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Long Island Select Healthcare, Inc. Chief Medical Officer in Central Islip, New York


About Long Island Select Healthcare, Inc. Long Island Select Healthcare Inc. (LISH) is a comprehensive network of community health centers. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides Article 16 and 28 clinic services at 8 locations across Suffolk County, New York. We are a multi-specialty healthcare provider caring for our community through Primary and Specialty Medical Care, Dental, Behavioral Health, Audiology, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology. We currently provide care to over 7,000 patients and have an annual operating revenue of $17m.

LISH is a Forward-Thinking, Community-Oriented Organization!

  • NYS Patient-Centered Medical Home

  • Chronic Care Management Program

  • Telemedicine & Virtual Care Services Program

  • Integrated Primary & Behavioral Healthcare

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight of all clinical operations, including but not limited to client care, work related staff issues, medical records and state mandated committee participation. The CMO will plan, organize and direct the daily operations of the Medical Department implementing a vision of care that promotes collaborative efforts of multiple disciplines. The CMO may also be called upon for other emergency medical situations and to work on special projects. As an integral member of the LISH's Executive Leadership Team, you will work in collaboration with a seasoned team of administrators and staff. Why LISH? Our Core Values help us make a difference in our community

But it doesn't stop there. These values are not just words or symbols, we actively achieve these values as an organization by recognizing employees who demonstrate LISH's Core Values through a peer recognition process.

Some feedback from our employees & student interns about LISH:

  • I would recommend LISH as a good place to work because of the collaboration, mutual respect, and humanity.

  • I observed LISH for the day as a student, all staff members were very welcoming and caring; they were not only welcoming and caring with me, but towards their patients as well.

  • "My direct manager, is great! [They are] always asking for feedback on my work day and doing what [they] can to make the days run more smoothly for all involved."

  • "The most valuable thing I took from my (interning) experience was the focus of keeping patients first. LISH is true to their mission statement and it really instilled in me those same values."

  • "Coworkers are kind, courteous and respectful of each other and the patients."

  • "My manager is interested in me as a person not just someone in a workplace, [They Have] an open door policy for questions and help find solutions when problems arise. [They] treat all staff fairly and always acknowledges a job well done."

  • The work we do at LISH makes me proud because for many of our patients we are like family. We take the time to really get to know our patients and they truly receive the care and respect that they deserve .

CMO Job Summary & Requirements:LISH is currently searching for an engaging, progressive, transformational leader to fill the role of Chief Medical Officer. The CMO is responsible for providing strategic leadership and oversight of all clinical operations through:

  • Developing and maintaining both short and long range plans,

  • Providing adequate measurements of the Health Center’s progress on Quality Initiatives through oversight and collaboration with the Director of Quality,

  • Active participation in meetings regarding clinical services including but not limited to quality assurance, provider staff meetings, primary care, behavioral health, dental and habilitative meetings.

  • Attend and participate in monthly Board of Directors meetings

  • Recommending and supporting policy-making decisions and,

  • Initiates strategic efforts to sustain and grow the organization through identifying and documenting the necessity for change in the provision of services by the organization and result in the institution of such change, where indicated.

  • Must have in depth working knowledge of clinical administration, operations, financial management, strategic planning, physician relations, patient care, quality assessment and improvement

  • Must have well developed interpersonal and communication skills (written, verbal and public speaking)

  • Actively participates in the care of patients. This work shall not exceed 50% of work time

  • Visits each clinical site at least once per month or more often if necessary

  • Support all Primary Care and Specialist providers as needed including evaluating labs, diagnostics and providing short term medication coverage as necessary

  • Work with the Director of Quality on initiatives to promote high quality patient care

  • Oversees all aspects of the LISH Quality Assurance Program including developing a collaborative and cohesive working relationship with the Director of Quality on initiatives to promote high quality patient care

  • Provides guidance and support on special projects like Virtual Care, Chronic Care Management and Remote Patient Monitoring

  • Responsible for presenting credentialed staff to Board of Directors as required by the Medical Bylaws for Credentialing and Recredentialing

  • Participate in final review of medically related Policy & Procedures.

  • Works with Director of Operations to ensure hours of operations and locations meet community and patient needs

  • Works with the Finance Team to help prepare budget, and as needed


  • 4 Weeks Paid Vacation, 10 Sick Days, 3 Personal Days, & 10 Holidays Per Year

  • Medical, Dental & Vision available

  • Short & Long-Term Disability

  • Group Term Life

  • Eligibility for Student Loan Repayment Programs

LISH is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. LISH complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must have authorization to work for LISH in the U.S.




  • Doctorate or better in Medicine

Licenses & Certifications


  • Physician

  • CPR Certification



  • 5 years: Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience in healthcare facility

  • 5 years: Five to ten years of experience in and demonstrated commitment to the care of adolescents and adults with complex, chronic medical issues and/or experience working with the intellectually and developmentally disabled population.

  • 1 year: Must be Board Certified

  • 1 year: Must be licensed as a Physician/DO by NYS


  • 3 years: Experience with Virtual Care Services

  • 3 years: Experience with FQHC's