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Vice President, Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer

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Position:         Vice President, Medical Affairs/Chief Medical Officer


Broadlawns Medical Center, established in 1924, in Des Moines, Iowa, is committed to building a healthy community through the delivery of accessible, cost-effective and high quality patient care.  Broadlawns campus includes a 200 licensed bed acute care hospital, emergency services, inpatient and outpatient services, lab and radiology services, mental health services, specialty clinics, dentistry and 24hour crisis intervention.  In addition, Broadlawns has primary and urgent care clinics in East Des Moines, Downtown Des Moines and Dallas Center, and behavioral health support programs within the community.

Broadlawns provides surgical, emergency, and diagnostic services, specialty clinics and primary care with its 1,200+ staff which includes over 140 employed physicians and advanced practice providers.

Position Description:

The Chief Medical Officer is a member of the senior leadership team and reports to the Chief Executive Officer.  The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for providing physician leadership to the continuously advancing healthcare delivery system while achieving exceptional patient outcomes, efficiency and positive patient experiences.  Important to this role, individual will work in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team in identifying, developing and implementing new programs and services, to enhance the organization’s market share

The Chief Medical Officer has oversight for the medical Credentialing process; Utilization Review; Quality and Risk management programs as well as direct leadership of medical staff.


Doctoral degree of Medicine (MD, DO, DPM) from accredited medical school
Current medical licensure through the State of Iowa
Board certification from qualifying specialty
Recent five years’ experience in delivery of physician services and medical staff administration with proven success in progressive responsibility in healthcare leadership
Demonstrated experience with outcomes measurement of clinical quality and utilization and must be familiar with all areas of hospital operations and public hospital relations.
Leadership experience with and knowledge of Patient Safety/Quality; Accreditation/Regulatory Standards (Joint Commission); Infection Prevention and Control, Clinical Service Line development; Utilization Review and management; Clinical Informatics; Human Resources; Risk Management and Physician recruitment.
5+ years Physician executive experience preferred.
Master’s degree in Business Administration or Healthcare Administration highly desirable.

Broadlawns offers a very competitive salary and excellent benefits, including but not limited to health, dental, life, disability, malpractice insurances, great paid time-off plans and participation in the State of Iowa retirement system and relocation expenses.

Internal applicants please send curriculum vitae to

Broadlawns is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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