Market Chief Medical Officer
Posted on: June 12, 2019
SOVAH Health has an opportunity for a Market Chief Medical Officer
(CMO). SOVAH Health is one hospital with two campuses (Danville, VA
and Martinsville, VA), and one medical staff.
SOVAH Health Danville is a 250 bed hospital and provides the most
comprehensive source of healthcare in the Dan River Region of
Virginia and North Carolina. For more than 120 years, this hospital
has been part of the community and has an active medical staff of
approximately 165 members and employs over 1,300 associates. The
hospital provides over 25 medical specialties and 14 surgical
services to the community. SOVAH Health Danville has the largest,
leading-edge surgical capacity with advanced capabilities
(including 13 state-of-the art surgical suites), open-heart
surgeries and other complicated procedures in the area, including
those usually found only at large teaching hospitals.
SOVAH Health Martinsville is a 237-bed, full service, acute-care
community hospital. Recent capital improvements include a new $2.7
million MRI, a $1.1 million 16-slice CT scanner and a $1.2 million
ambulatory surgery center. The hospital recently completed an
expansive renovation project designed to separate inpatient and
outpatient services, improve the flow of people in the hospital,
and provide more convenient and efficient services to patients. The
state-of-the-art Ravenel Oncology Center, affiliated with Duke
University, and the Julius Hermes Breast Care Center are recent
additions, as well as a Hyperbaric/Wound Care Center and Sleep Lab.
Physical Rehabilitation, the Cancer Center, Breast Care Center and
ER each have dedicated entrances and the Elective Procedure
Services, Laboratory, Radiology, and
Cardiopulmonary/Neurophysiology have also been recently
The CMO will be based at SOVAH Health Danville. Located in
south-central Virginia on the North Carolina border, the city of
Danville is a welcoming community with access to a wide variety of
cultural events and recreational opportunities.
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) reports to the Market President
with additional direct reporting responsibilities to the SOVAH
Health Martinsville Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Group Leadership
and the CMO of LifePoint Health. The primary responsibility of the
CMO is to build and leverage collaborative relationships to lead
clinical transformation efforts to improve patient care, quality
and safety, and overall clinical effectiveness and efficiency. In
addition, the CMO plays a key role in building and maintaining
relationships between hospital management and the medical staff, as
well as supporting the recruitment of new physicians. The CMO will
focus in the areas of quality improvement, clinical transformation,
managing and developing physicians, and partnering with executive
- Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree
required. Completion of residency training in a recognized
specialty and board certification in the specialty of training.
Additional management degree (MBA, MHA, MMM, MPH) or equivalent
experience is also preferred.
- Minimum 15 years with previous practice experience and
experience managing, developing, and mentoring physicians.
- Prior CMO or physician leadership experience is required
Keywords: Mediscan, Danville , Market Chief Medical Officer, Executive , Danville, Virginia
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