Chief Medical Officer

Position Type: Chief Medical Officer
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Jacksonville

Job Summary:

The CMO at Agape Family Health Center (AFH) is a member of the senior leadership team and is responsible for helping to set strategic vision and overall direction for clinical practices and patient care. The CMO will work to build clinical teams and ensure infrastructure is in place to support current and future growth. This position is also required to give guidance and advice to the Senior Leadership Team and Board of Directors on a broad range of clinical quality initiatives, clinical policy, and strategic issues that are required, to achieve the short and long-term strategies and objectives. This position works closely with members of the medical staff to establish and maintain the highest quality of medical care for Agape Family Health.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Service and support for medical staff governance, including oversight of the medical staff office and functions which focus on the credentialing and privileging activities of the medical staff, bylaws, orientation of new clinical providers
  • Coordination of medical staff clinical performance and re-credentialing Assist medical staff leaders in addressing communication, behavioral, and practice issues of privileged practitioners at Agape Family Health Center. Assure timely and reliable communication of key matters to the medical staff
  • Promotion of physician/administration initiatives to increase clinical provider engagement at Agape Family Health Center
  • Provide advocacy and clinical perspective in support of the patient-centered mission, vision, values, and strategies of Agape Family Health Center Serves as an advocate and liaison between patients and caregivers
  • Serves as an integrating force that fosters alignment of the healthcare team to provide evidence-based, safe, high-quality, and cost-effective care for the community we serve
  • Is responsible for integration and alignment of the medical staff, ambulatory care practices, quality and safety, peer review, credentialing, ongoing professional practice evaluation (OPPE) and focused professional practice evaluation (FPPE) activities and utilization and resource management
  • Promotion of communication between medical staff and administration in partnership with physician leadership
  • Work with medical staff and administrative leaders and staff to create effective vehicles for provider leadership development and succession planning
  • Support health system efforts to recruit and retain needed clinical practitioners Participate in the strategic planning initiatives of the health system, including medical staff development needs
  • Support the development and growth of health system service lines and work with administration and physician leaders to improve clinical operations
  • Participate in the development and management of the annual budgets of the health system

The above cited duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to the job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the duties and responsibilities that an incumbent may be expected or asked to perform.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduate Degree from an accredited medical School is required
  • Licensed physician in the state of Florida is required
  • Current Basic Life Support card through AHA or ARC is required
  • A minimum of 3 years medical nonprofit experience is required
  • A minimum of 3 years demonstrated leadership experience is required
  • Board certification by the US Board of Medicine is required


  • Understanding of the functions of a Federally Qualified Health Center
  • Ability to work well in a team environment with a high level of integrity and ethics
  • Excellent skills in conflict resolution, oral and written communication, setting of Strategic direction, and ability to lead teams
  • Familiarity with quality, safety, and population health initiatives
  • While not an absolute requirement for the position, it is desirable that the CMO should maintain some clinical practice and be able to demonstrate clinical competency to peers.

Skill Requirements:

(X = Required for job)

X Typing/computer keyboard

X Verbal communication

X Utilize computer software (specified above)

X Written communication

X Retrieve and compile information

X Public speaking/group presentations

X Maintain records/logs

X Research, analyze and interpret information

X Verify data and information

X Investigate, evaluate, recommend action

X Organize and prioritize information/tasks

X Leadership and supervisory, managing people

X Operate office equipment

X Basic mathematical concepts (e.g. add, subtract)

X Advanced mathematical concepts (fractions, decimals, ratios, percentages, graphs)

X Abstract mathematical concepts (interpolation, inference, frequency, reliability, formulas, equations, statistics)

Physical Requirements:

(X = Required for job)

X Sitting for extended periods

X Lifting/carrying up to 20 pounds various items

X Standing for extended periods

X Lifting/carrying more than 20 pounds various items

X Extended periods viewing computer screen

X Repetitive Motions

X Walking

X Pushing/Pulling

X Reading X Bending/Stooping

X Speaking

X Reaching/Grasping

X Hearing X Writing

Other (List):


(X = Required for job)

X Normal office environment

X Electrical current

Toxic or caustic chemicals

Housekeeping and/or cleaning agents

Flammable, explosive gases

Proximity to moving mechanical parts

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