consistent with the published values and the Code of Conduct of CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE.  The CSO/CMO is accountable for setting the strategic direction and driving success for the organization. This position is responsible for planning, directing and evaluating the strategic plans goals to position Cornerstone for long-term success and ensure a collaborative, open and  inclusive work environment that is focused on quality of outcomes and superior service orientation. This position also serves as a role model to staff across the system; representing Cornerstone in a positive manner both within and outside the organization.


Experience working in a large, highly-matrixed, integrated delivery system in an executive level position. Proven track record of driving strategic and performance outcomes, as well as accomplishing organizational goals. Experience anticipating and responding to the needs of internal and external customers. Proven experience in managing fiscally sound, profitable, efficient, and responsible operations. Strong financial and business acumen. Knowledge of budgeting and forecasting methodologies. Skilled in effectively engaging management level staff, employees, and stakeholders in order to build partnerships, achieve strategic initiatives, and attain organizational goals; managing problems and situations where uncertainty is inherent; constructing new and innovative solutions for complex and varying problems and situations while approaching issues/problems by considering the larger perspective or context; mentoring and coaching management level staff by providing open and honest feedback that results in enhanced performance outcomes; developing and implementing strategic goals and initiatives that demonstrate a strong commitment to organizational success; effectively allocating resources in order to accomplish organizational goals; quickly assessing and assimilating organizational and industry financial dynamics in order to make appropriate decisions and act quickly on new initiatives; negotiating win-win scenarios with outside vendors/partners while representing the organization in the best possible light; developing collaborative relationships with internal and/or external strategic partners and/or other applicable parties. Leadership style and characteristics necessary to effectively perform in this role include: systems-thinker; innovative; collaborator; ability to work with teams; good listening; nonvolatile; values multiple disciplines; community visibility and leadership; and passionate about continuous improvement and providing high quality service to our customers.

Required education:

  • Doctorate. Candidate must hold a current State of Texas license to practice medicine; MD with appropriate Board Certification in such specialties as internal medicine, pulmonology, intensivist, etc.

Required experience:

  • FQHC: 6 years
  • clinical, academic and/or administrative capacity required: 6 years

Required license or certification:

  • Full licensure to practice as a medical doctor in TX


CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE is seeking highly motivated executive to join our team.

To be considered for employment the following qualifications must be met.

  • Full licensure to practice as a medical doctor in the State of Texas required
  • Six years of experience in a clinical, academic and/or administrative capacity required
  • Must have a strong community health/public health orientation, be experienced in patient care management
  • Current DEA and BLS certifications
  • Work experience in a primary care setting with Adult and Geriatric patients
  • Management experience and proficiencies in a clinical setting
  • Must be able to use protocols, guidelines and benchmarks to implement policies and develop quality improvements while utilizing best practices
  • Excellent organizational skills, leadership skills, and excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency using EHR systems and other computer programs
  • Full knowledge of the nineteen requirements of FQHCs
  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks and priorities in order to meet deadlines

Chief Strategy Officer

Essential Functions

  • Establishes and reviews key strategic priorities and translating them into a comprehensive national strategic plan. These strategic priorities will serve as the basis for organizational growth and diversification plans over the next 3 to 5 years.
  • Sets the strategic direction for the organization, including providing clear expectations, courageous leadership and innovative and inclusive solutions to ensure the successful achievement of desired and integrated strategic business objectives, and outcomes including, but not limited to, growth, customer experience, accountability and patient care.
  • Monitors the execution of the organization’s strategic growth plan. Ensures that the necessary resources and assets are in place to effectively support the longer-term strategic growth plan, to include both human and financial capital. Facilitates and drives key strategic initiatives through inception phase. Works collaboratively with organizational leadership to ensure there is alignment and centered focus on key business strategy and initiatives.
  • Leads senior leaders across the organization; fostering a culture of accountability and innovative thought leadership for achieving plans and performance targets. Provides direction and counsel to identify and resolve the most complex issues and problems impacting initiatives and operations. Develops staff to ensure continued professional growth and talent management to support the growth and long-term success of the organization.
  • Builds and supports effective collegial relationships with applicable internal and external stakeholders and organizations, ensuring and fostering a high level of collaboration in order to develop partnerships, coordinate activities, review work, exchange information, and/or resolve problems. Promotes and models positive relationships among various entities.
  • Oversees the development, implementation, and consistent application of effective organizational policies and practices. Maintains an effective internal control environment to ensure that assets are safeguarded, policies and operating procedures are followed, necessary controls are effective and efficient, proper compliance with existing laws and regulations achieved, and operations comply with the legal and regulatory parameters in which it operates.
  • Develops, reviews, and monitors financial and performance outcomes to assure attainment of organizational objectives. Maintains an effective budgeting and capital planning discipline in conjunction with operational management to ensure planned revenues, expenses, and/or profit goals are met.
  •  Ensures the integration of new and innovative operations and/or services by providing leadership that maximizes management staffs contributions and assures timely decision-making reflective of the mission, vision, and values of the system.
  • Serves as a staff resource to the organizations Governing Board and/or applicable committees. Develops, implements, and reports to the Board on strategic initiatives, outcomes, and measurements.