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Chief Medical Officer

Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley (NHCLV) located in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, PA is currently interviewing for a full time Chief Medical Officer.

The CMO is responsible for directing, evaluating and coordinating medical services as the clinical director of the NHCLV, including developing clinical operating plans and procedures; assisting in policy development, evaluating clinical standards, establishing training programs, and direct patient care. Serves as the collaborating physician to NPs/PAs. Seeks opportunities to enhance on-site services and referral sources utilizing community resources.

Regular travel between administrative and clinical program sites is required.

Out-of-town and overnight trips are possible.


Medical Degree and board certified in their specialty. Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Pennsylvania. Must have knowledge of organization policies, procedures, systems and objectives.  Familiarity with fiscal management and human resource management techniques a plus. Knowledge of health care administration systems preferred. Excellent leadership skills with demonstrated ability to effectively lead in a changing environment.  Experienced in governmental regulations and compliance requirements.  Skilled in planning, organizing, prioritizing, delegating and supervising, as well as, exercising initiative, judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making. Demonstrated ability to anticipate and react calmly in emergency situations. Experienced in developing and maintaining effective relationships with medical and administrative staff, patients and the public. Experienced in developing comprehensive reports, and in analyzing and interpreting complex data.

Must have at least 4 years of management experience in healthcare and be a strong advocate for the primary healthcare needs of targeted population. Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills to work with a culturally diverse population. Bilingual in Spanish/English required.


NHCLV offers an excellent benefit package including CME allowance, 8 paid holidays, PTO, a competitive pay rate and an excellent benefit package including medical, dental and vision along with company paid Life Insurance and a Short and Long Term Disability plan when eligible. NHCLV also participates in Academic Loan Repayment Programs for those who qualify!


The Mission of the NHCLV is to provide primary and preventive health and wellness services in the Lehigh Valley, regardless of a person’s ability to pay. We strive to do this directly and in partnership with other organizations, with a goal of creating a primary health care home for an underserved community.

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