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BayCare Health System - BayCare Health System, EVP, Chief Medical Officer & President BayCare Physician Partners

Tampa, FL

Job Description

BayCare Health System seeks a dynamic, distinguished, and transformative executive to serve as its next Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO). This is a unique opportunity at one of the most respected health systems in the U.S., in one of the country’s most dynamic metropolitan areas, Tampa Bay. BayCare’s next CMO will focus the organization on the provision of superior healthcare services for patients and health plan members. As the System’s top physician leader, he/she will champion quality, align providers to reduce variation of care, foster clinical effectiveness and implement a culture of excellence across BayCare’s entire clinical enterprise.

Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer of BayCare Health System, and as an integral member of the executive leadership team, the CMO will lead the advancement of System quality with the goal of attaining top quintile performance, as measured by the IBM Watson (Truven) 15 Top Health System report criteria, at all 15 hospitals and across the health system. This physician leader will be a change agent, providing strategic and operational input on the transformation of care delivery, creating a more consistent patient experience through the enhancement of clinical integration and care coordination across all venues and levels of care.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record in a physician executive role, preferably within a matrixed, complex, high-performance health system; an advanced degree in healthcare or a business-related field is preferred. He/she must effectively communicate a vision, build followership and foster accountability based on BayCare’s commitment to high-quality, efficient, innovative care. BayCare seeks candidates who take a system approach to problem solving, consensus building and process improvement.

The Chief Medical Officer role represents an outstanding leadership opportunity to be part of a team with a nationally-recognized, high performing health system committed to transforming and delivering innovative models of care. Given BayCare’s history of outstanding financial and quality performance, broad geographic and service footprint in the Tampa Bay market, and most notably its dedicated, talented team, the components of success are in place. The CMO will take the lead in advancing BayCare’s mission of improving the health of patients and the community by setting the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For confidential inquiries and or nominations please contact Jena Abernathy and Sarah Zielke through the office of Vinny Gossain at

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