Deputy Chief Medical Officer

FLSA Status: Exempt
Posting Salary Range: to be determined based on experience


Office Location: Ahoskie, Greenville, or Wilmington, North Carolina

Trillium Health Resources is looking for a new Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO), focusing on the physical healthcare needs of our populations. The position will report to our Chief Medical Officer and have frequent collaboration with staff in our Population Health and Care Management teams. The DCMO will help ensure that the physical health needs of members are given equal credence and priority as their behavioral health, intellectual/developmental disability, and/or traumatic brain injury needs. They will provide leadership to Trillium’s Utilization Management team for decisions regarding physical health conditions.

Applicants must be prepared to use data to assess and improve the process and outcomes of care while looking for opportunities for growth, integration, reduced cost of care, and quality improvement. Once Trillium launches as a Tailored Plan in December 2022, this position will also oversee activities with our Standard Plan partner and Pharmacy Benefit Manager.

Along with internal roles, the DCMO will meet externally with entities such as universities, medical schools, and other academic organizations.

If you are interested in helping Trillium strengthen the foundations of well-being and improve health outcomes for our 27 counties, apply today!

Job duties include:

• Providing medical oversight to the activities of Trillium Health Resources, focusing on the physical healthcare needs of members and recipients served.
• Working with Trillium business units providing direct care to members, including the Population Health and Care Management Departments, to ensure that the physical health needs of members are given equal credence and priority as their behavioral health and/or intellectual and other developmental disability or traumatic brain injury needs.
• With the implementation of the Tailored Plan, providing oversight of the physical health activities, policies and procedures of Trillium’s Standard Plan partner.
• Supporting the CMO in ensuring an integrated approach to the physical and behavioral health of members and recipients, including those with I/DD and TBI needs. Maintaining Notary Public certification so that notarial acts, such as notarization of affidavits, may be performed.

Employee Benefits:

Trillium knows that work/life balance is important. That’s why we offer our employees competitive benefits and flexibility that is second to none. Take a look at what we have to offer:
• Flexible Work Schedules
• Health Insurance – no premium for employee coverage
• Flexible Spending Accounts
• Paid Time Off (PTO) of 23 days, plus 10 paid holidays within first year of employment
• NC Local Government retirement pension, plus 401k with 5% employer match & immediate vesting
• Public Service Loan Forgiveness Qualifying Employer

Careers at Trillium:

Trillium Health Resources has tremendous impact in the 27 counties where we serve. As a local governmental agency (LME/MCO) that manages serious mental health, substance use, and intellectual/developmental disability services, we help individuals and their families strengthen well-being and build foundations for a healthy life. Everyone on Trillium’s staff–our care managers, call center, claims agents, project managers, and IT staff–all contribute to this mission.

We offer a challenging, engaging work environment where staff take home more than a paycheck. Our performance management plan includes regular check-ins to examine individual employee goals and professional development plan. Our departments work on cross-functional, short-term projects and long ranging initiatives. Every day we see the results of our dedication, in the smiles of children on our accessible playgrounds and pride on the face of an adult cooking a meal for the first time.

By joining Trillium, you are doing more than going to work…you are transforming lives.

Trillium is ensuring our staff stay safe and healthy during these unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic. Staff are completing work remotely through 1/4/2022 and have guidelines to follow if needing to utilize an office. We have implemented virtual meetings for our internal events, and encourage external meetings to take place using our online platforms. When we return to the offices we will have additional guidelines and safety precautions to follow.

Join our team as we empower others to live their best lives by providing access to quality healthcare. Working at Trillium Health Resources is more than just a job; it is an opportunity to make a direct impact on the communities we serve.

Position Requirements:

Education: Must be physician MD or DO from an accredited university and, board certified in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics, with an unrestricted NC medical license.
Experience: Five (5) years post-graduate experience in direct patient care. Must operate within the scope of practice. Must have at least two (2) years of executive experience in a managed care organization/environment.

License/Certification: Must be a physician, board certified in family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatrics, with an unrestricted NC medical license.

Must have a valid driver’s license

Must reside in NC

Deadline for application: Open Until Filled

To be considered for employment, all candidates are required to upload a current resume. Your resume must provide your level of education and detailed work experience, including:
• Employer Name
o Dates of service (month & year)
o Average number of hours worked per week
o Essential duties of the job as related to the position you’re applying for
• Education
o Degree type
o Date degree was awarded
o Institution
• Licensure/certification, if applicable
After submitting your application through our career center in ADP, your resume will be reviewed to ensure that your skills and experience meet the essential criteria for the role you have applied for.
Trillium Health Resources is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.

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