Chief Science and Medical Officer
Position: Chief Clinical Officer
Location: Wilmington, NC
Established in 1967, New Hanover Regional Medical Center (NHRMC) is southeastern North Carolina's leading provider of patient-focused, award-winning healthcare services. NHRMC is a public, not-for-profit teaching hospital and tertiary care center for a seven-county area, with the region's only Level II Trauma Center. It is the ninth-largest healthcare system in the state, with a dedicated team of 7,000 employees, 740 physicians, and 700 active volunteers. In addition to its 747-bed main hospital, the network includes: NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital; the 150-bed Betty H. Cameron Women's and Children's Hospital; NHRMC Behavioral Health Hospital; Pender Memorial Hospital, a 96-bed Critical Access Community Hospital; the 60-bed NHRMC Rehabilitation Hospital; NHRMC ED-North, a 10-room standalone emergency department; the 200-member NHRMC Physician Group; outpatient heart care, surgery centers, and imaging centers throughout the community; Nunnelee Pediatric Specialty Clinics; Zimmer Cancer Center; and graduate medical education programs in internal medicine, general surgery, ob/gyn, and family medicine.
New Hanover Regional Medical Center is seeking an innovative and progressive physician executive to serve in the newly created position of chief clinical officer (CCO). Reporting to the chief physician executive, the CCO role represents the amalgamation of the former chief medical officer and chief quality officer roles; as such, this individual will be responsible for quality and clinical excellence, and will be instrumental in building the organization's capability to support these with real-time data analytics. The chief clinical officer will work collaboratively and cooperatively with the NHRMC leadership team to ensure high-quality and cost-effective patient care, working through clinical outcomes and care variation and integrating the quality spectrum across the entire organization in order to change its value equation.