Nom de la société : International group in HealthCare development and management sector

Phenicia Conseil, for one of its clients, an international group in HealthCare development and management sector, like hospitals and other institutions,  is looking for a:

 Chief Medical Officer (CMO) W/M

Expat, Djibouti (French speaking)

The CMO will help to develop and manage a new, international standard, tertiary care hospital in the city of Djibouti, from  the pre-operational phase and at least for 5 years of operations. He will also be involved in providing an extensive training and development program with the aim of making the hospital independent of international management. The 140-bed hospital is currently in the final stages of construction and opening is planned for October 2024. For its management team Phenicia Conseil  is currently recruiting the CMO with the aim of a start in Djibouti ASAP.

Main Responsibilities:

  • The CMO shall have overall responsibility for directing the medical functions and will be responsible for coordination and supervision of the medical departments and its medical staff. The CMO is also responsible for the alignment of medical practice and medical management with the overall hospital management.
  • With regards to the medical scope, providing strategic direction and planning for the facility.
  • Establishing a budget and operational plan for the facility aligned with the strategic plan of the organization and ensuring the key result areas as defined in the plan are met.
  • Provides the Executive team expert advice on all medical governance matters, inclusive of relevant Standard Operating Procedures, Policies, Quality initiatives, Incident Investigation and Clinical/Medical Audit. Ensures that these matters are communicated to and implemented by medical staff and takes appropriate action when standards fall below acceptable levels.
  • Assumes the overall medical responsibility for the hospital operations, providing medical care at the highest international quality standard.
  • Disciplines a process where comprehensive documentation in the Medical Record is accurate and reflects the patient’s diagnosis and treatment to enable good clinical practice and optimal, appropriate patient billing.
  • Meets regularly with medical leaders in the organization to discuss adherence to quality initiatives, departmental budgets, HR plans and any cross-departmental issues.
  • Oversees directly, or through delegation, any patient or family complaints as they pertain to medical staff.
  • Oversees the recruitment of all key medical personnel, ensuring excellent medical competence, appropriate licensing and a strong cultural fit to the aspirations of the hospital.
  • Adheres to and oversees the requisite human resource function of this senior leadership role including timely probationary reviews, annual performance development plans and management of any performance issues of all medical staff.
  • Monitors medical performance standards through an agreed set of KPI’s that are consistent with the health authority requirements.
  • Fosters a culture of learning, development and continuous improvement across the Department by overseeing the development of the medical training plan. Facilitating the provision of essential training relevant to clinical staff in the specialty and showing commitment to Continued Medical Education (CME)

Skills and Requirements

  • Medical Degree and a minimum of 8 years of experience in a managerial position in a hospital.
  • French is mandatory, with additional fluency in Arabic and English being of added value.

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