“Through continued generous community support, Tahoe Forest Health System is able to offer a wide variety of high-quality programs and services.”
The Chief Medical Officer is responsible for assisting the health system in innovation, alignment, strategy, operations, problem solving, policy development and questions of policy as they relate to the medical staff in both hospital and outpatient clinical settings, ever improving clinical quality and patient satisfaction across the entire health system and other health system matters as assigned by the CEO.
Additionally, the Chief Medical Officer will coordinate activities of the medical staff, and assures compliance with, state and federal laws, health system policies, medical staff bylaws, rules and regulations and works closely with the health system CEO and the Vice President of Physician Services for the health system.
Our ideal candidate will specifically possess:
Medical Doctor Degree or Doctor of Osteopathy Degree with at least 5 years of healthcare practice experience after residency and preferably has at least 3 years of progressive Chief Medical Officer experience that would be relevant for a rural healthcare system.
Required: Must be licensed as a physician in California
Must be board certified in area of physician specialty.
Preferred: Licensed in Nevada as a physician.
Tahoe Forest Hospital is a not-for-profit rural health care facility and designated critical access hospital. It is fully accredited by the Healthcare Accreditation Facilities Program and licensed by the State of California Department of Health Services. It is a Level III Trauma Center.
Tahoe Forest Hospital has 25 acute care beds and 36 long-term care beds. Our service area covers six rural counties, two states and approximately 3,500 square miles, reaching the communities of Truckee, North Lake Tahoe, Donner Summit, the Sierra Valley in California, and Incline Village in Nevada.
A vital resource of Tahoe Forest Health System is Incline Village Community Hospital located in Incline Village, Nevada, and serving North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, Crystal Bay and Incline Village. It is a 4-bed critical access hospital offering 24-hour emergency care as well as laboratory, diagnostic and surgical capability, physical therapy services, and health clinic.
Tahoe Forest Health System is proud to be awarded first place in?Best Places to Work 2019,?second place in?Best Places to Work 2020,?third place in?Best Places to Work 2021,?and second place in?Best Places to Work 2022?by the Northern Nevada Human Resources Association!
Best Places to Work is a contest that honors superior organizations where voices are heard, cultures thrive, and employees are engaged. Winners are determined entirely on the basis of employees’ responses to an Employee Engagement Survey that measures key areas of the organization - from compensation and benefits to trust in leadership and employee engagement.
To enhance the health of our communities through excellence and compassion in all we do
To strive to be the health system of choice in our region and the best mountain health system in the nation
At Tahoe Forest Health System, we are committed to being a value-based organization. Our values guide our decisions, both at a system level, a department level and personal and individual levels.
QUEST: the Values
QUALITY? holding ourselves to the highest standards, committing to continuous improvement, and having personal integrity in all we do
UNDERSTANDING? being aware of the concerns of others, demonstrating compassion, respecting and caring for each other as we interact
EXCELLENCE? doing things right the first time, every time, and being accountable and responsible.
STEWARDSHIP? being a community partner responsible for safeguarding care and management of health system resources while being innovative and providing quality healthcare.
TEAMWORK ?looking out for those we work with, finding ways to support each other in the jobs we do.
Our team members are dedicated to providing superior health care and united by a sense of community and compassion.
Tahoe Forest Health?System offers great career and volunteer opportunities in friendly, supportive environment. Our employees and volunteers enjoy living in a beautiful mountain town with all the amenities it has to offer. Skiing, snowboarding, skating, snowshoeing, and sledding. In summer, its time for golf, tennis, boating, hiking, fishing, swimming or lounging by the lake.
If you’re heading to Truckee for a day trip or simply stopping on your way to Reno, Truckee has something fun for everyone. Just north of Lake Tahoe in the High Sierras, Truckee, CA is a small mountain town with big energy that is loaded with plenty of things to do, including hidden gems and outdoor activities. Truckee is only 27 minutes to Lake Tahoe and 33 minutes to Reno.
The Truckee area was originally inhabited by the Washoe, Maidu and Paiute tribes, and then later by miners and settlers in the later 1860s. Truckee grew into a bustling mining town with plenty of wealth, excitement, and debauchery to go around during the gold and silver rushes.
Today, Truckee is full of world class outdoor activities, food, shopping, art and numerous other things to do.
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